Saratoga Springs is a beloved destination for New Yorkers and out-of-state visitors alike. It’s easy to see why, with a cute downtown area, excellent food scene, naturally carbonated mineral water springs, and famous thoroughbred horse racing—just to name a few attractions. A visit to our Saratoga Springs vacation rentals means you’ll be surrounded by the beauty of Upstate New York and still have plenty of fun activities to do in town.
Just 40 minutes north of Albany and about a three-hour drive from Manhattan, Saratoga Springs vacation rentals are a popular way for New Yorkers to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. This town rests at the edges of Ferris Lake Wild Forest and West Canada Lake Wilderness, just to name a few, and beautiful Saratoga Lake is just a short drive away.
No trip to Saratoga Springs would be complete without a visit to the Saratoga Race Course. From July through September, this affordable and family-friendly activity is a great way to pass the time and experience the city’s unique culture. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the lawn or at one of the tables, and spend a memorable day at the races.
If you’re the outdoorsy type, our Saratoga Springs vacation rentals are surrounded by hiking trails and even American Revolution historical sites. A three-mile hike on Hadley Mountain Trail will reward you with beautiful mountaintop vistas, and a restored fire tower that you can climb for even higher views.
For history buffs, a visit to Saratoga National Historical Park is a must. In 1777 it was the site of a battle that became a pivotal point in the war. Today, you’ll find walking trails and historic buildings, all just a 20-minute drive from Saratoga Springs.
Back in town, there’s plenty to see and do. Congress Park is home to several natural mineral springs, which you can taste on your own self-designed tour—all you need is your own cup or bottle. The park also boasts a carousel, the historic Canfield Casino, live music, and picnic spots. For some historical and cultural enrichment, stop by the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, where you can learn more about the town’s history in horse racing. The Saratoga Automobile Museum is a great place to check out vintage and racing cars.
Be sure to check out the amazing dining options that surround our Saratoga Springs vacation rentals. Visit the Olde Bryan Inn for a hearty meal in a historic stone house, or experience farm-to-table Creole dishes at the high-end Mouzon House. When it’s time to grab a drink, you can choose from a number of cocktail lounges, breweries, bourbon tasting rooms, sports bars, and more.
Golf courses, spas, art galleries, and shopping are just a few of the other attractions you’ll find here. There’s always something to do in Saratoga Springs. Come see for yourself why this city is one of New York’s most popular tourist destinations—book a getaway in our Saratoga Springs vacation rentals today.