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Best Saugatuck Tourist Attractions

If you like small-town shopping, then this is the right destination for you.  Specialty shops, galleries, restaurants, and entertainment are plentiful in the Saugatuck, Douglas, and Fennville. Take a Harbor Duck tour or visit the Saugatuck Douglas History Museum.  See our list of the best Saugatuck attractions, contact information, and distance from the inn.

Mason Street Warehouse

Spend an evening out at Saugatuck’s theatre to witness Broadway-class talent that has added significantly to the art and culture scene in this small town. Enjoy a fun dinner during a musical or comedy or attend a musical or play that Mason Street has won awards for, performing such big titles as the infamous and scandalous Chicago, and Cabaret.

Phone: (269) 857-2399
0.4 Miles
Butler Street

As the hotspot of Saugatuck and the town’s main boulevard, Butler Street hosts dozens of specialty shops, storefronts, and art galleries that are sure to satisfy anyone’s taste. Find watercolor expressionists, or realist landscapes of the local area, the painters are here to stay. Jewelry-makers, soap-makers, souvenirs, and tons and tons of restaurant fill this street with a hundred things to do on any given day. You won’t run out of options.

Phone: (269) 857-1701
0.7 Miles
Saugatuck-Douglas History Museum

An outdoor garden and harbor-front walkway decorate this top tourist attraction, featuring a Civil War-era schoolhouse built in 1866. The building has beautiful architecture on the A-list level of movie-star structures and is also listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. The Museum also hosts a Lifeboat Exhibit, focusing on the lives lost and saved on Lake Michigan, and the Back-in-Time Garden of peach orchards and rhododendron gardens.

Phone: (269) 857-7900
2.2 Miles
Saugatuck Dunes State Park

This park has 2.5 miles of coastal dunes along Lake Michigan's shoreline with dune ride tours. With dunes towering 200 feet high and a beach swimming area, this state park also houses three endangered species. This is a must-see destination for any nature-lovers, hikers, or bird-watchers.

Phone: (269) 857-2253
2.3 Miles
Crane Orchards

Enjoy the outdoors and fall foliage season while walking among one of Michigan’s best U-pick apple orchards. Apples are sold here at 95 cents per pound, and have been growing since 1880, when the land was cleared and seeded during the Midwest expansion. Over 17 varieties of apples can call Crane Orchards home. They also have a 20-acre corn maze that is carefully designed each year to confuse its patrons.

Phone: (269) 561-8651
8.1 Miles