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Saratoga Horse Racing Travel
Saratoga is a stimulating yet relaxing destination any time of year, but never more so than during racing season. Every summer, ravenous horse racing fans flood Saratoga Springs, but your visit doesn't have to be overwhelming. Use this guide to learn about Saratoga's racing venues and places to stay, and get insider tips for how to get the most from the city.
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Before you rush to book the first available room, have a look at our insider tips and picks for less crowded, off the beaten path hotels in Saratoga that are just close enough to the racing action.
Saratoga Springs hotels and roadways are understandably packed during racing season. By staying at a hotel a bit further away but still easily accessible via highway, you'll have a less stressful trip.
The Century House
The Century House is a good choice if you're flying into Albany International Airport, and is within 20 minutes of Saratoga by way of Routes 9 and 7. The hotel also has an intriguing history.
Hampton Inn of Clifton Park
Hampton Inn of Clifton Park is a reliable choice of hotel just far enough (about 15 minutes) from the race day excitement of Saratoga.
The Desmond Hotel
The Desmond Hotel in Albany is a moderately priced yet luxurious hotel about 24 miles from the racetrack via the New York State Thruway.
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