• There’s Something Magical About This Place
    Plan now for the perfect, summer beach day
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  • Unique Shopping Experiences
    Let our unique shops and signature art galleries guide your holiday shopping.
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  • Stay for the Holidays
    Where you stay is part of the experience. Explore hundreds of different options, each unique and original and perfect for making memories -- from B&Bs to Luxury Inns to Retro Motels and Vacation Homes -- we have it all.
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Outdoor Winter Adventures

There’s lots to do in Saugatuck/Douglas all year round, and in the winter, the area is perfect for activities like snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and much more! Don’t forget to take in the beauty of Lake Michigan at Oval Beach. Experience our famous beach in a whole new way when it is covered in snow and ice!

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An Art Coast Holiday

Celebrate the holiday season with special events, shopping and dining in beautiful Saugatuck/Douglas.


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Top 10 Best Lake Town in North America

Thrillist named us to their “America’s 20 Best Summertime Lake Towns” thanks to the amazing world-wide reputation for Oval Beach, our famed Mount Baldhead Park and our fantastic charter fishing on Lake Michigan. And USA Today says we are one of the “Top 10 Best Lake Towns in North America”.

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Unsalted & Unsurpassed

With white quartz sand stretching on for miles, inviting people to relax, stroll along the shore, build sand castles, hang out with friends, or watch the sun go down, our 10 miles of shoreline, and six public beaches, make for perfect summer days.

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One of the World's Best Beach Towns
Sun. Sand. And water, as far as the eye can see. With 10 spectacular miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, one of Condé Nast Traveler’s “Top 25 Beaches in the World,” the Saugatuck/Douglas region shines all year long, but especially as one of the premier summertime destinations in the country.
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Art & Culture
Long known as “the art coast of Michigan,” this community traces its creative roots back 100 years to the day when The Art Institute of Chicago established its Ox-Bow School here. Today, dozens of working painters, sculptors, ceramicists, and other artists call it home, enriching our community with an open-minded outlook and an appreciation of art that spills over into the galleries around town. We’re also home to the Saugatuck Center for the Arts, which hosts art exhibits, stage productions, films, lectures, and other cultural events around the year.
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No vacation spot is complete without a good meal and a comfortable place to settle down for the night, and Saugatuck, Douglas and Fennville know how to fill the bill. You’ll find award-winning chefs, locally brewed craft beer and cider on tap, and charming, friendly accommodations for a night, a weekend, or a season. Come discover why we have the best restaurants on Michigan's west cost and why USA Today, Coastal Living, Thrillest, Travel & Leisure and so many more have written about the Saugatuck experience.
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