Driving Directions

List of 5 items.

  • From Albany International Airport

    Exit the airport and turn east onto Albany-Shaker Road, heading toward I-87 and Wolf Road. Take the Northway I-87 north to Exit 7, Route 7 east to Troy. Now see below “From All Points.”
  • From the East

    Mass Pike (I-90) into New York State. Continue on I-90 (using exit B1) to exit 9, to Route 4 north. On Route 4, travel 3.5 miles to a right onto County Route 74 (Winter St. Ext.). Travel approx. 2 miles. When the road forks, bear left (leaving Route 74 and continuing on Winter St. Ext.) to end. Turn left onto Pawling Avenue (Route 66). Emma Willard is .8 miles ahead on the right, marked by a wrought-iron fence.
  • From New York City

    Exit 23 off New York State Thruway, to I-787 northbound, to Route 7 east. Now see below "From All Points."
  • From Western New York

    New York State Thruway to Exit 24. Continue on I-90 to I-787 northbound, to Route 7 east. Now see below "From All Points."
  • From the North

    Northway I-87 south to Exit 7, Route 7 east to Troy. Now see below "From All Points."

Travel Information

School address
285 Pawling Avenue, Troy, NY 12180

GPS coordinates
42° 42' 45.197748", -73° 39' 57.903444"

Airport Information
(166.47 miles)
(12.68 miles)

Train Service
Albany/Rensselaer Station (8.31 miles)
525 East Street, Rensselaer, NY 12144-2310

Taxi/Car service
Capitaland Taxi - Telephone: (518) 242-4222
- Telephone: (518) 235-8100

List of 2 items.

  • Accommodations

    *Corporate rates may be available. Please mention Emma Willard School when making your reservation.

    Gardner Farm Inn (1.4mi from campus)
    59 Brunswick Road
    Troy, NY 12180
    *Best Western Franklin Square Inn (2.46mi from campus)
    1 Fourth Street
    Troy, NY, 12180
    (518) 274-8800

    *Hilton Garden Inn (2.62mi from campus)
    235 Hoosick Street
    Troy, NY 12180
    (518) 272-1700

    *Holiday Inn Express (6.11mi from campus)
    8 Empire Drive
    Rensselaer, NY 12144
    (518) 286-1011
    Residence Inn Tech Valley by Marriott (6.79mi from campus)
    3 Tech Valley Drive
    East Greenbush, NY 12061
    (518) 720-3600

    *74 State (7.03mi from campus)
    74 State Street
    Albany, NY 12207
    (518) 434-7410

    *Hotel Albany (7.05 mi from campus)
    30 Lodge Street
    Albany, NY 12207
    (518) 462-6611

    The Morgan State House (7.62mi from campus)
    393 State St.
    Albany, NY 12210
    (518) 427-6060

    Century House Restaurant and Hotel (7.94mi from campus)
    997 New Loudon Road
    Latham, NY 12210
    (518) 785-0931

    Quality Inn and Suites (8.04mi from campus)
    611 Troy-Schenectady Road
    At intersection of Route 7 and I-87
    Latham, NY 12110
    (518) 785-5891

    The Desmond Hotel (10.27mi from campus, 1.78mi from Albany International Airport)
    600 Albany Shaker Road
    Albany, NY 12211
    (518) 869-8100

    Hotel Indigo (11mi from campus)
    661 Albany Shaker Road
    Latham, NY 12110

    Homewood Suites by Hilton (10.33mi from campus)
    216 Wolf Road
    Albany, NY 12205
    (518) 438-4300

    Holiday Inn (10.37mi from campus, 2.21mi from Albany International Airport)
    205 Wolf Road
    Albany, NY 12205
    (518) 458-7250   

    Courtyard by Marriott (10.58mi from campus)
    1455 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12206
    (518) 435-1600

    Courtyard by Marriott (10.66mi from campus)
    168 Wolf Road
    Albany, NY 12205
    (518) 482-8800

    TownePlace Suites Albany University Area (10.8 miles from campus)
    1379 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12206
    (518) 435-1900

    Fairfield Inn Albany University Area (10.8 miles from campus)
    1383 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12206
    (518) 435-1800

    Hilton Garden Inn (12.05mi from campus, 0.62mi from Albany International Airport)
    800 Albany Shaker Road
    Albany, NY 12211
    (518) 464-6666
  • Dining

    Ali Baba (2.21mi from campus) Mediterranean Cuisine
    2243 15th Street
    Troy, NY 12180
    (518) 273-11780

    Angelo’s 677 Prime (6.82mi from campus) Fine Dining Steak House
    677 Broadway
    Albany, NY 12207
    (518) 427-7463

    Browns Brewing Co. (2.74mi from campus) American Cuisine
    #419 477 River Street
    Troy, NY 12180
    (518) 273-2337     

    Café Cappricio (7.83mi from campus) Italian Cuisine
    49 Grand Street
    Albany, NY 12207
    (518) 465-0439
    Dinosaur Bar B Que (2.38mi from campus) American Cuisine
    377 River Street
    Troy, NY 12180
    (518) 308-0400

    El loco Mexican Cafe (8.56mi from campus) Mexican Cuisine
    465 Madison Avenue
    Albany, NY 12210
    (518) 436-1855

    Garlic Lovers Corner (3.35mi from campus) Greek/Mediterranean Cuisine
    235 North Greenbush Road
    Troy, NY 12180
    (518) 283-1621

    Hana Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar (12.84mi from campus) Japanese Cuisine
    1620 Western Ave
    Albany, NY 12203
    (518) 452-4262

    Illium Café (2.33mi from campus) Lunch/Deli
    9 Broadway
    Troy, NY 12180
    (518) 273-7700

    Jack’s Oyster House Inc. (7.23mi from campus) Fine Dining American Cuisine
    42 State Street
    Albany, NY 12207
    (518) 465-8854

    Karavalli (7.56mi from campus) Indian Cuisine
    Latham, NY 12110
    (518) 785-7660

    LaPerla Restaurant (9.13mi from campus) Italian Cuisine
    3016 NY Highway 43
    Averill Park, NY 12018
    (518) 674-3774

    Paolo Lombardis Ristorante (2.63mi from campus) Italian Cuisine
    104 West Sand Lake Road-Rt 150
    Wynantskill, NY 12198
    (518) 283-0202

    Plum Blossom (3.69mi from campus) Chinese Cuisine
    685 Hoosick Road
    Troy, NY 12180
    (518) 272-0036

    Roasted Red Pepper (5.56mi from campus) Lunch/Deli
    600 North Greenbush Road
    Rensselaer, NY 12144
    (518) 283-4485

    Sake Japanese Steak House (8.19mi from campus) Japanese Cuisine
    611 Troy Schenectady Rd
    Latham, NY 12110
    (518) 708-6975

    Villa Valenti (3.86mi from campus) Italian Cuisine
    369 West Sand Lake Rd
    Wynantskill, NY 12198
    (518) 283-1291

Campus Guide

From All Points*

From the Collar City Bridge heading east, follow Route 7 east (Hoosick St.) to fourth traffic light. Turn right onto 15th Street and follow it to the end past Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (approx. one mile). Turn left onto Route 2, then bear right onto Route 66 (Pawling Ave.) at the second traffic light. Emma Willard will be on your left (one mile) after the fourth traffic light at Maple Ave., marked by a wrought-iron fence. Continue along the front of campus past the fifth light (at Myrtle Ave.) to Massry Gate, the main campus entrance on Pawling Avenue, on your left.

Upon entering Massry Gate, bear right for visitor parking.
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Welcome to Emma Willard School, a private day and boarding high school for girls in Troy, NY, and a leader in girls' education for over 200 years.