For 400 years visitors have been coming to this “jewel in New York’s crown” to enjoy a wide-ranging assortment of museums, events, and restaurants. Tour the historic state capitol from a city trolley or an AquaDuck. Botanophiles will find joy at the annual Tulip Festival. Baseball fans, art lovers, military enthusiasts, and even Irish or Italian ... Read more
Americans can find a museum to pique their interest in the U.S.’s longest continuously chartered city.
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  • New York State Museum
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Local from Albany, New York State, USA

The Returning Home by Adam Rangihana Poet. It's writing having a sensibility which is undoubtedly fed into its creation. The strength of this work is its journey from childhood to adulthood. I would best describe this book and Poet as a beginning.

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Enjoy a day in the capitol. About an hour drive north. Check websites for things to see and do!

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Auburn

A city to enjoy historical sites, wonderful shopping, homemade chocolates and my "old home away from home"!

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Schenectady, New York State, USA

Albany is home to capital of New York deep tradition date back to late 1600's when it was called Fort Orange. There many different activities to do in Albany.

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Mill Valley, California

The State Capital of New York, Albany is an old town, founded in one of America's earliest colonies. Parts of it are run-down (William Kennedy's novels do not present the town in its best light), and other parts benefit from the incredibly rich influx of money of the Empire State. Great history, wonderful art and classic architecture await the visitor.

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New York City, New York State, USA

Albany, the state capital of New York, is okay, but the trip there is very scenic. There's plenty of history here, even dating back to before the creation of the United States.

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Brooksville, Florida, USA

Albany, NY is the State Capital of New York State. Sometimes referred to as the "Little Apple" seeing as the City its self reminds most residents & tourists alike of a smaller NYC (New York City). Most anything you can find in NYC, You can find in Albany, Just on a smaller scale; Smaller Airport, Minor league sports teams, City Colleges, etcetera, etcetera.

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Pittsford (town), New York

The state capital of New York. You need to go there to see where some of your tax dollars goes. The visitors bureau is helpful to uncover activities and sights. The Hudson River is also nice to see and traverse. You can also take the train directly into Manhattan from here.

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