When you’ve been in the Capital Region as long as we have, you probably have your favorite town or city to visit when you want to get out of the house. However, why not rediscover the city that put the “capital” in the Capital Region? Albany has so much to offer and is just a short ride from Beverwyck Senior Living!
Home to many sights, some must-see places are the New York State Capitol, New York State Museum, Albany Institute of History & Art, Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site, New York State Education building, and the historic ship, the USS Slater DE-766. As the capital city of New York State, Albany houses downtown’s huge Empire State Plaza, complete with reflecting pools and an art-filled underground shopping concourse.
The beautiful aspect of Albany, NY, is the ability to slow down and ease into the day. Unlike most cities, that are go-go-go, Albany offers many picturesque ways to enjoy the day! Try grabbing a delicious lunch from one of the many local eateries on Lark Street and head down to picnic at historic Washington Park.
When you’re ready for a change of scenery, head just two miles downtown to Broadway. For seniors who like to eat and drink local, this strip of Albany is for you! This street offers its fair share of local breweries, cider houses, and “biergartens” including Fort Orange Brewery, Druthers Brewery, and Nine Pin Cidery. Perfect for summer trips, or even in the winter, each of these locations offers both indoor and outdoor seating. If you plan your trip right, you may even catch a night of food trucks or trivia! These family-friendly locations are the perfect place to eat, drink, and be merry.
With local theatres including The Palace Theatre, Capital Repertory Theatre, The Egg and The Times Union Center, you can plan a trip to catch a play, show or musical performance.
Albany, NY offers an array of different attractions for people of any age. Take a day trip with other seniors just like you or invite your entire family—even the littlest ones—and show them a fun-filled, kid-friendly day!
If you’re looking for Senior Living near Albany to enjoy all the benefits of this wonderful Upstate NY town, look no further than Beverwyck! To learn more about our retirement communities, please contact us online or call 518-280-8385.