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An Atmosphere of Acceptance

Our deep roots in the creative arts have grown into an accepting culture where you’ll find people from all walks of life mingling comfortably on the beach or out on the town. For decades, our residents have welcomed LGTBQ visitors with open arms, making Saugatuck and Douglas the most gay-friendly small towns in Michigan. We are proud of our reputation as a place where people from all walks of life can come and find themselves simply by being who they are. Whether you’re interested in revelry or relaxation, come and discover the open-minded charm that makes Saugatuck/Douglas a favorite destination for so many in the LGBTQ community.

An Atmosphere of Acceptance

A Lot of Pride for a Small Town

With over 140 gay-owned and LGBTQ-friendly businesses and lodging, and one of the country’s largest LGBTQ resorts, Saugatuck/Douglas proves to visitors year after year that small coastal towns can be full of charm as well as inclusive and welcoming. Whether it’s scenic natural beauty, a thriving arts scene, or disco balls and drag queens that you’re looking for, you can find it here along with some amazing experiences you can’t find anywhere else.

A Lot of Pride for a Small Town


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