Snuggled next to the Hudson River Waterford is only about 11 miles north of Albany. You can get to the capital city just a short drive down I-787. When you need to travel out of town, the airport will be easy to get to from your Waterford apartment by driving just a little past the Adirondack Northway.
Renters will find it easy to reach the city of Troy on the other side of the river making this a great location if you want to live near Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute or Saint Mary’s Hospital.
Waterford is home to several annual events including a canal festival and the largest annual tugboat festival in the northeast where you can take tours of several vessels enjoy music, food and family activities.
Renting here you will find lots of recreation areas to explore and outdoor places for sports activities. If you like running or biking, the Old Champlain Canal Trail stretches for miles along the waterfront offering a great place for exercise without traffic. Lock 6 State Canal Park can be found a few minutes west with facilities for boaters, cyclists and fishing. The Waterford Harbor Visitor's Center has all the services needed for boaters. You can also go for a boat cruise along the canal.
Average Rent in Waterford, NY
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