- Our list of the best things to do in Albany, New York, features the top 77 nearby activities — including 31 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Albany, NY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 28 things to do within the city of Albany, NY , followed by 50 popular activities in nearby cities, including Troy, Schenectady, Clifton Park and Saratoga Springs
Hail to the Sunrise' / Mohawk Park contains the sculpture of the Mohawk Indian with his arms extended, looking eastward. The monument serves as a reminder of the sensitive history of the area and is honored by various tribes throughout the country.
A group of local artists founded the Southern Vermont Arts Center in a historic Georgian mansion. Along with a permanent collection of more than 700 paintings, the center offers changing exhibits and a performing arts theater.
Operating since 1968, the American Museum of Flyfishing provides permanent fly fishing collections and exhibitions. The museum features over 1,400 rods, 1,200 reels, and 22,000 flies along with art, photographs and other archival materials.
Humor-based fine art forms the primary collection in The Art of Humor Gallery. Specifically, the works of artist and cartoonist Skip Marrow are the focus of the collection, including Marrow's watercolor originals, prints, and cards.