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Things to do in Ballston

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bakery
“You can get a great breakfast or lunch there, buy fresh fruits/veggies, buy quaint crafts. Go on weekdays; rather busy on weekend mornings.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Access by car or a stroll down the Zim-Smith trail. The park contains a playground, various hiking trails, bathrooms, and a couple of pavilions. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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Food
  • 1 local recommends
Park
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Bike Trail
“The Zim Smith Trail is a 9 mile biking and walking trail which runs from Ballston Spa to Halfmoon, NY. On the way is the small village of Round Lake, with charming Victorian houses and a great bakery called Leah's. Ask me for directions to the trailhead.”
  • 1 local recommends
Op / Antique shop
Convenience Store
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“Convenience store and gas station within walking distance of the hideaway. Perfect for ice cream on a hot summer day.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Locality
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bakery
“You can get a great breakfast or lunch there, buy fresh fruits/veggies, buy quaint crafts. Go on weekdays; rather busy on weekend mornings.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Italian Restaurant
Convenience Store
“Convenience store and gas station within walking distance of the hideaway. Perfect for ice cream on a hot summer day.”
  • 2 locals recommend

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