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Albany Travel Guide

It's time to kick off your exciting Albany escape! Let the hardworking team here at Orbitz create irrestistible hotel and flight combos.

If you bundle your bookings, you could save up to ! Just choose your preferred hotels, airfares, rental cars and experiences.

With an ever-expanding database of 500,000 international hotels and 500 partner airlines, you have more options than you'll know what to do with.

There are endless options when it comes to the places you can go and what you can see. An incredible escape awaits.

Albany Travel Guide

Where is Albany?

You know you want to vacation there and what you'd love to see, but do you know precisely where Albany is? Keep reading to find out.

This destination is New York's capital. It is located 310 miles to the northeast of Washington, the country's capital.

With so many things to see and do in this corner of Capitol - Saratoga Region, it's not hard to see why 98,000 people choose to call it home.

Places to Visit in Albany

Why not begin your adventure by looking around the Egg and the New York State Museum? Don't forget to take your camera along — these famous attractions offer envy-inducing photo opportunities!You wouldn't want to take a vacation in Albany without hitting up unique attractions like Washington Park and the Albany Institute of History and Art. A few other top picks include New York State Capitol Building and the Palace Theater. If you can, do your best to stop by all of them.For years and years, scholars have used Albany Law School to springboard them to illustrious careers and great achievements. See if you can walk the same historic halls as they did. Want to keep the good times rolling? Enjoy a voyage into the region's maritime history with a trip to USS Slater. But wait, that's not all there is! Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is a celebrated place of learning, and over the years its graduates have helped mold this nation into what it is today.

Car Rentals in Albany

How about discovering the region on your own terms? Be the architect of your own adventure by checking out car rentals in Albany with the help of Orbitz.

Getting here via Albany International Airport? Once you escape the cabin, you can rent a ride right near the terminal. It's worth looking into Budget and Avis.

Renting a car right from the city center is a convenient option if you're staying nearby. Head to Hertz, which you can find at 40 Lodge St. Enterprise at 51 S. Pearl St./T.U. Center is another establishment to look into.

Where to stay in Albany – Hotel Accommodation

Arrange your room with Orbitz and take a step closer to your next adventure! Take your pick of 103 hotels in Albany, the state capital of New York.Can't decide where to book? A few recommended options are the Staybridge Suites Albany Wolf Rd-Colonie Center and Hilton Albany.The Morgan State House is just 0.5 miles away if you're eager to stay as close as you can to the Egg. Located 0.4 miles away, the Hampton Inn & Suites Albany-Downtown is is just minutes away as well!

Nearest Airports to Albany

After being stuck in a cramped seat all day, you'll be relieved to jump off the plane and stretch out at Albany International Airport (ALB). Situated 7 miles northwest of the downtown area, this is the main arrival point for those traveling via air.

Popular Places to Visit Near Albany

If you've done all there is to do in Albany and have a couple more days up your sleeve, don't worry. There are interesting tourist attractions in the surrounding region. South Glens Falls is around 45 miles away. Travelers often use this as a base to access the Charles R. Wood Theater.

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Pulled out your passport, booked your big adventure but now you can't go? Don't get too anxious — we make canceling a piece of cake by not asking you for a fee.^ Act promptly and your airline and hotel might do the same!

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