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Address: Saugatuck, MI
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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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Great Variety of Shops

A wide variety of shops, art galleries, and restaurants. There are a couple of nice parks for a break. Easy walk to the harbor.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Carmel, Indiana
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Carmel, Indiana
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wide variety of shops, art galleries, and restaurants. There are a couple of nice parks for a break. Easy walk to the harbor.

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Fennville, Michigan
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

A wonderful way to spend the weekend, walking up and down Butler. So many great shops and places to eat!

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Thank suzie080222016
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 327 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is a great shopping and restaurant district in the summer. Winter, not so great as many places are closed until the summer season starts.

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Thank RickMIusa
Allegan, Michigan
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Enjoyed the few stores that we visited. Unfortunately most of them were already closed even through we were there before 5 p.m.

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dekalb
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

we love saugatuck.ive only been here once but i am bringing my family here this summer.such a small charming town and on the water.safe area and just a gem in my book.oval beach is fab also.im so excited to be able to go back

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Douglas, Michigan
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74 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

This is THE street fro all your shopping needs. It includes all the shops that one loves to visit while on vacation. Offers plenty of great local shops, gifts, art, food, ice cream and all the stuff a family, kids, couple would enjoy.

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Thank Neutronboy
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

My husband and I visited Butler Street in November. We walked around the street searching for shops to visit. Unfortunately, almost all of them were closed - even ones that said they would be open! It looks like a nice spot to visit based on what was inside the windows, though.

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Thank Sarah R
Kokomo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This small bayside village has a little bit for everyone for every budget. Since it was off season some of the shops were closed for the season. But those that were, were very friendly and geared toward service. Each shop had separate brands of clothing lines so not to complete with each other and to offer something different. Great shops,... More 

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Thank David T
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Only a couple blocks long, Butler street is crammed with a wide diversity of shops from clothing to specialties to cooking/kitchen supplies, and also includes a couple of area winery outlet shops too. Great assortment of shops and bars, with a few restaurant gems right off the strip as well, like Bowdies Chophouse - you won't be disappointed!

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Thank stlthtrdr
Breese, Illinois
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This street has just about everything that you maybe looking for. I loved it because of my bad back they had plenty of places that I could sit and rest.

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