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Oval Beach

23 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

Amanda
Amanda
February 1, 2020
Oval beach has been rated by Conde Naste’s Traveler Magazine as one of the 25 best shorelines in the world!
Keely
Keely
December 26, 2019
Really busy in the summer, but worth the trip in the evenings for the sunsets!!
Eric
Eric
July 5, 2019
Named by multiple guides as one of the world's most beautiful freshwater beaches. If you're a beach person, it's worth a visit.
Joe
Joe
November 21, 2018
Spend an afternoon taking in the sun on this beautiful Lake Michigan beach rated among the 25 best shorelines in the world by Conde Nast’s Traveler. Pure Michigan says, "Discover it best by riding across the Kalamazoo River on a hand-pulled chain ferry from the town of Saugatuck, climbing 282 steps…
Catherine
Catherine
November 1, 2018
On of the top beaches in the United States.

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Restaurant
“Nice restaurant within walking distance with a very nice outdoor patio. We especially like the pizza and their shrimp appetizer.”
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“A hiker's paradise! You'll get your daily workout: 300 stair steps to the summit, then a beautiful sandy trail from the summit down to the beach. Breathtaking views and a peaceful hike.”
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Theatre
“The cultural heart of the Saugatuck-Douglas area, SCA caters to the public. Offering concerts, events, plays and musicals, this venue is modern and expansive. Summer performances are "New York" quality because often, Broadway performers are spending their summers in the area, and sharing their talents with us. So- for instance- if you are seeing Mamma Mia! the musical (e.g. playing Summer 2018 through 7.15)-- this is not your high school/local troupe performance. It is a professionally executed, amazing performance.”
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Location
690 Perryman Street
Saugatuck, MI 49453
Phone+1 269-857-2603