Saratoga Springs – Retirement Living

Find out why Saratoga Springs is the best spot in New York for retirement living

About Saratoga Springs:

Make your new home in the beautiful, historic Saratoga region.

A mix of culture, past and present, makes Saratoga County the most unique and popular county in upstate New York. The countryside’s historic aura is accentuated not only by the Victorian homes that flourish in Saratoga Springs, but also the remembrance of the Battle of Saratoga which marked the turning point of the American Revolution in neighboring Stillwater and Town of Saratoga.

Arts & Antiques

A short drive from Prestwick Chase you will find dozens of antique shops and art galleries.


The Saratoga Performing Arts Center is the summer home of the New York City Ballet, the Philadelphia Orchestra, Newport Jazz Festival and many popular professional entertainers. Year-round the region offers fine home grown theater including the city’s Homemade Theater and other regional troupes producing dramatic, comedic and musical performances.  Additional events take place at the Saratoga Springs City Center, Skidmore College, and other locations.

Hotels, lounges and clubs offer musical entertainment or dancing virtually every night of the year.

Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga Casino & Raceway

The world-famous Saratoga Racecourse is a short drive away from Prestwick Chase, or take our daily schedule transport. Enjoy a day at the races at this historic racecourse. Or enjoy the modern, exciting Saratoga Casino and Raceway.

Museums/Interpretive Centers

Saratoga Springs is the site of  the National Museum of Racing and the National Museum of Dance. Neighboring Ballston Spa hosts the National Bottle Museum.  Other venues include the New York State Military Museum, The Children’s Museum at Saratoga, Saratoga County History Center and Historical Society Saratoga Springs’ museums are open year round with interesting changing exhibits. The Harness Hall of Fame is open seasonally.

The Saratoga Springs Urban Cultural Park offers guided walking tours, exhibits and videos to give you an orientation to the city. Minutes away you will find the Saratoga National Historical Park, General Phillip Schuyler House and the Saratoga Monument recreating the Battle of Saratoga, known as the turning point of the American Revolution.


The historic Saratoga Race Course is open for exclusive thoroughbred racing each afternoon from late July through Labor Day. World class polo matches also take place in Saratoga during the summer.

Winters offer downhill and cross-country skiing a short drive from Prestwick Chase, as are ice skating rinks, public swimming pools, golf courses, bowling alleys and horseback riding stables. Saratoga Lake is located four miles southeast of the city of Saratoga Springs. The Lake is best known for sailing, outstanding bass fishing, water skiing, ice fishing and boating. A public boat launch as well as marinas and fishing guide services are available.


Numerous specially boutiques and factory outlets are located throughout the region. The Wilton Mall is located just minutes from Prestwick Chase. There are many other smaller malls in the county, as well as quaint shopping in the central business district of downtown Saratoga Springs.

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