I'm always looking for the next best adventure. I may have lived in Michigan for a majority of my life but there's a lot that I haven't seen.

I recently asked some of my friends where they enjoy vacationing in our great state and one of them mentioned Saugatuck and how great it is.

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Saugatuck, Michigan

Did you know that Coastal Living Magazine named Saugatuck one of the “10 All-Star American Beach Towns?" Because I didn't. So, obviously we have to kick off your trip with a list of beaches for you to visit.

  • Oval Beach
  • Douglas Beach
  • Pier Cove Beach
  • Laketown Beach
  • West Side County Park

Saugatuck Dune Rides

Not only do you need to check out the beaches in Saugatuck, but the dunes are also a great place for adventure. How about a forty minute dune ride?

They're sort of like the safer version of a rollercoaster. Enjoy nature and wildlife while learning about the lost town of Singapore. If you're interested in going, you will have to sign a waiver before hand.

Breweries, Cideries and Distilleries

If you're looking for a week or weekend of bouncing around and trying some of the states best beer, Saugatuck is the place to be. Their beer was one of the reasons a friend told me to visit.

Here's a few places for you to swing by.

  • The Barrel Room
  • Virtue Cider
  • Mitten Brewing Company
  • Coppercraft Distillery Tasting Room
  • Saugatuck Brewing Company

You don't have to rock, paper, scissor over who's going to be the designated driver if you do the Saugatuck/Douglas Coastal Tour! Most of the tours visit 3-4 wineries/breweries.

If beer and cider aren't really your thing and you're more of a wine-o, how about the ultimate wine tasting weekend?

Here is a master list of restaurants, stores and galleries in Saugatuck.

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