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Friendly area, dog-friendly shoppes!

As we were leaving our weekend getaway, we stopped to Butler Street to search for a Saugatuck... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Diana R
Charm central

Saugatuck is one of the most charming places I've ever visited, and Butler Street is smack dab in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The main street of Saugatuck was named for the town's founder, William Gay Butler.
Saugatuck, MI
+1 269-857-8100
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we were leaving our weekend getaway, we stopped to Butler Street to search for a Saugatuck souvenir sweatshirt. We were able to park by the Pier and took the opportunity to walk along the Pier. I instantly recognized how dog friendly Saugatuck is. We...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saugatuck is one of the most charming places I've ever visited, and Butler Street is smack dab in the middle of it. There are lots of fun little independent shops where I always buy something, and many restaurants where I eat. I've only, I might,...More

1  Thank califcasl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Butler street in Saugatuck is a wonderful historic, scenic and charming downtown area. It has many stores, resturants, ice cream and candy shops, arts and crafts, leather works and so much more. It is located along the shore of Lake Kalamazoo and offer boating rentals,...More

1  Thank vince c
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This area is so full of shops, restaurants, ice cream parlors, bars, everything you need! Walking around is so easy, you can get everything in, plus enjoy the Marina right on the river.

1  Thank Darlene7958
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This was a lovely place to stop on our way to Traverse City. Interesting shops and a small garden to stroll through.

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I spent an afternoon wandering around Butler Street and the side streets and loved it! I especially loved Grins, It Is What It Is, and the drugstore. I made several purchases at all 3 places -- boots and a shirt at Grins, knick knacks at...More

1  Thank lucydog
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I live in Saugatuck, but even I am impressed by the shops (and restaurant options) in such a small town. Butler Street is the heart of downtown, with Water Street, which runs parallel to Butler, also laden with shopportunities. Don't overlook the Butler Pantry on...More

4  Thank Opinion8ted
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I've been strolling this street for the last 30 some years. Every year there is something new and novel--yes, novel, for where would one expect a tiny store packed with herbs and spices, a store devoted to high end women's shoes, and another offering tastings...More

1  Thank meczch2018
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited here for our anniversary weekend. Such a cute little town with lots of shops and restaurant options. Parking is hard to find though. We will definitely be back!

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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

This was my first trip to Saugatuck, and I found the stores on Butler Street to be charming, and the shop owners very friendly. I spent a good 2 hours here, and probably missed some shops on the side streets. This place needs to be...More

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24 September 2018|
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Response from Opinion8ted | Reviewed this property |
Many are open, a few are not. Some of the downtown restaurants are closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
Sheila M
22 August 2018|
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Response from BrooklynBubbe | Reviewed this property |
I agree that you should contact a local business however, many tourist places are booked solidly for the gorgeous weather in September and October.
31 October 2017|
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Response from HootieToo | Reviewed this property |
When it is cool or cold, the best thing to do is just walk around the town and check out the stores and restaurants. You will be pretty limited on other activities. We were there in early May and the weather was quite cool... More