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Visiting Troy, New York

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Troy Downtown Marina

Are you looking for some exciting new areas to explore in 2024? If so, look no further than Troy, New York. As a staple of the Hudson River boating ecosystem, Troy, NY, is located on the Upper Hudson, just south of the Federal Dam. 

The Troy Downtown Marina serves as a central access point for all of your upper Hudson River adventures, as it is located on America’s Great Loop. From great eats to outdoor excursions, the Troy Downtown Marina is just a gangway away from numerous fun and exciting experiences. 

Why Troy, New York?

If you are passionate about Hudson River boating, you will absolutely love Troy, New York. This boating destination combines the serene beauty of the Hudson River with the urban comforts and cultural vibrancy of a historic city.

As a guest of the Troy Downtown Marina, you’ll be within boating or walking distance of numerous restaurants, shops, and events. Many events occur year-round, so you’ll have plenty to do no matter when you decide to drop in and dock with us.

The Troy Waterfront Farmers Market

No matter how many farmer’s markets you’ve visited, you’ve never been to one quite like the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market. Held every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market is a staple of the Troy community. During each farmers market, you’ll find a plethora of locally grown foods and products.


Worried about the weather? Don’t be. From November to April, organizers move the market to the Troy Atrium, ensuring you can get your hands on some home-grown goods, rain or shine. 

From May to October, you can browse locally-grown goods as you stroll down River Street.

Anchor your boat, hop out, and grab some hand-crafted delights. 

The Sea Smoke Waterfront Grill and Other Eateries


The Sea Smoke Waterfront Grill on Green Island is located directly across from the marina, has exquisite seafood and waterfront views sure to delight.

Want to partake in other cuisine? You’ll have no shortage of options in Troy. The Troy culinary scene is a reflection of the area’s melting pot of cultures, offering waterfront dining spots and more casual options. After dinner, why not enjoy a leisurely walk back to your boat under the starlit sky?

What Does the Troy Downtown Marina Have to Offer?

Troy Downtown Marina has everything a captain needs to recharge and refresh. It has all of the basic amenities and more, with the goal of providing you with a convenient, stress-free stay.

Once docked, you’ll have access to amenities such as:

  • Restrooms

  • Showers

  • Floating docks

  • Gas and diesel

  • Basic provisions nearby

  • Pet-friendly accommodations 

  • Security 

More importantly, the Troy Downtown Marina is centrally located near shops, restaurants, grocery stores, medical facilities, and more. You can walk to just about any resource you need. Additionally, thanks to the marina’s great location, you’ll have no problem hailing a ride-sharing service provider to zip you around town. 

The marina is also close to several hotels, which gives you a great chance to spend a few nights on solid ground. A few hotels in the area include the Best Western Plus Franklin Square Inn, the Courtyard by Marriott Albany/Troy Waterfront, and the Hilton Garden Inn Troy

When Is the Best Time to Visit Troy, New Y?

One of the best parts about Troy is that it is a great year-round destination. The marina is officially open May - October, and this vibrant town of Troy has plenty to offer.

Reserve Your Spot Today

Ready to experience all that Hudson River boating has to offer? If so, reserve a spot with the Troy Downtown Marina today. We offer flexible rental options, including daily, weekly, and monthly rates. 

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