Best of Albany, NY

The Best of Albany and Top 10 List. The top-rated place in Albany is New York State Museum in the Attractions category. Other places on the best Albany list are Lark Street (Attractions), Orchard Tavern (Attractions), Albany Institute of History and Art (Attractions), New York State Capital (Attractions) and Crowne Plaza Albany (Hotels). A few more Albany things to do barely missed the “Best of Albany List” such as Cresthill Suites Hotel - Albany, Carmine's Restaurant and Holiday Inn Turf on Wolf Road. For more top ten lists in Albany, NY see the categories below.


Best of the Best in Albany


Attractions Museums
Bars Nightlife
Hotels Restaurants
Microbreweries Shopping

Albany Top 10

  1. New York State Museum • Attraction
    Rm 3023 Cultural Education Center Albany, New York 12230
     • 518-489-3526

  2. Lark Street • Attraction
    245 Lark Street Albany, NY 12210
     • 518-434-3861

  3. Orchard Tavern • Attraction
    68 N MANNING BLVD, ALBANY, NY 12206
     • 518-482-5677

  4. Albany Institute of History and Art • Attraction
    125 Washington Ave Albany, NY 12210
     • 518-463-4478

  5. New York State Capital • Attraction
    25 Quackenbush Square, Albany, NY 12207
     • 518-434-1217

  6. Crowne Plaza Albany • Hotel
    State & Lodge St, Albany, NY 12246


  7. Marriott Albany • Hotel
    189 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205
     • 800-443-8952

  8. Hampton Inn Albany Wolf Road • Hotel
    10 Ulenski Dr, Albany, NY 12205
     • 518-438-2822

  9. Desmond Hotel • Hotel
    660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211
     • 518-869-8100

  10. Jack's Oyster House • Restaurant
    42 STATE ST., ALBANY, NY 12207
     • 518-465-8854

Honorable Mentions for Albany

  • Cresthill Suites Hotel - Albany • Hotel
    1415 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12206
     • 518-454-0007

  • Carmine's Restaurant • Restaurant
    818 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-1555
     • 518-458-8688

  • Holiday Inn Turf on Wolf Road • Hotel
    205 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205
     • 518-458-7250

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Albany-Downtown, NY • Hotel
    25 Chapel Street, Albany, NY 12210
     • 518-432-7000

  • Quality Inn Albany Airport • Hotel
    1632 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12205
     • 518-456-8811