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Beautiful River

We kayaker a three hour trip from a bridge with a railroad bridge beside it through some really... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2015
gadafone
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Defiance, Ohio
A beautiful river, with beautiful homes and docks, and very clean looking water.

I liked everything about Saugatuck and the surrounding area, including Douglas. If I had a boat... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2015
vkngprints
,
Holland, Ohio
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Known for its luxurious homes along the eastern shore.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“big lake” (5 reviews)
“kayaking” (5 reviews)
“float” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Saugatuck, MI
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

We kayaker a three hour trip from a bridge with a railroad bridge beside it through some really, quiet, serene, waters. We enjoyed every moment of the trip seeing the birds, turtles, a beaver, and some fish. The wildflowers were pretty and I recommend some...More

5  Thank gadafone
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I liked everything about Saugatuck and the surrounding area, including Douglas. If I had a boat, for sure I'd spend time on the Kalamazoo River and Lake Michigan. Plenty of docks with lots of good restaurants, hotels & B&B's.

1  Thank vkngprints
Reviewed 21 August 2015

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

1  Thank Marjorie B
Reviewed 21 August 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.

1  Thank Leigh T
Reviewed 29 July 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.

Thank William C
Reviewed 20 July 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.

4  Thank Samisue2014
Reviewed 15 June 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...More

2  Thank Opinion8ted
Reviewed 13 June 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...More

Thank Patty D
Reviewed 1 November 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

Thank peter o
Reviewed 2 September 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!

1  Thank Colleen P
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