Day Trips | Capital District Moms

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is a small museum located in Amherst, MA (less than 2 hours from Albany). Address: 125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA 01002Phone #: (413) 559-6300Website: https://www.carlemuseum.org/Facebook:...

The Wild Center

We loved the Wild Walk at the Wild Center in Tupper Lake, NY which is described on their website as “a trail across the treetops.” The Wild Center does participate in the library museum pass program so check with your local library to see if they have any...

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum is located in Springfield, MA.  It is an hour and half drive from Albany, NY.  The Lee Premium Outlets is a great half way point to stop at to break up the drive and of course buy some things too! If you are thinking of going, I...

Forsyth Nature Center

The Forsyth Nature Center is VERY SMALL, but if you are in the Kingston area with little ones and are looking for something fun to do, I recommend checking it out! There is also a nice playground near the nature center! Click here to learn more. The playground. There...

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Berkshire Botanical Garden is less than an hour away from Albany, NY. If you are doing some shopping at the Lee Premium Outlets, it is great place to stop too. Due to COVID a prepaid, timed admission ticket is required for all guests. Click here to learn more about...

Hudson River Skywalk

Below are some pictures taken from our visit to the Skywalk in June of 2019. If you decide to visit the Skywalk, I highly recommend taking sunscreen, snacks and drinks with you. It is about a 45 minute drive from Albany.   Click Here to learn more about the...

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