How to Stay Active This Winter in Saratoga

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Looking for ways to stay active and experience the outdoors this winter? Saratoga Springs is a gorgeous city year-round and is home to countless exciting outdoor activities! Enjoy the beauty of your local area and make new incredible memories this season. We’ve compiled our top favorite outdoor adventures below.

Visit Downtown Saratoga

Stroll through the infamous Broadway strip and downtown Saratoga Springs area! Downtown Saratoga is a mix of historic old buildings and modern new structures, and is a great place to walk through history! If you get chilly, pop into a local boutique to do some shopping or grab a bite to eat at a delicious restaurant! Walking the Broadway strip is a great way to stay active and get some fresh air while exploring all the incredible places and spaces Downtown has to offer. Another great tip for staying active is to make sure you stay up to date with events and happenings Downtown! Throughout the winter season there are tons of exciting community events like First Night, the Victorian Street Walk, Chowder Fest and more!

Explore the Local State Park

The Saratoga Spa State Park is a stunning area that has trails and open spaces perfect for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and general exploring. Button up your winter gear and head on out for a day of adventuring! You’ll experience a beautiful outdoor landscape just a few minutes from the bustling downtown area! Spend a few hours navigating the nature trails, and then stop by Uncommon Grounds for a delicious hot chocolate to warm up!

Ice Skating

Make ice skating a tradition with your family and friends this year! The perfect way to enjoy a beautiful and sunny winter day, there are many places near Saratoga Market Place to pop on a pair of skates and glide around. If you would prefer an indoor rink, we’ve got those too! Ice skating is fun for all ages and is the perfect way to celebrate the holidays and winter season!

Skiing and Snowboarding

The Capital Region is home to incredible mountains and ski resorts! A thrilling experience, and just a short drive from Saratoga, head up for a day trip or plan a long winter getaway! Not an expert or a fan of skiing or snowboarding? Our local mountains have daily lessons and trainings, or you can opt for a fun day of tubing. Of course, you can always spend the day inside the lodge enjoying the mountain views by the fire! A few of our favorite mountains nearby are West Mountain, Willard Mountain, and Gore Mountain.

Experience Luxury Apartment Living in Saratoga!

At Saratoga Market Center, our luxurious apartments are centrally located in Downtown Saratoga Springs, just steps away from the main Broadway strip. Visit our website for more information on available floor plans and our incredible amenities!


  • Lovely quiet apartments in a superb location in beautiful downtown Saratoga Springs. Great neighbors, walk to grocery, shopping and movies, museums and the beautiful Congress Park! A very happy place to live!

    Randi R.

  • Moved in over the summer and it has been the best location/place to live in Saratoga! Maintenance staff and Evelyn in management are super friendly and thoughtful to the residents, always timely in responses to requests as well! Hands down #1 spot to live in Saratoga! Beautiful apartments and the perfect distance from Broadway, SPAC, the racetrack, and everything that Saratoga has to offer!

    Jessica G.

  • Great place to live. Convenient, safe, and quiet. 2-minute walk to all of the great bars and restaurants on both Broadway and Caroline

    Bryce A.