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Love Abounds at West Michigan's Pride Festivals

The neighboring coastal towns of Saugatuck and Douglas along the shores of Lake Michigan are well-known as LGBTQ-affirming vacation destinations. Our vibrant art scene, charming downtowns and beautiful beaches all complemented by a welcoming atmosphere draw travelers looking for a safe, inclusive place for fun and relaxation. Each June, that inclusive spirit is celebrated in communities all...

Saugatuck Center for the Arts

Summertime Brings Broadway Shows to Saugatuck

You don't have to travel to New York City to see outstanding Broadway shows with high-caliber actors, music, sets and costumes. Every summer, performers from New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and other major cities audition to be part of Mason Street Warehouse, West Michigan's only Equity theatre company. Audiences can see them take the...

Distillery Tasting

Saugatuck's Craft Distillery Tasting Room

If you're a frequent visitor here in Saugatuck, it's very likely you've explored our local wineries and craft breweries during your getaway trips. And while...

Bar Scene

Saugatuck's Lively Nightlife Scene

People who flock to Saugatuck to vacation in our charming resort town spend their days playing on our award-winning beaches, exploring our vibrant arts scene, and shopping in our quaint downtown boutiques and galleries. However, what many people don't know is that Saugatuck also boasts a lively nightlife scene, with several great bars and clubs that are popular with both locals and...

Golf Course

Tee Up for Golf Season Along Lake Michigan

Summer is just around the corner on the shores of Lake Michigan, bringing with it longer days, warmer temperatures and more sunshine. Time to put away the snow shovel and break out the golf clubs! Golf is a three-season sport here on Michigan's West Coast, and our scenic beauty is a natural complement to the game. Golf is a great way to enjoy time together, take in some fresh air and get a...

Grand Rapids Art Museum

Spend a Day Exploring Grand Rapids

When you visit Saugatuck to spend a relaxing vacation along the sandy shores of Lake Michigan, sometimes it's fun to venture off on a day trip to explore some of Michigan's other amazing destinations. Head just 40 miles northeast of The Hotel Saugatuck and you'll find yourself in Grand Rapids. As Michigan's second...

St. Patrick's Day Parade

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in West Michigan

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day, right? Whether you're of Irish heritage or not, you can still celebrate the patron saint of Ireland with festivities in Saugatuck and its neighboring communities. From a traditional parade and lively Irish music to delicious eats and endless green beer, there are plenty of activities sure to bring out your inner leprechaun. Make plans now for a...

Ride and Dine Package

Our New Ride & Dine Package Offers a Unique Equestrian Experience

If you're looking for an unforgettable couples adventure as part of your next romantic getaway along the shores of Lake Michigan, then we've got exciting news for you! The Hotel Saugatuck has teamed up with our friends at Rise & Ride Ranch to bring our guests an incredible way to enjoy the great outdoors – from...


Fall in Love with Saugatuck's Most Romantic Restaurants

Saugatuck, Michigan is a charming town that boasts beautiful beaches, art galleries and unique shops. It is also home to some of the most romantic restaurants that offer a memorable dining experience you and your loved one won’t want to miss. Here are a few of the romantic restaurants in and near Saugatuck that we recommend to our guests at The Hotel Saugatuck, whether you're looking...

Art Gallery

Explore Saugatuck's Winter Exhibits and Art Galleries

Saugatuck's art scene is vibrant any time of year, even in the hush of winter when our lakeshore community enjoys a peaceful break from the buzz of summer crowds. For more than a century, art has been part of the culture of the region, appropriately dubbed "The Art Coast of Michigan." The area's creative roots date back 100 years to when The Art Institute of Chicago...

snow tubing

Hit the Slopes at West Michigan's Premier Ski Area

Whether you like to swoosh down double black diamonds or prefer a leisurely glide down the bunny hills, you'll find the perfect terrain for your skill level at Cannonsburg Ski Area. This premier West Michigan ski and snowboard destination is located in Belmont, Michigan, less than an hour northeast of The Hotel Saugatuck. So during...

Holiday Shopping

Holiday Shopping Along Butler Street in Saugatuck

You've made your list and checked it twice. Now you're ready to do some holiday shopping! Forget Amazon or the mall. Instead, explore the unique retail shops and boutiques along one of the main thoroughfares in downtown Saugatuck – Butler Street – where you'll find distinctive gifts for everyone in every price range... and maybe even a little something for yourself.