Fall is one of the best seasons to visit Saratoga Springs. Crisp, cool air and autumn leaves slowly changing around the town; the beauty only begins there. Saratoga comes alive in the fall, and there's so much to see and do! There are innumerable forests, alive with the colors of autum, nature trails to walk, foods to eat, and mountains to climb, with views sure to take your breath away.
Visit some of the Saratoga area's best apple orchards and harvest some sweet, crunchy apples or enjoy a savory cup of hot apple cider and an apple cider doughnut or two.
Hike in Saratoga Spa State park and explore the numerous trails. Walk through arches of vivid colors and soak in the beautiful and remarkable surroundings. Enjoy a stroll around town and let your gaze wander to the historical homes and architecture throughout. Saratoga Springs is full of history waiting to be explored!
If it's raining, don't worry, Saratoga makes rainy days entertaining! Explore some of the many museums found throughout Saratoga including the National Museum of Dance. You could also head to a local bakery or cafe, sit down to a book and a pastry at Mrs. London's or enjoy a hearty sandwich and good company at Putnam Market.
If you're in Saratoga for Halloween, you'll be in for a treat! (And maybe a trick or two). The Saratoga Fall Festival is an annual weekend long fall event full of family, fun, and food. Saratoga comes alive to celebrate the best of fall and spectators can enjoy a variety of activities from magic shows and pony rides to cupcake decorating and spooky trolley rides.The weekend culminates with the long standing costume parade!
Each fall, Saratoga also hosts the OktoBEERfest. Enjoy an afternoon to celebrate fall with authentic German food, craft beers, German entertainment and live music, games, contests and more! Many regional breweries will be in attendance to present a sampling of their finest seasonal craft beers. The OktoBEERfest promises a day of fun for the entire family.
Whatever your tastes, Saratoga Springs during autumn is sure to have something for everyone to enjoy!
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