North of Albany

Whitman Brewing, Saratoga

Whitman Brewing, Saratoga

Delicious beer and food downstairs, delicious coffee and treats upstairs – you get the two-for-one building special at Walt & Whitman Brewing in Saratoga.

Druthers, Saratoga

Druthers, Saratoga

When you think of Druthers, what comes to mind first? It’s gotta be either beer or macaroni and cheese, right? Well, we took a taste of some of their other popular appetizers to get another stamp for the passport.

Artisanal Brew Works, Saratoga Springs

Artisanal Brew Works, Saratoga Springs

You’ve been seeing their famous Warheads beer and seltzer all over the internet. Did you know they’re local? Stop by their temporary tap room to try Artisanal Brew Works famous brews.

Bear’s Cup, Bolton Landing

Bear’s Cup, Bolton Landing

If you need a pick-me-up in the morning in the form of delicious coffee and a great breakfast pastry or sandwich, then you need to try Bear’s Cup in Bolton Landing.

Natural Stone Bridge & Caves, Pottersville

Natural Stone Bridge & Caves, Pottersville

Looking for a different kind of experience not too far from home? Check out the largest marble cave entrance in the eastern U.S- the Natural Stone Bridge & Caves in Pottersville.

Barkeater Chocolates, North Creek

Barkeater Chocolates, North Creek

I don’t hide the fact that Barkeater Chocolates are some of my favorite in the area but I didn’t realize I could be a part of the chocolate-making process!