Photo Courtesy of Jeff BogleVenetian Festival in Downtown SaugatuckOne of the larger trees when you hike through Mt. BaldySunset at Douglas Public BeachLake Michigan in the WinterLake Michigan in the SpringChain Ferry

Families will love:

  • Free-spirited art culture
  • Award-winning sandy beaches
  • Charming downtown area

Saugatuck, Michigan is a quaint beach town tucked in-between and straddling a river and a great lake, along the picture perfect western 'art coast' of Michigan. While dominated mostly by locals in the chillier offseason, the small town is swims with nature-loving families in the warm months, who appreciate fine art, good food and limitless outdoor recreational ... more
Saugatuck, Michigan is a quaint beach town tucked in-between and straddling a river and a great lake, along the picture perfect western 'art coast' of Michigan. While dominated mostly by locals in the chillier offseason, the small town is swims with nature-loving families in the warm months, who appreciate fine art, good food and limitless outdoor recreational experiences for all ages.

The town's closeness to the Midwestern metropolises of Chicago, Indianapolis and Detroit make Saugatuck an easy getaway for a long weekend or a delightful stop along a larger Michigan coast family road trip vacation.

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