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Visiting Saratoga Springs on a Budget: Have Fun Without Spending All Your Money

Planning a trip to Saratoga Springs but worried the Spa City will put a strain on your wallet? You can enjoy Saratoga's Gilded Age glamour, famed mineral springs, and vibrant culture without breaking the bank. Check out our guide below to find budget accommodations, cheap eats, and affordable activities you can bet on to make your visit to Saratoga a success.

a walkway in a public park
As you plan your next budget-friendly day in Saratoga, consider adding these activities and restaurants to your list.
korean tacos with lime slices
Get a taste of Saratoga with these restaurants where you can can find delicious entrees under $15.
two beds in a hotel room
Don't want to spend all your vacation funds on hotels? Find places to stay that won't hurt your wallet.
two cannons pointed toward scenic landscape
Ready to have some fun in Saratoga? Here are 20 things to do under $20 to get you started!
hathorn spring
Go on a self-guided tour to taste Saratoga's famous mineral water at each of the 21 active mineral springs.
congress park pond fountain
Experience Saratoga's natural beauty and find the perfect place to enjoy a picnic with the family.
brown's beach
For a small admission fee, spend the day swimming and sunbathing at Brown's Beach on Saratoga Lake.
peerless pool
Beat the heat at the Peerless Pool in Saratoga Spa State Park. There is a seasonal entrance fee into the park, but pool admission is free.
welcome to saratoga statue
Searching for something to do? Check out these free events happening in and around Saratoga.
concert in congress park
For a fun and affordable evening, attend free live music during the annual Summer Concert Series in Congress Park.

This guide is sponsored by Saratoga County Tourism. Note: The opinions expressed in this guide are those of the authors. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions or view of Saratoga County Tourism or its members.