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A Saratoga Springs Summer: Opera, Dance and Horse Races

Discover the unique history of Saratoga Springs, then enjoy live entertainment, exclusive discussions and expert-led adventures focused on opera, dance or thoroughbred horse racing.
Program No. 23947RJ
5 days
Starts at

At a Glance

Healing waters, rich history and a legacy of thoroughbred horse racing have all influenced today’s Saratoga Springs. Learn about and sample “Spa City’s” rejuvenating mineral water and experience the beauty of nature at the serene Yaddo Gardens, where many famous artists and authors have found inspiration. Discover the history and future of thoroughbred horse racing at the Saratoga Race Course, one of the nation’s oldest tracks. With each week of the summer offering additional unique content, decide on a date based on your interest of either opera, dance or thoroughbred horse racing for an immersive learning adventure.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Opt for opera week to experience magnificent shows from Opera Saratoga and Road Scholar-exclusive performance discussions.
  • Select dance week to enjoy New York City Ballet performances and a private exploration of the National Museum of Dance & Hall of Fame.
  • Choose one of two horse racing weeks to enjoy either a classic summer thoroughbred race or the biggest Saratoga Springs race of the year, Travers Stakes.

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