Founded in 1624, Albany is the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in New York State.

A Rich Tapestry of History

Albany has been the capital of New York State since 1797.

The Seat of Power

 Albany boasts a vibrant arts scene with world-class museums and performing arts venues.

A Cultural Gem

 Hike or bike through the scenic Helderberg Escarpment, overlooking the Hudson River Valley.

Beyond the City Limits: Natural Beauty Awaits

 Albany offers a diverse culinary scene, from farm-to-table restaurants to international cuisine.

A Foodie's Paradise

The Albany Carousel, a beautifully restored 1916 carousel, offers a nostalgic ride.

Family Fun for All Ages

 Explore the unique shops and boutiques in downtown Albany.

Shopping Delight

Albany comes alive with year-round festivals celebrating art, music, food, and culture.

A Festival for Every Season

 Albany is home to prestigious universities like the University at Albany, SUNY, and Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Higher Education Hub

 Experience the rich history, cultural offerings, natural beauty, and welcoming atmosphere of Albany.

Welcome to Albany, NY!