Things To Do In Saugatuck

“At Wickwood, life revolves around food and wine.”

~ The New York Times

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Where To Taste Beer, Wine & More In Saugatuck?
Visit Wickwood’s Craft Drinks Tasting Tour Map.

Insider’s Guide For Where To Eat In Saugatuck?
Visit Our Insider’s Guide To Restaurants

 

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Explore So Many Things To Do In Saugatuck During Romantic Getaways

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There are so many possibilities of things to do in Saugatuck, MI.  Saugatuck is the perfect place to pause, and reserve a room in our little hotel, away from the hustle of your busy world. It’s our little town that time forgot. More important now that time is our biggest luxury.  An ideal place to relax, reconnect and revisit in every season of the year, it’s no wonder Saugatuck is a favorite location for Michigan weekend getaways.

There are endless things to do in Saugatuck, MI.  So, it is no surprise that our village of Saugatuck (and Wickwood Inn’s bed and breakfast) is a favorite of travelers across the globe.

So, decide your date.  Select your room, and let your Saugatuck, Michigan Getaway begin!

If you’re unsure what to do in Saugatuck, we have some ideas:

Are You Hungry?

Now that you’ve found our slice of paradise, it’s time to talk all things food! The New York Times said it best: “At Wickwood, life revolves around food and wine.” It’s our joy; it’s our passion …Wickwood is truly a foodie destination. That’s why our “Taste of the Season – Farmers Homemade Breakfast” is always included in your bed and breakfast room rate, as is every delicious morsel you enjoy throughout your stay. It’s how we do things in our hotel. All of us here love farm-to-table and good food.

No matter what time of year, one of the most frequent questions we are asked is, “Where should we go to eat?” Visit our Insider’s Restaurant Guide to get an overview of the restaurants in Saugatuck.

Experiences To Remember

Surrounded by the sweet waters of Lake Michigan and its stunning Sand Dunes, there are endless opportunities here for activity and relaxation. You can hike, run, disc golf, bird watch, ski, or snow shoe through the trails at the Saugatuck Dunes State Park. Lose track of time beach combing, swimming,  building a sand castle, and watching the sunset at our award winning Oval Beach. Raise your arms and experience the thrill of a ride on The Harbor Duck, Star of Saugatuck, or the Saugatuck Dune Rides. Rent a kayak, stand up paddle board, pontoon boat, charter a sunset boat ride or fishing trip from our easily accessible harbor.  Sail with Saugatuck Sailing or take out one of the vintage Retro Boats.

Nestled in this breathtaking scenery is our charming and vibrant downtown Saugatuck, full of unique boutiques, pubs, cafes, galleries, restaurants, and gardens. At the backbone of this art-centered community is our more than 100-year connection with the Ox-Bow School Of Art. In the heart of downtown, the Saugatuck Center For the Arts brings lively theater, concerts, exhibitions, documentary film, workshops, farmers’ markets and more all year long. In our village more than 30 artist studios and galleries thrive, and there’s live music all over town. Enjoy Chamber Music Festival, Concerts in the Park, On Stage at the Felt Mansion, and the great variety of live music venues. Better pack your dancing shoes!

Working Out On The Links Or In The Gym

Maybe it’s time to hit a round of 18? Try one of our 3 pristine golf courses: The Ravines, Clearbrook, or HawksHead. More in the mood for some morning yoga? Our local studio, Satya, is just across the street. Snap Fitness, The Pilates Hive and Blue Star Community Gym are both right in town.

Are You Thirsty?

When you’ve worked up an appetite or its time to wind down, there’s no shortage of options. Sip a craft beer at Mitten, Waypost or Guardian or the Saugatuck Brewing Company.  Enjoy a glass of wine at Fenn Valley Vineyards, or an heirloom apple cider at Virtue Farms or Crane’s. There’s a glass waiting for you. At our 30 area farm-to-table restaurants, you can taste the abundance and diversity of our local farms and orchards.

Wickwood’s Things To Do In Saugatuck Guides Make It Easy!

Wickwood Inn is in the heart of historic downtown Saugatuck making it the perfect bed and breakfast to stay in for your Michigan Getaway. Explore which of our 11 luxurious hotel guest rooms best suits your mood and reserve your stay today

There’s never enough time to savor it all, but we hope this gives you a better idea of what to do in Saugatuck.

Find inspiration for what to do in Saugatuck by the Season or by your Passion.
Explore our sample itineraries in the Saugatuck Getaway Guides below!

Saugatuck beckons.  And the perfect destination for a Michigan weekend getaway or a longer vacation is our exquisite bed and breakfast, Wickwood Inn.  Stay and play a while.

Celebrate Your Saugatuck Getaway At Wickwood Inn

Explore 37 Craft Beer, Wine, Cider & Cocktail Tasting Spots Within 10 Minutes of Wickwood  • Experience Wickwood’s Candlelight Appetizer Hour  •  Shop Til You Drop At The Boutiques In Saugatuck & Douglas  • Enjoy A Loft Dinner At Borrowed Time  •  Discover Mitten, Guardian & Waypost Breweries  •  Linger In One Art Gallery After Another During Gallery Strolls  • Listen & Dance At Live Concerts At Salt Of The Earth, Saugatuck Brewing, What Not Inn or Waypost  •   Golf At Clearbrook, Ravines or Hawkshead   •   Wander Quietly Through Saugatuck Dunes State Park   •   Enjoy Dinner At  Bowdie’s, Coast 236, Clearbrook, EPC, Salt or The Southerner  •   Afternoon & Evening Sweets Plates  •   Live Jazz  •   Watch Sunsets On Oval Beach  •   Cider Tastings And Events At Virtue Cider  •   Wine Tastings & Vineyard Tours At Fenn Valley  •  Immerse Yourself In Tulip Time  •   Experience The Monthlong Saugatuck Expo  •   Artz And Gardenz Annual Garden And Art Studios Tour  •   Exhibitions, Classes, Concerts & Theater At Saugatuck Center For The Arts  •  Go Boating With Saugatuck Sailing or Saugatuck Retro Boats

Want to know about even more things happening?
Visit our Wickwood Inn Events Calendar.

“Live each season as it passes… and open yourself to the influences of each.”
~ Henry David Thoreau

 

Explore Our Saugatuck Getaway Guides

A Guide For Each Of Saugatuck’s Six Seasons

A Guide For Each Of Your Passions

 

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