Travel Information & Trip Planning for Saratoga, New York,
Covering Zip Code 12866
New York's Saratoga Region.
When you visit Saratoga Springs you realize
what people from generations ago saw in the area to make it
a summer destination starting in the 1800's. Lush, green
trees as far as the eyes can see protect the countryside,
while Saratoga Lake protrudes from the landscape, offering
shimmering reflections of the shoreline. Closer
to town you come across local landmarks that bridge the 19th
century to the 21st century. You'll see
historic Saratoga Race Track and the recently constructed
Racino. And on Broadway you'll see some of the charming
hotels from the past still standing next to modern day
Saratoga Springs is a great place, and now
is a great time to visit the area. You'll find a tight-knit
community among the locals that welcomes visitors with open
arms. You'll enjoy walking through downtown Saratoga, stopping
by Congress Park to take a break in the sun, and stopping into
an ice cream parlor when you're done to cool off.
For 6 weeks in the summer
the Saratoga Race Track
is open, and
there is no other place like it. Whether it's the excitement,
entertainment or people watching you are into, an afternoon at
the races is a must when in town during the summer.
venture out past Saratoga Springs you
see storied towns like Ballston Spa,
Gansevoort, each with their own style of blending the past with
the present. And all the bordering towns have had a little
influence on the village of Saratoga.