Unwind in the Art Coast of Michigan.

Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are quickly approaching and for some of us, the holiday parties have already begun! The Saugatuck/Douglas area is a great spot to pick up unique gifts for everyone on your list. Below is a list of a few items from a few of our local shops and artisans! If you’re shopping for… The […]

5 Reasons to Celebrate the New Year in Saugatuck/Douglas

Whether your style is out on the town with champagne and fireworks, or cuddled up in front of a fire with a loved one, Saugatuck/Douglas is the place to ring in the New Year. 1. Cozy, Unique Places to Stay After the celebrations come to a close, retreat back to one of our unique lodging […]

Winter Wonderland in Saugatuck/Douglas

Experience the Small-Town Charm of Winter in Saugatuck Snow on the ground means there’s fun to be had in Saugatuck/Douglas. Whether you’re strolling through galleries and shops, cross-country skiing through trails or warming up in our cozy lodging establishments or with our delicious local food and beverages, a winter getaway isn’t far from reach. Just like being at home, […]

Holiday Happenings Nov. 28 – Dec. 2

With the twinkling lights, snowy sidewalks, warmly lit shops and cozy lodging amenities, the Saugatuck Douglas area is a snug winter destination for any winter traveler, but during the holidays, the town comes alive with festive energy with our holiday events. An Art Coast Holiday is a full season here in Saugatuck/Douglas. Each weekend is packed with […]

Harvest Recipes from the Experts

Even though Thanksgiving is tomorrow, it’s not too late to think about new dishes to bring to the table! We are thankful that we have such a creative community here in Saugatuck/Douglas, and part of that creative community is our amazing chefs. We’ve asked a few of our local experts for some harvest-inspired recipes to […]

Host your Holiday Party in Saugatuck/Douglas

It might seem a tad early to start thinking about holiday parties, but now is the ideal time to start planning those late November, December and even January get-togethers! With the twinkling lights, snowy sidewalks, warmly lit shops and cozy lodging amenities, Saugatuck/Douglas makes the perfect retreat for work holiday parties or a holiday gathering […]

Local Artwork for a Cause

The Saugatuck Douglas Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (SDACVB) is excited to announce their partnership with local artist and philanthropist Ted Swoboda and his organization, Pictures for Vets for a special photography exhibit at the SDACVB Welcome Center from Oct. 22 – Dec. 3. “With Veterans day this month, there is no better time for […]

An Art Coast Holiday

Saugatuck’s 2018 Holiday Season Is in Full Swing The Saugatuck Douglas Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is excited to announce the plethora of winter and holiday activities that will be taking place throughout the duration of our Art Coast Holiday Season. With the twinkling lights, snowy sidewalks, warmly lit shops and cozy lodging amenities, the […]

Saugatuck Brewing Co.’s Barrel Aged Bootleg Bash

After a brief hiatus, Saugatuck Brewing Company is pleased to announce the return of their favorite event: Barrel Aged Bootleg Bash. On Saturday, November 3rd, we’ll be showcasing all of our favorite Barrel Aged Beers ranging from 2015 – 2018. Here are all the details: – When: Saturday, November 3rd from 1:00 – 5:00 pm […]

Cook like a Local (Chef)

Thanks to our location near the Great Lakes, this part of Michigan is blessed with an abundance of fresh produce. Literally dozens of farms grow everything from asparagus to apples and blueberries within half a day’s drive. As if that’s not enough, some of the country’s finest chefs also call this area home, using their […]