Tourist Attractions in Broadalbin, New York

Tourist Attractions in Broadalbin, New York
Broadalbin, New York, is a quiet, close-knit town nestled in the southernmost part of the Adirondack Mountains. It is an ideal vacation destination for hikers, nature lovers, and photographers. But with access to the Great Sacandaga Lake, it's also a great spot for families. There's camping, boating, tubing, or swimming, with the convenience of a city (Amsterdam) only ten minutes away.

Adirondack Family Camp

Enjoy your stay on Sacandaga Lake in a cozy rustic log cabin. Located on Lakeview Road in Broadalbin, the Adirondack Family Camp grants you access to a 100 foot private sandy beach. You can experience a panoramic view of the Adirondack Mountains, swim, fish, or have a picnic. A paddle boat is even provided for your use. To reserve your dream cabin today, call Alan Mendelsohn at (301) 421-5939 (Sept-June) or at (518) 883-3748 (July-August). See Reference 2, Vacation Rentals, for pictures and more details.

Eagle Mills Cider Co.

A must visit is the Eagle Mills Cider Co. located on Eagle Mills Road in Broadalbin. Explore the gift shop or relax on a hay ride through the forest preserve. Eat homemade doughnuts and ice cream made using their water wheel-powered cider mill. You can even go gem mining or take your kids on a "dino dig." Eagle Mills offers weekend craft shows, Sunday breakfast buffets and much more. For information on upcoming events and seasonal hours, visit their website at or call (518) 883-8700.

Al's Roadhouse

Eat with the locals. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, you're sure to leave Al's Roadhouse with a full stomach. They offer large portions at decent prices. Whether you'd like to shoot a game of pool, watch one of the large screen plasma TVs, try your hand at karaoke, or listen to a live band, there's something for everyone. To see pictures, menu items, or a list of events, visit their website at They are located at 836 Rte. 29 in Broadalbin.

Ozoner29 Twin Drive-In Theater

After dinner at Al's Roadhouse, simply cross the road to take in a double feature at the Ozoner29 Twin Drive-In Theater, located at 837 Rte. 29 in Broadalbin. This outdoor theater boasts two screens, a chockload of current movies, and the comfort and convenience of never leaving your car. Still hungry? Visit the snack bar for hamburgers, hot dogs, mozarella sticks or chicken tenders. Get there early for great parking. Movies start at dusk. To find out what's playing, call their Movieline at (518) 883-5735 or visit their website at

Article Written By Julie Slezak

Julie Slezak has enjoyed writing for more than 15 years and began writing professionally in 2009. Along with completing a children's book writing course, she also holds a bachelor's degree in elementary education with a minor in English from the College of St. Rose.

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