George Washington. Benedict Arnold.
Franklin Roosevelt. Commodore Vanderbilt. Nelly Bly. Diamond Jim Brady. Lillian Russell. Winston
Churchill. Edgar Allan Poe. Truman Capote. Damon Runyon. Monte Woolley. David Hyde Pierce.
These and other famous people have been (or are) connected
to Saratoga Springs. Learn more about their ties to the Spa City during your tour with Saratoga Expeditions.
Gambling: Was it always legal? Was it strictly for
high rollers? Were women always welcome? Are any of the original casinos still around?
Horse Racing: When did it begin? Was it always popular?
Why do they only race a few weeks each year?
Water: Where does the water come from? What makes it unique? Is it really good for you?
Why don’t the springs all taste the same?
Today: Why is Saratoga Springs such a popular destination? What drives the local economy? What
role does tourism play?
These questions, and your questions, will be answered
during your tour with Saratoga Expeditions.