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One Year Later The Uber Driver Is A Welcome Sight In Upstate NY

  Albany County , Capital-Saratoga

It has been one year since rideshare companies like Lyft and Uber were allowed to operate in upstate New York and it would appear that ridesharing or ride-hailing has benefited the residents of upstate NY and Long Island. And with the Uber driver (or ...

Oct 01, 2018

New York State Advertising To Favor Tourism Over Business in 2018

  Albany County , Capital-Saratoga

According to recent news reports, New York State plans to favor ads that promote tourism destinations around New York State rather than on promotions that focus on attracting visitors planning businesses. According to a report from Empire State Develo...

Apr 01, 2018

New York State 2018 Budget Stays Tuned To Tourism

  Albany County , Capital-Saratoga

The New York State 2018 Budget reaffirms its commitment to improving tourism in state through funding and promotional initiatives.

Uber and Lyft Operate Upstate

A significant move was to enable ride share companies to operate throughout the...

Dec 30, 2017

A Walk Through History and Entertainment in Capital-Saratoga

  Albany County , Fulton County , Rensselaer County , Saratoga County , Schenectady County , Washington County , Capital-Saratoga
  Entertainment , History , Hospitality , Nature , Outdoors , Sights & Attractions

A good place to start exploring Capital-Saratoga a walking tour through the streets and notice the restored structures and buildings. It is an architectural marvel defined by its straight skyscrapers, oddly shaped theater halls, V ictorian style mansi...

Feb 28, 2017

170 Years of Photography from the Albany Institute of History & Art

  Albany County , Capital-Saratoga
  Arts & Culture , Entertainment , History , Nature , Sights & Attractions , Tourism

The Albany Institute of History & Art’s newest exhibition Captured Moments: 170 Years of Photography from the Albany Institute will run from January 28-May 21, 2017.

Elephants marching down the street. A happy motorcyclists posing with his...

Jan 27, 2017

Fall In Albany

  Albany County , Capital-Saratoga
  Entertainment , Food & Drink , Tours

Like outdoor adventures? Then feast your eyes on fall in Albany. This region is full of "just-right" adventures for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether it's apple picking, corn mazing, or drinking in the color of the changing natural landscape, we've got som...

Oct 06, 2016

Discover Albany New York

  Albany County
  Outdoors , Shopping , Sights & Attractions , Tourism , Tours


Albany, New York is full of centuries-old history to uncover, scenic waterways to adventure, an evolving culinary scene to savor and breathtaking sights to discover. Albany County is conveniently located a quick drive or train trip from...

Apr 02, 2019

$6 Million Visitor Center In Minnewaska State Park Announced

  Albany County , Capital-Saratoga

Construction is underway for a new $6.1 million visitor center at Minnewaska State Park Preserve on the Shawangunk Ridge. 

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the public-private project with the Open Space Institute will create a new...

Dec 30, 2019