What to Do in Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs cleansing watersJust beyond The Gideon Putnam and Roosevelt Baths & Spa, Saratoga offers an engaging array of recreational choices that are perfect complements to the spa's transforming treatments and amenities.

With shopping, restaurants, nightlife, and Saratoga Spa State Park at hand, The Gideon Putnam is the perfect starting line for upstate New York adventures, attractions, and activities.

Race horses stampeding towards the finish line.Saratoga offers a wealth of diversions, from the worlds of arts and culture to world-class horse racing, four-season recreation, and, of course, the mineral springs that started it all. There is a vibrant and diverse live music scene in Saratoga, including the legendary Café Lena, where many famous folk stars played to "a different drum" in the tumultuous 1960's, and continue to inspire audiences today.

Vibrant Saratoga Springs offers a varied collection of restaurants, bars, nightlife, and ways to play after the sun sets. It's all minutes away from The Gideon Putnam and accessible via our complimentary guest shuttles (available seasonally during racing season).

Saratoga Musician entertaining at night.The Saratoga Performing Arts Center® (SPAC) is the famed covered outdoor amphitheater located close to The Gideon Putnam inside Saratoga Spa State Park. SPAC is the summer home of the Philadelphia Orchestra and the New York City Ballet and Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. In addition, SPAC offers world-class concerts, festivals, and events, including the Saratoga Wine & Food Festival, during its annual season.

Conveniently located less than a 10-minute walk from The Gideon Putnam, SPAC is a great night out for guests to see some of the biggest stars in music in a legendary Upstate New York setting. Travel to see your favorite band perform and stay at The Gideon Putnam, and check out a great show during your New York vacation in Saratoga.

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"1st Rate Luxury! Exceptional Service & Old Charm Class! Such a wonderful luxurious place. If you want to be spoiled, this is the place to be. Welcoming hospitality at the front desk. Fantastic deal off season with their OUTSTANDING breakfast and mineral bath soak with room booking... Can't be beat! Our suite and accommodations were large, very clean, tastefully decorated, comfortable and so peaceful. Loved this place! Can't wait to go back!"
- gramaze, TripAdvisor.com, Nov 2018