Saratoga Springs, NY

The Brunswick Bed and Breakfast is located in the heart of Saratoga Springs, NY. The famed Thoroughbred Racetrack is just across the street, and the National Museum of Racing is less than a block away. Two blocks in the other direction is Congress Park which holds the historic Canfield Casino, the Hathorn Springs, and the Saratoga Arts Center. And on the other side of the park lies downtown with its varied shopping and dining facilities.

Other nearby attractions include the Spa State Park which consists of two golf courses, two public pools, and the Saratoga Performing Arts Center which is the summer home of the New York City Ballet and the Philadelphia Orchestra, as well as offering many special headline artists. Near the Park entrance are the healthful Lincoln Baths and crystal Spa where visitors can enjoy a sparkling mineral bath and a relaxing massage. 

Saratoga Springs, NY truly has something for everyone. Sporting enthusiasts will enjoy the many nearby golf courses, tennis and racquetball, boating and fishing on lovely Saratoga Lake, and during the winter months, nearby cross-country skiing. History buffs will find a city rich in Historic fact, particularly the Saratoga Battlefield. The downtown area and the malls offer shoppers a wide range of shopping and dining possibilities.

Got kids? Here are some ideas to keep the young ones happy (courtesy of the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce):

Saratoga National Historical Park (Battlefield)
Rt. 32, Stillwater 664-9821
Saratoga County Museum (Brookside)
Story and craft program in July and August for children 6 to 14. Call to register.
Front Street, Ballston Spa 885-4000
Harness Track (tours and museum) 584-2110
Polo - children under 12 free (T, F,Sun. in August) Out Seward Street 584-8108
Yaddo Rose Garden (free) Union Avenue 587-4886
Moreau State Park ($8 per car)
lake swimming, play and picnic area, sandy beach, nature trails, camping
Exit 17 S 793-0511
Brown's Beach ($3 adult, $2 children) Rte. 9P Saratoga Lake 587-8280
Saratoga Springs Public Library 
Films, story sessions and special programs for kids.
584-1198
SPAC (Saratoga Performing Arts Center) 587-3330
Breakfast at the Flat Track  
Saratoga County Fair July 25-30
Washington County Fair August 21 - 27
Saratoga Springs East and West Side Recreational Fields playgrounds, wading pools, picnic areas  
Greenfield School Playground  
Geyser Road School Playground  
Gavin Park Playground
Beverly St., Wilton - swings, sandboxes, slides, grills and restrooms
 
National Museum of Dance 584-2225
Petrified Sea Gardens
Includes trails, swings, picnic area, rock museum, country store, ponds. 
Call about workshops and children's weekend.
854-7102
Children's Museum at Saratoga 584-5540
The Great Escape (Amusement Park) 798-1084
Rodeo at Double M Arena every Friday at 8 PM. Exit 12 of I-87  
Bowling 584-6460
Miniature Golf and Driving Range Exit 17N 745-8415
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
Union Avenue
584-0400
The Philip Schuyler House 664-9821
National Bottle Museum  June 4 - Sept. 30 885-7589
Ulysses S. Grant Cottage 587-8277
Saratoga Independent School 583-0841
Schuylerville Summer Youth Theater June 26 - July 14 Call Diana Murphy at 583-1882 

Brunswick Bed and Breakfast
143 Union Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(800) 585-6751  518-584-6751
E-mail:
brunswickbb@msn.com