Here is what MSN and U.S. News and World Report had to say: “Overlooking the shores of Lake Michigan, Saugatuck is home to several serene beaches that feature soft sand, rolling dunes and peaceful atmosphere. It’s a popular Michigan summer vacation spot and draws adventure lovers and families thanks to its variety of outdoor pursuits, including boating and hiking.” You can see their full list here.
For many, the best beach in Michigan, if not the Midwest, is Oval Beach. A vacation destination for more than a century, the sands in Saugatuck have called out to travelers far and wide thanks to its clean shoreline, squeaky sand and beautiful sunsets. Add in the the amazing grass covered sand dunes and the views from Mt. Baldhead and you have an experience like no other.
After a fun day in the sun at the beach, don’t forget to check out our great line up of shops, restaurants and bars to finish out your day. And if you are looking for a place to stay, we have some of the most unique and original lodging options — from luxury B&Bs to family-friendly vacation rental homes — you can take look at them all here.