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Fantastic Park

Every small town in America should be so lucky to have an historic park like Congress within it's... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2018
Mark G
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Catonsville, Maryland
Lovely park

Congress park is a nice place to stroll and take a break. It fits with the mansion district of all... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2018
VeerleS35
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Brasschaat, Belgium
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Located in the center of town, this beautifully landscaped park features the historic Canfield Casino and many of the famous springs that made the area famous.
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Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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Reviewed November 21, 2018

Every small town in America should be so lucky to have an historic park like Congress within it's city limits. This 17 acre park is idyllic with beautiful gardens, fountains, mineral springs and a small stream that flows thru the property. The historic (1870) Canfield...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark G
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Congress park is a nice place to stroll and take a break. It fits with the mansion district of all the Victorian wooden mansions in Saratoga

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank VeerleS35
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The park is a wonderful place to sit and rest, to hear music, share a picnic meal, even have a carousel ride, ot sample the spring waters. It's not a big park , but it's just right for the city and its citizens .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Davefromsaratoga
Reviewed October 27, 2018

So comforting and a place to feel special. Saratogians stop and talk to everyone. It is like living in another world.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen M
Reviewed October 22, 2018

A lovely small park in the main street (Broadway) in Saratoga Springs. The Visitor Center across the street will provide a plastic cup so you can sample the "waters" from several of the natural springs fountains.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Texasgirl0915
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This is such a great park. It has lots of history.There are great photo ops. There are several springs in the park so make sure you bring a bottle or cup to taste the water.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gloria s
Reviewed October 14, 2018

This park was designed by the same designer that designed Central Park in NYC. But on a smaller scale. The detail is gorgeous and the Spit and Spat fountain reminds me of gardens I have seen in Italy. Dont miss the Spirit of Life on...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank skdel
Reviewed October 7, 2018

I have lived in Saratoga for over 15 years and this park never gets old. It is like something out of a postcard. Well manicured and truly beautiful, the iconic springs which were here for decades have also been preserved in case you want to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cy776
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Congress Park is a lovely place to take a stroll, relax, and take in several nice views of gardens and sculptures. The old Casino sits in the middle of the park. There are great stories attached to it and there are often special occasions held...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Eileen L
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Impecable landscaping and seating options make this a lovely place to visit and rest in while visiting Sarasota. Its also a good photography venue. The gem in the crown is the old Carousel which you can ride on for about a buck. The woman Attendant...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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RonnieSEUnitedStates
September 19, 2018|
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Response from Jack L | Reviewed this property |
Either way no problem, as long as you say New York, a person will get through.
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March 21, 2017|
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Response from jacobw713 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. People play lawn games all the time. There are two different places to do so. Hope this helps:-)
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June 25, 2016|
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Response from Michael E | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, I walk my dog there several times a week. Between walking in the park and throughout downtown he gets to sniff 10 to 20 butts.
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Travel Forum Posts
naughtysmurf
Limerick, Ireland
The Good, Bad, Ugly & I just don't believe it!! (TR) (14 Replies)
We flew in on Wednesday, May 17th, I'll get the ugly out of the way first, what should have been a relatively short drive from MCO to Hard Rock Hotel turned into a three hour nightmare because some traffic lights near Universal fell to the ground causing considerable traffic delays The Good, well the weather is great, probably a bit too hot for us though, the on-site express pass, even though the Universal parks are very busy well a lot busier than what we are used too, everything for us...More
May 19, 2017|
Response fromppmaiden|
I feel your pain with the walking and heat but when we left last week the crowds were not to bad..now we are at clearwater though..we have the kids too! Lol Have fun..
Sian W
Falkirk, United Kingdom
Best location at SSR during construction. (14 Replies)
Last year DH and I stayed at SSR and requested a room in Congress Park so that we could be within a short walking distance of DTD. We're going back to SSR this summer and I'd like some up-to-the-minute advice about the best place to stay, in view of all the on-going construction at DTD. I understand that the path we used to use is closed for the duration. We'll have a car but we'd still like to be able to walk to Wolfgang Puck Express for breakfast or for a couple of cheeky cocktails in the...More
May 27, 2014|
Response frommoomin21|
Hi, we're going in September and I've been advised to stay in the paddocks area. We wanted somewhere quiet and near to DTD as well :)
McHaggis69
Scotland
Securing a room in a specific area of Saratoga Springs? (15 Replies)
A member of our party is a double transplant patient and whose mobility is fair at best. I just wondered a couple of things - We are staying in a 2 bed villa at Saratoga Springs. Is Congress Park area likely to be the best for us in terms of walking distance to the main hotel facilities as well as DTD? and, If it is, how would I ensure we are allocated a villa in that area? Can I email the hotel in advance, call Disney or just wait till we checkin and ask on arrival? many thanks
May 24, 2015|
Response fromMinnie25|
The Springs would actually be closer to the main resort area, including Artist Palette and High Rock Springs pool (and the check in area). Congress Park would be further away. Are you getting a scooter for party member for medical needs? There are companies that rent them for the length of your stay. If you booked through a travel agent, ask them to notify Disney for your medical needs. If you booked directly through Disney, add your requests to your reservation as soon as you can. If you...More