While You're Here For Business, Take Some Time Out To Play!
Visiting Saratoga for business? You've come to the right place! Saratoga.com lets you in on the top 10 things to see and do while you're in Saratoga for business. This action-packed Saratoga business itinerary will help you discover the best of the Spa City and still make it back in time to catch your flight!
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Explore The Spa City...
Downtown Saratoga Springs.
Browsing downtown Saratoga Springs is an adventure all its own, with unique shops, sites and restaurants to discover around every corner. Broadway is the center of excitement and activity in Saratoga Springs, but you will also find treasures along Caroline and Beekman Street
, including art galleries, great eateries, one-of-a-kind boutiques, popular nightlife venues and much more.
Saratoga Race Course
If you're visiting during the July and August racing season, a visit to the famed Saratoga Race Track is a must. It's exciting to watch (and wager a few bets on) the beautiful thoroughbreds as they race throughout the day. The Saratoga Race Course is much of the reason why Saratoga Springs is such a well-known tourist hot spot. Come see what all the fuss is about!
Saratoga Casino & Raceway
Even if you don't visit during the summer racing season, you can get your thrills from catching live harness racing and fabulous video gaming at the Saratoga Casino & Raceway instead. There you'll also find the popular Vapor Night Club where you can spice things up with some dancing each evening.
Saratoga Springs is home to some of the best restaurants in the entire North East, including Chianti, Forno Toscano,
Wheatfield's, Longfellow's, Prime at Saratoga National, Catherine's in the Park, Panza's, the Olde Bryan Inn and so many others. Try at least two or three restaurants out during your business stay, and you're sure to be back again soon! See more restaurant options.
Spas & Mineral Baths
A visit to Saratoga is never complete without a trip to a local spa! The city was made famous by its natural spring waters, which are believed to have powerful healing properties. So go for a soak in a Saratoga mineral bath, or indulge yourself in a full-service spa treatment - and discover the wonderful waters of Saratoga!
What would a business trip be without a great golf game? Saratoga is home to many award-winning golf courses where you will find a mix of challenge and leisure in a great environment. Even if you're not up on your golf game, mini golf can be a great way to unwind and just have fun.
Take time to check out Congress Park in the heart of downtown Saratoga Springs. Make your way down winding paths through gardens, art displays, fountains and other attractions. Don't forget to stop by the Congress Spring for an invigorating gulp of fresh mineral spring water!
Saratoga Spa State Park
No matter what season you are in Saratoga for business, there is plenty of activity to enjoy at Saratoga Spa State Park. From outdoor sports, including swimming, tennis and golf, to exploring fabulous sites like the National Museum of Dance and Roosevelt Baths - there's so much to discover at Saratoga Spa State Park!
Bars & Pubs
Sometimes the best cure for a long business day is a nice, refreshing drink. Discover the many great Saratoga taverns and bars where you can get a cold one to help you unwind and meet new people.
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
If you have the chance, catch a show or festival at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC). This outdoor amphitheatre is unique and worth discovering, bringing world-class acts and music groups to Saratoga Springs. There are also plenty of annual events that are hosted at SPAC throughout the year.