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Moving to the Capital Region

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Our BlueShield of Northeastern New York office is located in Latham, New York. Outside of work, the Capital Region offers a variety of things to do! People of all ages can enjoy year-round indoor and outdoor activities, arts and entertainment, and great dining and nightlife in Albany and surrounding towns. Nearby you can enjoy the Adirondacks, Catskills, and Berkshires mountains. Itching to visit the big cities of Boston, Montreal, or New York City? It’s about a three-hour drive, very convenient for day trip or weekend excursion. 

BlueShield of Northeastern New York
40 Century Hill Drive
Latham, NY 12110
(518) 220-5700

Looking to relocate to the area?

 

Arts and Entertainment

Albany is here to entertain you! Come experience all that the Capital Region has to offer in theatre, music, dance, spectator sports, festivals, and visual arts, including exhibits at the New York State Museum.

 

The Albany Institute of History and Art

Located in downtown Albany, the Albany Institute of History and Art is dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting, and promoting interest in the history, art and culture of Albany and the upper Hudson Valley region.


Arts Center of the Capital Region

Serves 48,000 people each year and offer classes, exhibits and programs for the 11 counties surrounding its Troy, New York location.
 

Albany Symphony Orchestra

Performs in three locations: The Palace Theatre in Albany, the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, and the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center in Troy, New York.
 

Park Playhouse

In the Capital District produces FREE musicals and plays in an outdoor setting, and provides arts education programs to the young members of the community.
 

Relocation Guide

http://www.albany.org/about/relocation/
 

Visitor's Guide

http://www.albany.org/visitors-guide/
 

Sports teams

The region is home to the Siena Saints basketball team and the Albany Devils hockey team, playing at the Times Union Center. You can cheer on the Tri-City ValleyCats baseball team by heading over the Hudson river. Or sit back and enjoy the thoroughbred race season at nearby Saratoga Race Track.
 

Recreation

Our four-season climate makes us the ideal location for sports and recreation enthusiasts year-round.

Activities include sailing, skiing (water and snow), swimming, cycling, fishing (including ice fishing), windsurfing, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, kayaking, canoeing, hunting, jet skiing...and when the wind is right, people even surf Lake Erie.