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Find entertainment at Albany’s shops and shows

Get to know the Albany area when you stay at the Radisson and shop at nearby malls and discover downtown restaurants. You can also attend productions at Proctors or Palace Theatre, browse the New York State Museum or ride a steamboat across Lake George. Our location in the Adirondacks and Tech Valley is both beautiful and convenient for leisure and business travelers. Don’t leave without seeing a horse race at Saratoga Race Course or a concert at The Egg at Empire State Plaza. When it's time to head home, you’ll be glad you chose a hotel that’s less than a five-minute drive from Albany International Airport (ALB).

Here are some things to do during your stay:

  • Colonie Center Mall (1 mile) 
    With the latest fashions constantly arriving and new movies regularly showing, there's always a reason or two for visiting Colonie Center Mall.
    Phone: +1 (518) 459-9020
  • Crossgates Mall (5 miles) 
    Add some shopping to a typical dinner-and-a-movie outing when you go to Crossgate Mall, where you can park once and find everything in one convenient place.
    Phone: +1 (518) 869-9565
  • Downtown Albany (6 miles) 
    Explore downtown Albany and experience a wide range of restaurants, shops special events and entertainment.
  • Proctors Theatre (8 miles) 
    From Broadway and comedy shows to film festivals and musical performances, Proctors offers exceptional entertainment for every audience. 
    Phone: +1 (518) 346-6204
  • New York State Museum (10 miles) 
    Wander the 100,000 square feet of exhibition space that tell of New York’s history, display its artistic side and demonstrate its scientific advances.
    Phone: +1 (518) 474-5877
  • Palace Theatre (11 miles) 
    While the theater is local, the entertainment is world-class. Visit this historic venue in downtown Albany to see ballets, concerts and comedians.
    Phone: +1 (518) 465-3334
  • Times Union Center (12 miles) 
    Home of the Albany Devils hockey team, this event center also hosts basketball games, ice shows and concerts.
    Phone: +1 (518) 487-2000
  • Saratoga Race Course (30 miles) 
    See thoroughbred racing at this more than 150-year-old course. 
    Phone: +1 (718) 641-4700
  • Howe Caverns (50 miles) 
    Descend 156 feet into the corridors of Howe Caverns, where you’ll find imposing stalactites and an underground lake. Take your adventure a step further with zip lining, ropes courses or rock-wall climbing.
    Phone: +1 (518) 296-8900
  • The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom (50 miles) 
    Escape to Six Flags, where you can ride, shop and dine the day away. From thrilling coasters and water rides to food and entertainment, The Great Escape offers the perfect destination for families.  
    Phone: +1 (518) 824-6000
  • Lake George Steamboat Company (51 miles) 
    Get your tickets for a Lake George cruise aboard the Mohican, the Minne-Ha-Ha or the Lac Du Saint Sacrement.
    Phone: +1 (518) 668-5777