Attractions Near the Batcheller Mansion Inn
You don’t have to be a serious racing fan to love the beauty and excitement of thoroughbred horse racing in Saratoga Springs NY. There is no place like it in the world!
Since 1864, some of the most heart stopping horse races in history have been won – and lost – at the Saratoga Racecourse. Legendary races like those run by Man O’ War – winning five races in Saratoga, as well as suffering the only loss in his career. Our Saratoga Inn is just minutes from this famous track.
Whether you cheer your champion on with a winning ticket – or prefer the quiet morning elegance of breakfast at the track, watching the most beautiful horses in America practice their paces – the racing season in Saratoga Springs NY offers something for everyone. The five week July/August meet is a summer festival, throughout the County. Music fills the air, glorious flowers burst from every window box, and hats are once again in style. There are plenty of shopping experiences available in Saratoga Springs NY. From charming antique stores to wonderful and unique boutiques to well-known retailers, there is something for every taste. The city is also home to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, museums, and historic mineral bathhouses, all close to our Saratoga Springs bed and breakfast.
Golf: Saratoga State Park: 5 minutes
Lake George: 20 minutes
Outlet Shopping near Lake George: 15 minutes
Lake Placid, NY: 2 hours
Gore Mountain in North Creek NY: 1.25 hours
Bromley Ski Area: 1.25 hours
Outlet Shopping in Manchester Vermont: 1 hour
Stratton Mountain: 1.5 hours
Killington Vermont: 2 hours
The Batcheller Mansion Inn is within walking distance to downtown for Saratoga Springs restaurants, shopping and nightly entertainment.