Popp Butterfly Conservatory
A beautiful and mesmerizing 3,000 square foot indoor garden, the Popp Butterfly Conservatory is one of the true wonders of Albany. It is home to more than 150 different types of animals including 35 species of tropical birds and hundreds of butterflies.
Albany Tulip Festival
Celebrate Albany’s Dutch heritage at the annual Tulip Festival at Washington Park in the heart of Albany. Featuring more than 150 different kinds of tulips the Albany Tulip Festival is a must visit for anyone who finds themselves in Albany in May.
Home to a number of outstanding and top rated wineries the Albany area is well respected in wine circles. Most of the wineries offer tours and give visitors the chance to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and bask in the fresh country air.
Top 3 Places to See In Albany
Saratoga Paint and Sip Studio
Everyone loves art and most people have tried their hand at painting, but at the Saratoga Paint and Sip Studio anyone can get hands on experience. You’ll get instructions from a local professional artist followed by a cocktail and some great conversation. Of course you get to take your artwork home at the end of the night.
Maple Ski Ridge
In operation for more than fifty years the Maple Ski Ridge is a beautiful and exciting get away. If you don’t already ski or snowboard, individual lessons are available.
Take a Cruise
The Hudson River is one of the most scenic and historic rivers in the United States. One of the best ways to see the sights in Albany is from this beautiful river. Dutch Apple Cruise offers both private and sightseeing tours of the Hudson River.