The Capital Region is proud of its towns, hamlets, villages, and cities no matter how large or small. If you asked anyone in the area to tell you what city they think was a top small city that made the list of the best in the United States, I think most people would say the same one. Now a poll is out that just proves it to the whole country.

You Probably Know the City That is Tops on the List

If you would have said Saratoga Springs, you would have been correct. Time and time again when these lists are out about small US cities that are the best, Saratoga Springs always finished toward the top. Not only is it a beautiful, historic city that has the oldest sports venue in the country, but there are other factors that went into this list.

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What Were The Criteria for the List of Best Small Cities?

According to WalletHub, Saratoga Springs received a total score of 69.69 which landed it in the ninety-eighth percentile of top small cities in the United States. Some of the criteria were based on how affordable it is to live in Saratoga Springs. It also measured economics, education, how safe the city is, and the quality of life for certain cities with a population between twenty-five thousand and one hundred thousand people.

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Most of The Capital Region Already Knew

I think most of us already knew that Saratoga Springs was one of the best small cities in the United States. It's just nice to see it in black and white on a list of hundreds of other small cities at the very top. I know we are all proud to have Saratoga Springs in our backyard whether for the Saratoga Race Course, the rich history, or the beauty of the city.

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$2.9 Million Saratoga Mansion Has Soundproof Room For Rock Band Rehearsal

This stunning mansion is just minutes from Saratoga Lake and overlooks Lake Lonely. The balcony and windows lead to gorgeous sunset views. The backyard is an oasis with a heated saltwater pool, hot tub, and sunken firepit. There is beautiful marble throughout starting with the spacious foyer. The kitchen features a waterfall marble island and a built-in coffee bar. The finished basement is huge with a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace in the center of one of the rooms. There is plenty of fun including a workout space. The coolest part of the basement is a soundproof room for a full rock band to rehearse in!

10 Best Places For Breakfast in Saratoga County

When it comes to breakfast, close, convenient, and tasty are all key when you are waking up with a grumbling tummy. For Saratoga Country residents, all ten of these restaurants within the county's borders check off all 3 boxes.