Shopping in Albany (Self Guided), Albany

Albany is a rather small city, but you can still find several interesting places to shop. If you are looking for a gift, a souvenir or maybe for a beautiful painting, take this tour to discover the perfect shopping spot for your tastes!
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Shopping in Albany Map

Guide Name: Shopping in Albany
Guide Location: USA » Albany (See other walking tours in Albany)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 Km or 1.6 Miles
Author: Maia
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Lark Street
  • The Cottage Herb Farm Shop
  • Elissa Halloran Designs
  • Romeo's Gifts
  • Last Vestige Music Shop
Lark Street

1) Lark Street

Lark Street is a historic street in Albany. It is the site of many independently owned shops, coffee houses, restaurants, art galleries, antique shops, marketing agencies, bars and tattoo shops. Shoppers can find here contemporary art, antiques, jewelry, vintage clothing, flowers, books and wine. Lark Street and Jay Street was used as a location during the filming of Ironweed. The Washington Avenue Armory is located at the corner of Lark Street and Washington Avenue.
Sight description based on wikipedia
The Cottage Herb Farm Shop

2) The Cottage Herb Farm Shop

The Cottage Herb Farm Shop was created by Beulah Southwell in 1942 and remains popular today. Here you will find an enormous variety of different spices and herbs. When you enter the shop you will immediately notice the wonderful scent of fragrant flowers. Available for purchase are items for your home such as a French lavender pillow or basting herbs for meats. The store's other offerings are all beautiful and handmade.
Elissa Halloran Designs

3) Elissa Halloran Designs

This shop belongs to popular professional designer Elissa Halloran. Her store has a plethora of interesting items that can be nice gifts: purses, little paintings, jewelry, vintage clothes and many different things from the 1970s. If you want to buy something unique and modern, you should definitely stop at this store as you are certain to find the perfect item for you.
Romeo's Gifts

4) Romeo's Gifts

Romeo's Gifts is a wonderful place for shoppers who want to find something special. They have almost everything, from greeting cards to jewelry and vintage clothes. They even have locally-made chocolates! The staff is friendly and helpful.
Last Vestige Music Shop

5) Last Vestige Music Shop

If you love music and vinyl LPs, this shop is the perfect place for you! Music lovers can come here and order special songs and albums on vinyl. The store also sells CDs and tapes. With such a huge collection of different music, you may find almost any album by any artist. If you have been searching for a favorite composition but haven't found it yet- try Last Vestige Music Shop, and the staff will help you out. The shop is open on Monday - Saturday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm, and Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

Walking Tours in Albany, New York

Create Your Own Walk in Albany

Create Your Own Walk in Albany

Creating your own self-guided walk in Albany is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Albany Museums and Galleries Tour

Albany Museums and Galleries Tour

Albany is a city with a variety of cultural places such as museums and galleries. Visits to some of the city's interesting places, like the New York State Museum and Albany Institute of History & Art, should be part of your travel plans. Take our tour to find the best places and learn more about Albany!

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.4 Km or 3.4 Miles
Top Religious Sites

Top Religious Sites

Albany is a city with several wonderful places of worship that bring the history of faith in the United States into sharp focus. You will visit beautiful churches such as St Peter's Episcopal Church and others. Take our tour to see the key places of worship in Albany.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 Km or 1.9 Miles
Albany Introduction Walking Tour

Albany Introduction Walking Tour

Albany is a small city, but with many notably beautiful and interesting places to discover. This tour you will guide you to the most famous places in Albany, where you can learn more about the United States' history, politics, economics, arts and culture.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.9 Km or 3.7 Miles