- 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
93% 15 votes
110 8th Street, Troy, NY MoreLess Info
Part of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, EMPAC - Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center has four venues designed with improved acoustics and technology. The center holds conferences, concerts and performing arts shows.
67% 6 votes
Walsh Bowling Centers, 600 Fulton Street, Troy, NY 12180 MoreLess Info
Offering specials like college nights, dollar nights, and glow in the dark bowling, Uncle Sam lanes is a popular location for casual and enthusiastic bowlers alike. Other amenities at the bowling alley include a pro shop and a bar/lounge area.
100% 2 votes
110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180 MoreLess Info
Part of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center is a multi-purpose facility offering a variety of events in arts, science and technology. This includes musical concerts, dance recitals and science lectures/exhibits.
For more than 12 years, the Troy Waterfront Farmer's Market has been providing visitors with the opportunity to experience Americana at its finest. Featuring live music, delectable foods, and the freshest vegetables and goods in town make plans to visit today.
Maintained by the city of Troy's Parks and Recreation Department, the Uncle Sam Bikeway is a paved path for cyclists and pedestrians that passes through scenery full of wildflowers, waterfalls, and shale cliffs. The path stretches for three miles.
Pam's Pub is as friendly as Pam, the owner. The pub features TGIF fish-fry Fridays, Karaoke nights, Trivia night, Sunday football on a number of tv's and frequent live local and visiting musicians. The bar's kitchen serves American fare.