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HVP June 2016

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Page 32 of 47 n Hudson Valley Parent 33 A A W—LARGEST C E E Family fun for all ages. Explore self Family fun for all ages. Explore self - -guided guided above above - -ground ground nature trails with nature trails with opŸonal descents into lighted marble caves, rushing waterfalls & tranquil opŸonal descents into lighted marble caves, rushing waterfalls & tranquil pools or get wet/dirty & try our Guided Adventure Tour. pools or get wet/dirty & try our Guided Adventure Tour. Rock & Fossil Shop * Gemstone Mining * Dino Dig * Fudge *Gold Rush Mine Rock & Fossil Shop * Gemstone Mining * Dino Dig * Fudge *Gold Rush Mine Crystal Quest* Geode Cu«ng * Disc Golf * Climbing walls * GiL shop Crystal Quest* Geode Cu«ng * Disc Golf * Climbing walls * GiL shop Open May 20 th to Mid Oct SEASON PASSES AVAILABLE Winter: Mid Dec—Mid March Snowshoeing Trails/Tours 518-494-2283 I-87 exit 26, Po©ersville, NY S t o n e B r i d g e A n d C a v e s . c o m S t o n e B r i d g e A n d C a v e s . c o m Natural Natural Natural Stone Bridge& Caves Stone Bridge& Caves Stone Bridge& Caves Q Hudson Valley Parent 33 1000 Acres Ranch Resort ($$$$/T). 465 Warrensburg Rd., Stony Creek. Adirondack ranch resort offering New York horseback riding vacations. 518-696-2444. Agnes Macdonald Music Haven Stage (Free/T). Central Park, 500 Iroquois Way, Schenectady. Outdoor amphitheater features music, theater, movies and family programs from late spring through early fall. 518-372-5656. Albany Aqua Ducks ($$$/A). Tour Albany by land and water aboard state-of-the-art amphibious vehicles. Departs Albany Visitors Center at Quackenbush Square. 518-462-3825. Albany Carriage Service ($$$/A).1000 Delaware Ave., Albany. Horse-drawn carriage ride through the historic streets of Albany. 518-465-5973. Albany City Trolley ($$$/A). Albany Visitors Center, corner of Clinton Ave. & Broadway, Albany. 28-passenger trolley tours (9am- 4pm) highlight the attractions, history and architecture of the capital city. 518-434-1217 or 800-258-3582. Albany Devils ($$$/A). Times Union Center, 51 South Pearl St., Albany. Cheer on Albany's own AHL hockey team. Season starts October and ends April. 518-487-2000. Albany's Indoor RockGym ($$$/S). 4C Vatrano Rd., Albany. Indoor rock climbing, with rock walls of all difficulties. Indoor cave system. 518-459-7625. Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center (Free/A). 195 New Karner Rd., Albany. This ecosystem is one of just 20 inland pine barren environments in the world. Open Tuesday-Friday 9am-4pm; Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm. 518-456-0655. Armstrong's Elk Farm (Free/A). 936 Hervey Sunside Rd., Cornwallville. See dozens of elk in a natural environment. 518-622-8452. Bailiwick Ranch & Discovery Zoo ($$$/A). 118 Castle Rd., Catskill. Open year-round. Horseback trail rides, pony rides, petting zoo, ATV rentals, paint ball. 518-678-5665. Battenkill River Sports and Campground ($$$$/S). 937 Rte. 313, Cambridge. Canoeing, kayaking, tubing, fly fishing rentals and instructions, camping along the scenic Battenkill River. 518-677-8868. Bennett's Riding Stable ($$$$/S). 91 Gage Hill Rd., Lake Luzerne. Horseback riding and lessons. 518-696-4444. Berkshire Bird Paradise ($$/A). 43 Red Pond Rd., Petersburg. Large bird sanctuary featuring more than 2,000 birds of Great Places... Let's Go! Kid-friendly rating: P - Preschoolers S - School age T - Teens A - All ages Please call ahead to verify times and fees. Dates are subject to change, please call to confirm. $$$ - $10-$20 $$$$ - $20 & up Fees: $ - $5 & under $$ - $5-$10 Capital District PLACES TO GO Whether you're looking for a lavish vacation or a wallet pleaser, there are plenty of places in the Capital District to fit your needs. (Continued on Page 34) Capital Repertory eatre ($$$- $$$$/S,T). 111 North Pearl St., Albany. High-quality, live theatre performances. 518- 462-4531. Captain J.P. Cruise Line ($$$$/A). 278 River St., Troy. Four deck cruise ship offering a wide variety of weekly cruises. 518- 270-1901. Catamount Adventure Aerial Park ($$$$/S). Rte. 23, Hillsdale. An aerial forest adventure. 11 self-guided courses with 150 fun and challenging elements with 40 zip lines. 518-325-3200. cata- e Children's Museum at Saratoga ($/S). 69 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs. Children have the opportunity to learn by doing/touching and testing in their own way, at their own pace. 518-584- 5540. Children's Museum of Science and Technology ($/A). 250 Jordan Rd., Troy. Hands-on children's museum featuring science and history exhibits and activi- ties. 518-235-2120. Cortina Mountain Resort ($$$-$$$$/ S). 227 Clum Hill Rd., Haines Falls. Ho- tel, snow-tubing park, paint ball park, game room, outdoor pool, horseback riding, XC & downhill skiing. 518-589- 6378. Crailo State Historic Site ($/A). 9 ½ Riverside Ave., Rensselaer. Museum of the Colonial Dutch in the Hudson River Valley. Exhibits with archeological finds from the Albany Fort Orange excava- tions, special programs, and guided tours of the museum. 518-463-8783. Dutch Apple Cruises ($$$$/A). 141 Broadway (Port of Albany), Albany. Cruise on the scenic Hudson River. 518- 463-0220. Empire State Aerosciences Museum ($/A). Schenectady County Airport, 250 Rudy Chase Dr., Glenville. Airplanes, models, dioramas, photos and art, hands on exhibits. Open year-round, Tues.- Sun. 10am-4pm. 518-377-2191. esam. org e Egg, Center for the Performing Arts ($-$$$$/A). Empire State Plaza, Madison Ave., Albany. Musical the- atre, dance, and music concerts. Family Wonders performances with discounted pricing. 518- 473-1845. Farmers' Museum ($-$$/A). 5775 State Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. 19th-century rural and village life with demos and exhibits. 607- 547-1450. farmersmuse- Fenimore Art Museum ($-$$/A). 5798 State Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. Art exhibits on the heritage and history of America. 607- 547-1400. fenimoreart- FASNY Museum of Firefighting ($/A). 117 Harry Howard Ave., Hudson. Creative play on selected fire engines, hands-on interactive activites; McCad- am Fire Safety and Prevention Discov- ery room. 518-822-1875. fasnyfiremuse- (Continued on Page 34)

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