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Saratoga Springs
Travel Guide

Saratoga Springs showing a park as well as a family

Famous for therapeutic waters and summer horse racing events, this attractive New York city also charms with its cultural activities and outdoor pursuits.

Art, history, sport, nature and relaxation make Saratoga Springs a must-visit vacation destination. Enjoy its ancient mineral springs, historic battleground, art district and one of the country’s most important horse races.

The mineral waters of Saratoga Springs have been soothing travelers for more than 200 years. Spread across the city, each has a slightly different chemical composition. Fill your water bottle with the iron-rich water of the Old Red Spring. Go to Saratoga Spa State Park to bathe in the waters of Roosevelt Baths and Spa, built over an underground spring.

The park features many other recreational activities. Hurl your body down water slides at the Peerless Pool Complex, improve your swing on the 18-hole golf course and walk or cycle along the trails. During spring and fall, see migratory birds in the park’s wetlands. When the snow falls, ski across 12 miles (19 kilometers) of cross-country trails.

Saratoga Springs’ many cultural institutions add to its charm. Learn about the city’s past at the Saratoga History Museum. Tour the Saratoga Springs National Historic Park, where the 1777 Battle of Saratoga took place. Here, the Americans won a decisive victory against the British in the American Revolutionary War.

Stroll around Beekman Street Art District. This three-block area is a mix of art galleries, artists’ studios, trendy bistros and restaurants. Treat the kids to an afternoon of hands-on fun at the Children’s Museum at Saratoga. Catch a show at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center where the New York City Ballet and the Philadelphia Orchestra perform.

Every summer thousands of race fans descend on the Saratoga Race Course for horse racing season. Before the main races start, enjoy a breakfast buffet at the track and watch horses working out. Across from the race track, visit the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame.

The varied outdoor and indoor attractions of Saratoga Springs make it a popular vacation spot for New Yorkers. The Big Apple is less than four hours away.

Saratoga Casino Hotel
Saratoga Casino Hotel
4 out of 5
342 Jefferson St, Saratoga Springs, NY
The price is Rs9,165 per night from 2 May to 3 May
Situated in Saratoga Springs, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Saratoga Harness Museum and Saratoga Casino and Raceway. Saratoga Race Course and Saratoga ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (988 reviews)
"Beautiful Hotel, clean and excellent staff. Loved the fire pit outside pool area and the pool. Wished the hot tub was in service and still uncertain why it wasn’t as it was hot. Wished Starbucks had been open as the hotel coffee wasn’t fresh roasted taste that I prefer. otherwise beds comfortable ..."

Reviewed on 14 Apr 2021

Saratoga Casino Hotel
Embassy Suites Saratoga Springs
Embassy Suites Saratoga Springs
3.5 out of 5
86 Congress St, Saratoga Springs, NY
The price is Rs7,862 per night from 25 Apr to 26 Apr
Located in the heart of Saratoga Springs, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Congress Park, Saratoga Race Course and Skidmore College. Saratoga Casino and ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (925 reviews)
"we love everything clean decor politely people close to city within walking distance beautiful places"

Reviewed on 19 Apr 2021

Embassy Suites Saratoga Springs
Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs, an IHG Hotel
3 out of 5
232 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
The price is Rs7,754 per night from 25 Apr to 26 Apr
Located in the heart of Saratoga Springs, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Congress Park and Saratoga Race Course. Saratoga Casino and Raceway and Skidmore ...
4.2/5Excellent! (952 reviews)
"They were very friendly and the rooms were clean."

Reviewed on 17 Apr 2021

Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs, an IHG Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Adirondack Gateway RV Resort &Campground
Adirondack Gateway RV Resort &Campground
2.5 out of 5
427 Fortsville Road, Gansevoort, NY
Situated in Gansevoort, this cottage is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Moreau Lake State Park and within 6 miles (10 km) of Moreau Recreational Park and Cooper’s Cave. ...
4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)
Convenient to Lake George/Saratoga Springs.
"The cabin was spacious, clean and stocked with plates, silverware and cooking pans. If you have children there is a nice outdoor pool to occupy them. However, if you are looking for privacy, I would recommend a different property. The location is mostly long term travel trailer set ups and the sites ..."

Reviewed on 25 Aug 2018

Adirondack Gateway RV Resort &Campground
Tentrr - Runamuk Farm- Campsite
Tentrr - Runamuk Farm- Campsite
2 out of 5
143 Tingue Road, Greenwich, NY
Situated in Greenwich, this campsite is 4.1 mi (6.5 km) from Willard Mountain and within 20 miles (32 km) of Grafton Lakes State Park and Bennington College. ...
Tentrr - Runamuk Farm- Campsite
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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17 Apr 2019

Lovely, quiet town full of great shops.

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