A tiny hamlet outside of Albany, N.Y., Slingerlands is favored by families who want to find a home for rent in a quiet community. The town is known for its quality schools and low crime rate - two factors that make it an ideal place to raise a family. Residents of Slingerlands are generally well educated. Although there isn't public transportation in Slingerlands due to its small size, the commute into Albany for work is a mere 20 minutes by car.
Because of Slingerlands' proximity to larger cities like Albany, Troy and Schenectady, residents have access to numerous amenities. They can go shopping at Crossgates Mall, visit the state capitol, spend the day hitting golf balls at Normanside Country Club or go hiking in John Boyd Thacher State Park. For a date night, consider getting a bite to eat at Mangia, Bellini's Italian Eatery or one of the many other excellent restaurants in and around Slingerlands.