Clifton Park is a city in Hudson Valley region of New York. It is situated right between Albany and Saratoga Springs in upstate New York. Home of one of the largest school districts in the state, it has plenty of attractions as well as close access to both Albany and Saratoga.
Clifton Common. This has a little bit of everything. An outdoor concert venue with free concerts every Sunday, 6 softball/baseball fields, a multitude of soccer fields, basketball courts, a full playground and extra room for whatever else you want to play. Also the home of the ice arena and tournaments for a variety of sports.edit
Rose Kiernan/Clifton Park International Soccer Classic, Clifton Common, . From July 10-12, come watch teams from England, Austria, Denmark, and other countries play alongside local and national competition in this annual 3 days soccer tournament. Ages range from the U8 to U23 division.edit
Clifton Park Ice Arena, 16 Clifton Common Blvd, ☎ (518) 383-5440, . The capital region's premier ice arena is the home to figure skating, hockey, and free skating. Open year round, go check out the hours to see when you can drop by for some fun.edit
Regal Cinemas, 22 Clifton Country Rd, ☎ (518) 371-2001, . A 13 screen cinema playing the latest movies.edit
The Mohawk River runs right through Clifton Park, creating many nature preserves and reservoirs.
Mohawk Towpath. Recently added as an official New York Scenic Bypass, you can walk or drive along the Mohawk river for some fresh air. Just follow the signs!edit
Visher Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve, Riverview Road. These 41 acres of land was part of the original Erie Canal. Bring a friend or a dog and explore the trails at any time of the year by foot, ski, or snowshoe.edit
Stony Creek Reservior. A prime place for fishing or relaxing by the water.edit
Dwaas Kill Nature Preserve. 250 acres of technology free environment to explore at one's leisure.edit
Colin's Park, Moe Road. Located across from the main campus of Shenendehowa School District, this park is a popular place to bring the kids for a picnic in the afternoon and play on the swing set.edit
Longkill Park, Longkill Road. Located in the northern part of Clifton Park, this is a popular park for high school kids to play a game of pick up, whether it be football, Frisbee, kickball, or basketball.edit
Clifton Park Center, 22 Clifton Country Road, ☎ (518) 371-7010, . M-Sat 10AM-9:30PM, Sun 11AM-5PM. This newly redesigned mall is the home of Regal Entertainment Cinemas as well as many popular shops like American Eagle, Aeropostale and Marshalls. The Cinema has been taken down, however.edit
There is about every chain restaurant you can think of there, including over 10 Dunkin' Donuts. However, there are also many original or regional places that you should give a try.
Angel's Food and Ice Cream, 5 Southside Dr, ☎ (518) 383-4980. A cute ice cream shop where you can make your own kind of ice cream from a variety of mix-ins. Also order food off their backyard bbq type menu.edit
Country Drive Inn, 1455 Vischer Ferry Rd, ☎ (518) 371-3455. seasonal. A must have in the summer, this trailer serves summer's favorite foods as well as soft serve ice cream. Seating is outside picnic tables under umbrellas so watch the weather!edit
Halfmoon Diner, 231 Grooms Rd, ☎ (518) 371-1177. A perfect place to grab any meal of the day. A home-style diner feel with quick service.edit
Krauses Resaturant and Grove, 2 Beach Rd, ☎ (518) 371-8033. A waterfront restaurant to watch the sunset as you talk about the catch of the day with fellow fishermen and water enthusiasts. edit
Mama's Pizza Oven, 77 Dunsbach Rd, ☎ (518) 371-7313. An Italian eatery that makes you feel like you are right at home.edit
Salty's Pub and Galley, 215 Guideboard Rd, ☎ (518) 371-1120. Authentic seafood as well as a little bit of everything else. Perfect place for the whole family.edit
Saratoga Springs Home of the famous Saratoga Race Track, there is also Saratoga State Park, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Yaddo, and the picturesque Broadway full of shops.
Lake George The perfect summer destination with attractions such as Americade, water parks, beaches, and tons of shopping.
Albany The state capital is full of museums, parks, night life, and other city like activities.
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