Saugatuck is the embodiment of small town America. It’s a harbor village where visitors feel they’ve turned back the pages of time and entered a simpler life. Throughout Saugatuck’s history, artists have been drawn to its towering dunes, sugar sand beaches and jewel-like setting on the shores of Lake Michigan. Saugatuck has been voted one of the Top 25 Art Destinations in the United States by American Style Magazine for the fourth year in a row. Because its only two hours from Chicago, three hours from Detroit and two hours from South Bend, Saugatuck is the hub of vacation fun for these major metropolitan areas. In the Saugatuck area, you’ll find lodging in modern privately-owned motels. If you prefer to stay in a charming country inn, Saugatuck is the Bed and Breakfast capital of the Midwest. It offers an extensive variety of historic accommodations where the traveler feels more like a friend of the family than a customer. A restful year round retreat, Saugatuck has something for everyone. We offer you a calendar year of festivals and seasonal events. Visit us any time of the year and you’ll say Saug-ah-h-tuck!