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Address: Saugatuck, MI
Activities: Sunbathing, Watching sunrise/sunset
Description: Lake Michigan Beach, popular for its clear water and nice sand.

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Dunes, sand and a lot of room!

We were here in Late May on a cloudy drizzly day and had the beach you ourselves. I love the sand backed by dunes which in turn are backed by hills of trees. Very cool for photos... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Tim O
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Ludington, Michigan
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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Go before or after season to get in without having to pay-it's not a state park, so that pass won't get you in. Beautiful beach, great views/sunsets, nice clear water-but $8 !? Come on!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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318 reviews 318 reviews
142 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were here in Late May on a cloudy drizzly day and had the beach you ourselves. I love the sand backed by dunes which in turn are backed by hills of trees. Very cool for photos and parking is right there so not a lot of walking is needed. Nice little sick bar with sandwiches and ice cream and... More 

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chicago,il
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85 reviews 85 reviews
12 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This beach is so beautiful with the dunes behind it and the beautiful sandy beach, it has a cute beach shack for food and ice cream.Sunset is the best in Michigan!

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Scottsdale
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76 reviews 76 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is a great beach in Michigan. Close to Douglas, MI and very clean. A perfect little getaway while visiting the area. Bring what you need, there is nothing close by when needing a beverage or a snack.

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Quincy, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The view is beautiful! The steps are great - glad to say that I've done them once, but getting too old to do them again!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Nice beach and dunes. It being May the beach did need a cleanup but that was expected. It was a nice walk, very peaceful! Loved it!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We went the beginning of May, so maybe why it had so much rubbish on the beach. Was a nice way to sit and relax for a while.

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Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

So awesome, beautiful. Beach/ dunes in the back. Great for an adventure. Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

A great sandy beach that has full facilities available. Changing room, snacks and even barbque equipment. Don't forget the sunset.

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Lake Michigan, sunset, what more could you ask for? You want to get the best seat for the sunset over the lake this is the place to go! It's a great place to take the kiddos for swimming too! I have trouble with stairs because of my MS so this place to may have to pay to get in but... More 

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