Things to Do in Saratoga Springs

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Saratoga Springs Travel

Famous for its popular horse racing track and performing arts center, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., also has all of the comforts of a small town. Residents enjoy the laid back pace of bucolic upstate New York while relishing cultural and historic attractions typically found in bustling urban locales. This guide shows you how to enjoy Saratoga Springs travel year-round.

Things to Do in Saratoga Springs

You'd be hard pressed to find a small city with as many unique attractions and options as Saratoga. The famous racetrack is only the tip of the iceberg, as fans of the arts and dance already know. Read on to discover fun things to do in Saratoga Springs.

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In the mid-19th century, Saratoga Springs was a spa town that enticed wealthy visitors with mineral springs.
SPAC (Saratoga Performing Arts Center) typically hosts three weeks of performances by the New York City Ballet in July, but only two weeks of shows were held this year because of the recession.
This year, the Saratoga Race Track opens for the season on July 29 and closes Sept. 7.

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Saratoga Springs Transportation

Charming and anything but overwhelming, Saratoga Springs is an enjoyable city to explore on foot or otherwise. Learn how to make your way from the racetrack to the art galleries and beyond with tips on Saratoga Springs transportation from the sites below.

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Saratoga is not too large or difficult to navigate on foot once you've reached Broadway (Route 9), the main road from which many attractions and eateries are accessible.

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Saratoga Springs Hotels

Looking for a rental near the racetrack or a cottage away from the center of the city? Find Saratoga Springs hotels that suit your particular vacation needs with the sites in this section.

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When beginning your search for a place to stay in Saratoga Springs, contact the Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau for advice and lodging recommendations.
Apartment and home rentals can sometimes be more affordable than hotels for lengthier stays, and may be closer to the racetrack. Try community sites like Craigslist for listings in Saratoga Springs and the surrounding area.
Use findingDulcinea's Travel Web guide for the best accommodation search Web sites.

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