Many of Albany’s attractions are within easy driving distance of Colonie, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s to-do list is the fabulous Colonie Center Mall and the ever-popular Northway Mall. Two other worthy points of interest that are close by Colonie are Crossgate Mall and the Albany County Hockey Facility.
Albany is known as the home of The Egg. It is only less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the heart of the city.
To surround yourself with nature, plan a trip to the nearby green spaces. These are great places to relax. Hit the trail and enjoy the well-used ecological reserves for which this area is famous, such as the Albany Pine Bush Preserve.
To shop for local fashion and buy some souvenirs, browse Westgate Plaza.
When it’s time to rest up after discovering the delights of Colonie, check in to one of the area’s convenient accommodation options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the amenities at the Ramada Plaza Albany, the Red Roof Inn Albany Airport, and the Best Western Sovereign Hotel Albany.