Longfellows Blog

Historic Haunts of Saratoga

It is the spookiest day of the year, and to celebrate we thought we would give our ghosts a rest! Longfellows has long been considered to be a haunted location in Saratoga, and the restaurant itself is inside renovated turn-of-the-last-century dairy barns. Old, rural roots are often the popular haunts for old spirits, so here are a few other ghost-populated spots in the area! Canfield Casino, located in the heart of downtown Saratoga, is the…

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Relax at Longfellows

Join Longfellows this Fall for some post-summer relaxation! We have nature trails, fine dining, and rooms fit for royalty! Check out the view of some our beautifully renovated rooms, as seen by local photographer, Logan Hicks, before we debut them on our brand new website! Our generously spacious lofted rooms offer the comfort of two floors. Enjoy your breakfast, read a book, or invited friends in for a nightcap on the main floor, before retiring…

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Summer isn’t Over in Saratoga!

9/1/18 It may officially be September, but that doesn’t mean the Summer fun has to be over! There is still so much to see and enjoy in Saratoga that takes advantage of the lovely pre-fall weather.    Take a hike – The nature trails adjacent to Longfellows lead to beautiful views, and the shores of Lake Lonely. Delicate slopes make the walk manageable for hikers of almost every ability. Go jump in a lake –…

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What’s For Dinner in September?

8/25/2018 It’s Travers Weekend already, and September is fast approaching! Autumn’s seemingly sudden arrival always brings a flurry of colorful leaves as well as activity. The kids are back in school, the city is settling back into day-to-day small town (esque) life, and we prepare for the new adventures the changing season has to bring. For some, Fall is a peaceful time, one of crisp winds, and cozy sweaters; but what about those crazy September…

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Camp, Kids, and Cheesecake

The Olde Bryan Inn and Longfellows sell cheesecake slices every October with profits benefitting the Oncology Ward at Saratoga Hospital. J & S Watkins supplies French Vanilla Cheesecakes with pink icing ribbons on each slice, to signify Breast Cancer Awareness. In the Spring the icing décor became a blue circle in honor of Type 1 Diabetes, and early Summer brought slices with purple hearts on them for the local chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters….

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Longfellows – So Much More Than a Restaurant!

Longfellows Restaurant, Hotel and Conference Center is nestled in the foothills of the majestic and vibrant Adirondacks. Minutes from everything worth enjoying in Saratoga, Longfellows is rich in history as well as comfort. Before remodeling created the beautiful space is it today, the buildings were part of a rural dairy farm until 1915.  With all the amenities a guest could wish for, Longfellows is so much more than just a fabulous restaurant! Sleep like royalty…

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A Very Saratoga I Do

July 2018 Saratoga Springs has long been known for health, history, and horses. These are just three of the many reasons so many couples choose Saratoga for the wedding of their dreams. A beautiful city, with so much to do, see, and eat, makes for the perfect destination or hometown wedding! If your love of Saratoga Weddings has drawn you here for your nuptials, here are a few ideas to help tie the Spa City…

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One night in Saratoga…

Greetings from Saratoga Springs New York

When I travel I like to ask people “If I only have 1 night in your town, what is the must see place to go?” So here’s your quick rundown of the most happening spots in our snow filled, quiet little town. On weekends there is a variety of options for things to see and do, but during the week it tends to run a bit quiet around town… until now! The Putnam Place is…

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What’s For Dinner

What’s for dinner this week?   Do you know Longfellows offers a weekly program on Wednesday night Where we do the cooking for you!!! Yes you can now take Wednesday night off from planning and cooking your meal.  Our chef’s will take care of that for you.  It’s dinner for two includes salad and rolls.  Simple to do just give us a call to place  your order and time you want to pick it up we…

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Time to hit the slopes!

Skier holding another skier's hand overlooking a mountain

Mother nature has been putting on quite the show lately! Snow storms and freezing temperatures across the nation, but this week we are hitting the sweet spot for fun winter activities! We will be hitting 40-50 degrees here in Saratoga so that is the best time to dust off those snowboard boots and skis and get heading to the mountains!  The weather has certainly been helping with the snow making and the trails are open!…

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