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Menands overview

Menands is a budget-friendly place distinct for its live music and theaters, and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You're sure to find the coffee and bar options to your liking. Learn about local heritage at popular landmarks in the area like The Egg and Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza. Make plans to visit the popular New York State Museum and Palace Theater. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Menands is for you.

Where to stay in Menands

Menands offers a wealth of accommodation options for business and leisure travelers alike. There are 122 hotels in the Menands area and you can shop as many as 26 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 32%.
  • • 40 2-star hotels with an average price of $55 per night
  • • 64 3-star hotels with an average price of $88 per night
  • • 11 4-star hotels with an average price of $124 per night

How to get to Menands

Fly in to Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), 5.6 mi (9 km) from downtown Menands.

What to see around Menands

Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Henry Hudson Planetarium
  • • Hoffman's Playland
  • • Central Park Rose Garden
Live music and theaters are top draws with cultural places to visit like:
  • • Burden Iron Works Museum
  • • Children's Museum of Science and Technology
  • • Rensselaer County Historical Society and Museum
  • • Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
  • • Palace Theater
Take some time to explore campus or the area surrounding:
  • • Siena College
  • • Russell Sage College
  • • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • • Albany Medical Center
  • • Albany Law School
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • The Egg
  • • New York State Museum
  • • Albany Institute of History and Art
  • • New York State Capitol Building
  • • Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza

When to visit Menands

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 51°F day, 14°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 32°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 45°F night
  • • October-December: 66°F day, 16°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 8.0 inches
  • • April-June: 10.6 inches
  • • July-September: 10.9 inches
  • • October-December: 9.9 inches