Getting on/off motorcoach; driving 5 miles roundtrip to Yaddo. Walking and standing at the Saratoga Springs History Museum. Walking over 2 miles through Downtown Saratoga and Yaddo Garden.
At the hotel, we will enjoy a buffet, plus coffee, tea, water.
With a visit to the Saratoga Springs History Museum, we will delve into the history and character of Saratoga County. Housed in a historic gambling casino, the museum contains thousands of artifacts and photographs that bring life to Saratoga's history. We will follow this visit with an expert-led walk through Congress Park and Downtown Saratoga, where we will enjoy an educational, entertaining summertime stroll.
We will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.
We will visit Yaddo Garden for a docent-led field trip. One of the most popular attractions in Saratoga Springs, the garden includes a rose garden and a woodland rock garden. We will explore the Italian and French Renaissance influences of the rose garden, as well as the 19th-century style of the rock garden.
We will enjoy a meal at a local restaurant.
Back at the hotel, we will enjoy a lecture from a local expert.