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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 […]

The History Behind the Saugatuck/Douglas Fall Gallery Stroll

This weekend, October 6 and 7, the 41st annual Saugatuck/Douglas Fall Gallery Stroll will take place with artist receptions, demonstrations, live music and refreshments adding to the fun and creative atmosphere surrounding the two-day art stroll. While this event is one that the local and surrounding art communities look forward to each year, many might […]

Top 5 Autumn Activities in Saugatuck/Douglas

There’s lots to do in Saugatuck/Douglas all year round, but fall is an especially special time to visit. From traditional autumn activities like apple picking and color tours to more creative ones like gallery walks and libation tours – spending time in Saugatuck/Douglas in the fall is an experience you’re sure to enjoy.

So It’s Raining…Now What?

After packing your itinerary full of beach activities, bike rides and boating, you’ve come to realize a rain cloud is quite literally clouding your vacation plans. Although this is not ideal, fear not. There are plenty of rain-friendly activities in the Saugatuck area. So although you may not get to spend your entire day sun tanning, […]

Labor Day Weekend: Must-Do List

September, sweet September. Labor Day Weekend is a glorious time in the Saugatuck area as you still get the heat of summer, with a cool unassuming breeze as the sun goes down. As you prepare for the fall season, we have created a must-do list of activities for whatever your interest may include. Whether you […]

19th Annual Mt. Baldhead Challenge: Multi-Terrain Race

What’s a better way to leap into the month of September and a new season than to challenge yourself and sign up for the 19th annual Mt. Baldhead Challenge on Saturday, September 8. As the race approaches its 20th anniversary in 2019, runners can expect a plethora of enhancements and surprises to gear up for […]

One More Hurrah: Summer Lingers in Saugatuck

Somehow June and July has slipped by and you never planned that vacation you dreamed of in May. Although June and July have come and gone, it’s not too late to plan a great vacation and soak up the final summer rays. Saugatuck summer lasts through September (and even into October most years), so now’s […]

Spas/Wellness in the Saugatuck Area

Let’s be honest, vacations can be exhausting. Being out in the sun, shopping, eating great food all day long – it’s not easy. So take a timeout and head to some of the areas’ best kept secrets. With these hidden locations throughout town – scattered throughout secret alleys and secluded plazas – you’re sure to […]

Antique Gems of the Saugatuck Douglas Area

The Saugatuck/Douglas area is filled with hidden gems just waiting to be uncovered. At every location, it’s true you have to keep an open mind and an open schedule. Whether you’re looking for a golden locket, a beautifully stained armoire or a collectible action figure, the possibilities are truly endless.   S a u g […]