Find Out All About Albany County in New York State's Hudson Valley Region
Albany County is a hilly forested area and also home to the city of Albany which is New York State's capitol. The Hudson River flows through the county and its shores lap the capitol city as well. The region is extremely easy to get to from New York City, Boston or elsewhere via air, car or Amtrak.
The Albany/Rensselaer Amtrak Station is a convenient way to get from New York City to Albany. The station has many amenities including day and overnight covered parking, as well as on-site car rental service and dining options.
Once in the region you'll find historic homes and buildings, summer festivals and events such as the annual reenactment of the sailing of Henry Hudson's Half Moon tall ship up the Hudson River. If you are into winter sports, Albany county makes for a great starting point for your ski, snowshoe or snowmobile adventure.
Throughout the year there is great hiking, biking, hunting, fishing and camping options due to the counties largely rural makeup.
Telephone: Toll Free: 800.258.3582
Telephone: Local: 518.434.1217
Address: 25 Quackenbush Square, Albany, New York 12207, USA
Visit: Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau online at www.albany.org
Join Michele Vennard, CEO of the Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau to learn about Albany County and the Hudson Valley Region of New York State. Albany is New York State's capitol and sits along the Hudson River surrounded by lush forests and mountains.