With original 1600s Dutch architecture in the historic Stockade district as well as the first all-electric house, Schenectady is rich in history and innovation. Once known as “The City that Lights and Hauls the World” this home of General Electric has a wide array of activities for the whole family. Fill your day shopping Downtown, relaxing in Central Park, taking in a Broadway show at Proctors, or catching a bite to eat in one of our many casual eateries or enjoying an exquisite meal at a variety of fine dining establishments. With the beautiful Union Campus just a stone’s throw away from Downtown, take the opportunity to see where Chester Arthur went to college and see the historic Nott Memorial Library. For family fun, take the kids to MiSci, the planetarium and science museum.