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Planning a visit to Saratoga? Use this guide to see it all! Find the Saratoga lodging, restaurants, community information and activities that fit your lifestyle! Whether you are planning your next Saratoga Race Course summer season, or want to hit the trails in winter, you can find information on hotels, inns and resorts, restaurants, pubs and nightclubs as well as golf courses, shopping and day spas. Then browse Saratoga events, arts and entertainment, activities, attractions and more! For everything from travel and tourism information to locals finding the latest nightlife and news articles in Saratoga Springs, is your go-to source for the Spa City.


Relax & Renew at Saratoga Springs. The famed mineral springs of this historic city attracted Victorian society each summer to partake of curative waters, enjoy elegant resort living and cheer on their favorite horses at the Saratoga Racetrack. You too can enjoy the beauty of this charming city at the many fine inns, resorts and hotels located in the Saratoga area. Plan your escape today!


Monuments, Museums and Battlefields: Once you've relaxed, dined, danced, teed off and bet a Trifecta, you'll also want to discover the many museums and attractions throughout Saratoga County. Historians consider the crucial Battle of Saratoga the turning point in our War of Independence. At the Saratoga National Historic Park, you can relive the struggle of an emerging nation... more »


Saratoga: A Racing Tradition "And The Race Is Off!" - Every summer since 1863, visitors have flocked to the historic Saratoga Race Course for exciting thoroughbred horse racing (except 3 years during World War II). The popular Travers Stakes at Saratoga is the oldest major thoroughbred horse race in the US! Steeped in tradition, the racetrack is inextricably a part of Saratoga Springs making August in Saratoga the place to be... more about this year's Saratoga meet »

Downtown Saratoga

Cozy Shops & Eateries... Saratoga restaurants and bistros line the charming tree-lined streets of Downtown... the perfect spot to spend the day. Unique one-of-a-kind shops offer everything from designer clothing, fashionable shoes and hats to gourmet food, souvenirs and more. Art galleries on Broadway and in the Beekman Street area display their creative wares. And Congress Park's green spaces and paved walkways invite you to enjoy a casual stroll or a ride on the lovingly restored wooden carousel! more about downtown Saratoga Springs »


The Saratoga Performing Arts Center is an acoustically ideal outdoor amphitheater that has become as much a part of Saratoga's summer tradition as thoroughbred racing. Situated amid the beauty of Saratoga Spa State Park, SPAC is traditionally the summertime home of the NYC Ballet and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Popular performing artists, from every musical genre, play to sell out crowds, many enjoying the concert from 'the lawn' ...more » 5 Stars!
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Travers Day is Saturday!

Don't miss the legendary Travers Stakes! Saturday, August 23rd marks the oldest major thoroughbred race in America and most popular event in Saratoga!

2014 Travers Festival

It's the week leading up to Travers Stakes on Saturday, and the whole city is celebrating with live music and fun! Check out Travers Wine Tasting and all the events of the 2014 Travers Festival

The Famed Philadelphia Orchestra!

Enjoy the sophisticated side of Saratoga at the summer installment of the Philadelphia Orchestra at SPAC - now through Aug 23!

Travers Restaurant Week

Now through Thursday, enjoy Travers Restaurant Week with 3-course meals for just $18.64 -- the year of the first Travers!

20 Things To Do...

Check out 20 things to do.. UNDER $20! Use this guide to make your weekly plans and find yourself with a little extra cash in your wallet!

Ice Cream Eating Contest

The whole family can join in the fun at the Stewart's Shops Ice Cream Eating Contest at the Track this week to get a chance to win gift certificates for free ice cream at Stewart's!

$100 In Free Books!

Northshire Bookstore in Saratoga Springs, will be giving 3 lucky winners $100 gift cards to their Broadway store! Contest ends on Sept. 4th, 2014. Enter Now>>>

This Week's Giveaways!

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Upcoming Events

Travers 1864 Restaurant Week

Today until Thu, Aug 21, 2014

The 2014 Washington County Fair

Today until Sun, Aug 24, 2014

Stewart's Shops Ice Cream Eating Contest!


International Heritage Series: Asian-American Day!


Taste NY: Wine & Cheese

Thu, Aug 21, 2014

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Upcoming Nightlife Events

Live Music Downtown during Travers Festival

Today until Sat, Aug 23, 2014

Big Fez and The Surfmatics Live at The Parting Glass Pub


The Best Happy Hour in Saratoga at Chianti il Ristorante


BOGO Happy Hour with Free Food


DUO Special Happy Hour


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Lodging Specials

Union Gables Inn & Suites > Racing Season Package
Courtyard by Marriott - Saratoga Springs > Motivate Your Employees With a Trip to Saratoga Springs!
Lake George Escape Camping Resort > 3 nights RV Site for $99!
Boulders Resort and Cabins > Back To School Special
Saratoga Arms > Racing Season Daily Double
The Gold Eagle Housekeeping Cottages > Fourth of July through Labor Day Special
Alpine Lake RV Resort > Midweek Special - 20% Off
Christ the King Spiritual Life Center > FREE Breakfast with an Overnight Stay
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott > Wine Tasting Package

Local Coupons

Beaver Brook Outfitters > 10% Off at our canoe/kayak center
Crafters Gallery > Join our VIP Club for HUGE Discounts
Eazylift Stairlifts Wheelchair Lifts and Elevators > $100 Off The Purchase of Any Reclining Lift Chair
Value Van Taxi & Car Service > Fill our Van with 12 and receive 2 of them FREE
Hyatt Place Saratoga/Malta > Saratoga Race Course Package
Total Tan - Saratoga Springs > Sampler Special
Hands on Health and Wellness > $15.00 Off Your First Hour Massage
On The Go Concierge LLC > Free Consultation & Discount for New Customers
Spa Cascada, LLC > Summer Facial Specials
Saratoga Business Journal

GE Global Research Unit Creating Plant In Malta For Manufacturing Its Fuel Cells
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race horsesThe 2014 summer season of thoroughbred horse racing at Saratoga Race Course is here! Find special events, general info, and so much more.
Saratoga poolTake a dip, splash around, or sunbathe at one of Saratoga's amazing public pools: Victoria Pool and Peerless Pool. See cost and hours!
saratoga mineral springWant a tasting tour of the Saratoga mineral springs? Check out a map of the springs to find the perfect spot for you!
 Showcase of HomesGo on a tour inside 15 of the area's finest homes at the Annual Saratoga Showcase of Homes, running 3 weekends from late Sept through early Oct.
Horses racing at Saratoga Race CourseGet your season pass to Saratoga Race Course! Stewart's and NYRA partnered to offer this amazing deal!
FAB FIVE Winners are here! See the 5 best Saratoga venues by category -- decided by popular vote! Check out who won a 'Fab Five Award' for 2014!
Enter to win a $100 gift card to Northshire Books in Saratoga Springs. 3 Winners will be selected on Sept. 5th, 2014! Enter Now >>>
Enter to win a pair of 2014 Showcase of Homes tickets! See the most exceptional homes in the area! Enter now>>
Irish 2000 Music and Arts Festival returns this September! Enter for your chance to win 3 tickets for Friday Sept. 12! Enter here
Enter this contest for a chance to win 2 free registrations for the upcoming Insane Inflatable 5k in Albany, NY on September 13th!
Saratoga Lake smallYour guide to activities, lakeside restaurants, photos and more of the beautiful Saratoga Lake!
carouselA charming historic carousel lies on the perimeter of Congress Park in Saratoga Springs. Take the kids for a ride!
ConcertCraving some live music and entertainment? See what bands and shows are coming to Saratoga Springs in the Live Guide!

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