When you visit Lake George, not only do you have access to the fabulous attractions in town, but you are also a short drive away from several exciting Adirondack towns. Just half an hour south of our mountain town, you will find the historic city of Saratoga Springs. Plan a fun day trip from Lake George to Saratoga Springs and spend an afternoon strolling through museums, tasting water from mineral springs, or placing your bets at the Saratoga Race Course. There is something for everyone in nearby Saratoga Springs; craft your perfect itinerary with these attractions and activities. 

Visit Parks, Mineral Springs, and Gardens

Saratoga Springs has long been a destination for travelers seeking health and wellness in the mineral springs located here. You can still visit the mineral springs today at Congress Park, where you can taste the water from several healing springs. 

Another popular outdoor attraction is Saratoga Spa State Park, a National Historic Landmark. Explore several hiking trails during the summer, or bring your snowshoes along for winter exploration! These trails lead to several mineral springs, such as the Ferndell and Orenda Springs. Other recreational activities include swimming pools, picnic sites, an education center, and a golf course.

Stroll Through Fascinating Museums

If you are looking to learn something new during your day trip from Lake George to Saratoga Springs, stop by one of the local museums: 

Plan an Afternoon at the Top Attractions in Saratoga Springs

The Saratoga Race Course is one of the most visited attractions in the area and offers the perfect afternoon activity during the summer months. Operating for over 150 years, this historic racecourse also provides an excellent setting for live music and dining. 

If you want to experience world-class art, education, and live entertainment, plan a trip to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. They offer several venues for performances, including the outdoor amphitheater and the intimate Spa Little Theatre. Plan your day trip around a concert or event this season!

Make the Trip Back from Saratoga Springs to Lake George

After your day trip from Lake George to Saratoga Springs, return to your room at The Lodges at Cresthaven. During the warmer months, we are the best place to experience luxury, relaxation, and old-fashioned summertime fun! Browse our Lake George vacation rentals and enjoy everything the Adirondacks offers today!