FALL In Love with Schenectady County!
The leaves are changing, the air is crisp and there's fun to be had in Schenectady County this Fall Season!
Residents will tell you that there is no better place to enjoy the outdoors than Schenectady County. From hiking to biking, relaxing and more we've got parks galore in Schenectady! Get outside and discover the beauty of Schenectady in the Fall!
This tour is not for faint of heart. Your nightmare begins with a corpse-guided tour along a serial killer infested forest to then be hauled into the trees among complete, utter horror. Once in the trees you will be launched in complete darkness … alone, afraid and vulnerable … along a screaming steel cable hundreds of feet along Mountain Ridge Adventure’s awesome Zip Line Park. The terror occurs every Friday and Saturday night in the month of October.
We may be a bit biased, but we're pretty sure the best breweries in the Capital Region are right here in Schenectady County. Our Schenectady Ale Trail features SIX first-class breweries. And, you can get access to all of them with your Schenectady Ale Trail Passport! For just $40, you'll get a beer flight at Back Barn Brewing, Druther's Schenectady, Frog Alley Brewing Company, Great Flats Brewing, Mad Jack Brewing at the Van Dyck and Wolf Hollow Brewing Company! Purchase your passport here! Cheers!
Explore vivid underwater worlds across 37 exhibits. From local favorites to the deepest depths of the ocean, explore our planet's oceans and rivers all in your own backyard on this self-guided exploration. Watch our Sharks swim overhead while schools of fish surround you in their immersive tunnel tanks. Feel the soft, smooth skin of a stingray as they swim right up to your hand in Stingray Bay. Take your family on an unforgettable journey.
Double down on fun at Rivers Casino & Resort! With 1,150 of the newest, hottest slots and over 67 table games ranging from Blackjack to Craps, you won't find more gaming fun in the Capital Region! While you're there, be sure to check out all of the delicious dining options, from quick service to fine dining and everything in between.
Join the Schenectady County Historical Society Thursday and Friday evenings in October for spooky tales of Schenectady's haunting past! Explore the historic Stockade after dark, and discover the neighborhood’s most blood-curdling ghost stories. Choose from either the "Colonial Hauntings" or "Ghostly Victorian" tour. The two tours feature different stories, and venture through different part of the neighborhood. Pre-registration required at schenectadyhistorical.org/programs.
Escape your everyday routine and treat yourself to a local getaway! Discover all that Schenectady has to offer for places to stay.