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Wintertime beauty

Plenty of shops & restaurants open. And the streets & homes are magically decorated. The street is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Clarkston, Michigan
Something for everyone!

When you stroll down Butler Street you will see unique gift shops, art galleries, candle shops... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Dearborn, Michigan
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The main street of Saugatuck was named for the town's founder, William Gay Butler.
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Saugatuck, MI
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of shops & restaurants open. And the streets & homes are magically decorated. The street is covered in lights at night-time with a Christmas tree of lights at the end of the street

1  Thank Lamb54
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

When you stroll down Butler Street you will see unique gift shops, art galleries, candle shops, clothing stores and a whole lot more! Your family will truly love it!

Thank trisha25teacher
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Despite being an earl weekday and off season. There were still a number of unique shops with something for everyone! Our favorite stop was the gourmet kitchen shop next to the park!

1  Thank boilerkern
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We decided to take a short day trip up to Saugatuck for what will probably be the last nice weekend before Winter. We strolled up and down Butler Street and visited a few of the shops. Afterwards, we went to the small park on the...More

Thank WorldTravelers1999
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I love the many boutiques choice of restaurants. Love the small time feel. Everyone was warm and welcoming.

Thank Angeli P
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Whatever you are looking for, I'm sure you can find it somewhere around here! There are boutiques, souvenirs, restaurants, bars, ice cream & fudge, etc. Good view of the harbor everywhere you look.

1  Thank LC95
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We spent a couple hours wandering in and out of shops of all kinds, from men’s and women’s apparel, to gift shops, to art galleries, with a final stop at a fair trade shop. We also took advantage of the great fall weather and strolled...More

Thank iLLINOIS08
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I had a blast in Saugatuck walking up and down Butler Street so much to see and do with lots of little quaint shops thrown in and places to just sit around drink coffee and relax - A must do if you are ever in...More

Thank lchum2015
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Enjoyed visiting the stores and gallerys that were open. We were told that many close in October- (we were there 2nd week of October)

Thank Debxena6
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Stayed in a small apartment in May with our real destination being Holland. This was a good choice to use as our base for exploring the area because of the lovely downtown area. Butler Street has a variety of shops and restaurants and is very...More

Thank HootieToo
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1 November 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
16 August 2017|
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Response from evanjva1Usa | Reviewed this property |
We walked along Butler street Saturday night and several places had live music but we were not looking for it so we did not go into any of those places.
Michele N
9 July 2017|
Response from Joan G | Reviewed this property |
Shops appear to open around 9a and some stay open late (10p). It depends on the shop.