: Gerald R Ford International
: House has Semi Private Beach access
Saugatuck and Douglas are harbor villages that celebrate diversity—small-town America at its best! Here visitors can turn back the pages of time to enjoy a simpler life where no one hurries, and no one hurries you. A place where everyone is special and everyone is welcome. Recently The National Trust for Historic Preservation selected Saugatuck/Douglas as one of the 'Dozen Distinctive Destinations' in the U.S. and the writers and editors of Midwest Living Magazine ranked Saugatuck/Douglas fifth among the top 100 vacation destinations in the Midwest.
While visiting either downtown area, you can walk – in a safe and friendly environment – to almost everything. In Saugatuck, you can stroll along the boardwalk admiring the boats and explore the dockside shops. Picnic by the gazebo in Wicks Park overlooking the harbor then ride the Victorian hand-cranked ferry. Or rent a canoe, charter a sailboat, or tour our waterways onboard an old-fashioned sternwheeler, dinner cruiser or WWII amphibious 'Duck' vehicle. End your excursion at the corner drug store soda fountain where hand-creamed sodas and malted shakes have been a specialty for 85 years!