For those of you looking for a fun, family getaway in August, check out our Spotlight on Saratoga!
Tip: the location in the heart of town couldn’t be better but eat elsewhere. The service at the hotel’s Blue Hen restaurant leaves much to be desired. Timing is everything when dining with your kids!
The Pavilion Grand
Tip: it can be a little loud at night because it’s located next to a very popular bar but the rooms are amazing
Tip: reserve the 2 queen, 2-room corner suite- top floor. It’s quiet, spacious, has a pull out couch and small kitchen. The hotel also has a swimming pool!
Tip: get there on the early side (before 9 – it opens at 8) to avoid waiting
Mrs. London’s for their sandwiches or neighboring Max London’s for their pizza
Salt & Char
The best steak we’ve had in a while!
Tip: make an early reservation and request outdoor seating upon arrival
On the Go Pick:
Uncommon Grounds for delicious bagels and coffee
Kids activities within Walking Distance to all hotels listed:
Tips for the Track
Know before you go!
Now through Labor Day (no racing on Tuesdays)
Children 12 and under are free every day throughout the meet when accompanied by an adult.
General and Grandstand tickets get you closest to the action but it’s not a covered area
Browse the Tents
Travers Day: August 25, 2018
Travers Day, featuring the legendary Travers Stakes (which dates back to 1864), is the most popular day of the Saratoga summer racing meet. Nicknamed Saratoga’s Midsummer Derby, the Travers Stakes is a Grade 1, $1,250,000 race for 3-year-olds, traditionally held on the last Saturday in August each year.
Visit Lake George for a Day:
Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom
Want to break up the 3 hour trip from Greenwich?
Check out America’s Favorite Family Resort, Rocking Horse Ranch!