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How to Spend Valentine's Day in the Spa City

Celebrate Valentine's Day with your special someone in Saratoga Springs! There is nothing more romantic than this charming Victorian city.

Whether you're planning a weekend getaway for the holiday or just looking to surprise your sweetie with a fun day together, this itinerary can help give you an idea for creating the perfect Valentine's Day in Saratoga. From locals to out-of-towners, there are plenty of options for everyone.

Rise & Shine at a Local Coffee Shop

chocolate crepesCrepes from Ravenous

Start your day at a local coffee shop with a scrumptious breakfast together - don't be afraid to go sweet for this holiday! Think pastries, scones, or crepes, and pair with a coffee or hot chocolate.

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Take a Scenic Drive Around Saratoga

houses in the snowPhoto credit: SaratogaPhotographer.com

Check out the gorgeous and historic Victorian homes in the city. Must-see streets are: North Broadway, Lake Avenue (between Broadway and East Avenue), Circular Street (Batcheller Mansion Inn), Union Avenue, East Avenue (between Union Avenue and Lake Avenue), Nelson Avenue (between Union Avenue and Lake Avenue), 5th Avenue, Madison Avenue, and Caroline Street (particularly between Regent Street and East Avenue).

Go Shopping Downtown

storefront with Valentine's Day clothes and displayCaroline & Main

Peruse through the many boutiques and shops in downtown Saratoga for one-of-a-kind treasures to bring back home and remember your special day. From specialty foods to clothing to Saratoga-specific memorabilia there's something for every couple.

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Relax at the Spa

a lounge at a spaRoosevelt Baths & Spa

Couples massage, anyone? Men and women alike love to wind down and relax with a rejuvenating massage. You could also check out a mineral bath with the rich mineral waters Saratoga Springs is known for.

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Enjoy a Long Stroll or Do Something Outdoors

Hall of Springs in the winter with snowPhoto credit: SaratogaPhotographer.com

Take time to slow down and enjoy each other on a stroll through a local park. Ask a passerby to snap a photo of you two to remember the day by! Feeling more active? Pick up the pace with a cross-country skiing or snowshoeing adventure.

Choose a Saratoga park to explore »

Sit Down to a Meal for Two

steak and lober dinnerMorton's Steakhouse

No matter what kind of ambiance you're going for, from cozy and rustic to intimate and sophisticated, Saratoga has it all. Try a new restaurant for this holiday, or revisit a favorite. Either way, make sure to call for reservations!

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Stay In for a Romantic Night

hotel room with two glasses of wine on the bedSaratoga Arms

You could always stay in at home - or, rekindle your romance at a Saratoga hotel or bed and breakfast. Many offer special romance packages this time of year that include flowers, chocolates, champagne, or even coupons for a massage or spa treatment.

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See the six most romantic restaurants in Saratoga »

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