If you're a horse lover, chances are you've heard of Saratoga Springs, New York. This prosperous city south of Adirondack Park is renowned for its racetrack, which is one of the oldest in the country, dating from 1863. It's also known as the Spa City for the mineral springs that trace the region. For over 200 years, people have come to relax in the healing waters. Search for the best Saratoga Springs hotels and vacation packages to Saratoga Springs today!
Out and About in Saratoga Springs
If your visit falls in or around August, you might be lucky enough to catch an exciting race at the historic Saratoga Race Course. Never fear if you missed the season—there are a multitude of other activities to enjoy. Just down the street from the racetrack, you can explore equestrian history at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. You can also get your fill of relaxing or energizing activities at Saratoga Spa State Park, which features mineral spring pools, jogging trails, and a variety of cultural centers. Catch a show at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, or explore the history of cars at the Saratoga Automobile Museum.
Eating and Drinking
If your explorations leave you famished, check out the culinary offerings in town that range from American to international and casual to upscale; the majority of restaurants can be found on or nearby Broadway. You will find dozens of culinary options; just take a stroll to see what appeals to you! Many hotels in Saratoga Springs are also located along the main drag; you can safely eat yourself into a food coma knowing your hotel is just steps away. Also, don't miss the Saratoga Farmers Market, which is open year-round in High Rock Park. Here you can access a rich diversity of locally sourced produce ranging from fresh veggies to artisanal soaps.
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