Saratoga Spgs is an eclectic city in the state of New York, United States, located more exactly in Saratoga County. The history of Saratoga Spgs goes back to 1776, when the area was settled by a British soldier. Saratoga Spgs then became incorporated in 1826 as a village and in 1915 as a city. Since then, Saratoga Spgs knew a thorough development, as it is now home to 26,586 residents, according to the 2010 census. Saratoga Spgs is nicknamed 'The Spa City' and its motto is 'The City in the Country'. The tourism industry has also started to blossom, as Saratoga Spgs welcomes more and more visitors every year.
Top Attractions within Saratoga Spgs
The Saratoga Spgs Race Course is one of the features that the city is renown nationwide for. The Thoroughbred horse racing track opened in 1863, becoming one of the oldest facilities of the kind in America. The race track is opened every year from late July through early September.
The Springs from Saratoga Spgs are also a reason behind the city's popularity. The numerous springs include the Big Red Spring, Deer Park Spring, High Rock Spring, Peerless Spring, Governor Spring, Columbian Spring, State Seal, Polaris Spring, and so many others.
The Saratoga Spa State Park is a state park in Saratoga Spgs which was built in 1835 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Besides the numerous operating springs, the park also features a pool, a playground, picnic tables, pavilions, golf courses and recreation programs. You could also enjoy here activities such as hiking, biking, fishing, cross-country skiing, playing tennis and golfing. A museum and performance theater can also be found here.
Disney's Saratoga Spgs Resort & Spa is one of the most popular places in Saratoga Spgs. Besides accommodation, this Disney Vacation Club offers numerous recreational and spa features. There are also terrific dining venues, including The Artist's Palette, The Turf Club Bar & Grill, On The Rocks Pool Bar, and The Back Stretch Pool Bar.