Union is close to a major airport and train and bus stations, and there are a variety of accommodations near campus. Downtown Schenectady, just a short walk away, has many restaurants with a range of casual, ethnic and gourmet cuisines.
The Capital District is brimming with young people (more than 55,000 college students live here) and offers arts, culture, shopping and recreation. Need more? New York City and Boston are three hours away by car, and Montreal, four.