5 days in Saugatuck & Grand Rapids Itinerary

5 days in Saugatuck & Grand Rapids Itinerary

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Saugatuck
— 1 night
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Grand Rapids
— 3 nights
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Saugatuck — 1 night

Saugatuck is a city in Allegan County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Windmill Island Gardens, then stop by American Spoon, then don't miss a visit to Butler Street, and finally kick back and relax at Oval Beach. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Nelis' Dutch Village and then kick back and relax at Holland State Park Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Saugatuck trip itinerary maker tool.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Saugatuck. September in Saugatuck sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Rapids.
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Grand Rapids — 3 nights

The second largest city in Michigan and a hub of furniture manufacturing, Grand Rapids bears the nickname "Furniture City." However, the destination's original name came from the rapids of the Grand River that once ran through the downtown area.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Grand Rapids Art Museum as well as Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Grand Rapids Art Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then admire the natural beauty at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, then trek along Cascade Peace Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Gilmore Car Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): go for a walk through Rockford Dam Overlook, get in on the family fun at Michigan's Adventure, and then visit a coastal fixture at Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Rapids trip planner.

Drive from Saugatuck to Grand Rapids in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September, daytime highs in Grand Rapids are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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