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Address: Saugatuck, MI
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Activities: Dining, Shopping
Description: The main street of Saugatuck was named for the town's founder, William Gay...
The main street of Saugatuck was named for the town's founder, William Gay Butler.
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Quaint Shops Galore!

I visited Saugatuck in 2013 with " Friends Together" out of Belleville Michigan, we loved it and enjoyed the quaintness of the shops. Shopkeepers were very helpful in showing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Belleville, Michigan
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Belleville, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I visited Saugatuck in 2013 with " Friends Together" out of Belleville Michigan, we loved it and enjoyed the quaintness of the shops. Shopkeepers were very helpful in showing their products. I even bought a beautiful leather bag that everyone raves over and wants to know where I bought it. I cannot remember the name of the shop but it... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Just a great day of shopping! Don't miss Saugatuck Drug, especially the soda fountain! Many different interests from fashion, decorative and fashion.

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Williamsburg, Michigan
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30 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The Butler was very quite in the winter. It's a historic building right on the river at the end of the street. Great views, nice atmosphere. What we wanted on the menu wasn't available due to the kitchen having mechanical problems but we a had a nice a nice steak dinner.

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Zimmerman, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Cute shops, GREAT restaurants (Phils is my all-time favorite!) and a fun, friendly atmosphere. Its a great area to walk around in the summer, and the light decorations in the winter make it a fun place in the snow too. Summer brings quite a number of tourists, so street parking may be difficult to find, but its worth it to... More 

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Wixom, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Nice shops and great restaurants. Very down to earth and friendly people. Felt very at home and look forward to making Saugatuck a regular part of our travels.

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Northville, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Enjoyed the food after along week and a two hour drive. I really liked the cream of crab soup, my husband loved the burger. The atomsphere was clean and staff was wonderful.

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Clarkston, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

While visiting Saugatuck we came upon Butler Street and decided to park and walk the street. Lots of nice shops and restaurants in the area on both sides of the street.

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Erie, Michigan
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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

You cannot go to Saugatuck, Michigan and not take a trip down Butler Street. The shops are ecclectic and it's so fun to find a little something here and there to take home with you. It is also so nice to see the beautiful water all along this coastal lake town. Worth the memories, trust me!

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Lafayette, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is a beautifully maintained lakeside small midwest town, and Butler street is a destination in itself. Shops and places to eat all help visitors enjoy a great getaway. We were there in mid October and the tree lined area was gorgeous. All the shops were decorated in fall decor inside and out!

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Palos Heights, Illinois
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20 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

very nice quaint downtown shopping area. has something for everyone. we went in october 2014 so we caught some deals because of end of season clearances. its a nice mix of different types of stores, food things, clothing, fudge, ice cream, coffee and throw in some bar type places and you are set. we got there early so parking was... More 

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