|Local draught beer||$4.00|
|Water bottle (1.5 liter)||$3.10|
|Combo meal at McDonalds||$6.00|
|Taxi 1hour Waiting||$4.00|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$716.67|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$12.52|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$6.00|
Visitors to the vibrant capital of New York State will find that cheap flights to Albany are one of the best kept budget travel secrets around. This is a city with a lot to see and do and is just waiting for visitors to discover the local activities and attractions.
Albany is a superb destination for those who enjoy learning about nature and science. The Howe Caverns are a fascinating cave network with all sorts of geological formations which the family will enjoy whilst the John Boyd Thatcher State park is an excellent place to see fossils as well as do some wonderful hiking. The Museum of Innovation and Science is another favourite and located in Schenectady. For visitors who enjoy history there are lots of interesting museums in Albany. The Irish American Heritage Museum is among the most fascinating and weaves the history of the immigrants to this area. The New York State Museum in Albany gives a wider perspective on the history of this state. Flighthub has the best deals to Albany and should be the first stop when planning a vacation.
Albany has a wide range of excellent restaurants serving both regional and international cuisines. There is a lot to choose from and to suit most budgets. In Albany there are some great breweries, many of which offer tours, and a sample. This is a very interesting place to explore and to discover on a long weekend and to chill out with that cold beer.