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					There is something about Saugatuck & Douglas,
Michigan that makes them two of the most gay friendly small
towns in the country. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender
tourists all find something difficult to define but easy to
recognize, like magic. Best of all, it is everywhere you look.

It's in the world-renowned beaches,
such as Oval Beach in Saugatuck. Nestled
between the refreshing waters of Lake Michigan
and our gorgeous sand dune forest, our pristine
beaches provide days of sun and sport, breathtaking
   sunsets, and evenings of delight and wonder.

          It's in the shops and restaurants. With
          over 120 gay owned and gay friendly business, the
          shopkeepers and staff are proud to be among the
          most welcoming of gay friendly travel destinations.
          So many unique shops, galleries and restaurants
          options to choose from, you can find just about
          anything your heart desires, and some things you
          can't find anywhere else.

It's in the arts. We're called the "art coast of
Michigan", and for good reason: no matter how your
tastes run, we have something here for you. We have
world-class galleries, artist studios, and museums. The
world-renowned Ox-Bow art school is here, as well as
summer stock theatre. We host our annual Waterfront
Film Festival every June, featuring independent films
               from all over the world.

                It's in the people. For decades,
               our residents have made Saugatuck
               and Douglas Michigan's most gay friendly small
              towns by welcoming Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and
               Transgender visitors with open arms. We have
               GLBT Pride. We are proud of our reputation as
                a place where people from all walks of life can
                come and find themselves simply by being who
               they are.

Most importantly, it's in you. Simply put, we wouldn't
be who we are without the continued support of the Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community, and so we work
hard to make your visit as fun and memorable as possible. We
know there are many reasons why you choose Saugatuck &
Douglas Michigan as your gay travel destinations every year,
but there is only one reason why you keep coming back: you're
always welcome here!
RESTAURANTS | FOOD                                                                 RESTAURANTS | FOOD

                   Back Alley Pizza Joint                                    Cookies On Call
                   Pizza, grinders, salads, and more. Using the freshest–    The best chocolate chunk cookies made with love in
                   finest ingredients. Grinder bread baked daily. Also       Frannyland. Cakes, Tarts, Ice Cream Sandwiches, and
                   available – Take & Bake Pizza. Patio dining,              Cheesecakes too!! Try our Take And Bake Cookies.
                   take out/all day delivery.                      
                   22 Main St, Douglas                                       25 Center St, Douglas
                   269-857-7277                                              269-857-3065

                   Blue Frog to Go                                           The Dining Room at Clearbrook
                   at the Dunes Resort                                       Exclusively ORGANIC, NATURAL, SUSTAINABLE special
                                                                             occasion dining emphasizing local sourcing, including
                   Great food to take with you!!                             Michigan wines and craft ales. Award winner from
                   Sandwiches, Salads, Wraps ... Delicious!!                 WINE SPECTATOR, LAKE, and GRAND RAPIDS
                   Open daily (except Tuesday) 11-6 (Memorial Day            MAGAZINES. Open Weekend Evenings.
                   Weekend – Labor Day Weekend)                              RESERVATIONS ADVISED..
                   June also Closed Wednesday
                   Dunes Resort, Douglas
                                                                             6494 Clearbrook Drive, Saugatuck
                   269-857-1401 ext 143                                      269-857-2000 ext. 4

                   Chequers of Saugatuck                                     DeMond’s Super Valu
                   A quaint English pub offering traditional English fare,
                   as well as American favorites. Since 1988. Extensive      Supermarket with the areas largest selection of beer,
                   beer list and the BEST Fish & Chips in the Midwest.       wine and liquor – plus a full deli with hot food to go!
                   Serving 7 days, year round.                               Summer hours 7am-11pm daily.

                                        237 Center St, Douglas
                                                                             Corner of Center & Blue Star Hwy
                   220 Culver St, Saugatuck
                   269-857-1868                                              269-857-2443

                                                                             Earl’s Farm Market
                   Chocolate Cafe of South Haven
                                                                             Come enjoy the farm experience! Farm Fresh
                   Chocolates, fresh roasted coffee, soups,                  Fruit & Vegetables! Strawberries-Raspberries-
                   salads, sandwiches, plus locally made baked               Blueberries available for U-Pick & We-Pick!
                   goods and cheesecakes.                                    Homemade Pies, Breads, Strawberry Shortcake,
                         SANDWICHES • DESSERTS • COFFEES                     Cookies, Desserts & Jams.
                         OVER 50 FLAVORS OF ICE CREAM!                       Open 7 Days a Week! May & September 10am -
                                                                             7pm. Memorial Weekend - Labor Day 8am - 9pm.
                   406 Phoenix St, South Haven
                                                                             1630 Blue Star Hwy, Glenn

                   Christo's Roadhouse
                   Comfortable bar and grill specializing in delicious       The Elbo Room
                   burgers, BBQ ribs, pizza, sandwich & salads. Full bar     Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Pizza.
                   featuring cold drafts, carfts beers and your favorite     Can accommodate most dietary requests.
                   refreshing cocktails. Keno, open 7 days a week, food      Alcohol free. Patio seating available.

                   and drink specials.

Bar Gri
                                                                             880 Holland St, Saugatuck
     &             2935 Blue Star Hwy, Douglas                               269-857-8646 (To Go)

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                        Everyday People Cafe                                     Hercules Hot Dogs Bar & Grill
                        An innovative menu with suggested wine pairings.         Monday – Thursday 11AM till 9PM
                        Fresh, locally farmed ingredients. A casual, hip &       Friday 11AM till close
                        upbeat atmosphere with an approachable staff and         Saturday & Sunday 10AM till close
                        affordable prices. Full service bar & wine list that     Open late Theater evenings / Holidays
                        features 20 wines by the glass. The outdoor seasonal     Beer Garden / Sprits / Dog Friendly Garden
                        wine garden offers “small bites”, libations and live     Outdoor Seating
                        jazz & blues.                                            Breakfast till 3PM – Dinner Specials Daily
                        11 Center St, Douglas                                    236 Culver St, Saugatuck
                        269-857-4240                                             269-455-5112

                                                                                 The Hickory Pit
                        Fajitas Mexican Food                                     A northwestern Kentucky couple brings authentic
                        Mexican Restaurant for eat-in, take out or delivery.     slow smoked Bar-B-Q to Saugatuck. Enjoy the
                        Mexican down-home cooking from Fajita, Tacos,            stunning view of the water from our dining area, or
                        Burritos, Huaraches, Tortas, Tamales, Asado and          carryout and have a picnic. Our food is prepared from
                        many Exotic Dishes.                                      scratch and includes ribs, pulled pork, brisket, chicken
                                                                                 and all the trimmings. Kick your shoes off and relax.
                        Weathervane Mall, Douglas
                        269-857-3425                                             322 Culver St, Saugatuck

                        The Glenn
                        Seasonal evening hours until 10 pm in the Café and
                        Polar Bar. A local favorite for breakfast and lunch.     Kilwin’s Chocolates
                        Come down for one of our home baked pies, muffins        Kilwin’s is a gourmet confectionery shop
                        or a great dessert. Delicious soft serve ice cream       featuring handmade chocolates, fudge, corns, brittles
                        treats in our Polar Bar and free wi-fi in or Café with   and ice cream.
                        your favorite coffee drinks and light snacks.             e-mail:
  Eatery   Cafe         Open daily 7 am to 3 pm.
  Bakery Polar Bar                                                               121 & 152 Butler St, Saugatuck
                        Corner of Blue Star and 114th Ave.

                        The Glenn Store                                          Kalico Kitchen
                        Home of the “Full Belly Deli” – Pizza, Grinders,         Good home cookin’ breakfast, lunch and dinner.
                        Soups, Salads and Fresh Meats & Cheeses.                 Open 6am-10pm. Carry-Out menu available. Cookin’
                        The most extensive wine & liquor selection in            out? Visit the deli for fresh meats, salads, and breads.
                        the area. Specialty and Import Beers Abound!
                        Groceries too!! 10 minutes from Saugatuck/     
                        Douglas and South Haven.                                 Across from the Dunes Resort
                        1402 Blue Star Hwy, Glenn                                319 Ferry St, Douglas
                        269-227-3233                                             269-857-2678

                        The Grill Room at Clearbrook
                        Where the locals eat drink and relax. Great views        Krupkas Blueberry Plantation
                        summer or winter, open all 52 weeks, Award
                                                                                 The BEST Fresh Blueberries! A Great Outdoor &
                        Winning hearty-healthy foods, completely HOUSE-
                                                                                 Nature Experience. Open 7 days a week,
                        MADE at neighborhood prices. Named “Best Casual
                                                                                 July 4th – September 1st, 9am – 6pm.
                        Dining” along the lakeshore in ’07. Ask us about
                        “REAL ALE”!                                              e-mail:
                                               2647 68th St (Blue Star Hwy), Fennville
                        6494 Clearbrook Drive, Saugatuck                         269-857-4278

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                   Lakeshore Convenience                                                  Phil’s Bar & Grille
                   Party / Convenience Store, located on the Blue
                                                                                          A quaint bistro style bar & grille. Quiet seating
                   Star, Doors down from the Dunes. Lakeshore offers
                                                                                          outside available. Homemade soups, fresh salads,
                   imported, domestic and locally brewed beers, wine
                                                                                          great sandwiches and delicious entrees. Open daily
                   and liquor takeout. Ice, cigarettes, takeout pizza,
                                                                                          at 11:30am. Entrees served after 5pm.
                   sandwiches and snacks.
                   155 Blue Star Hwy, Douglas                                             215 Bulter St, Saugatuck
                   269-857-1235                                                           269-857-1555

                   M&M Blue Star Cafe &                                                   Pumpernickels Eatery
                                                                                          Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Bakery. Served in a
                   Ice Cream Treats                                                       relaxed atmosphere. Cocktails, Entertainment and
                   Greek/American cooked to order – Pitas, Salads,                        Sunday Breakfast Buffet. Open 7 days a week.
                   Veggies, complete Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
                   Meals inside & out. Our 16th year!                           
                   141 S Blue Star Hwy, Douglas
                                                                                          202 Butler St, Saugatuck

                   Marro’s Italian Restaurant                                             Restaurant Toulouse
                   World Class Italian & American cuisine, plus pizza.
                                                                                          Located in the historical Saugatuck Livery Building.
                   Service and water views are exceptional.
                                                                                          Featuring a “Continental” Flavored-Menu. Extensive
                   Smoke Free Environment. Open dinners 5 pm daily
                                                                                          wine list. Patio dining in season. Open year round.
                   Tuesday-Sunday. May-Mid October.
                   147 Water St, Saugatuck                                                248 Culver St, Saugatuck
                   269-857-4248                                                           269-857-1561

                                                                                          Salt of the Earth
                   Mermaid Bar & Grille
                                                                                          Salt of the Earth serves house-made entrées,
                   Waterfront Dining & Cocktails – Great Salads, Pastas,                  appetizers, pizzas, sandwiches and desserts. Our
                   fresh Black Angus Steaks and Wonderful Seafood                         friendly bar features cocktails, wines and craft beers,
                   Entrees. Reservations Accepted.                                        live music every Friday.
                   Catering Services Available.
                   340 Water St, Saugatuck
                                                                                          114 E. Main ST Fennville MI 49408
                                                                                          269-561-SALT (7258)

                   Monroe’s Cafe-Grille                                                   Scooters Café
                   Casual Café Serving Scratch Made Food. Try Our                         The Best Pizza in Town! Choose from one of our
                   Original Vegetarian Selections, They Are Amazing!                      many delicious items from our menu - pizza, salads,
                   Breakfast Served Till Closing. Lunch & Dinner                          subs, dogs & pasta. Scooters Café – Saugatuck’s #1
                   e-mail:                                        Pizza Joint! Late night delivery available.
                   302 Culver St, Saugatuck                                269-857-1041   322 Culver St, Saugatuck
                   269-857-1242                                                           269-857-1041

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                        Uncommon Grounds
                        Roaster-Cafe                                          The What Not Inn
                                                                              Now serving breakfast 6 days/week. Serving Lunch
                        In-house roasted coffees, organic juices, made to     & Dinner, casual dining, everything from burgers to
                        order fruit smoothies, made from scratch baked        the best Prime Rib around! Full bar.
                        goods, healthy lite breakfast, great lunch. Outdoor   Fabulous live entertainment weekends.
                        seating. Open everyday 6:30am-10:30pm.
                                                                              2405 Blue Star Hwy, Fennville
                        127 Hoffman St, Saugatuck

                                                                              The White House Bistro &
                        Waypoint Restaurant                                   Capital Lounge
                        Famous with the locals for breakfast. Cozy and
                                                                              Great food, great price, classic rock & roll every
                        comfortable atmosphere with the most reasonably
                                                                              weekend, kitchen open till midnight on weekends,
                        priced breakfast and lunch in town.
                                                                              lunch and dinner daily. Reservations welcome.
                        Open 7 days a week 6am til 2pm.
                        155 Blue Star Hwy, Douglas                  
                                                                              Corner of Mason & Griffith, Saugatuck

                                                                              Wick’s Park Bar & Grille
                                                                              Located in the heart of downtown Saugatuck.
 “I believe everyone has a place they dream of, a                             Open daily for lunch and dinner serving American
                                                                              cuisine with a full bar, specialty beers in an open-air
 nirvana, a place where – when you reach it – you                             environment. Open year round.”
 feel it resonate in your soul. The first time I arrived            
 in Saugatuck-Douglas, I knew this was where I was                            e-mail:
                                                                              449 Water St, Saugatuck
 supposed to be. Saugatuck-Douglas is an artists’
 colony located among Lake Michigan’s towering
 sand dunes, and the beaches are stunning, the
 summer air humidity-free, the vistas breathtaking.
 The towns are a throwback, complete with quaint,                             Wild Dog Grille
                                                                              Casual Dining, Open Daily at 11am.
 window-boxed cottages, whitewashed storefronts,                              Downtown Douglas.
 and top-notch art galleries and restaurants. The                   
 towns have thwarted the flirtations of big chains,                           24 Center St, Douglas
 and remain a resort area free of tackiness. When                             269-857-2519
 you arrive, you’ll feel what I felt, too, because the
 towns will resonate in your soul and allow you to
 be true to yourself.”
                                                                              Yum! Yum! Gelateria & Café
                                                                              European-style café featuring soups,
                   ~ Wade Rouse ~                                             salads, Paninis, sandwiches/wraps and the very
                                                                              best area treats from Artisan Gelatos/Sorbettos, fine
  Bestselling author of At Least in the City Someone Would                    coffees, chocolates and baked goodies.
  Hear Me Scream, critically acclaimed memoirist and local                    Outdoor garden seating. WIFI.
               resident (                                   98 Center St, Garden Level Douglas

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SHOPS | GALLERIES                                                                                      SHOPS | GALLERIES

                    Amaru Leather                                                          Blue Star Antique Pavilion
                    Original and custom creations of                                       A Destination Mall voted BEST of the BEST with over
                    leather accessories by two resident designers.                         175 Quality Dealers! Open 7 days, 10-6.
                    Celebrating our 33rd year in Saugatuck.                      
                    322 Griffith St (at Culver St), Saugatuck                              2948 Blue Star Hwy, Douglas
                    269-857-3745                                                           269-857-6041

                                                                                           Button – Petter Gallery
                    Amazwi Contemporary Art
                                                                                           A Douglas Destination Since 1966. The Gallery of
                    Fine Art of Africa. Offering original, contemporary                    Fine Art specializes in Oil and Acrylic Paintings,
                    paintings, sculpture, jewelry and unique craft. Also,                  Watercolors, Etchings, Raku, Hand Blown Glass, Fine
                    you can sleep with us in our one-bedroom Amazwi                        Bronzes and Garden Sculpture.
                    249 Culver St, Saugatuck                                               161 Blue Star Hwy, Douglas

                    Amsterdam Antiques & Oddities                                          Del Sol
                    Saugatuck’s largest dealer in second-market. Good                      The Worlds Largest Color Change Retailer!
                    with 2 large buildings and a full acre of fun to                       Our mission is creating fun, joy, smiles and memories
                    explore. A must when visiting the Saugatuck                            for everyone under the sun.
                    Douglas Area.
                                                                                           201 Culver St, Saugatuck
                    3483 Blue Star Hwy, Saugatuck
                    269-857-3044                                                           269-857-6154

                                                                                           Fancy Nancy & Framers Alley
                    Bentley’s Etc.                                                         A gallery boutique offering unique handmade
                    A great place with an incredible mixture of gifts,
                    home accessories, art, antiques and vintage posters
                    in downtown Douglas overlooking the water.
                                                                               FN          pottery, jewelry, gifts, original art and custom picture
                                                                                           framing. Fancy Nancy & Framers Alley, owned and
                                                                                           operated by Michelle and David, is named after
                                                                                           Michelle’s mother Nancy “Fancy” Murray.
                    50 Center St, Douglas                                        
                    269-857-3339                                            FramersAlley   35 Center Street, Douglas

                    Blue Coast Artists                                                     Framing for Friends
                    For 21 years the Blue Coast Artists have offered a                     Custom picture framing. Also available: Matting,
                    behind the scenes tour of several local, working                       Dry Mount, Conservation, regular and Non Glare
                    artists studios located throughout the countryside.                    Glass, Canvas and Needlework Stretching, Repairs.
                                                                                           Authorized Roma Moulding Distributor. Open year
                                                         round. Established 1995.
                    e-mail:                                         105A Blue Star Hwy
                    6322 113th Ave, Fennville                                              (at the Weathervane Mall), Douglas
                    269-236-9260                                                           269-857-8262

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                    Gerstner Hardware &                                      Landsharks
                    Vintage Specialties
                                                                             Saugatuck’s finest shoe and clothing store, men and
                    New Antique Room features everything from vintage        women’s swimwear, Patagonia, Oakley & Maui Jim
                    hardware to collectibles. Beach goods, lawn & garden     Sunglasses, footwear from Keen, Born, Merrell, Reef,
                    and other everyday needs. Providing “old fashioned       Teva, Simple, Crocs and more!
                    friendly” since 1946.
                                                                             306 Butler St, Saugatuck
                    6988 114th Avenue (at Blue Star Hwy) Glenn

                                                                             The Olive Mill
                    Good Goods                                               Experience the European tradition of
                    A Fine Art and American Craft gallery                    sampling the freshest selection of small batch
                    specializing in wearables, jewelry, furniture,           and artisan Extra Virgin Olive Oils and
                    paintings and sculpture.                                 Balsamic Vinegars. Your choice bottled on site.
                    106 Mason St, Saugatuck                                  e-mail:
                    269-857-1557                                             220 Culver St, Unit 3, Saugatuck

                    Koorey Creations                                          Fair trade crafts, chocolates, coffee & tea –
                    A Gallery of Distinctive Hand Crafted Jewelry set with    featuring work by artisans from the Andes
                    Exquisite Gemstones.                                      Mountains of Ecuador.
                    e-mail:                          e-mail:
                    104 Hoffman St, Saugatuck                                 421 Water Street
                    269-857-8050                                              (Across from the Gazebo)

                    Khnemu Studio on Fernwood Farm                           Santa Fe Trading Co.
                                                                             Contemporary and Traditional Southwest
                    A restored 1890’s farm estate, housing a working
                                                                             including Native American arts, music, distinctive
                    studio and a Michigan artisan handmade pottery and
                                                                             home decor, unique gifts, jewelry and accessories
                    fine craft gallery…offering a connection to the artist
                                                                             including Brighton, Ariat, Earth and Dansko
                    and the land.
                    6322 113th Ave, Fennville                                325 Butler St, Saugatuck
                    269-236-9260                                             269-857-1359

                    Lana's Boutique
                    Lana’s Boutique is southwest Michigan’s premier
                    denim and fashion destination for men and women.
                    Contemporary brands include Citizens of Humanity,        Saugatuck Gallery
                    True Religion, French Connection, 7 Diamonds and         For over 25 years; The Midwest’s largest selection of
                    more. Check out our selection of shoes, accessories,     hand painted oils, all at very affordable prices!
                    home décor and exquisite body care!
                                                                             317 Butler St, Saugatuck
                    230 Culver St, Saugatuck
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                    Saugatuck Traders                                    Beechwood Manor Inn & Cottage
                                                                         Gay Owned B&B. Walking distance to shops,
                    The finest in Men’s and Women’s Sportswear!          restaurants and theater. All rooms with private bath,
                    Tommy Bahama, Vineyard Vines, Lacoste, gear for      cable TV, CD/DVD and WiFi. Full Breakfast.
                    sport fleece & t’s – plus shoes & accessories.       3 bedroom cottage also available.
                    Open year round!
                    214 Butler St, Saugatuck
                                                                         736 Pleasant, Saugatuck
                                                                         269-857-1587             877-857-1587

                                                                         Best Western Plaza Hotel
                    Thomas Greene                                        High speed internet access, complimentary
                                                                         continental breakfast, indoor pool & hot tub.
                    A fun blend of contemporary gifts and accessories.   1-1/2 mile from Downtown Saugatuck & Douglas,
                    An important part of the Saugatuck and Douglas       and very close to Oval Beach.
                    scene since 1996.
                    23 Center St, Douglas                      
                    269-857-4063                                         3457 Blue Star Hwy, Saugatuck
                                                                         269-857-7178 800-937-8376

                                                                         Campit Outdoor Resort & Cabins
                    Tuck’s The Christmas Shop
                                                                         Saugatuck’s Gay & Lesbian Outdoor Resort. 20
                    Come visit us at our new location on Butler St!      log cabins, 5-room B&B, 165 sites – RV’s and tent
                    Christmas - Old World Christmas, Slavic Treasures,   campers. Heated Pool, Club House, Volleyball and
                    Department 56, December Diamonds, Glitterazzi,       Weekly Events. 10 minutes south of Saugatuck/
                    David Strand Designs, Baldwin Brass,                 Douglas.
                    Christopher Radko and more!
                    252 Butler St, Saugatuck
                                                                         6635 118th Ave, Fennville

                                                                         CC2 Ranch
                    Water Street Gallery
                                                                         This 2 bedroom house is located in the woods
                    Contemporary find art gallery representing           between Saugatuck/Douglas and South Haven.
                    national/regional artists – featuring paintings,     Within minutes of 5 beaches, including Oval Beach.
                    glass and sculpture.                                 Brand New, relaxing, hot tub, private setting.
                    98 Center St, Douglas                                6773 116th St, Douglas

                    Wavecrest Nursery & Landscaping                      Douglas House B&B
                    Specializing in RARE and UNUSUAL plants.             1904 Queen Anne House located in Downtown
                    Featuring an extensive collection of unique          Douglas, four bedrooms with queen beds, private
                    accents for the garden. Dedicated to fine            baths, full breakfast, close to beaches, bars,
                    gardening and garden design.                         restaurants, galleries, shopping and theater.
                                       41 Spring St, Douglas
                    2509 Lakeshore Dr, Fennville                         269-857-1119             616-283-3461Cell

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                    The Dunes Resort                                          Kirby House B&B
                    The Midwest’s largest gay & lesbian resort and            Victorian mansion featuring gourmet candlelight
                    entertainment complex. Open year round. Lodging,          breakfast everyday, fireplaces, outdoor Jacuzzi spa,
                    disco, pool, cabaret, bistro and game room.               heated pool, bicycles and free Wi-Fi. Featured in
                    Celebrating 29 years of being Gay!                        “Gourmet Getaways.” Gay owned, straight friendly.
                    e-mail:                              e-mail:
                    333 Blue Star Hwy, Douglas                                294 W Center St, Douglas
                    269-857-1401                                              800-521-6473

                    Goshorn House                                             Lake Street Commons Lodging
                    Very stylish, contemporary studio - style apartment
                    suite, completely furnished. Available with 2 night       Very comfortable, private lodging. 1-2 bedroom
                    minimum stay. Walking distance to shops, restaurants      suites, private decks, kitchen, luxury queen bedding,
                    and the river.                                            air conditioning, high speed internet, satellite TV/
                                                                              DVD, entertaining patio, BBQ, Jacuzzi, Fire Pit.
                                                                              790 Lake St, Saugatuck
                    89 Washington St, Douglas

                                                                              Lakeshore Lodging, Inc.
                    Hidden Garden Cottages & Suites                           Our distinctive homes and condominiums offer the
                                                                              perfect surroundings for relaxing, entertaining or
                    Your private, romantic hideaway in the heart of           bringing your friends and family closer together all
                    Saugatuck. Luxuriously decorated cottages and             with the comforts of home in a private residence you
                    suites with fireplaces, whirlpools for 2, Kitchenettes,   can call your own. Both nightly and weekly stays
                    in-room continental Breakfast, Wi-Fi & parking.           available year-round!
                    247 Butler St, Saugatuck                                  e-mail:
                    888-857-8109                                              735 Lake St, Saugatuck

                    Hunter’s Lodge                                            Marywood Manor B&B & Cottages
                    Rustic, charming, clean and comfortable. Vintage          Located in the heart of downtown Saugatuck.
                    log cabin motor lodge with private keyed entrances,       Beautiful suites with king or queen beds and private
                    bathrooms with showers, A/C, cable TV, secluded but       baths. Full gourmet breakfast, TV, A/C and free WiFi.
                    close to everything.                                      Cottages also available.
                    2790 Blue Star Hwy, Saugatuck Twp                         236 Mary St, Saugatuck
                    269-857-5402                                              269-857-4771 616-836-4546

                    Kingsley House B&B                                        Newnham SunCatcher Inn
                    Queen Anne Victorian mansion with 8 guest
                    chambers (4 are romantic Jacuzzi suites), all             “Country charm with a touch of elegance.”
                    with private baths, TV/VCR/DVD and luxurious              One block from business district. Sundeck, hot tub,
                    accommodations. A large wrap-around porch,                heated inground pool, full breakfast, AC &
                    7 fireplaces, full gourmet breakfasts. Gay Owned.         fireplaces. Open all year with off season packages.
                                                                              Gay owned, straight friendly for 19 years.
                                                                              131 Griffith St, Saugatuck
                    626 West Main St, Fennville
                    269-561-6425 866-561-6425                                 269-857-4249 800-587-4249

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                                                                               Pine Grove Cottage
                                                                               Nestled in a serene, woodsy setting, Pine Grove
                        Northern Lights Condominiums                           School Cottage is ideal as a great Saugatuck getaway
                        Luxurious suites surrounding an exquisite pool &       with accommodations for 2 to 4 persons. In the heart
                        cabana. Minutes from Lake Michigan. Call for daily &   of downtown, on a no-thru street, it's located just a
                        weekly rates! Across from the Dunes Resort.            block from marinas, boardwalk, dining, shopping &
                                              nightlife while still being just 5 minutes from
                                                                               Lake Michigan.
                        320 Blue Star Hwy, Douglas
                        269-767-1312                                           e-mail:

                        Park House Inn                                         Pines Motor Lodge & Cottages
                        1857 Greek Revival offering 9 beautiful
                        suites/rooms, 1 cottage, all private baths,            Boutique lodging with retro charm for those seeking
                        some with Jacuzzi tubs or hot tubs, full breakfast,    a cottage atmosphere with area amenities and
                        close to downtown Saugatuck.                           nightlife within easy walking distance. Award-
                                                                               winning room renovations! WIFI.
                                                                               56 Blue Star Hwy, Douglas
                        888 Holland St, Saugatuck
                        269-857-4535 866-321-4535

                                                                               Quaint Cottages, LLC
                                                                               Comfortable and luxurious vacation accommodations
                                                                               in Saugatuck and Douglas. Beautiful cottages near
                                                                               downtown Saugatuck, on Lake Michigan and on
                                                                               Silver Lake!
                                                                               584 Lake St, Saugatuck

                                                                               Rosemont Inn Resort
                                                                               An elegant, romantic inn located on Lake Michigan
                                                                               with fireplaces, whirlpool rooms, indoor spa, outdoor
                                                                               heated pool, bicycles, beach access. Full hot breakfast
                                                                               and appetizers.
  Tucked between soaring sand dunes and the                                    e-mail:
  glorious Kalamazoo River, the gay friendly cities                            83 Lakeshore Drive, Douglas
                                                                               269-857-2637 888-767-3666
  of Saugatuck-Douglas shower the spoils of resort-
  life on locals and visitors alike. With its beautiful
  beaches and eclectic cuisine and nightlife, the area’s                       Shoreline Realtors Vacation Rentals
                                                                               Homes, cottages and condos for your vacation
  relaxed atmosphere has fostered gay and lesbian                              pleasure. Lake Michigan, walking distance to the
                                                                               beach, harbor views, wonderful settings and close
  vacations for nearly a century. Whether hosting                              to downtown Saugatuck or Douglas! Residential &
                                                                               Commercial Sales.
  the club kids or the over 60 crowd, Saugatuck-
  Douglas proudly offers something for everyone.                               220 Center St, Douglas
                                                                               269-857-8030 800-373-1237

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                                                                                      All In 1 Cleaning
                    The Spruce Cutter’s Cottage                                       Your local choice in full service resident and
                    Stay at the best kept secret of Saugatuck                         commercial cleaning since 1994. Offering van
                    just five minutes to Saugatuck/Douglas and Lake
                    Michigan beaches. Three rooms w/Jacuzzi, fireplace     ALL IN 1   mounted system for carpet & upholstery cleaning;
                                                                                      interiors of cars, boats and RV’s, plus complete

                    and private baths.                                                housekeeping services available.
                    6670 126th Ave, Fennville                                         e-mail:
                    269-543-4285 800-493-5888                                         471 Blue Star Hwy, Douglas
                                                                                      269-857-4222 888-311-1259

                    Twin Gables Inn
                    Reconnect in a warm, welcoming, and relaxing
                    atmosphere at our historic inn overlooking the
                    harbor. Three course served breakfast, pool,                      Car Wash
                    complimentary bicycles, beach chairs and umbrellas.               Next to the Dunes Resort. Manual, coin operated
                    Mention this ad for a 10% discount.                               high pressure wash, rinse, wax and vac.
                                                                                      Open 24 hours, 7-days a week.
                    e-mail:                                345 Blue Star Hwy, Douglas
                    900 Lake St, Saugatuck
                    269-857-4346 800-231-2185

                    Twin Oaks Inn
                    This 1860’s lumberman’s home combines the                         Center Stage Salon & Spa
                    warmth of antiques with modern conveniences. All                  Let Scott and the staff of Center Stage Salon
                    rooms private baths, king or queen beds, AC, TV/                  welcome you to the ultimate spa experience. This all
                    VCR and film library. Just one block from downtown                inclusive Day Spa offers service that enhances your
                    Saugatuck with ample parking.                                     beauty and relaxes your “soul”.
                                                100 Blue Star Hwy, Ste. A&B, Douglas
                    227 Griffith St, Saugatuck                                        269-857-1522
                    269-857-1600            800-788-6188

                    Vintage Views Of Douglas
                                                                                      Cyndi’s Moonlight Express
                    Exclusive vacation properties in Douglas Michigan                 Specializing in People Delivery! Fast friendly service,
                    by the night, week or month. One or Two Bedroom                   clean comfy vans, small or large groups. We will take
                    Condo’s and a 3 Bedroom Ranch overlooking Lake                    you anywhere!
                    Kalamazoo. Also a 4 Bedroom Cottage on Lake
                    e-mail:                             e-mail:
                    144 Lakeshore Dr, Douglas                                         Saugatuck/Douglas

                                                                                      Dave’s Professional Tree Service
                                                                                      Commercial & Residential. Fully Insured,
                                                                                      Bucket Truck Service, Storm Damage Cleanup
                                                                                      and Free Estimates. Lot Clearing • Tree Removal •
                                                                                      Brush Chipping Stump Grinding • Manual Climbing.
                                                                                      269-857-1004 616-218-9496 Cell

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                     L Salon                                                                   Interurban Transit Authority
                     A cozy SALON & BOUTIQUE located in Downtown                               The Interurban provides door-to-door bus
                     Douglas. We specialize in pampering clients with                          service throughout the Cities of Saugatuck
                     modern styling, performed by our four master stylists                     and Douglas, as well as the surrounding Saugatuck
                     and nail techs. Call Kevin Edwards for an appointment.                    township area. Fares $1.00 Regular,
                                                                      $.50 Seniors, Disabled and Kids.
                     e-mail:                                       e-mail:
                     50 Center Street, Douglas                                                 100 Wiley Rd, Douglas
                     269-362-1255                                                              269-857-1418

                     Mike De Young Homes, Inc.                                                 JabberDesign Website Design
                     We offer one of the industry’s most attractive, fully                     & Development
                     loaded packages, featuring custom residential and                         From initial concept through follow-up maintenance,
                     commercial construction, general contracting, design,                     JabberDesign delivers a cost-effective, fully custom
                     development, excavating, decorating consultation,                         built, user-friendly website that speaks to your target
                     trim and rough carpentry, remodeling and additions.                       audience.
                     e-mail:                                                e-mail:
                     729 Lincoln Ave, Holland                                                  PO Box 954, Douglas
                     616-392-2499                                                              269-857-4159
                     Douglas Congregational United
                     Church of Christ
                     An Open & Affirming congregation of people who are                        Liberty Lawn Care
                     gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and straight. We                     Residential/commercial mowing and maintenance;
                     perform same-gender marriages and unions. Worship                         spring and fall cleanup; fertilizing programs; stone,
                     service is at 10 am Sundays and we hold a Taize                           bark, tree and shrub delivery and installation; salting
                     service at 6:30 pm, Wed., in the summer and 6:30 pm,                      and snowplowing.
                     Thurs. the rest of the year. We’d love to have you visit!
                                                                                               6492 Blue Star Hwy, Saugatuck
                     56 Wall St, Douglas

                     Edward Jones                                                              Patrick Murphy Builders, LLC
                     George Stoutin, Financial Advisor AAMS.                                   Custom Homes, Remodeling and Repairs, Design
                     Bringing Wall Street to Main Street…                                      from Start to Finish.
                     Making Sense of Investing.                                      
                                                                  202 Center St. Suite 1, Douglas
                     45 Blue Star Hwy, Douglas                                                 866-488-7536 Fax
                                                                                 Beach House
                     269-857-5626                                                              269-906-5004

                                                                                               Pump House Gym
                     Glenn Salon                                                               Friendly, clean, relaxed atmosphere! Offers state of
                                                                                               the art strength, cardio & free weight equipment.
                     Nestled in downtown Glenn. A full service salon.                          Classes now offered! Indoor track, locker rooms,
                     Pedicure, Manicure, Massage, Hair cut and color.                          apparel, supplements & nutritional products available.
                     Call for an appointment.                                                  Stop by for a tour.
                     6999 114th Ave, Glenn                                           
                     269-227-3439                                                              6492 Blue Star Hwy, Saugatuck
                                                                                               269-857-PUMP (7867)

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                     Sisters In Ink                                         Century 21 Frank Smith Realty
                     Screen printing and embroidery for businesses,         Lynda Holmes
                     groups and individuals. Personalized gifts and         “THE ORIGINAL REALTOR TO THE STARS!”
                     promotional products. Specializing in quantities
                     from 1 to 1,000.                             
                                                                            91 Blue Star Hwy, Saugatuck
                     3467 Blue Star Hwy, Saugatuck
                     269-857-4085                                           269-857-2753 Direct

                                                                            Coldwell Banker Woodland Schmidt
                     Spotless Cleaning LLC                                  Jeffrey Mead
                     Your choice for Residential, Commercial, boat, and     Land Acquisitions, Leasing, Development,
                     yacht cleaning. Vacation properties. Linen service.    Investments Realtor In Saugatuck/Douglas with
                                                15 Plus Years Experience.
                     Douglas                                                e-mail:
                     616-886-0750                                           2987 Blue Star Hwy, Douglas

                     Tan Lines Optional, Inc.                               Coldwell Banker Woodland Schmidt
                     Specializing in personal service, our new facility     Dave Hulst
                     offers state of the art high pressure tanning beds
                     and booths, plus the new California Tan “Auto          Working with buyers, sellers and investors since
                     Bronzer.” Drop in and treat yourself to a relaxing     1991, both in Michigan and California! Area listings on
                     and informative experience. Swimwear and Indoor/       display at the Blue Star Antique Pavilion!
                     Outdoor lotions available!                   
                     e-mail:                          e-mail:
                     3467 Blue Star Hwy, Saugatuck                          2987 Blue Star Hwy, Douglas
                     269-857-1785                                           616-813-2751 Cell

                     Terry Shull Properties, LLC.,
                     Home Improvements
                     Home improvements - interior and exterior painting -
                                                                            Harbor Shores Realtors
                     home maintenance - seasonal house-sitting - drywall/   Our team ensures a smooth transition from
                     repair - finish work - tile work -most home repairs.   dream to dream home!
                     Licensed/Insured. Property Management. Vacation and
                     Rental property management.                            e-mail:
                                                584 Lake St, Saugatuck
                     e-mail:                      269-857-3900
                                                                            Grand Moves Realty - Nancy Stewart
                                                                            Experience the difference of a highly specialized
                                                                            “boutique” Real Estate Company. Where the focus
                                                                            is totally on customer satisfaction with highest
                                                                            quality of service delivered combined with unique
                                                                            & effective marketing, utilizing the best of today’s
                                                                            cutting edge technology.
                                                                            108 S. Blue Star Hwy, Douglas
                                                                            Cell 616-836-0859

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                    Mill Pond Realty, Inc.                                    Beach N’ Rentals & Sales
                    Accomplished Broker - Licensed Since 1982.                “Promoting Fun In The Sun”
                    Nationally and Locally Recognized for Outstanding         Rentals/Sales Scooters, Bikes, and Boats –
                    Service and Knowledge.                                    Delivery Available
                                              FRIENDLY STAFF & REASONABLE RATES.
                    e-mail:                          2 Locations - At Kalico Kitchen and
                    747 Water St, Saugatuck                                   at the Historic Ship – Red Dock
                    269-857-1477                                              269-206-1188

                    Re/Max – Bruce Morgan                                     Big Lake Outfitters of Saugatuck
                    From Lake Michigan to the Kalamazoo River                 Bait & fishing tackle. Lake Michigan fishing charters.
                    and every where in between, call Bruce                    Boat, kayak, bike, and moped rentals. Marine
                                                                              supplies and beach toys.
                    for all your Real Estate needs.
                    e-mail:                          e mail:
                    2914 Blue Star Hwy, Saugatuck                             640 Water St, Saugatuck
                    269-857-1761 616-836-3378 Cell                            269-857-4762

                    Re/Max – Dick Waskin & Bill Rowe                          Clearbrook Golf Club
                    "Above The Crowd", Dick & Bill, consistently top          A classic lay-out in the style of America’s original
                    selling real estate agents in the Saugatuck area.         resort country clubs. 6531 yards, slope 131, and
                    Put #1 to work for you.                                   72.6 course rating, with FOUR sets of tees…
                                       and 4 1/2 STARS from GOLF DIGEST in ’08 & ’09!
                    2914 Blue Star Hwy, Saugatuck                             6494 Clearbrook Drive, Saugatuck
                    269-857-2191                                              269-857-2000

                                                                              The Dunes Cabaret
                    Shoreline Realtors - Jim Sellman                          Open weekends Memorial Weekend to Labor Day.
                    Superior Real Estate services in Saugatuck/Douglas        Live entertainment including Amy Armstrong &
                    and the surrounding area. Call to see how I can be        Freddy Allen, Kelly Carey & Rick Santa Maria, Beckie
                    of service.                                               Menzie, Jackie Beat, Coco Peru, Dunes Follies, Jimmy
                                                                              James, Melissa Young, and many more. Check
                                           website for complete details!!
                    202 Center St, Douglas                                    At The Dunes Resort
                    269-857-8030 616-218-7906 Cell                            333 Blue Star Hwy, Douglas

                    Waterfront Film Festival                                  Express Yourself Art Barn
                    June 10 – 13, 2010                                        Create art in our 1880’s barn! Ceramics, potters
                                                                              wheel, jewelry, mosaics, fused glass, wood & silk,
                    An annual celebration of film! Including film             painting, and more. Express yourself in your own
                    screenings (over 70 films) and seminars in                handmade art!
                    downtown Saugatuck.
                    400 Culver St, Saugatuck
                                                                              6459 – 130th Ave, Fennville
                    269-857-8351 For Tickets & Info
                                                                              269 -857-5566

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ENTERTAINMENT | RECREATION                                                  ENTERTAINMENT | RECREATION

                   Fenn Valley Vineyards                                         Red Barn Playhouse
                   Free tasting of our award winning wines at
                   the winery in Fennville or at 310 Butler Street,              Enjoy Theater and the Arts at Saugatuck’s
                                                                                 Historic Red Barn.
                   Downtown Saugatuck. A taste of the Lakeshore!
                                                                                 3657 63rd Street, Saugatuck
                   6130 122nd Ave, Fennville
                   269-561-2396 800-432-6265

                   Harbor Duck Adventures                                        Running Rivers Kayak Rental
                   Tour downtown Saugatuck and Douglas then ride                 Need to Unwind? Let Running Rivers Kayak Rental
                   the Duck as it splashes into the waters of the                be your guide! 1 - 8 hour river trips. No experience
                   Kalamazoo River and Saugatuck Harbor.                         necessary. All ages welcome. Pet friendly too!
                   In Saugatuck on Culver St. at Coughlin Park.                  e-mail:
                   In Douglas on Center St. in front of Berry Field.             Wades Bayou Park, Douglas
                   269-857-DUCK                                                  269-673-3698

                                                                                 Saugatuck Center for the Arts
                   Lakeview Lanes                                                Ignite your creativity at the Saugatuck Center for the
                   An upscale bowling club with a chef, lounge, patio            Arts! Distinctive performances, exhibitions, and
                   and porch. We offer live entertainment, piano, big            classes year-round. Join us!
                   screens, wireless internet and daily food and drink
                   specials. Private parties welcome.                  
                   229 Center Street, Douglas                                    e-mail:
                                                                                 400 Culver St, Saugatuck

                   Mason Street Warehouse                                        Saugatuck-Douglas Museum
                   An Uptown Theatre in Downtown Saugatuck.                      2010 Exhibition “A Place Called Ox-bow: 100 years
                   Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, June 25 – July 18                    of connecting art, nature and people.”
                   Dixie’s Tupperware Party, July 21 – August 1                  Open Daily June through Labor Day, weekends in
                   The Marvelous Wanderettes, August 6 – 22                      September and October. A production of the Saugatuck-
                   The Nuclear Family, August 25 – 29                            Douglas Historical Society, the proud sponsor of the
                                                                                 Saugatuck-Douglas Gay History Project.
                   400 Culver St, Saugatuck                                      Park Street at Mt. Baldhead Park
                   269-857-4898                                                  269-857-7900

                   Ox-Bow, School of Art and Artists’                            Saugatuck Haunted Hall & Forest
                   Residency                                                     Haunting begins Oct 22nd and continues every Friday
                   Short term intensives for aspiring and experienced            and Saturday 7:30pm-10:30pm. Plus Halloween night.
                   artists from June – October. Nationally known faculty,        RV sites and weekend cabin rentals available.
                   focused artists’ community, 115 acres of pristine
                   environment. All the inspiration you need.          
                                                         118th Ave at Blue Star Hwy, Fennville
                                                                                 (adjacent to Campit Outdoor Resort)
                   3435 Rupprecht Way, Saugatuck
                   800-318-3019                                                  269-543-4300

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90/94 to Skyway (Indiana Toll Road) to Detroit/Lake Station

                                                                                                                                                 BLUE STAR HWY
Exit (I-94 East to Detroit) to Exit 34, Exit 34 (I-196) north toward
Holland to Exit 36, Exit 36 (Saugatuck/Douglas) turn right onto
Blue Star Hwy.

Take 96 WEST toward Lansing & keep LEFT to take 96 WEST                                                                                                          EXIT 36
toward Grand Rapids. Merge onto MI-6 W/Paul B Henry Fwy
via EXIT 46 toward M-6 W Holland. Merge onto I-196 WEST via
the exit on the LEFT toward Holland, Take Exit 41 (Saugatuck/                                                                                                    126TH
Douglas). Turn RIGHT onto the Blue Star Hwy. The Dunes Resort
is approximately 4 miles on the LEFT.

131 north to Plainwell, then M-89 West through Allegan and                                                                                     EXIT 34                                                                                  Fennville
                                                                                                       LAKESHORE DRIVE

through Fennville. When you get to the blinking red light 6 miles                                                                                                124TH
west of Fennville, turn Right on the Blue Star Highway (A-2).
                                                                                                                                                 BLUE STAR HWY

US 23 North toward Ann Arbor to I-94. I-94 West toward Chicago
about 100 miles to Kalamazoo. US 131 North toward Grand
Rapids 4 miles to Plainwell, then M-89 West through Allegan
and through Fennville. When you get to the blinking red light 6
miles west of Fennville, turn right onto Blue Star Highway (A-2).

31 north to St. Joe/Benton Harbor. Stay on 31 until it becomes
196 West. Take exit 36 (Saugatuck/Douglas), turn right off exit
                                                                                                                                                EXIT 30
ramp.                                                                                              Glenn
Once a thriving lumber town, Saugatuck-Douglas became
a popular tourist destination in the early 1800s. By 1880,
Chicago and St. Louis natives commonly traveled to the
Saugatuck-Douglas lakeshore to escape the summer
heat, but the area’s true turning point came in 1910,
when artists from the Chicago Art Institute established
the Summer School of Painting on the Ox-Bow Lagoon.
Ox-Bow encouraged a gay presence in Saugatuck and
Douglas, which flourished as gay friendly small towns. In
fact, tourists have warmly nicknamed Saugatuck the “Fire
Island of the Midwest” for its GLBT pride.

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     Visit our web site for the most                          June 11-october 8                   July 5-august 30
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friendly businesses and organizations in
      the Saugatuck-Douglas area.
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                                                                       Saugatuck center for the arts
                                                                                400 Culver St, Saugatuck