The City of Rensselaer, NY
The city of Rensselaer is located in the state of New York in Rensselaer County and has a population of 7,851 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Rensselaer is Albany, approximately 8 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Rensselaer, including Denny's Restaurant, Mr SUBB - East Greenbush- Phone, Casey's Restaurant, Kentucky Fried Chicken and Burger King - Store 1472. For a larger selection of Rensselaer restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Rensselaer Museums and/or Arenas, including the USS Slater, Fort Crailo, Times Union Center, Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site and Historic Cherry Hill. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Rensselaer please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 2 airports are located in or near Rensselaer:
- Albany Intl. Airport (ALB)
- Schenectady County Airport (SCH)
Rensselaer, New York Climate and WeatherIn the month of May, Rensselaer experiences an average high temperature of 71 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in May are usually about 48 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.77 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Rensselaer with daytime temperatures averaging 80 degrees in the summer, and 35 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Rensselaer to receive an average of 2.2 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.78 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 101 degrees in the summer and as low as -23 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Rensselaer should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 61 degrees, and nighttime lows of 40.
Rensselaer, New York Attractions
1Albany Institute of History and Art - Albany,
The Albany Institute of History & Art is a museum in Albany, New York "dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting and promoting interest in the history, art, and culture of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley region". The museum is located at 125 Washington Avenue in downtown Albany, . Founded in 1791, it is among the oldest museums in the US.
2Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course - Amsterdam,
The Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Montgomery County New York. This course is located in the city of Amsterdam, . Tee times are accepted up to 2 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 518-842-6480.
Address: Upper Van Dyke Ave, Amsterdam, NY 12010
3Arrowhead (Herman Melville) - , Pittsfield,
Arrowhead, which is also referred to as Herman Melville House, was the home of American author Herman Melville during his most productive years from 1850-1863. In this house in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Melville wrote some of his major work: the novels Moby-Dick, Pierre, The Confidence-Man, and Israel Potter; a collection of short stories entitled The Piazza Tales and including "I and My Chimney," "Benito Cereno," "Bartleby the Scrivener," and "The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids"; all his magazine stories; and some of his poetry.
4Berkshire Botanical Garden - , Stockbridge,
The Berkshire Botanical Garden, is a 15 acre botanical garden in Stockbridge, Massachusetts in the US. Its collections contain over 3,000 species and varieties, with an emphasis on plants that thrive in the Berkshires.
5Berkshire Museum - , Pittsfield,
The Berkshire Museum is a museum of natural history, art and ancient civilization that is located in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.
6Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum - , Lenox,
The Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum is a railroad museum that is situated in Lenox, Massachusetts that offers historical exhibits as well as train rides up to Stockbridge, Massachusetts on the Housatonic Railroad right of way. The Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum was founded in 1984, as a not for profit organization. In 1984, the Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum began operating passenger excursions between Lee and Great Barrington, over tracks owned by the Housatonic Railroad.
7Bidwell House Museum - , Monterey,
The Bidwell House Museum is a historic house and museum on Art School Road in Monterey, Massachusetts.
8Blackhead Mountain Lodge & Country Club - Round Top,
The Blackhead Mountain Lodge & Country Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Greene County New York. This course is located in the city of Round Top, . Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 518-622-3157.
Address: Crows Nest Rd, Round Top, NY 12473
9Blue/Green Course at Colonie Golf Course, Town Of - Schenectady,
The Blue/Green Course at Colonie Golf Course, Town Of is a 36 hole public golf course in Schenectady County New York. Built in 1969, this Schenectady course designed by Willard Byrd is open apr 1 to oct 31. For tee time information call the pro shop at 518-374-4181. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 418 Consaul Rd, Schenectady, NY 12304
10Blue/White Course at Van Patten Golf Course - Clifton Park,
The Blue/White Course at Van Patten Golf Course is a 27 hole public golf course in Saratoga County New York. Built in 1971, this Clifton Park course designed by Armand Farina is open apr 15 to nov 1. For tee time information call the pro shop at 518-877-5400. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: Main St, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Rensselaer, New York Hotels
2Residence Inn By Marriott Alb East Grnbush
3 Tech Valley Dr
East Greenbush, NY 12061
8Hostfield Inn Albany Castleton On Hudson
1565 Columbia Turnpike
Castleton On Hudson, NY
Rensselaer, New York Restaurants
This is a list of Rensselaer Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Sandwich Shops, Fast Foods & Carry Out, Bar & Grill Restaurants and Truck Stops. Happy Dining!
594 North Greenbush Road
Rensselaer, NY 12144
6Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar - Greenbush Commons
594 North Greenbush Road
Rensselaer, NY 12144
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