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Schenectady overview

You can take in the local culture of Schenectady at Proctors Theater and Schenectady Civic Playhouse. Local sights like Schenectady County Historical Society Museum and Museum of Innovation and Science are worth a visit. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Schenectady.

Where to stay in Schenectady

Whether traveling for business or leisure, Schenectady can accommodate you. There are 16 hotels in Schenectady and you can shop as many as 216 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%. Our room prices start at 46 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Schenectady as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 24 4-star hotels from 115 USD per night
  • • 88 3-star hotels from 65 USD per night
  • • 34 2-star hotels from 59 USD per night

How to get to Schenectady

Fly into Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from central Schenectady. Schenectady Station is the closest train station, located 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from the city center.

What to see around Schenectady

Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Central Park Rose Garden
  • • Hoffman's Playland
  • • Henry Hudson Planetarium
  • • Saratoga Farmers Market
  • • Adirondack Animal Land
The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • Proctors Theater
  • • Schenectady Civic Playhouse
  • • Schenectady County Historical Society Museum
  • • Museum of Innovation and Science
  • • Empire State Aerosciences Museum
Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • Schenectady County Community College
  • • Union College
Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Central Park Rose Garden (1.8 mi/2.8 km from the city center)
  • • Maple Ski Ridge (4.5 mi/7.3 km from the city center)
  • • Lions Park (6.5 mi/10.5 km from the city center)
  • • Clifton Common (7.1 mi/11.5 km from the city center)
  • • Clifton Park Ice Arena (7.2 mi/11.6 km from the city center)

When to visit Schenectady

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: 8.11 inches
  • • April-June: 10.59 inches
  • • July-September: 10.91 inches
  • • October-December: 9.88 inches