Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Saugatuck, MI that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $140 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Saugatuck. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Art and culture near Saugatuck vacation home rentals

Although less than 1,000 people call Saugatuck home, the place continues to magnetize visitors from all over the Midwest. The reason? Well, that's surely got to have something to do with the quirky art boutiques and characterful independent galleries that have dominated all the street corners since the 19th century. Or maybe it's the mind-boggling sculpture gardens and the watercolor workshops. Or maybe it’s the shimmering beaches on Lake Michigan and the undulating dune landscapes. Or perhaps it's those luxurious beach houses and timber-clad Saugatuck vacation rentals. Who knows?

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Saugatuck vacation rentals

Whether you choose to gawp at the curious sculpture works of the Art 'Round Town exhibit or delve into the fine art of the Bruce Baughman Gallery, take art lessons in the Ox-Bow academy, or shop for local masterworks in the Art Club, it's likely you'll be getting in tune with Saugatuck's galleries. After that, the banks of Lake Michigan offer the perfect getaway, coming in the form of the beautiful Mount Baldhead Park, the welcoming sands of Oval Beach, or the boating jetties and woods of the Kalamazoo River.

Activities

Art, art, and more art in Saugatuck

Saugatuck rose to fame during the height of the American Arts and Crafts movement. It was the de facto engine room of Midwestern creativity then, and countless galleries and workshops were established. It’s the same story today, with visitors flocking to purchase watercolors and sculptures, to learn how to paint, or to be immersed in famous art festivals filled with fellow creatives. If you've come to be inspired, why not search for Saugatuck vacation rentals close to the beaches and beautiful dunes of Lake Michigan – that's where all the painters go.

Weather

Summer sands in Saugatuck

It's hardly a surprise that most folk go in search of Saugatuck vacation rentals in the summertime. In fact, the town's population can triple on major holidaying periods then, bringing life and energy to the local teahouses, galleries, and beaches. The best weather is between June and August, when you can expect long, warm, sunny days to enjoy while flitting between the open-air sculptures, riding the chain ferries, scaling the Baldhead Mountain, kicking back on the sands of Lake Michigan – the list goes on.

Natural features

Mount Baldhead and the Kalamazoo combine in Saugatuck

Hop across the bobbing boat-filled waters and jetties of the Kalamazoo River and you'll discover the shimmering sands of Lake Michigan at spots like Oval Beach, or spilling down from the undulating hills of the Saugatuck Dunes State Park. Up above, the skyline is given over to the forested peak of Mount Baldhead, which offers hiking and boardwalk lookout points atop the water. On the other side of town is the River Bluff Park, known for its wetland habitats, bird life, boating courses, and forests.

Beaches

Best beaches near Saugatuck vacation homes

The beaches of Saugatuck offer a tranquil retreat. Vacation rentals are available near places like Saugatuck Dunes State Park, a sandy beach with bird-watching and coastal dune trails, and Douglas Beach Park, a sandy beachfront with picnic sites and amenities. You'll also like Laketown Beach, a soft-sand beach with a serene lake and watersports opportunities.

How to get there

How to get to and around Saugatuck

Fly into Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR), the closest airport, located 37.7 mi (60.6 km) from the city center.

Good for couples

Romantic attractions near Saugatuck vacation homes

Saugatuck has a lot of fun locations for a couple’s getaway. Vacation homes can be found near places like the Dorr E. Felt Mansion, a historic home with tours and period furnishings, and Mount Baldhead, a forest sand dune with wooded steps to the summit and a trail to the beach. You can also visit the Singapore, Michigan Historical Marker, a marker commemorating the once prosperous town of Singapore that’s now buried in lake sand.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Saugatuck?

Whatever you're seeking in a vacation, you'll find a rental in or around Saugatuck that's a match made in heaven. These are some of our top picks:

  • Make the most of amenities including nearby birdwatching activities and a desk chair at "Summer Weeks Available Private". Situated around 20 miles from Saugatuck, this quality property has 3 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfortable at "Hansel And Gretel Cottage Downtown Saugatuck". Around 0.1 miles from the heart of Saugatuck, it has 3 bedrooms and features nearby museums and a kitchen.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Saugatuck vacation rental for you.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Saugatuck?

There's something appealing about running away to a log cabin where it's just you, a few pals and the glorious nature around you. Leave behind the busyness of the big city and settle into one of these wooden refuges in Saugatuck:

  • Located in Saugatuck, "Genuine Log Cabin On Beautiful Goshorn Lake" is the ideal mix of outdoor adventure and comfort. Take advantage of the convenient amenities here, including a nearby marina and a garden.
  • After a full day of outdoor activities, chill out at "Wander Inn - Wonderful Log Cabin Near Private Beach And Lake Access". This cozy retreat in Saugatuck has a balcony and a lake view.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Saugatuck?

If you've been busier than a bee in a garden lately, you deserve to escape for a few glorious days. Clock off early on Friday and make your way to one of these weekend getaways in or near Saugatuck:

  • Find some peace at "The Beautiful Goshorn House Guest Suite". About 1 mile to the south of Saugatuck, this delightful escape has all you need for a relaxed stay, including heating and a hair dryer.
  • "Upscale Home In Private Wooded Setting Close To Lake Michigan" is another top-rated option. It's located 3 miles to the south of Saugatuck and features an ice maker, WiFi and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Saugatuck?

Absolutely! If you'd love a small but stylish stay, you can't go wrong with a studio apartment. These compact properties ooze charm and are often conveniently found in the center of town. We suggest the following options in or near Saugatuck:

  • After a big day of outdoor exploration, relax in total comfort at "Suite #2 - Of 2 - At Amazwi Gallery In Historic District With Water And Park Views". A fridge and cable/satellite TV services are among the amenities you'll find here.
  • "Charming Cottage Coach House In Downtown Saugatuck" is another top choice, providing all you need for a great Saugatuck escape. Useful amenities here include air conditioning and a restaurant dining guide.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Saugatuck?

From affordable studio apartments to sprawling vacation homes, Vrbo has your whirlwind escape sorted. Here are two of our most popular stays in and around Saugatuck:

  • For a memorable vacation, settle in at "Newer South Haven Bungalow On A Quiet Cul". It's near the center of Saugatuck, along with plenty of things to see and do.
  • Alternatively, spend a few nights at "Downtown Saugatuck Condo With 3rd Story Deck". This centrally located property makes it easy to explore the area's sights.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Saugatuck?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a houseboat, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to add some fire to your relationship. Whisk your special someone away for a few days at one of these escapes in or near Saugatuck:

  • Around 20 miles from Saugatuck, "Summer Weeks Available Private" is the perfect place for starry-eyed couples. Winery tours and a resort are just some of the amenities here.
  • Otherwise, spend a few days canoodling and uncorking Champagne at "Hansel And Gretel Cottage Downtown Saugatuck", around 0.1 miles from Saugatuck. A fireplace and winery tours will help ramp up the romance.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Saugatuck?

If you're planning an event and your guest list is lengthy, don't worry about finding a big enough space for all those people. We've got large vacation rentals in and around Saugatuck ideal for family breaks, engagement parties and more. Check these out:

  • "New Home On 17 Acres With Pond": The more guests the merrier to this popular vacation rental. It has 10 bedrooms, fits up to 34 people and includes loads of amenities, such as a swimming pool and a barbecue grill.
  • "Large Pool, Hot Tub": Get your entire party's nod of approval at this escape which features a swimming pool and a kitchen. With 9 bedrooms, up to 30 people can stay and play here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Saugatuck?

Nothing screams fun like a pool. Pull out your inflatable swan and browse these houses in or near Saugatuck that feature this vacation necessity:

  • Treat your crew to an unforgettable break at "The Beautiful Goshorn House Guest Suite". There's a lot to love about this getaway apart from its pool, such as nearby birdwatching activities and a toaster.
  • Alternatively, unpack your suitcase at "Three Sisters Cottage' - 4th House From Lake". In addition to its inviting pool, make use of a barbecue grill and childrens activities.

Saugatuck has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging between 65 ºF and 75 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summer to visit! Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Saugatuck vacation rental and plan your escape for whenever you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Saugatuck?

No matter if your idea of the perfect escape is up in the mountains or by the beach, you'll have a lot more fun if you share it with those closest to you. Check out these large family vacation rentals in or near Saugatuck and bring the entire crew along:

  • Sleeping as many as 8 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Autumn Weekends Available Private" is the ideal place to spend quality time with the family. This top-rated escape is 20 miles to the south of Saugatuck and has creature comforts that include cable/satellite TV services and a living room.
  • "Upscale Home In Private Wooded Setting Close To Lake Michigan" is another popular option. It's about 3 miles to the south of Saugatuck, has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 guests. Handy amenities here include pet-friendly facilities and towels.

When you're ready to explore your surroundings, there are lots of family-friendly attractions nearby to keep everyone happy. Dutch Village, Windmill Island and Veldheer Tulip Gardens should be top of your itinerary.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Saugatuck?

Escape the daily grind and treat your loved ones to a different type of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near Saugatuck and get the camping experience — but with all the creature comforts!

  • "Luxury Cabin Retreat. Perfect For Family Fun Or Romantic Get Away" - Enjoy fun and laughs with your gang at this retreat, which is around 2 miles northeast of the center of Saugatuck. A stereo and a living room are among its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Heavenly 7 Retreat - Cozy Rustic Luxury Cabin In Kingfisher Cove W" - Another excellent choice, this vacation rental comes with cable/satellite TV services, a DVD player and more. You'll find it around 2 miles to the northeast of Saugatuck.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Saugatuck vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.