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Schenectady

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A short drive from the state capital, Schenectady remains best known as General Electric's birthplace. Tours of the city inevitably include a visit to the local museum of science and innovation, which celebrates imagination and the spirit of invention. Start your tour of Schenectady at the museum, where you'll learn about the region's impressive technological heritage with a range of interactive exhibits. From there you'll easily access one of the country's oldest residential neighborhoods, another must-see for anyone exploring Capital District. In the build up to your vacation in Schenectady, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our United States trip itinerary maker site.
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