3 days in Saratoga Springs & Lake George Itinerary

3 days in Saratoga Springs & Lake George Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New York State trip planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

3 days in Saratoga Springs & Lake George Itinerary

Start: Westborough
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Saratoga Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Lake George
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Westborough

1
night
Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs ©
Named for the restorative mineral springs in the area, Saratoga Springs began its life as a resort town.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): witness the site of a historic battle at Saratoga National Historical Park, catch the contagious excitement of Saratoga Race Course, and then steep yourself in history at Ulysses S. Grant Cottage.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Saratoga Springs trip maker tool .

Westborough to Saratoga Springs is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Saratoga Springs when traveling from Westborough in July, with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lake George.

Things to do in Saratoga Springs

Historic Sites Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Saratoga National Historical Park, Ulysses S. Grant Cottage
Highlights from your plan
Saratoga Race Course ©
Saratoga Race Course
Saratoga National Historical Park ©
Saratoga National Historical Park
Ulysses S. Grant Cottage ©
Ulysses S. Grant Cottage

1
night
Lake George

Lake George ©
A playground for America’s wealthy families, Lake George was nicknamed "Queen of the American Lakes." While these families often stayed in private country houses, a tourism industry built up around them in the early 20th century facilitated by two YMCAs.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get your game on at Oscar's Smoke House, kick back and relax at Million Dollar Beach, then do a tasting at Adirondack Winery, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake George. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Schroon Lake Town Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Prospect Mountain, and then learn about winemaking at Adirondack Winery.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lake George travel route planner.

Getting from Saratoga Springs to Lake George by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Saratoga Springs in July, Lake George is little chillier at night with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lake George

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Oscar's Smoke House, Adirondack Winery Bolton Landing Tasting Room, Schroon Lake Town Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lake George ©
Lake George
Prospect Mountain ©
Prospect Mountain
Adirondack Winery ©
Adirondack Winery

Similar Plans

4 days in Lake George BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Lake George BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Lake George BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Lake George BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Lake George BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Lake George BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Lake George BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Lake George BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, outdoors, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Lake George BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Lake George BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Lake George BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Lake George BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans