Travel Guide

Albany, New York


Walking Tour of Albany

If you are in the mood for exploring, the Walking Tour of Albany offers a self-guided walking tour of Albany’s downtown area. The tour starts from the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center, located at the corner of Broadway and Clinton Avenue in Downtown Albany. A tour brochure is available from the Visitors Center or you can download the brochure and iTune mp3 podcast at the website below. Visit the Visitors Center’s exhibits highlighting Albany's history before you embark on the tour.
Broadway, Albany (New York State)

Old Post Office on Broadway by Matt Wade

The self-guided walking tour passes through Broadway, North Pearl Street, State Street, Washington Avenue, and along the waterfront. Sites featured in the tour include the Palace Theatre (a performance art center), Empire State Plaza (huge state government office complex), Clinton Square (in the Clinton Avenue Historic District), historic St. Mary’s Church, and Albany City Hall. Several parks are also covered including Albany Riverfront Park, Lafayette Park, and West Capitol Park.
State Street, Albany (New York State)

State Street in Albany by UpstateNYer

Location: 25 Quackenbush Square, Albany, NY 12207

Website: Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Tel: 518-434-0405

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