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Saugatuck, Michigan

Do you prefer the outside or the inside?
As Summer lingers in Saugatuck, you can have both!!


"If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I'll bet they'd feel a lot differently inside."
  --- Bill Watterson


Mid-week rates beginning at $225
Weekend rates beginning at $275

All served with the best foods of the season!

Reservations at 800.385.1174
or at



"If you never did, you should. These things are fun and fun is good!"  
--- Dr. Seuss

A Foodie's Day in the Country

Join Hungry Village Tours as they visit a local organic farm, goat cheese creamery, fresh Farmer's Market, a winery and a potter's studio/farm. Tastings galore.

Followed by a private "Farm to Fork" lunch with the Chef at Salt of the Earth.

Tuesday thru Saturday
10am to 4pm

Book when you reserve your rooms at Wickwood. 800.385.1174

"In summer, the song sings itself."
--- William Carlos Williams


Out On The Water

Star of Saugatuck

Harbor Duck

Chain Ferry



Charter Fishing

"Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability."
--- Sam Keen

On the beach

"A perfect summer day - when the sun is shining and the lawnmower is broken."    --- James Dent

Blue Coast Artists

The Blue Coast Artists tour offers a behind-the-scenes look into the studios and galleries of six studio artists. This site gives you a sample of the work from each artist before visiting the studios. View the tour map for directions to the studios.

Lattner Studio
Lattner Studio

Blue Star Pottery
Blue Star Pottery

Khnemu Studio LLC
Khnemu Studio LLC

Blue Roan Studio
Blue Roan Studio

Lake Effect Pottery
Lake Effect Pottery

Blue Star Studio of Wood and Glass LLC
Blue Star Studio of Wood & Glass LLC

"Of all the wonders of nature, a tree in summer is perhaps the most remarkable; with the possible exception of a moose singing 'Embraceable You' in spats."
                              --- Woody Allen

West Michigan Wineries


"Gardening is a very fine thing because you get such an unmistakable answer as to whether you are making a fool of yourself or hitting the mark"  --- Goethe

Golf Courses in and around Saugatuck





September 6
Bonnie and Clyde (1967) Directed by Arthur Penn with Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway

September 20
The Last Picture Show (1971) directed by Peter Bogdanovich with Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges and Cybill Shepherd

October 4
Tender Mercies (1983) directed by Bruce Beresford with Robert Duvall and Tess Harper

October 18
Places In The Heart (1984) directed by Robert Benton with Sally Field and Danny Glover

Annual Saugatuck-Douglas
Labor Day Bridge Walk, September 3

Uncommon Grounds Classes
Brew Methods - Sept 1
Espresso/Coffee 3 Ways - Sept 15
Coffee Roasting - Oct 6

Little Feet - Big Feet
Mt. Baldhead Challenge Race
September 8

"Luxury of luxuries --- you haven’t lived if you have not lain flat on the middle of your own thyme lawn."   --- Edna Walling

Third annual Harvest Dinner
September 16
Fenn Valley Vineyards & Winery


"Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens." --- Carl Gustav Jung

Douglas Annual Wine Stroll
September 8

Breaking The Rules
Water Street Gallery
Sept 8 thru Oct 3



August 31 & Sept 1

Jerry Bennett in Concert, Sept 8

The Eschelons in Concert,  Sept 22

"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop to look around once in a while, you'll miss half of it"    --- Robin Williams

Hoots and Hellmouth Sept 10

Honey Dewdrops Sept 16

Appleseed Collective Sept 23

Chris Proctor Sept 30


"America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves from the inside." --- Abraham Lincoln


Art Galleries in Our Villages

Dawn Stafford's Peachbelt Studio & Gallery
Corner of M-89 & 63rd St., Fennville

James Brandess
Studios & Gallery
238 Butler St., Saugatuck

Good Goods
106 Mason St., Saugatuck

Button-Petter Gallery
161 Blue Star Hwy., Douglas

98 Center St., Douglas

Armstrong-De Graaf International Fine Art
403 Water St. on Main, Saugatuck

Bruce Baughman Studio & Galleries
242 Butler St., Saugatuck

Marcia Perry, Sculptor
Blue Star Hwy., North of Saugatuck

Amazwi Contemporary Art
249 Culver St., Saugatuck

Janice Miles Gallery
421 Water Street, Saugatuck

"Sun is shining. Weather is sweet. Make you wanna move your dancing feet."
--- Bob Marley

Saugatuck Harbor
Natural Area

"They sat on the front veranda after supper --- while in the deep shaggy lawn below the fireflies blew and drifted in soft random."       --- William Faulkner

Antiques Abound right on our doorstep:
Amsterdam in Saugatuck
Bentley’s Fine Antiques
Blue Star Antique Pavilion
The Olde Farmhouse Antiques
• Olde House Antiques


Summer Greenmarket at the
Saugatuck Center for the Arts
Fridays thru October 5

"What is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days."
                --- James Russell Lowell


 Thru September 2

September 9

On Exhibit thru September 28

Kelly Carey, September 29

Chris Smither, October 6

Pakistani World Music, November 3

"We had sand in the eyes and the ears and the nose, and sand in the hair, and sand-between-the-toes."    --- A. A. Milne

"I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June."
--- Doris Day


Featuring Music by Christy G, Diego, Entourage and Mary Rademacher on Saturday and Sunday evenings with Open Mic Night on Mondays



Saugatuck Brewing Company

• Sept 1 Memarie Gayle (country)
• Sept 6 Fremont John (acoustic originals)
• Sept 8 Vincent Hayes (blues)
• Sept 15 Slim Gypsy Baggage (folk0
• Sept 22 Last Call Band (roots/rock)
• Sept 28 Blue Molly & Madcat Manfra Blues
• Sep 29 Indacoda Blue (acoustic rock)
• Oct 6 Big Boss Blues (blues)
• Oct 13 The Trace (classic acoustic rock)
• Oct 20 Formerly Hip (classic acoustic rock)
• Oct 27 Annual Halloween Bash - Last Call
              Band & Dragon Wagon


"The bigger the summer vacation the
harder the fall."  --- Anon

Holland Farmer's Market




Music in the Park
Under the Gazebo in Wicks Park in Saugatuck every Wednesday in the summer from 7-9 PM

• Aug 29 The Sea Cruisers

 See you there!

"Summer vacation; when you drink triple, see double, and act single."
-- Anon


Staying Fit in Saugatuck

It’s easy here. We have miles of beaches to walk, trails to cycle, streams and rivers, and one Big Lake, to canoe, kayak, and surf, and paths and woods to walk. We also are lucky to have the Satya Yoga Center which is dedicated to our best selves with yoga, Pilates, meditation, martial arts, dance and even Boot Camp. There are classes, personal training, and workshops for all.


Lakeshore Pilates is committed to upholding the highest standards of Joseph Pilates with Group Reformer & Mat classes and personal training. Lakeshore Pilates takes Pilates seriously training men and women of all ages. Visitors welcome.

Pumphouse Gym

The Pump House Gym is everyone’s favorite for hitting the Cardio Mezzanine with Elliptical Bikes and Treadmills, free weights and Magnum weight and strength training equipment. Classes, day rates, personal training, it’s all here seven days a week. Walk-ins welcome.


Relax and Refresh at Wickwood and the Day Spas in Saugatuck

At Wickwood, we all need a little rejuvenation these days and we love to pamper our guests with massages with our Nancy Plantinga. She specializes in Swedish massages, has added a Couples Massage with mirroring, does Pre-natal, Reiki and Chakra all under our roof. Just book your appointment when you make your reservation.

Spa services are also all around us:

Waterfront Day Spa We couldn’t live without Esthetician Peggy who, using Pevonia Botanica from Switzerland offers the finest European facial ever. Peggy also works magic with her Signature Facial, Purifying Back Facial, Myoxy-Caviar Facial, skin analysis, High Frequency and Galvanic Machines along with Glycolic and Salicylic Peels and make up consultations.

Bella Vita Day Spa specializes in massage treatments, and beauty salon services. They offer Swedish, Deep Tissue, Pre-Natal, Hot Stone, Four Hand Swedish and Couples Massages along with Low Back Tension Releases, Sinus Relief and Fibromyalgia Tender Point massages.

"Every summer has a story."
--- Woody Allen

Clothesline Art Show
Wicks Park, Saugatuck
September 15

Stay at Wickwood and Visit
ArtPrize Grand Rapids
162 Venues
1517 Artworks Entered
Sept 19 - Oct 7


The Blue Moon Occurs August 31, 2012


Wickwood Reservations 269.857.1465
or 800.385.1174


Our Innkeepers answer 9am - 9pm
everyday of the year!

Plus now you can Book On-Line!

"Our phones and on-line reservations have been unusually busy so call us soon to reserve your favorite room.
It's amazing what a Saugatuck getaway can do for the soul!"

The Inn

Silver Palate Cookbook  Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook  The New Basics  Silver Palate 25th Anniversary

Julee and Bill

Wickwood Inn   |    510 Butler Street P.O. Box 1019   |   Saugatuck, MI 49453
Tel (800) 385-1174   |  
www.wickwoodinn.com   |    Bill and Julee Rosso Miller, Proprietors