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Relaxing but not thrilling!

I love rivers in the area that provide a complete balance of relaxation, water recreation, and... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Jonathan M
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Chicago, Illinois
Boat Trip From Saugatuck to Lake Michigan

This is about a 90 minute ride on the Kalamazoo River from the bay at Saugatuck to Lake Michigan... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
elanor3560
,
Madison, Wisconsin
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Known for its luxurious homes along the eastern shore.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Saugatuck, MI
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

I love rivers in the area that provide a complete balance of relaxation, water recreation, and thrills. This river is the ultimate relaxation trip, especially for small pontoons along with kayaks that can easily maneuver up and down the river and basically just chill and...More

Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is about a 90 minute ride on the Kalamazoo River from the bay at Saugatuck to Lake Michigan. In good weather the boat actually goes out into the lake, but there was a storm brewing - we got terrific photos of its approach across...More

Thank elanor3560
Reviewed 10 July 2017

There are well maintained pathways that follow this river in the City of Kalamazoo that goes for miles. People enjoy the outdoors and safety these trails provide for the residents. Lots of photo ops. Bird watching is unique. I like the herbs along the pathway....More

2  Thank Serenity449
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The river was fun to boat on, lots to see like nature, fish, houses, and much more. It connects to Lake Michigan. Very peaceful cruise, since you can't go fast. Rent a watercraft or take a boat. And relax!

1  Thank Joan G
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This river flows through the town of Saugatuck and has some activities available. You can even just sit by the river side and relax.

Thank LoneTraveller2k15
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Beautiful views of the river from numerous locations in and around the Saugatuck/Douglas area. Beautiful resource for the state! Various types of excursions are available here. Lots of restaurants are located at areas with docks. Enjoy! J.

Thank jarIndiana
Reviewed 17 October 2016

You can take the paddle boat, the dinner boat, your own boat, a jet ski, a paddle board, pontoon boat, what ever floats!

1  Thank eakfs
Reviewed 9 August 2016

From New Richmond to Lake Michigan, the Kalamazoo River includes unspoiled scenery, views of the Saugatuck waterfront, waterfowl at the shore.

Thank Saugatuckian
Reviewed 30 July 2016

HYDROBIKING- 👍👍👍😄😄😄!!! Enjoyed renting Hydrobikes and pedaling down the Kalamazoo! Reasonably priced and perfect activity for all ages. Hot sun had us easily getting off and back on the bikes after taking dips in the water. Sun umbrellas attached to the bikes were also great...More

2  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We took the boat tour on the Kalamazoo and enjoyed it. The captain was informative about local history and the river/lake was interesting. It is a great way to understand more about the area.

3  Thank oldhokie702016
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James K
21 September 2017|
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Response from jarIndiana | Reviewed this property |
I would also call and ask Saugatuck Dunes State Park. It sucks when you cant even park your boat trailer where you launch your boat. I wish you nothing but good luck and wish I could be of more help. You might also call the... More
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lilliejl
9 August 2017|
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Response from jarIndiana | Reviewed this property |
Big Lake Outfitters & a place called Running Rivers, but...I have no idea what either of them charge. There are also several types of boat rides available in the Saugatuck/Douglas areas. Hope this helps. Good luck! J.
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