What to Do in Saratoga When It's Below 0 Degrees During Winter
It's an unfortunate reality that during the winter months, temperatures in Saratoga sometimes drop below freezing and can even go subzero. However, there are plenty of temptations that can lure you out of the house, even when it's too cold to enjoy winter's many outdoor activities. Here's what you should do when the temperature slides below your comfort zone.
Taste the Region's Local Craft Beverages
Saratoga is home to a number of different tasting rooms, breweries, and wineries that are perfect places to visit on a cold winter day. You can look for a new favorite or just enjoy trying a variety of drinks. They may even have some seasonal releases and special available.
Explore a Unique Museum and Discover Something New
Spend a cold winter day perusing through your favorite Saratoga museum, or make a day of "museum crawling" to see how many you can go to! Whether you're interested in contemporary art, automobiles, or military history, there's a local museum or learning center for you.
You might try:
- National Museum of Racing & Hall of Fame
- The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum & Art Gallery
- Saratoga Automobile Museum
- New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center (Closed until early 2023 for renovations)
View a list of Saratoga area museums »
Get Crafty at an Art Studio
Ever toyed with the idea of an art project, or wanted to attend a paint and sip class? Winter is the perfect time for artsy, indoor activities! Get your DIY on - you might surprise yourself with the creation you come up with.
Take a class at one of these art studios and centers:
Find more art studios in the region »
Warm Up With Body Electric Pilates
If you're looking for ways to warm up and stay fit during the cold weather, check out Body Electric Pilates in downtown Saratoga. The studio offers both group mat classes and individual private instruction to people of all levels and abilities. Spend the winter strengthening your body and warm up with this awesome workout!
Sip a Hot Beverage at a Coffee Shop
Saratoga is full of coffee shops that can provide you with coffee, tea, hot chocolate, espresso, or virtually any other warm beverage you can imagine. Sipping something warm will heat you from the inside out and can give you the caffeine boost you need to get through these long, cold winter days.
Try one of these local Saratoga cafes:
- Country Corner Cafe
- Sweet Mimi's Cafe & Bakery
- Uncommon Grounds
See more Saratoga area cafes and coffee shops »
Try a New Place to Eat
There are so many great eateries in Saratoga where you can grab a warm bowl of soup or other wintertime comfort food. And, bonus - several restaurants in the area offer cozy fireplaces to warm up next to.
Here are some suggestions to get you started: