Destination guide

The lively area of Albany awaits your stay

Take a holiday to Albany and enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and art galleries. Renowned for its hockey games, shopping and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. For a bit of culture, visit New York State Museum, Palace Theater or Albany Institute of History and Art. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Albany

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Albany has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Henry Hudson Planetarium (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Westland Hills Park (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Maple Ski Ridge (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Albany

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Albany. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Washington Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Albany Riverfront Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Westland Hills Park (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Albany Pine Bush Preserve (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Lions Park (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Falls View Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Albany

Fly into Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.2 mi (11.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Schenectady, NY (SCH-Schenectady County), which is 16.3 mi (26.3 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Albany?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 142 holiday rentals around Albany. From 66 Houses to 36 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Albany is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Albany?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Albany. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Albany Visitors Center: 115 holiday rentals
  • Ten Broeck Mansion: 115 holiday rentals
  • New York State Capitol Building: 116 holiday rentals
  • Northway Mall: 94 holiday rentals
  • Schuyler Mansion: 119 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Albany listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Albany?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 66 Houses in Albany. Our other popular types of Albany holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 36 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 12 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 12 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Albany?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 17 holiday homes with pool available in Albany. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.