Saratoga Race Course
Saratoga Race Course is a Thoroughbred horse racing track in Saratoga Springs, New York, United States. It opened on August 3, 1863, and it is typically open for racing from late July through early September.
Saratoga Springs City Hall
In the mid-1800s, Saratoga was the summer home of many wealthy Americans and internationals, and a hotbed of both tourism and gambling. Today’s the City is over 28 square miles and has a year-round population of approximately 28,000. During the summer season, that number swells to over triple.
Carousel in Congress Park
The Carousel in Congress Park is an historic wooden carousel that has all the charm of yesteryear with all the enjoyment of today. The carousel usually opens for the year in early May for weekends only until the school year ends in mid to late June, then operates daily from late morning until dusk. After Labor Day, the carousel returns to weekend-only hours.
Saratoga Springs Public Library
Saratoga Springs Public Library (SSPL), established in 1950, is a public library located in Saratoga Springs in the Capital District area of New York. SSPL serves Saratoga Springs City School District.
Saratoga Springs City Center
The Saratoga Springs City Center is home to exceptional Saratoga convention services and special event venues.
Saratoga has been called "a full-blown city in the costume of a village" (Esquire Magazine) for its balance of city-like exciting attractions and events and village-like location, size, and hometown comfort feel.
The Canfield Casino
The Canfield Casino is one Saratoga Springs’ most treasured landmarks. The building was built as a gambling casino by John Morrissey. John Morrissey was born in 1831 and grew up in Troy, New York. He ended up in New York City and became part of Boss Tweed’s Tammany Hall network. He learned about fighting, politics and high society while in New York. In 1852 at age 21 he traveled to California for the gold rush. There he put his fighting skills to use as a professional boxer and in eventually became heavyweight champion.
Downtown Saratoga Springs
The Broadway Historic District is located along Broadway in Saratoga Springs, New York, United States. It has a twofold character. The southern section is the commercial core of the city, with many of its important public and private buildings, most intact from the its peak days as a resort town in that era. North Broadway is a residential neighborhood with many large Victorian houses built by frequent visitors to the town and its spas and racetrack.