Unique Albany Tours
By land or sea its time to see Albany! The capital city of New York is home to scenic beauty, the Hudson River, timeless architecture and tons of recreation. It’s the perfect backdrop for tourists to have fun. Here’s our list of favorite places you need to see.
Take an amphibious tour of the Capital City of Albany with Albany Aqua Ducks & Trolleys
. Experience an educational and fun way to see the sights of the historic city from the Hudson River. Rather stay on land? Then the trolley tour is your ticket. Either way, land or sea, there is lots to see!
Address: 25 Quackenbush Square, Albany, NY 12201 - MAP
Phone: (518) 462-3825
Cruise on over to Dutch Apple Cruises
to charter a private tour of Albany. Coast along the scenic Hudson River aboard a party boat with comfy seats, a full cash bar, and light refreshments. It's the perfect way to see the sights and sounds of the capital city with a group of your best friends.
Address: 139 Broadway, Albany, NY 12202 - MAP
Phone: (518) 463-022
Tour the oldest building still standing in Albany, New York. The Quackenbush House
built in 1736 has been standing for over 200 years and is the second oldest example of Dutch style architecture in the city. Over the years it’s been a restaurant and a gas station and almost demolished in 1969 to make way for a freeway!
Address: 25 Quackenbush Square Albany, NY 12207 - MAP
Take an inspired drive-by! St. Joseph’s Church
is a testament to the divine inspiration of architect Patrick Keely. The church held its last service in 1993 and today is under restoration by the Historic Albany Foundation to save a building that deserves to continue to grace the capital city skyline.
Address: 89 Lexington Avenue, Albany, NY 12206-3017 - MAP
Tour courage! The USS Slater
is the only escort ship in the nation that is still afloat. It is one of the 563 escort naval task ships commanded to protect the pacific against Nazi U-boats, Japanese submarines and Kamikaze air attacks during WWII. Explore the ship, see military documents, and visit the ship's store for mementos.
Address: 141 Broadway, Albany, NY 12202 - MAP
Phone: (518) 431-1943
Spend the day sightseeing on a tour of the Albany Institute of History & Art
. Discover 20,000 objects that share the story of the capital city’s past, present and future through exhibits and collections that showcase art and historical artifacts. Visit the museum store to purchase items for your home that mimic current collections.
Address: 125 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12210 - MAP
Phone: (518) 463-4478