Getting to Know Saratoga Springs: Ballston Spa
If youíre looking for a vacation rental in Saratoga Springs, why should you consider booking a vacation rental in one of the surrounding towns, such as Ballston Spa? Well, summer is peak time for the Springs, and staying in one of these villages can serve as your gateway to the rest of what Saratoga has to offer.
Where is Ballston Spa?
Ballston Spa is a village in Saratoga County, New York. Itís 7 miles south of Saratoga Springs and 6 miles west of Saratoga Lake. Itís also 23 miles north of Albany and the Albany International Airport.
What Can I Do in the Saratoga Springs Area?
It may be considered rude to answer a question with a question, but in this case, the answer is - What are you in to? Enjoy Thoroughbred racing and all that goes with it? Saratogaís race track is the oldest continually operating one in the country, and itís also home to the Travers Stakes. If harness racing is more your style, thereís a Standardbred track here as well.
If youíre less about ponies than paintings, youíll want to check out the Hyde Collection Art Museum, and the National Museum of Dance might interest you as well. And there are galleries, antiques, boutiques, and shopping opportunities galore in Saratoga Springs.