As the weather turns and the new year approaches its time to think about the places you’ll go in 2018. Check out episode 4 and learn why Saratoga Springs offers the ultimate weekend experience! An exciting nightlife, budding food and beverage scene, and of course the track will give you plenty to do in the small bustling Upstate New York city!
So what makes Saratoga so unique? Well on top of what we already mentioned, Saratoga provides a unique blend of urban and suburban lifestyles all within a couple hour drive of the Adirondack High Peaks. Whether you’re looking to spend the day at the track and shopping or head up to the mountains to hike, Saratoga is the ideal place to be. This upstate city has been a summer destination for decades and for good reason. The oldest sporting venue in the United States? Check. Endless restaurants? Check. Craft breweries? Check.
So how has Saratoga Springs become the city you’ve come to love today?
History. Saratoga Springs has no shortage of it. If you’re interested in the historic hotels, victorian architecture, or horse racing then you’ve come to the right place. Travelers from downstate and all over the metro area have been visiting for years, using this as a place to escape the hustle of the city while still enjoying some of the urban luxuries offered. This is noticeable in many of the beautiful victorian estates and homes you’ll see in the local area. Walk down any street in Saratoga and there’s a good chance you’ll see a historic renovation taking place.
If you don’t believe us we’ve put together a list of 5 places to visit in Saratoga Springs for a trip you’ll always remember.
National Museum of Racing & Hall of Fame