Do Everything and Do Nothing
A round of golf or a round of beers, hiking trails or setting sails, relaxing at the beach or diving into the surf. Take a paddle on the river or simply watch the boats go by. It's all here waiting for you, in the Art Coast of Michigan.

Plan your Fall Getaway

We might be in the dog days of Summer, but it’s never to early to start planning your Autumn retreat. Save some of that vacation time for the magical fall months in Saugatuck/Douglas – you’ll be glad you did!

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Stay in Saugatuck/Douglas

Rest easy – from hotels to bed & breakfasts, you’re sure to find the perfect place to stay during your vacation to Saugatuck/Douglas – click below for current lodging specials and deals!

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Summer in Saugatuck: The Best in the Midwest

If you’ve visited Saugatuck/Douglas, you might agree when we say that there’s something magical about summertime in our corner of the world. Find out why a writer from The New York Times called us her “Favorite Beach Vacation Spot!”

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Saugatuck Named One of the 25 Greatest Beach Towns in America

Although our beaches are a beloved part of our community, our year-round attractions, local character, food scene and charm factor, all distinguished Saugatuck/Douglas from the rest when Thrillist Travel chose the “25 Greatest Beach Towns in America.”

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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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Unique Finds
Indulge yourself in a little retail therapy. Three distinct districts in Saugatuck, Douglas and Fennville offer ample opportunities to window-show, browse and indulge. Our eclectic blend of upscale boutiques and galleries, outdoor gear, artisan goodies and other treasures offer the perfect day of shopping and exploring.
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Hospitality
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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