Things To Do In Saugatuck
“At Wickwood, life revolves around food and wine.”
~ The New York Times
Explore So Many Things To Do In Saugatuck During Your Lakeshore Getaway
Such As: Visit 23 ‘Craft Drink’ Tasting Rooms Within 15 Minutes Of Wickwood.
Saugatuck is the perfect place to pause from the hustle of our busy world. It’s the little town that time forgot. More important now that time is our biggest luxury. There are endless possibilities of things to do in Saugatuck, MI. 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, our little town that time forgot, it’s no wonder Saugatuck 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 might 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’s destination. That’s why our “Taste of the Season – Farmers Homemade Breakfast” is always included in your room rate, as is every delicious morsel you enjoy throughout your stay. It’s how we do things; it’s about the love of 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.
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 thrill on 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 sail or fishing trip from our easily accessible harbor.
Nestled by this breathtaking scenery is our charming and vibrant downtown 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!
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 and Blue Star Community Gym are both right in town.
When you’ve worked up an appetite or its time to wind down, there’s no shortage of options. Whether you want to sip a craft beer at the Saugatuck Brewing Company, 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 restaurants, you can taste the abundance and diversity of our local farms and orchards.
Wickwood Inn is in the heart of historic downtown Saugatuck making it the perfect place to stay for your Michigan Getaway. Explore which of our 11 luxurious guest rooms best suits your mood and reserve your stay today.
There’s never enough time to savor it all, but we hope this gave you a better idea of what to do in Saugatuck.
Be inspired by the Season or your Passion.
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Saugatuck beckons — the perfect destination for a Michigan weekend getaway or a longer vacation. Stay and play a while.
“Live each season as it passes… and open yourself to the influences of each.”
~ Henry David Thoreau
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A Guide For Each Of Saugatuck’s Six Seasons