Looking for things to do over this uncharacteristically warm holiday break in Saratoga? While your plans of ice skating outdoors and hitting the slopes may not be able to happen, there are several other great things to do in Spa City while you’re off for the holidays. Take a look at our top picks:
1. Explore a Museum
Saratoga Springs is known for its history, so why not check out a museum this week? You can find museums for car enthusiasts to dance lovers to history buffs! Take a look at the list of museums in the area, you’ll be glad you did!
2. Visit the Battlefield
Take advantage of the warm weather and take a stroll through the historic and beautiful Battle of Saratoga battlefield. Start out your visit at the Visitor’s Center to check out artifacts and browse through several displays including interactive maps before exploring the battlefield. Trace through the soldiers’ footsteps and prepare to be in awe of your surroundings!
3. See a Comedy Show
Check out The Comedy Works on Broadway this Saturday evening and get ready to laugh! Schenectady native Dan Frigolette and guests will take the stage for an evening filled with hilarious stand-up.
4. Take a Hike
Who knows how much longer we’ll have this warm weather! Take a walk through one of the hiking and nature trails in the Saratoga area. From the Bog Meadow Trail to the Orra Phelps Nature Preserve, you’ll be glad you took advantage of this not-so-snowy holiday break.
5. Plan a Scavenger Hunt
Whether you have a group of kids, a group of adults, or both to entertain, a scavenger hunt around Saratoga is the perfect way to entertain guests of all ages! Your clues could lead to objects or pieces of information that your scavengers have to piece together. There are also several Saratoga-centric themes to choose from including horses, history, dance and more. Saratoga is a walkable city, which makes it the perfect place to collect information or pictures along the way.