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Address: Saugatuck, MI
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Known for its luxurious homes along the eastern shore.

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Relaxing and Scenic

Rode the Star of Saugatuck down the Kalamazoo and into Lake Michigan - a relaxing ride with a glass of wine bought on board.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
Marjorie B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Rode the Star of Saugatuck down the Kalamazoo and into Lake Michigan - a relaxing ride with a glass of wine bought on board.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Driving through Saugatuck and Douglas today most times you can look either to the right or left and you see the Kalamazoo river if not on both sides at least one side depending which street your on! Beautiful views! Boats, wildlife and water! Love it.

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1 Thank Leigh T
Lansing, Illinois
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162 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Going out to the Lake, this is the most relaxing place to get there. Very scenic and a relaxing day to spend an afternoon.

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Thank William C
Rossford, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Clean, quiet river with plenty to do nearby. Shops, eateries and music. Very pleasant walkway on the boardwalk near the boats. Again, very clean. No fishy odor.

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4 Thank Samisue2014
Midland, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We have so grown to love the Kalamazoo River channel over the years that we just bought a house along it -- one of the (more modest) houses we have admired as we have drifted by on a boat or while taking the Star of Saugatuck. Yes Lake Michigan is wonderful, but don't forget to stare at the river now... More 

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1 Thank Opinion8ted
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This is a lovely river with many beautiful homes (wish I owned one of them) and sailboats and powerboats to admire. Favorite thing in the world: dining outdoors. The only thing that makes it better is dining outdoor on the water and we were able to do that on this river every night of our trip.

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Thank Patty D
London, Canada
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

just a nice place to visit,in an area full of natural beauty,some great eateries and drinking holes,lots of places to stay as well

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

So fun to watch all the boats going in and out of the river out to the great Lake MI! Lots of super big boats and great people watching too!

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1 Thank Colleen P
Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We took the Chain Ferry across the river. It may take 5 minutes to cross, but takes the operator a long time to start the voyage.

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Livonia, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I didn't take the cruise, and I wish that I would. But let Me say what a great job that has been done, towards cleaning up the river in the past few years! the is a lot less debris floating in the water.

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