Hanging Out at Albany Rural Cemetery

July 13th, 2009, 1:47 pm by Sara

Albany Rural Cemetery is an impressive and intriguing destination anytime, but especially in the summer if you’re looking for a quiet, shady spot away from the crowds. With 500 acres of park-like grounds, it’s perfect for hiking, bicycling or just sitting and reading. They even have inexpensive tours on a variety of historical subjects. Pack a picnic and be sure to bring your camera.

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Link Roundup: Albany Rural Cemetery

A map of the grounds.

David Brickman on Albany Rural Cemetery

Albany Rural Cemetery on Flickr

Notable graves

New York Times article on cemetery tourism