Albany vacation rentals

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Popular amenities for Albany vacation rentals

Stay near Albany's top sights

Colonie Center37 locals recommend
Washington Park7 locals recommend
Times Union Center33 locals recommend
New York State Capitol51 locals recommend
Palace Theatre31 locals recommend
The Egg38 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Albany

Total rentals

510 properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

350 properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

20 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

160 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

190 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

26K reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Albany?

    Albany has a humid continental climate with four distinct seasons. Summers average around 82°F (28°C), while winters can get chilly with average temperatures around 23°F (-5°C). Spring and fall bring more mild temperatures, often making them the most comfortable times to explore the city.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Albany?

    In Albany, you can explore the New York State Museum, meander through the Albany Pine Bush Preserve, or immerse yourself in history at the Albany Institute of History and Art. The Empire State Plaza is also a staple of any Albany visit, with its unique modern architecture and the Corning Tower's breathtaking views of the city.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Albany?

    Spring and fall are the most popular times to visit Albany. Spring brings the annual Tulip Festival in Washington Park, while fall is highlighted by the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival. These seasons offer pleasant weather and vibrant colors, making them ideal for exploring the city's outdoor attractions.

  • What are the best places to stay in Albany?

    Center Square is a popular area to stay in Albany for its proximity to many attractions. Pine Hills is a vibrant neighborhood often appreciated by visitors for its lively restaurant scene. Delaware Avenue is also a popular choice for its quaint charm and accessibility to various parks.

  • What are the best places to visit in Albany?

    In Albany, the New York State Capitol building is a popular visit for its beautiful architecture. Washington Park, the Albany Institute of History and Art, and Lark Street, known for its vibrant arts and dining scene, are also frequently suggested. For a unique Albany experience, consider exploring the historic Dutch Apple Cruise.

  • What are some hiking trails in Albany?

    Albany's scenic landscape provides various hiking trails. The Six Mile Waterworks Trail is an easy, 1.6-mile (2.6 km) route perfect for a leisurely stroll or bike ride. For a more challenging hike, the 4.6-mile (7.4 km) Albany Pine Bush Discovery Trail offers a unique experience of the area's rare ecosystem.

  • What are some family activities to do in Albany?

    Families visiting Albany often enjoy exploring the New York State Museum's interactive exhibits, spending time in the outdoors at Washington Park, or joining a boat tour on the Hudson River. The USS Slater, a restored World War II Navy ship, is another popular choice for a family outing.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Albany?

    For an enriching day trip from Albany, you could visit the historic Saratoga Springs, known for its mineral springs and horse racing, just 40 miles (64 km) north. The picturesque Hudson Valley is another popular day trip choice. The region, less than 60 miles (97 km) away, is home to beautiful landscapes and charming towns.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Albany?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 350 vacation rentals in Albany featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Albany?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Albany. Choose from more than 160 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

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