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Enjoy a Wide Variety of Outdoor Activities in Saratoga Springs & Nearby

The Saratoga Springs region perfectly combines the vibrancy of a small city with all the outdoor activities one would expect from an area located near the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. Enjoy four-seasons of outdoor fun throughout Saratoga and the Capital Region.

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Sunnyside Gardens
Saratoga Springs, NY
Visit the greenhouses at Sunnyside Gardens and hand-select plants and flowers to bring home with you. Don't forget to plan your family visit to Sunnyside for all your fall activities including cider donuts, hayrides, pumpkin picking, and more!
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Ellms Family Farm
Ballston Spa, NY
For old-fashioned fall activities kids of all ages will love, visit Ellms Family Farm over in Ballston Spa, NY. Create new memories and family traditions as you enjoy pumpkin picking, exploring a corn maze, more!
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Adirondack Adventure Center - ADK Tubing & Rafting Adventures
Lake Luzerne, NY
Looking for a great way to beat the heat with your family and friends? Adirondack Adventure Center provides guided lazy river tubing and whitewater rafting trips for all ages near Lake George.
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Kayak Shak
Saratoga Springs, NY
You don't have to go far to find paradise! We've got kayaks and paddleboards for you to explore this beautiful region by boat. We also offer Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Yoga! This is the perfect place to bring the family, or to get away from them! ;)
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Lake George Steamboat Company
Lake George, NY
The Lake George Steamboat Company offers a variety of cruises on 3 large ships: the Minne-Ha-Ha, the Mohican, and the Lac du Saint Sacrement.
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Olde Saratoga Farms
Schuylerville, NY
RN owned and operated facility. Promoting the passion of equestrian sports! That is our mission at Olde Saratoga Farms. Come Take riding lessons, learn hormanship, and chiropractics or give your kids a treat and let us host your next birthday party!
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Beaver Brook Outfitters
North Creek, NY
Ready for an outdoor adventure in the Adirondacks? Beaver Brook Outfitters offers a wide range of services at their four bases, including guided whitewater rafting trips, canoe and kayak rentals, and a winter sports rental shop.
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Lake Lonely Watersports
Saratoga Springs, NY
Located at the beautiful Lake Lonely in Saratoga Springs, NY, Lake Lonely Watersports is your one stop shop for kayak, stand up paddleboard, and jon boat rentals. Choose one of them and plan a fun-filled trip on the water!
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Bolton Boat Tours and Water Sports on Lake George
Diamond Point, NY
Bolton Boat Tours offers customizable boat trips on Lake George. Enjoy sightseeing, fishing, tubing, cliff jumping, and more family activities on beautiful Lake George! Come see why we're the highest rated private boat tours in the area.
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Ballooning Adventures
Glens Falls, NY
Experience makes the difference. View the Adirondacks as we fly quietly over the rolling countryside and historic villages. Pilot Mike Delsignore has been active in the sport for over 30 years here in the Adirondacks. Call today! 518-798-4143
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Ausable Chasm
Ausable Chasm, NY
Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks! Explore the depths of the chasm on up to five miles of scenic walking/hiking trails and a one-of-a-kind Riverwalk tour. FAMILY FRIENDLY!
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Liberty Ridge Farm
Schaghticoke, NY
Discover Upstate NY’s original agritourism experience at Liberty Ridge Farm in Schaghticoke! This local farm is a Capital Region destination for fall family fun and other seasonal activities like blueberry picking.
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The Saratoga National Golf Club
Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga National Golf Club offers a world-class golfing and dining experience with superior customer service. Every detail is taken care of for you the moment you step onto the course, and you're able to take advantage of a slew of amenities.
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Painted Pony Championship Rodeo
Lake Luzerne, NY
Painted Pony Championship Rodeo is an authentic western rodeo in Lake Luzerne, NY that provides fun for the whole family. Enjoy the BBQ, watch the rodeo, and have a memorable time!
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Brookhaven Golf Course
Porter Corners, NY
One of the most scenic golf courses in the Saratoga Springs area is Brookhaven Golf Course, located in Porter Corners, NY. This 18-hole golf course features beautiful views of the lower Adirondacks and is great for players of all skill levels.
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CV Golf
Middle Grove, NY
CV Golf offers training, club fitting/repair, and golf services year round! Need instruction choose from range, course, or studio. We do "House Calls" to bring instruction to you.
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Sacandaga Outdoor Center
Hadley, NY
Located just minutes from Lake George and Saratoga Springs, Sacandaga Outdoor Center boasts the best location on the river. Where the Hudson and Sacandaga Rivers meet in Hadley, NY, you’ll find the best rafting, tubing and kayaking around!
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Salvi Aquatic Boat Rentals
Saratoga Springs, NY
Rent a boat on the beautiful Saratoga Lake! We offer pontoon boat rentals and have been helping families have fun on the water since 2016! We love posting photos of our happy customers!
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Airway Meadows Golf Club
Gansevoort, NY
Airway Meadows Golf Club was named "Course of the Year" by the New York Golf Course Owner's Association!
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SaratogaGolf.com
For more information on golfing in the Saratoga Region
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Yankee Boating Center
Diamond Point, NY
Looking to spend a day on the waters of Lake George? Rent a boat from Yankee Boating Center in Diamond Point! The company offers boat rentals, a full-service marina for all your needs, and a showroom where you can browse new and pre-owned vessels.
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Haunted Saratoga Ghost Tours
Come and take a walk with Haunted Saratoga Ghost Tours and hear the stories that have lived on in Saratoga Springs for hundreds of years. You'll be enchanted, entertained, and maybe just a little bit scared.
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J.L. Knight & Son Family Farm
Burnt Hills, NY
Family-owned since 1907, we invite you to come and visit our new farm stand, where we offer 12 varieties of apples including Honeycrisp, Gala, McIntosh, Macoun, peaches, plums, pears & more. Stop by this Fall to see what we have to offer!
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Congress Park Tours
Saratoga Springs, NY
There's no better way to experience and learn about Saratoga than on a guided walking tour through Congress Park! Embark on this leisurely, 90-minute, 1/2-mile walking tour and learn about the history of the Spa City from an experienced guide.
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Into the Woods Farm & Goat Yoga In The Woods NY
Middle Grove, NY
Into The Woods Farm is a small educational farm situated in the Adirondack foothills in the town of Middle Grove, NY, just 25 minutes from downtown Saratoga Springs. We offer all season programming including goat yoga & hikes/snowshoe/Farm adventures
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Saratoga Lake Equestrian Center
Mechanicville, NY
Saratoga Lake Equestrian Center is conveniently located 15 minutes form Saratoga Springs and Clifton Park. Our site features 55+ acres of groomed marked trails. We offer a friendly atmosphere for both young students and adult riders.
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Battenkill Valley Outdoors
Cambridge, NY
Located less than an hour from Saratoga Springs, come paddle the pristine Battenkill. We rent canoes, kayaks, tubes, and rafts. Shuttle services are also available for those who have their own equipment.
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Circle B Ranch
Chestertown, NY
Circle B Ranch is a family-owned and operated ranch offering trail rides, riding lessons, sleigh rides, Carriage and hay rides. Enjoy unparalleled Adirondack views with your experienced guide - there are even pony rides available for the little ones
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Saratoga Springs Food Tours
Saratoga Springs, NY
Whether you're a local or a visitor you'll be sure to thoroughly enjoy Saratoga Springs Food Tours. Learn about the best specialty food locations and local restaurants, and gain even further knowledge about Saratoga's exciting neighborhoods.
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Leaf Air LLC
Queensbury, NY
Leaf Air provides quality scenic flights and flight instruction throughout the Glens Falls, Saratoga and Lake George area. We provide this service in the safety proven Cessna 172 aircraft.
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North Country Heli-Flite
Fort Ann, NY
Whether it's a two hour ride around the Adirondacks with a loved one or a quick look around Lake George or Southern Vermont's Green Mountain Region, North Country Heli-Flite is just the place for you.
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Bolton Boat Rentals
Bolton Landing, NY
There is no better place to boat than Lake George, and no better way to do it than with one of our rental boats. We are your starting point for experiencing beautiful Lake George!
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Adirondack Cruise & Charter Co.
Saratoga Springs, NY
Discover Saratoga's best kept secret - Saratoga Lake - while aboard one of Adirondack Cruise & Charter Co.'s two beautiful vessels. The company offers private charters and a variety of specialty cruises that are perfect for friends and families.
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Golf World Driving Range & Golf Instruction
Saratoga Springs, NY
Open for 2021. Please comply with distancing & gathering regulations! Balls retrievable from dispenser on tee line everyday dawn - dark. Lessons available all ages & skill levels. Operations building opens mid April (weather dependent) for assistance
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Schuyler Farms
Schuylerville, NY
Bring the whole family to enjoy the haunted corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin patch, interactive station where you can pan for fossils and gemstones, farm animals, our own cider donuts, and other delicious treats at Schuyler Farms.
Saratoga Spa Golf Course
Saratoga Springs, NY
Nestled in Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Spa Golf Course features an 18-hole championship course and a 9-hole, par 3 course.
Walking Tours of Saratoga Race Course
Saratoga Springs, NY
Learn about 150+ years of history during one of Saratoga Race Course's Walking Tours. Tours are available each racing day during the summer meet. Contact the New York Racing Association for more information.
McGregor Links Country Club
Wilton, NY
McGregor Links Country Club is home to one of the most challenging golf courses in the Saratoga area.
DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards
Halfmoon, NY
DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards is an apple orchard and country store offering u-pick apples, fresh produce, baked goods, gift baskets, and during the summer, incredible ice cream at Rainbow Delights! Create lifelong memories at this local family farm.
Adirondack Balloon Flights by SunKiss Ballooning
Experience counts & with over 30 years + 3,000+ trips, Adirondack Balloon Flights by SunKiss Ballooning iis recognized as the premier hot air balloon ride company in the Capital Region. Book your flight today!
Tours of Yaddo Gardens
Saratoga Springs, NY
Drop in on Saturdays and Sundays from late June - Labor Day for tours of the beautiful and historic Yaddo Gardens. Ghost tours are also offered on Tuesday evenings in July and August, and on Fridays and Sundays in October. Call ahead to confirm.
Saratoga Golf & Polo Club
Saratoga Springs, NY
The Saratoga Golf & Polo Club is a traditional, family-oriented, and member-owned private club in Saratoga Springs featuring a nine-hole golf course, tennis facilities, and more.
The Ballston Spa Country Club Inc.
Ballston Spa, NY
The Ballston Spa Country Club is a member-owned, semi-private club that's located just minutes from Saratoga Springs and downtown Ballston Spa. They offer a golfing experience that will challenge and reward golfers of all skill levels.
Pioneer Hills Golf Course
Ballston Spa, NY
Nestled in Saratoga County between majestic pines and abundant wetlands, Pioneer Hills Golf Course features a challenging 18 hole, par 70 golf course. They also offer a pro shop, practice facilities, and on-site restaurant.
Engelke Farm
Troy, NY
Engelke Farm is a family owned and operated vegetable and fruit farm featuring a nursery, pumpkin patch, hayrides, pick your own produce, a corn maze, and more!
Saratoga Lake Golf Club
Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga Lake Golf Club is located minutes from Saratoga Springs and Clifton Park (at the south end of Saratoga Lake). They are a premier golf course and driving range facility.
Lake George Shoreline Cruise
Lake George, NY
Come enjoy a memorable cruise surrounded by the spectacular Adirondacks and the sparkling blue waters just off our shores. Whether aboard the beautiful Horicon or the new Adirondac, you will experience Lake George as it was meant to be seen!
Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center
Saratoga Springs, NY
Find information you need about local history, walking tours, community resources and attractions.
Saratoga Apple, Inc.
Schuylerville, NY
Open year round, Saratoga Apple is the place to go to pick your own apples or buy a variety of other farm products. The Darrows have been growing apples for five generations, using low-spray techniques and micronutrient fertilization.
Riverview Orchards
Rexford, NY
Pick your own apples at Riverview Orchards, located in Rexford, NY. In addition to the orchard, the property features a well-stocked country store.
Eagle Crest Golf Club
Clifton Park, NY
Eagle Crest Golf Club in Clifton Park, NY, is home to an 18-hole, par 72 championship golf course. They also offer golf instruction and food and drinks inside their tavern.
Saratoga Mineral Water Tours
Saratoga Springs, NY
Take an informational tour of Saratoga Springs' famed mineral waters led by Trent Millet. You're sure to enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime, comprehensive tour.
Sand Flats Orchard LLC
Fonda, NY
Sand Flats Orchard in Fonda, NY, offers u-pick and picked apples, cider, pumpkins, squash, cider doughnuts, pies, fudge, and more. Take a tractor ride, go through an educational corn maze, meet farm animals, and have fun with the whole family.
Borden's Orchard
Schaghticoke, NY
Borden's is a seventh generation family-owned orchard and dairy farm. They have a farm store that is open year-round, so stop by and purchase a bag of apples, cider, and other products.
McWhorter's Orchard
Argyle, NY
Stop by McWhorter's Orchard in Argyle, NY during the fall for apple picking, pumpkins, cider donuts, a petting zoo, and more!
Holland Meadows Golf Course
Gloversville, NY
Holland Meadows Golf Course in Gloversville, NY, features an 18-hole executive course, a driving range, pro shop, indoor golf facility, and a clubhouse.