CapNY Road Trip to Lake George in Spring Time

Lake George — the “Queen of American Lakes” — is one of the crown jewels of the Capital Region . A road trip to this destination is a great opportunity to take in the beauty of the lake and the first stirrings of spring. You’ll enjoy vast history, trails and beautiful architecture all along theContinue reading “CapNY Road Trip to Lake George in Spring Time”

Small Town Vibes Right Outside of Albany – Delmar, NY

Delmar, New York, nestled in the heart of CapNY, offers a perfect blend of small-town charm and a suburban haven right outside downtown Albany. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor passing through, there’s no shortage of things to see and do in this picturesque community. From outdoor adventures to cultural experiences, Delmar hasContinue reading “Small Town Vibes Right Outside of Albany – Delmar, NY”

Cohoes: A CapNY City The Nation is Watching

“One groundbreaking achievement that stands out is the floating solar array on the water reservoir, a project that makes Cohoes the first in the nation to generate 100% municipal electricity while offering 40% surplus energy to the school district. This has not only been environmentally conscious but also instrumental in promoting Cohoes on a nationalContinue reading “Cohoes: A CapNY City The Nation is Watching”

Exploring New York’s Capital Region with Your Furry Friend: Dog-Friendly Parks, Trails & Restaurants

Part 1: Albany, Schenectady, Troy If you’re a dog owner looking to explore this beautiful region with your four-legged companion, you’re in for a treat. From scenic parks and hiking trails to charming restaurants and cafes, there’s no shortage of dog-friendly activities and eateries in this area. In this article, we’ll guide you through aContinue reading “Exploring New York’s Capital Region with Your Furry Friend: Dog-Friendly Parks, Trails & Restaurants”

Autumn in CapNY: Finding the Fun in Fall

For many, Fall is a time for tradition, nostalgia and change. We welcome the new season by saying farewell to Summer and breathing in those first chilly breaths of Fall. Often, those breaths energize us into participating in our favorite Fall activities; the activities we look forward to all year long.  Great Adirondack Corn MazeContinue reading “Autumn in CapNY: Finding the Fun in Fall”

4 Must-Experience Wheelchair Accessible Outdoor Activities in CapNY

There are countless outdoor activities to partake in during CapNY’s spring and summer months. 10 state parks. Countless trails & opportunity. It’s important for us that CapNY has outdoor experiences that are accessible to EVERYONE across our community. In this article, we’ll cover FOUR must-experience wheelchair outdoor activities that you should add to your to-doContinue reading “4 Must-Experience Wheelchair Accessible Outdoor Activities in CapNY”

5 Sizzling CapNY Summer Arts Experiences

Here are five art experiences that can be enjoyed by anyone and everyone — solo, on a date, or with your kids. Visit one at a time, or make a day trip out of it! So, get outside and enjoy the summer weather, AND support our amazing creative economy. Summer Exploration! After more than aContinue reading “5 Sizzling CapNY Summer Arts Experiences”

Troy’s Oakwood Cemetery: Traveling through Time

Did you know that, before there were city parks in Troy, residents would take strolls and picnic in cemeteries like Oakwood? Well, what is old is new again. The 280 acre cemetery located in the northeast section of the Collar City is becoming a popular place for reflecting on the city’s past while walking onContinue reading “Troy’s Oakwood Cemetery: Traveling through Time”

5 Great NY State Parks: Empire Pass

Last summer, like many avid explorers, I reluctantly respected new travel restrictions.  Temporarily bound to New York State, I needed to make alternative vacation plans.  Thus arose the perfect opportunity to buy an Empire Pass Card and become acquainted with the natural wonders of the Capital Region.  The Empire Pass Open the gates to theContinue reading “5 Great NY State Parks: Empire Pass”

10 Can’t Miss Walking Trails in Rensselaer County

Just across the Hudson River from bustling Albany, Rensselaer County is a dream for hikers, cyclists, artists, nature-lovers, and locavores. Ten wonderful walking trails in Rensselaer County await you, just minutes away from the cities! Driving east from Albany or Troy, you’ll soon start to notice the hills, and eventually your ears might pop. That’sContinue reading “10 Can’t Miss Walking Trails in Rensselaer County”