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Best things to do in Schenectady County

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Casino
“Feeling lucky? Pop down for some gambling or to take in the views of Mohawk harbour. ”
8local recommendations
Cinema
“Beautiful theatre and well worth getting a tour if you have time. They bring in many great shows and host the Green Market in the winter. ”
5local recommendations
Bakery
“Drool-worthy Italian desserts. They offer various coffee drinks, with indoor and outdoor seating. Close to Proctors.”
5local recommendations
Cinema
“Great local theater downtown -- tickets are cheap and they even have a bar inside!”
6local recommendations
Park
“This is a great spot to run, hike, and explore. They have a super fun discovery center that our kids love with turtles and activities.”
4local recommendations
Park
“Large Park with playground for all ages. There is an enclosed area for toddlers, that has a rubberized ground. There are 2 ponds to stroll around with lots of ducks in the summer, tennis courts, basket ball courts, base ball diamond, rose gardens, and pool in the summer.”
4local recommendations
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Typical grocery store and no need for a special saver card to get good deals.”
2local recommendations
Restaurant
“Tiny little gem. Amazing Moroccan food delightful owners and (their kids most days.) You will remember this meal for a long time. So rich in flavors. A postage stamp place with a postage stamp deck.”
2local recommendations
Bar
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“Contemporary Infusion restaurant, adjacent to Proctor's theater. Slightly more high end.”
4local recommendations
Shopping Centre
“Grocery store, Target, Marshall's, Barns & Noble, Old Navy, Panera Bread, Five Guys Burgers, Ruby Tuesday, Chipotle, etc.”
1local recommendations
Bakery
“You can get a great breakfast or lunch there, buy fresh fruits/veggies, buy quaint crafts. Go on weekdays; rather busy on weekend mornings.”
3local recommendations
Hotel
“The Stockade is the oldest neighborhood in the city, continuously inhabited for over 300 years.”
3local recommendations
Bar
“Live music and great vibes are a regular occurrence. Literally, a stone's throw from our location, stop in for a drink and a bite to eat and you won't be disappointed.”
3local recommendations
Restaurant
“Excellent food, great downtown location. Colorful & eccentric Mexican inspired decor. Great for brunch, lunch, and dinner.”
3local recommendations
Restaurant
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“Italian Steakhouse!!! Great steak...especially the filet mignonettes medalions with gorganzola and alfredo sauce over pasta. ”
2local recommendations