Visit Albany on a New York Bus Charter
For History Buffs & Art Lovers, an Albany Bus Rental is the Way to Go
Once a small Dutch settlement, Albany has grown into its billing as New York state’s capital city. The rich history plus the city’s thriving arts community and a great location on the Hudson River make it a prime getaway destination for history buffs, art aficionados and outdoor enthusiasts.
Mountains surround Albany, offering skiing, hiking fishing and canoeing. The city itself is dominated by the elaborate 10-building complex that includes the State Capitol, the New York State Museum and the oval-shaped Empire State Performing Arts Center, nicknamed "The Egg." History buffs, meanwhile, can tour old mansions, churches and museums.
Drive an hour or so outside the city limits, and explore prehistoric caves, visit the famed Baseball Hall of Fame or watch thoroughbred horseracing.
Whether it’s a family vacation, a club outing or a weekend getaway, US Coachways with its expansive fleet of mini buses, sleeper coaches and large coach buses, can be counted on for a for a smooth and comfortable ride. Our affordable bus rental prices and ability to accommodate any size group with out huge fleet of buses make us a popular choice for community organizations of all types, school trips and tem travel as well as special occasions such as anniversaries, birthdays or wedding activities.
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Explore Museums, Caves & Baseball’s Hall Of Fame
There is no shortage of fun points of interest and places to go and things to do in Albany and the surrounding area. From the magnificent state Capitol to Saratoga’s famous horseracing and mineral springs, below is a glimpse of what visitors can expect to find on their trip.
- Entertainment & Amusement Parks — There’s plenty in Albany to amuse and entertain. Play the slots at Saratoga Casino and Raceways, or ride the zip lines at Howe High Adventure. Looking to stay in Albany? Explore the nightlife of the Lark Street district or attend a concert at Times Union Center.
- Arts & Cultural — Art fans visiting Albany won’t be disappointed by the museums, historic homes and galleries ready for exploration. If its performing arts you want, catch a performance of the Albany Palace, restored to its 1930s opulence or see a play at the Capital Repertory Theatre. The Empire State Plaza is highlighted by “The Egg,” a performance center that's a work of art in itself.
- Restaurants & Shopping — Looking for shopping and good food? Referred to as the “Greenwich Village of Albany,” the city’s Lark Street district and the Center Square neighborhood consists of an eclectic selection of boutiques and hangouts, not to mention a bustling nightlife. Your dining options are pretty eclectic as well, ranging from Indonesian to fine seafood and any number of gastro pubs and microbreweries.
- Golf Courses & Sports Venues — In a state known for its sports venues and gold courses, Albany holds up its end. Cheer on the Albany Devils, the top farm club for the Stanley Cup Champion New Jersey Devils, from center ice at the Times Union Center. Head to Cooperstown to play 18 holes at the Leatherstocking Golf Course, considered among the most scenic and challenging resort golf courses on the East coast. In Saratoga Springs, there’s thoroughbred racing at the Saratoga Springs Racetrack.
- Historical Sites & Landmarks — Sitting majestically atop Albany's State Street hill, the state Capitol is a marvel of late 19th century architectural grandeur and the city’s best-known landmark. Historic churches and homes are there for the viewing, including the Schuyler Mansion and the Cathedral of All Saints. If colonial history is your passion, take a day in Saratoga to learn about the town’s pinnacle role in the Revolutionary War.
- Parks & Outdoor Activities — Albany and the surrounding region have scenic spaces and all-season outdoor activities aplenty. Explore a 10-million-year-old underground cave at Howe Caverns, located 45-minutes west of Albany. In winter, cross country ski the trails of the Pine Brush Preserve. Come spring, fish and boat on Rensselaer Lake or bike along the Mohawk River. Tawasentha Park in Altmont is noted for its beautiful gardens.
- Other Points of Interest — Looking for other things to do and see? Even if you’re not a baseball fan, don’t skip the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. The picturesque village also houses the Fenimore Museum, renowned for its folk art collection, and plays host each summer to an internally acclaimed opera festival. Take the waters at Saratoga Springs. The city has 17 public mineral springs, or book mineral bath and massage at the Roosevelt Baths & Spa. Back in Albany, tour the deck of a World War II destroyer docked on the banks of the Hudson River.
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