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Ready for a week of non-stop action? Here’s an eight-day sampling of suggestions for Saratoga attractions and excitement appealing to the spirited and the adventurous.

Day One: Broadway, Downtown Saratoga Springs.  The best place to start in Saratoga is on the main thoroughfare of excitement and activity in Saratoga Springs - Broadway.  Explore an array of unique one-of-a-kind shops and boutiques, art galleries, bookstores and shopping, and enough restaurants to encourage you to bring an empty stomach! Take time to check out Congress Park and the many forms of artwork that are cleverly displayed along this legendary stretch of the Spa City!

Day Two: A day at the races! What says Saratoga more than a day at the races? With its rich history and exciting action, this place is sure to please the avid race fan as well as the first-time track visitor. The Saratoga Racetrack runs from the end of July through August…

Day Three: The Saratoga Auto Museum.  Located on the State Park grounds, the museum building once housed one of the bottling plants for Saratoga’s famous water! Extremely cool for anyone who loves cars…sweet classics, vintage race cars, amazing exhibits that include rare automobiles like Charles Lindbergh’s 1928 Franklin Airman.

Day Four: The Tang - Skidmore's fine art museum located right on the Skidmore College campus is an impressive collection of permanent works as well as constantly changing exhibitions throughout the year. ..trendy, contemporary, and vibrant.

Day Five: Saratoga Casino and Raceway, -- this is your place, with slots and other gaming happening in here, there is sure to be something for the average risk taker! Not to be missed: the Vapor Nightclub and Lounge with great entertainment and special events.

Day Six: Caroline Street -- Here's the Saratoga Nightlife! Caroline Street has a host of establishments for great dining, entertainment, dancing and just having a great time with friends. From the laid back, to the sophisticated, to the ardent dancer, Caroline Street has long offered something for every night owl!

 Day Seven: Day Trip to Lake George. Nestled in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, Lake George is the perfect place to spend the day. Hailed by many as "The Queen of American Lakes", it is one of the most beautiful lakes in the country. Located only 25 minutes north of Saratoga, Lake George offers parasailing, waterskiing, shopping, great restaurants and an active nightlife!

Day Eight:  Beekman Street Art District. Tucked back on the west side of Saratoga just a bit “off Broadway” is Beekman Street, Saratoga’s newest art district. Hail a pedi-cab for the short jaunt to this vibrant and eclectic neighborhood, with a burgeoning choice of coffee shops, galleries, and other unique businesses.

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