Southwest offers nonstop flights from BWI Marshall to Albany, the nearest airport, with fares starting at $312 round trip. Saratoga Springs is about 30 miles north.
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WHERE TO STAY
413 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Unpretentious, very friendly and helpful, and just around the corner from Lyrical Ballad. Rooms from $129.
WHERE TO EAT
45 Phila St., Saratoga Springs
Founded in 1938 by Hattie Gary, an African American expatriate from Baton Rouge. Features great Southern food, from chicken and dumplings to catfish fingers. Entrees start at $12.95.
191 S. Main St., Salem, N.Y.
Small and homey with delicious Bavarian food, including sausages, soups made from the owner’s mother’s Old World recipes and desserts with genuine Bavarian cream. Also, homemade chocolates. Entrees from $11.95.
WHAT TO DO
The Owl Pen
166 Riddle Rd., Greenwich, N.Y.
Open May 1 – Nov. 1, Wed.-Sat. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Winter by appointment. E-mail
Lyrical Ballad Bookstore
7 Phila St., Saratoga Springs
Open daily. Sun. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mon. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat. around 10 or 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. E-mail .
Hermit Hill Books
95 Main St., Poultney, Vt.
Open Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
All lodging and flight info valid as of press time Thursday.