Saratoga Springs Visitor Center

Saratoga Springs Visitor Center

Saratoga Springs Visitor Center
4.5
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Located in a beautiful, historic Beaux-Arts style building across from Congress Park, the Saratoga Heritage Area Visitor Center is the gateway to the city for both visitors and residents alike. Our Information Center offers maps, guides, brochures and other free information about area attractions, restaurants, accommodations, guided tours and self-guided tour brochures of the many historic districts. Make us your first stop!
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  • XSki007
    New Jersey1,370 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing Tour
    You must take the 90 minute tour at 1030am. The guide is beyond top notch. I learned so much and traveled so little!!! Seriously a great tour of the springs, gardens and building across the street, which are filled with so much history .
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written October 6, 2023
  • Len D
    New York City, New York29 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent Information and Assistance!
    My wife and I visited Saratoga and needed some information on family history. We didn't have much to go on, just a street location. Alexandra at the Reception Desk was so very helpful to us. She put us in touch with the Town Historian, Mary Ann Fitzgerald (who was also incredible in assisting us). With her expertise we narrowed down some information, and she advised us to go to the Saratoga Room at the Library. Once there, the staff at the library was also very helpful in our quest, and we were able to get photos of family members from high school graduation books from over 70 years ago! When we got back to the Visitor's Center, we went on the walking tour with Tena as our guide. She was terrific - very knowledgeable on Saratoga history. We enjoyed our stay in Saratoga immensely and we shall return next year. I would encourage anyone visiting Saratoga to make the Visitor Center the first stop!
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written October 8, 2023
  • Al P.
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great tour for a first-time visitor
    We had never been to Saratoga Springs before, and went there to look at fall foliage. The first place we stopped was the visitor center. They have started offering walking tours at a reasonable price, so we signed up. It was a great introduction to the city. Our guide Tena knew all about the history of the area. We visited Congress Park and they opened up the history museum, which used to be a casino, just for us. We even got to taste the water from several of the mineral springs in the park.
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written October 19, 2023
  • THDH
    Denver, Colorado150 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Take a walking tour and learn a lot!
    The Visitor Center itself is an interesting old building with toms of information available about Saratoga Springs. I signed up for a walking tour one morning and our guide, Tena was wonderful. The tour took us into Congress Park, to various springs, past the Spirit of Life statue in its beautiful setting, and best of all, into the Casino, now the Saratoga Springs History Museum. We've been to Saratoga Springs many times visiting friends, and I was so pleased to learn so much more about Saratoga Springs by taking this tour.
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written October 31, 2023
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THDH
Denver, CO150 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
The Visitor Center itself is an interesting old building with toms of information available about Saratoga Springs. I signed up for a walking tour one morning and our guide, Tena was wonderful. The tour took us into Congress Park, to various springs, past the Spirit of Life statue in its beautiful setting, and best of all, into the Casino, now the Saratoga Springs History Museum. We've been to Saratoga Springs many times visiting friends, and I was so pleased to learn so much more about Saratoga Springs by taking this tour.
Written October 31, 2023
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Di M
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
Tena was our guide and full of knowledge about the area. We learned much about the history of Saratoga Springs and had a great tour.
Written October 20, 2023
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Al P.
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
We had never been to Saratoga Springs before, and went there to look at fall foliage. The first place we stopped was the visitor center. They have started offering walking tours at a reasonable price, so we signed up. It was a great introduction to the city. Our guide Tena knew all about the history of the area. We visited Congress Park and they opened up the history museum, which used to be a casino, just for us. We even got to taste the water from several of the mineral springs in the park.
Written October 19, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Len D
New York City, NY29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
My wife and I visited Saratoga and needed some information on family history. We didn't have much to go on, just a street location.

Alexandra at the Reception Desk was so very helpful to us. She put us in touch with the Town Historian, Mary Ann Fitzgerald (who was also incredible in assisting us). With her expertise we narrowed down some information, and she advised us to go to the Saratoga Room at the Library.

Once there, the staff at the library was also very helpful in our quest, and we were able to get photos of family members from high school graduation books from over 70 years ago!

When we got back to the Visitor's Center, we went on the walking tour with Tena as our guide. She was terrific - very knowledgeable on Saratoga history.

We enjoyed our stay in Saratoga immensely and we shall return next year.

I would encourage anyone visiting Saratoga to make the Visitor Center the first stop!
Written October 8, 2023
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XSki007
New Jersey1,370 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Couples
You must take the 90 minute tour at 1030am.
The guide is beyond top notch. I learned so much and traveled so little!!!

Seriously a great tour of the springs, gardens and building across the street, which are filled with so much history .
Written October 6, 2023
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gschiffe
Sarasota, FL30 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Couples
Our walking tour of the sites near the Visitor Center was very good. Tena did a great job when taking us to the various sites but better when she shared the people who established Saratoga and developed it.
Written September 23, 2023
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scouternurse
Rochester, NY63 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023
clean; a little dark....but full of travel brochures; posters; up to date lists of things to do...the staff while we visited were most helpful.....very clean and well lit restrooms for both men and women...
Written September 15, 2023
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Cathy R
Seattle, WA20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
Valerie was full of information and so very pleasant. She took her time to answer all of our questions.
Written August 24, 2023
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Owiedub
Rockledge, FL68 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
Welcome, visitors, but hurry. Got there at 355. Immediately told that 'she closes up at 4' by woman at desk. Not exactly a welcome. Said was just browsing & was told 'browse quickly'. With that welcome I browsed straight out the door. Woman at desk the shouted after me that she 'felt bad' & hoped I found what I wanted. Go anywhere else but here for your Saratoga Springs welcome.
Written March 5, 2023
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Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to review the Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center after your last visit. We were saddened to hear that your visit was not what you had hoped. We take pride in our highly trained and dedicated volunteers who provide excellent customer service to thousands of visitors per year. I will share your review with my volunteers and staff and we will utilize the information as a learning tool. We apologize for the experience you had , and I hope you will return to Saratoga Springs and stop by the Visitor Center once again. We would welcome the opportunity to meet you and provide you with the hospitality you deserve. Regards, Karen Verrigni
Written April 1, 2023
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KellyV
Toronto, Canada64 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
When visiting Saratoga you must make this your first stop. We had the pleasure of meeting Charlie who recommended the top places to visit since we were only in Saratoga for 2 days. He was very helpful and knowledgeable and even provided us with complimentary tickets to the Historical Museum.
Written October 10, 2022
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