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> Mohawk Maiden Cruises

130 US-4, Schuylerville, NY 12871

This women-owned boat touring company offers cruises aboard the Caldwell Belle, an authentic, chain-driven sternwheel paddleboat as well as the M/V Mohawk Maiden, a pontoon boat.

> Take a Lighter-than-aircraft Ride over Albany

Albany, NY 12158

Above All Balloon Rides floats over rolling hills and waterfalls and down into valleys while you enjoy the wildlife and landscape of the beautiful Albany area.

> Adirondack Balloon Festival

443 Queensbury Ave., Queensbury, NY 12804

2024 Dates TBA: Glens Falls kicks off another Upstate NY colorful fall with the annual Adirondack Balloon Festival and the breathtaking launch of hundreds of multi-colored hot-air balloons.

> Adirondack Cruise and Charter Co.

549 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Adirondack Cruise and Charter Co. features a wide variety of ticketed cruises from sunset and foliage cruises to elegant dinner cruises on Saratoga Lake and Fish Creek.

> Adventure Bound Camping Resorts - Deer Run

200 Deer Run Drive, Schaghticoke, NY 12154

This family-oriented camping resort is nestled in the hills of Rensselaer County on a bluff overlooking the beautiful Hoosick River.

> Adventure Family Fun Center is Made for Kids

1079 State Route 9, Queensbury, NY 12804

The Fun Center features outdoor & indoor go-cart tracks, a paintball target practice range, laser tag, and more...

> Discover Albany's vast Pine Bush Preserve

195 New Karner Road #1, Albany, NY 12205

Locally known as the Pine Bush, this 3,350-acre preserve is one of the largest of the 20 inland pine barrens in the world.

> Albany-Saratoga Speedway

2671 State Hwy 9, Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Albany-Saratoga Speedway is an 0.36-mile dirt oval that is host to such divisions as Modifieds, Pro Stocks, 4 cylinders and STR's.

> Alps Family Campground Inc.

1928 NY-43, Averill Park, NY 12018

The campground offers a variety of RV and tent sites, including wooded or sun-filled as well as pull-thru and back-in sites for RVs.

> Aqua Vista Valley Campgrounds

72 Armsby Road, Petersburg, NY 12138

This privately-owned campground offers more than 150 tent and RV sites in a rural setting, each set on a grassy lot with a fire ring and picnic table.

> Autumn Moon Campground

7165 Kilmer Road, Middle Grove, NY 12850

This family-owned campground features 30 RV and tent sites with 100 wooded acres to explore.
Broken Wheel Campground offers 70 spacious sites to accommodate all types of campers from tents to fifth wheels with tip-outs.

> Capital Hills at Albany

65 O'Neil Road, Albany, NY 12208

Formerly the Albany Municipal Golf Course, this 18-hole public golf course offers the largest driving range in the Capital District.

> Captain J.P. Cruise Line

278 River St., Troy, NY 12180

Available for charter out of Troy as well as New York City and Poughkeepsie, The Captain JP III is one of the largest and most lavish cruise vessels in the Capital Region of upstate New York.
Caroga Lake Campground features more than 100 large and level sites that can accommodate the smallest tent to 40' RVs, some designated as accessible for the mobility impaired.

> Cherry Plain State Park

10 State Park Road, Petersburg, NY 12138

The 175-acre Cherry Plain State Park features a sandy beach on Black River Pond, with bathhouse and comfort station nearby as well as picnic grounds and a boat launch.

> Cohoes Falls at Falls View Park

231-341 N Mohawk St., Cohoes, NY 12047

The four-acre Falls View Park offers a view of the scenic Cohoes Falls that spans the Mohawk River between Cohoes and Waterford, NY.
Nestled in the foothills of the Adirondacks, this family-oriented campground is set on 140 acres just minutes from Lake George and Saratoga Springs.
Open year round, Cole’s Woods opened the first lighted cross-country ski trails in North America in December of 1971 and offers many recreational activities.
A picturesque wooded park, Crandall Park features a fishing pond, soccer and softball fields, basketball courts and play structures and more...

> Dutch Apple Cruises & Tours

141 Broadway, Albany, NY 12202

Dutch Apple Cruises & Tours offers both scenic cruises on the historic Hudson River as well as charter and land tours.

> Eagle Crest Golf Club

1004 NY-146A, Clifton Park, NY 12065

Open to the public, Eagle Crest is an 18-hole, 72 par champion golf course.

> Empire State Plaza - Ice Skating and More

279 Madison Ave., Albany, NY 12210

Besides featuring an ice rink, The Empire State Plaza is a spectacular capital center, the seat of NYS government and a cultural hub.

> Fall Foliage Cruises with Adirondack Cruise & Charter Co.

549 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Enjoy a Fall Foliage Cruise aboard Adirondack Cruise and Charter Co.’s General Schuyler, a 50-foot, 1900’s replica fantail launch.

> Frear Park Municipal Golf Course

2701 Lavin Ct, Troy, NY 12180

This public golf course is an 18-hole regulation course with more than 25 established leagues and offers tournaments and golf outings throughout the season.

> Frosty Acres Campgrounds

1560 Skyline Dr., Schenectady, NY 12306

Set in the scenic hills of Duanesburg, this family-oriented campground offers spectacular views along with its seasonal and nightly camping.
Just minutes from Albany, this Fun Park provides kids the opportunity to climb rock walls, play mini-golf, ride go-karts and bounce on trampolines.
Set on 50 acres with a diverse terrain of meadows, wildflowers, protected wetlands, spring-fed creeks, and hiking trails through a mature forest, Glampful offers modern comforts in the great outdoors.

> Glens Falls Recreation Center

Fire Road, Glens Falls, NY 12801

This indoor skating rink offers free public skating on various days and times throughout the fall and winter months.
Nearly 2,500 acres, Grafton Lakes State Park is situated between the Taconic and Hudson Valleys and features six ponds for fishing, canoeing, kayaking and sailing.

> Hiking at Glens Falls Canal Trail

Glens Falls, NY 12801

The last remaining original canal in New York State, the nine-mile trail begins at the Feeder Dam in Glens Falls and will bring you by a portion of the few remaining sections of the original 1820s canal system.

> Huck Finn's Playland

25 Erie Blvd., Albany, NY 12204

With a variety of Kiddie, Family and Thrill rides, Huck Finn’s Playland offers rides for children of all ages.

> It's Winter in Cherry Plain State Park

10 State Park Road, Petersburg, NY 12138

The 175-acre Cherry Plain State Park features a sandy beach on Black River Pond, which in the winter turns into a haven for ice fishermen.

> John Boyd Thacher State Park

830 Thacher Park Road, Voorheesville, NY 12186

Thacher State Park is one of the richest fossil-bearing formations in the world and provides an amazing panorama of the Hudson-Mohawk Valleys and the Adirondack and Green Mountains.

> McConchie Heritage Acres Camp

2501 Northline Road, Galway, NY 12074

This family-oriented campground offers about 200 spacious tent and RV sites, many that have water and electric hookups.
Mohawk Harbor development is a walkable waterfront destination within the renowned city of Schenectady, known for its rich history and culture..
The 4,531-acre state park Moreau Lake State Park is open year-round and features a beautiful lake with peaceful wooded campgrounds.

> Mountain Ridge Adventure

300 Weatherwax Road, Schenectady, NY 12302

This Capital Region zip line park features the thrill of zip lining across a 500' long gorge in this treetop challenge course and zip line park.

> Oakwood Cemetery

50 101st St., Troy, NY 12180

Established in 1848, Oakwood Cemetery and the Earl Chapel are world-class architectural treasures and a National Historic Landmark.

> Orchard Creek Golf Club

6700 Dunnsville Road, Altamont, NY 12009

The regulation length public golf course at Orchard Creek features 18-holes on blue grass set against the picturesque backdrop of the Helderberg Mountains.

> Peebles Island State Park

1 Delaware Ave., Waterford, NY 12188

Located at the confluence of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers, Peebles Island State Park offers spectacular river and rapids views from the year-round walking and jogging trails.

> Pirate Cove Adventure Golf

1089 U.S. 9, Queensbury, NY 12804

Enjoy the facility’s 18-hole, landscaped courses set among waterfalls and caves and watch out for troublesome pirates hanging on the rigging overhead while you play on the full-scale pirate ship!

> Revolution Rail Company: Hadley Station

4113 Rockwell Street Hadley, NY 12835

Revolution Rail Co.’s Hadley Station, offers a 6-mile railbike tour that passes through the woods and over a 90-foot-high, 500-foot-long bridge.

> Royal Mountain - Skiing

3072 NY-10, Johnstown, NY 12095

With more than 100 acres of property in the foothills of the Adirondacks, Royal Mountain Ski Resort features skiing, motorcycle hillclimbing, ATV and motocross racing.

> Rustic Barn Campground

4748 NY-9N, Corinth, NY 12822

Just minutes from Saratoga Springs and Lake George, this campground and offers wooded tent sites and spacious RV sites.
Step into the healing depths of an ancient Himalayan Salt Cave and enjoy the holistic benefits of breathing easier that Eastern Europeans have received for more 100 years.
Just minutes from downtown Saratoga Springs, this par 72 public golf course, set in the heart of a lush forest, taking golfers past sparkling ponds, beautiful wetlands and scenic views of Saratoga Lake.

> Saratoga National Historic Park

648 NY-32, Stillwater, NY 12170

The site of the historic 1777 Battles of Saratoga, this multi-site park commemorates the famed Revolutionary War victory with a battlefield tour and monument.
Just minutes from Lake George and Saratoga Spring, this family-owned RV Park offers both sunny and shady sites and RV rentals are also available.
Saratoga Spa State Park is a National Historic Landmark with mineral springs offering soothing mineral baths in its bath and spa houses.

> Saratoga Spa State Park in Winter

19 Roosevelt Drive, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

In winter, this state park offers cross-country skiing on approximately 12 miles of trails, ice skating, ice hockey.

> Schenectady Municipal Golf Course

400 Oregon Ave., Schenectady, NY 12304

Designed by A. F. Knight (the inventor of the “Schenectady Putter”) and Jim Thompson, this 6,600-yard, 18-hole facility features fast, smoothly rising greens and tight.
Recreational activities abound at Schodack Island State Park with picnicking, fishing, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and access to ice skating and snowshoe trail in the winter.
This 18-hole, par 71 public golf course is built entirely on sand, giving it the advantage of drying faster than any other course in the area.

> Sunkiss Ballooning

Media Drive, Queensbury, NY 12804

Sunkiss Ballooning will soar you peacefully you over the breathtaking landscape of the Adirondacks, featuring, scenic farmlands, shimmering Lake George and even the rolling hills of Vermont.

> Sunset Bay Vacation Resort RV Park & Marina

353 Paradise Point Road, Mayfield, NY 12117

With more than 2,000 feet of shoreline, Sunset Bay offers exquisite lake views in a panoramic Adirondack Mountain setting along with a private beach and swimming area.

> Kids - Find Your Inner Ninja at the Fun Spot

1035 State Route 9, Queensbury, NY 12804

The Fun Spot features a go-kart track, miniature golf, rollerblading, skating, a 1,5000-square-foot playground with slides and zip line, laser tag and more!

> Thompson's Lake Campground – Thacher Park

68 Thompsons Lake Road, East Berne, NY 12059

Featuring a sandy beach, mixed hardwood and conifer forests, limestone outcroppings and open fields, this campground offers wooded campsites for both RVs and tents.

> Town of Colonie Golf Course

418 Consaul Road, Schenectady, NY 12304

The Town of Colonie Golf Course provides plenty of opportunities to get on the greens with four 9-hole courses.

> Troy Downtown Marina

433 River St. # 2, Troy, NY 12180

The Troy Downtown Marina offers transient-only docking, fuel, is pet-friendly and kayaks can also be rented and launched at the marina.

> Washington County Grasslands

390 Black House Road, Fort Edward, NY 12828

Washington County Grasslands Wildlife encompasses nearly 300 acres of prime grassland habitat, providing a great opportunity for wildlife watching, hunting, trapping and hiking.

> Go Ziplining at the Wildplay Thacher Adventure Park

830 Thacher Park Road, Voorheesville, NY 12186

John Boyd Thacher State Park’s adventure course, WildPlay Thacher, provides adventurers with 15 zip lines, 60 aerial games, and a 40-foot jump.

> Willard Mountain Ski Resort

77 The Intervale Road, Greenwich, NY 12834

This family-friendly ski resort offers gentle, wide-open slopes with six lifts and 14 trails on 50 acres.

> Windrifter Ballooning

4 Hemlock Lane, Schenectady, NY 12302

Spend an hour like no other floating and enjoying the view of the scenic array of lakes and farmlands over the picturesque countryside around Saratoga Lake and Ballston Lake.

> Winter Beauty and Fun at John Boyd Thacher State Park

830 Thacher Park Road, Voorheesville, NY 12186

The more than 25 additional miles of park trails provide summer hiking and mountain biking as well as cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling

> Winter loves Grafton Lakes State Park

100 Grafton Lakes State Park Way, Cropseyville, NY 12052

Nearly 2,500 acres, Grafton Lakes State Park is situated between the Taconic and Hudson Valleys and features six ponds, great for ice fishing when conditions permit.