NYLA 2019 | About Saratoga Springs

Known for the Saratoga Race Course, horses, mineral springs, and great restaurants and shopping, this exciting historical and cultural center is located minutes from Albany and is a short drive from most Northeast locations.

Saratoga Springs, NY is our most visited location for the Annual Conference & Trade Show. Whether your a first-timer or a conference veteran, try something new this year in Saratoga!


Below are some favorites, you can find a full list of Saratoga Springs resturants here.

Ravenous features a wide selection of savory and sweet crepes for lunch, dinner, or weekend brunch.

Olde Bryan Inn
Serving a variety of salads, sandwiches, choice center-cut sirloin, fresh Atlantic seafood, pasta and homemade desserts.

Bailey's Cafe
A locally owned restaurant and bar serving hearty soups, salads, artisinal cheeses, sandwiches, burgers and more!

Boca Bistro
Boca Bistro, a Spanish Bistro and Tapas Bar, blends vintage Spanish elements with a distinctive contemporary spirit unique to every DZ Restaurant.

At Cantina, we are committed to serving fresh, delicious Mexican cuisine and festive drinks in a relaxing atmosphere.

Compton's Restaurant
Family-operated with breakfast and lunch served all day. Friendly, quick service at reasonable prices.

Druthers Brewing Company
Druthers doesn’t just sell beer; we encourage good-humored, freethinkers who would rather do it their own way to shake free, go for the gusto, and live the lives they have always wanted.

Forno Bistro
Forno Bistro’s rustic, Tuscan-style food is hearty and unpretentious with sophisticated flavors rooted in tradition.

Hattie's Resturant
We feature authentic Southern & Louisiana cuisine.

Karavalli Regional Cuisine of India
Karavalli Regional Cuisine of India, offers creative dishes from various regions of India.

Longfellows Restaurant
Meet you at Longfellows...Dine in one of our unique areas and enjoy excellent Steaks, Seafood, Pasta Entrees or Slow Roasted Prime Rib.

Mouzon House
Fine dining in a restored 1800's home overlooking High Rock Park. Highlighting true French Quarter cuisine, fresh from local organic farms, featuring an extensive wine list - private dining rooms, rooftop and outdoor garden seating as well.

Things to Do

Need to take a break from all things conference? Escape with one of the below options. To find more, please visit discoversaratoga.org.

Arthur Zankel Music Center
The Arthur Zankel Music Center at Skidmore College opened in 2010 with the mission to be a hub of musical activity for the Skidmore College campus and surrounding communities.

Caffe Lena
Located two blocks off Broadway on the 2nd floor of a beautifully restored Victorian building, Caffe Lena is a national music landmark.

Friends of the New York State Military Museum
The Friends of the NYS Military Museum proudly supports the NYS Military Museum and Research Center in its endeavors.

Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery
The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College is an architecturally striking museum that engages viewers with new ways of approaching contemporary art by showing connections between art and the world around us.

National Museum Of Dance And Hall Of Fame
The National Museum of Dance & Hall of Fame was established in 1986 and is the only museum in the nation dedicated to professional dance.

National Museum Of Racing And Hall Of Fame
Visit the National Museum Of Racing And Hall Of Fame during the Scholarship Bash!
Admission to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is always a winning ticket. Interactive programs, the Horse Play! Children's Gallery, rare memorabilia, a fine equine art collection, a behind-the-scenes tour of Saratoga's "Oklahoma" training track, and more tell the colorful story of three centuries of Thoroughbred racing.

Saratoga Arts - The Arts Center
A not-for-profit arts service organization committed to the development and promotion of a lively and diversified year-round cultural environment.

Saratoga Automobile Museum
The mission of the Saratoga Automobile Museum is to display significant cars, trucks, and vehicles that not only represent the automotive heritage of New York State but the entire world of motorized transportation.

Saratoga Winery
The family owned and operated, Saratoga Winery offers a diverse selection of traditional wines, as well as all natural melomel wines.  

The Comedy Works
The Comedy Works, located at 388 Broadway in beautiful Saratoga Springs, provides world class stand-up comedians, a pub food menu, and a Dinner & Show package.