SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center will be hosting 90-minute Guided Trolley Tours until August 30. Tours run on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. Walking Tours are also available: the Congress Park History Tour is offered Tuesdays – Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. Both tours depart from the Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center, located at 297 Broadway, Saratoga Springs.
Guided Trolley Tours:
This informative and entertaining tour includes historic sights and points of interest along Broadway, North Broadway, Skidmore campus, High Rock Park, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Race Course, and more. For advanced reservations, please call 518-587-3241. Tickets are $25.
Congress Park History Tours:
Our experienced guides will tell you the stories of how Saratoga became the “Queen of Spas” in the 19th Century. The tragic story behind the Trask Family and the Spirit of Life statue. The history of the Saratoga City Museum and its notorious reputation as the highest rolling gambling casino in the US. How the city rallied to restore the historic Spit and Spat statues. Cost is $20, children under 12 free.
For more information and other activites like these, visit www.discoversaratoga.org/events.