Albany has two large shopping malls if you are looking for Shopping- Crossgates Mall ,and Colonie Center. You have to check out the Capitol, and the Million dollar staircase. If you are here in the summer you should check out the NFL Giants practices at the SUNY ALbany, and thatcher park. On thursdays in the summer Albany has Alive at 5 located on Broadway which is live bands playing, and it almost always has a great outcome the streets are loaded with people and their coolers. The nightlife in Albany is pretty good, downtown is a lot of fun, and their are alot of clubs and bars that you can jump around to.
Best Way To Get Around: Car, bus or taxi.