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One of the World’s Best Beach Towns

Sun. Sand. And water, as far as the eye can see. With 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. Pick from six pristine beaches to soak up the sun, splash in the waves, or watch the sunset.

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Hit the Trails

Our miles of trails let you choose the length and intensity of your outdoor adventure. Explore the gently rolling dunes and shoreline at Saugatuck Harbor Natural Area. Wander the sandy forest paths of Saugatuck Dunes State Park. Or get your heart pumping with a steep climb up and down Mt. Baldhead and be rewarded with a panoramic view of Lake Michigan.

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Unsalted and Unsurpassed

From the winding Kalamazoo River to the harbor and big lake, there are so many opportunities to enjoy the water in the Saugatuck-Douglas area. Whether you take in our waterways from atop a double-decker paddleboat, charter a sailing or fishing excursion, or explore them under your own power in a kayak or canoe, you’ll find any encounter with our unsalted waves an enthralling experience.

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Retro Boat Rentals

730 Water St. /Saugatuck, MI 49453 / (616)-405-6688

Take a ride on a vintage runabout boat with retro-fitted electric motors, or a Donut or Duffy boat, and enjoy drinks at the Old Boathouse bar.

Running Rivers Kayaks

120 E Center St /Douglas, MI 49406 / 616-218-5021

Rent a paddle board or kayak and see the natural beauty of the lower Kalamazoo River.

Sailing On Desire

216 Saint Peters Drive - Slip 135 /Douglas, MI 49406 / 616-204-2879

Enjoy a three-hour private sailing excursion aboard a 41-foot Morgan sailboat.

Sailing Saugatuck - On the Tall Ship Serenity

219 N Union St /Douglas, MI 49406 / 269-214-2445

Take a two-hour sailing cruise on the Schooner Serenity, Saugatuck’s only authentic tall ship.

Saugatuck Chain Ferry

528 Water Street /Saugatuck, MI 49453 /

The only remaining chain ferry in the country, this charming vessel takes people, pets, and bikes across the Kalamazoo River.

Saugatuck Dune Rides

6495 Blue Star Highway /Saugatuck, MI 49453 / 269-857-2253

Take a 40-minute ride across breathtaking sand dunes. A great way to see Saugatuck’s natural beauty.

Saugatuck Dunes Coastal Alliance

P.O. Box 1013 /Saugatuck, MI 49453 / 269-857-1842

The Saugatuck Dunes Coastal Alliance is a coalition of individuals and organizations working cooperatively to protect and preserve the natural geograp…

Saugatuck Dunes State Park

6575 138th Ave /Saugatuck, MI 49423 /

Get back to nature at this state-owned, pet-friendly park featuring 2.5 miles of secluded beach, wooded dunes, and plenty of hiking trails.

Saugatuck Harbor Natural Area

Oval Dr. /Saugatuck, MI 49453 /

This sandy trail takes you through a 173-acre protected natural area with unspoiled dunes and wetlands.

Saugatuck Scooter Rental

3483 Blue Star Hwy /Saugatuck, MI 49453 /

Rent a scooter and scoot around the Saugatuck and Douglas area with ease!

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