The Dunes Resort Links of Interest

We have provided links to businesses that you might find useful, whether you are searching for gay and lesbian resorts, gay bars in Michigan, or more information on a Saugatuck Douglas Vacation. Explore the resources for Michigan gays below:

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Local Area Sites of Interest - Saugatuck Accommodations
Visitors to the Saugatuck/Douglas area, vacationers and new residents - Browse through this site to learn more about all that this wonderful community has to offer you, including Saugatuck accommodations, restaurants, shops and galleries, activities, and more. For your short stay, complete gay friendly Saugatuck Douglas vacation, or perhaps your new home, check out the gay friendly Saugatuck Michigan home page!
If you're trying to find peace in this hectic world, then "resort" to Saugatuck. Here, no one is in a hurry. We're a popular escape from the pressures of daily life and the "gold standard" of executive retreats for small corporate meetings and family reunions. Saugatuck's the kind of place where your whole family can stroll the streets at any time of the night - it's just that friendly. Visit the Saugatuck Michigan home page and explore the community'saccommodations that will make Saugatuck your gay resort.
The Cape Cod of the Midwest... Nestled in spectacular wooded dunes along Lake Michigan's blue waters, Saugatuck & Douglas is the perfect getaway destination for an extended vacation or a weekend escape. Saugatuck / Douglas - and your gay resort - is located just 2 hours from Chicago and South Bend and less than 3 hours from Detroit. We hope you'll visit our area soon to see what it's all about.

Northern Lights Condominiums
Just a short drive around the Lake from Chicago, come on in and relax. Enjoy an escape from the real world in our conveniently located private setting. From Oval Beach to Peterson's Mill, the sights, sounds and taste of Saugatuck awaits you. Just across from your gay resort.
Campit Campground is one of the few adults only, gay and lesbian campground resorts in the midwest. Situated on nearly 25 wooded and open acres, the campground is only a few miles from the beaches, shopping and other fun activities in the Saugatuck/Douglas vacation area. If you enjoy camping, you'll love these gay Saugatuck accommodations.
The Pines Motorlodge is a 1940/50's style boutique Motel located in the heart of Saugatuck/Douglas. This 14 room locally owned and operated lodging facility is located within easy walking distance of West Michigan's best beaches, shopping, art galleries, antiques, restaurants and nightlife. A stay at The Pines Motorlodge allows you to travel back in time as you surround yourself and enjoy the slower pace of a Lake Michigan resort town and Michigan's Art Coast. In fact, many of our guests have been staying with us for well over a decade!
Built over 75 years ago for the outdoorsmen who came to the forests and waters of West Michigan, The Hunter’s Lodge is now a fully modernized motor lodge situated on a wooded acre lot .   Just two miles from Downtown Saugatuck, the rustic log construction houses six rooms with private entrances where guests enjoy the charm of a cabin retreat and all the amenities of a standard hotel room.
Built over 75 years ago for the outdoorsmen who came to the forests and waters of West Michigan, The Hunter’s Lodge is now a fully modernized motor lodge situated on a wooded acre lot .   Just two miles from Downtown Saugatuck, the rustic log construction houses six rooms with private entrances where guests enjoy the charm of a cabin retreat and all the amenities of a standard hotel room.

Saugatuck/Douglas CVB
Visit the Saugatuck/Douglas Convention and Visitors Bureau site for more information on the Art Coast of Michigan.

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Party Sites


Circuit Noize

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Business Services

West Shore Aware
West Shore Aware is a philanthropic organization of gay men and women living in Saugatuck/Douglas and the greater west lakeshore area. It is dedicated to increasing the positive influence and public awareness of the contributions that gay men and women make to the communities to which they belong. They do this by raising funds which are then awarded to other local charitable service organizations on behalf of the gay community.

Michiana Dunes Car Club
Founded in 1996, and now with approximately 80 members throughtout Michigan, Northwest Indiana and some from Ohio and Illinois. The premise of the group is that we share a love and fascination for all things automotive. Pls we enjoy a sense of fun. In addition to monthly meetings, local members participate in several events throughtout the year. Our invitational meet is each September and Called "There's somthing About Saugatuck."

PowerDiva Productions
A brand new online organization designed to promote and support the drag community of Michigan.

JabberDesign Website Design & Development
JabberDesign has a painless process that helps small business owners develop websites that are one-of-a-kind, attractive, user-friendly and speak to their audience. Contact JabberDesign for a no-obligation quote or check their website for packages and a portfolio.

Hearts Foundation
The Hearts Foundation exists to support the efforts of service agencies that promote the health and well-being of the Chicago Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender community.

Nightclub Entertainment
We supply night clubs, gay bars and special events in Michigan with exotic entertainment, dancers, strip-tease and choreographed shows that also interface with other entertainment venues.

The LGBT Network
Serving the LGBT Community of West Michigan through Advocacy, Coalition & Education.

Muffy's Rainbow
Gay pride merchandise and a world-wide listing of pride events and festivals.

HIV/AIDS Services, Inc.
HIV/AIDS Services, Inc. is an organization which independently and collaboratively:
* Responds to the needs and perspectives of those infected and affected by HIV and those at high risk
* Develops programs to meet those needs
* Dares to explore and learn
* Seeks to disturb the comfortable and teach the willing
* Advocates for effective solutions to identified problems
Showcasing quality,original lesbian and bisexual literature, poetry, stories, erotica, art and photography. A great way to connect with the Lesbian and Bisexual women's community with forums and art galleries and general areas of interest, and a great Lesbian Shopping Mall too! - a web directory with homepage thumbnails.
A global travel resource for your next gay friendly vacation. – Connecting gay and lesbians singles worldwide.

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Publications of Interest

Instinct Magazine

Gay Wired
Gay Wired is a comprehensive multimedia entertainment company with an expansive "virtual community" of worldwide and regional resources; original and shared content; advertising; and extensive e-commerce opportunities--all serving members and friends of the global gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered audience, as well as the businesses and organizations that seek this audience. We educate, entertain and empower our visitors while creating economic, social and political force on behalf of the communities we serve.

Pride Source
Pride Source Corporation is committed to producing quality publications for Michigan’s lgbt community. Now in its fourth year, Pride Source Corporation is an important part of Michigan’s lgbt community, and has a deep commitment to advancing fairness and compassion for all people in Michigan.

Chicago Free Press
Chicago’s largest gay and lesbian newspaper is a controlled-circulation newspaper distributed throughout the greater Chicago area—the nation’s third-largest media market. Verified circulation is 26,000 copies, distributed at over 500 locations (including 90 outdoor, freestanding newspaper boxes) with an estimated readership of more than 50,000.

In 1964, a businessman published a book of all the gay bars he knew from his constant travels across the United States. This book fit comfortably in the palm of your hand. Despite its petite size, this book was an impressive accomplishment. Each one of the listings he had visited himself. Every last copy of the book he sold himself. The name of this pioneering businessman: Bob Damron. Thirty-five years later, the Damron Men's Travel Guide (aka Damron Address Book) is still a bestseller. And it remains the model for the countless gay travel guides that have followed.

Lavender Magazine
Award-winning Lavender® is a free biweekly magazine with features in News & Politics, Arts & Entertainment, Leisure & Travel, and Out & About.

Windy City Times
Weekly and monthly GLBT publications from Chicago's Lambda Publications

Our World
Over 12 years ago, when we launched a travel magazine for the gay and lesbian community, our world was a very different place. But over the past decade,the magazine we started - OUR WORLD: The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Magazine - has remained amazingly true to its original form.

We've expanded and improved. We've started a "FAMILY" - one that FUNCTIONS, and just keeps growing.

Grab Magazine

The Word Online

Passport Magazine
America's #1 Gay Travel Magazine

EXP Magazine

Out In America

Metra Magazine

Quest -

Read unbiased opinions about hotels and vacations at TripAdvisor.

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Gay Search Sites


Gay Crawler



The Complete directory to anything Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual on the Internet

Proudly serving the Gay, Lesbian, Transgender and Bisexual Communities

Gay Web Lists

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Music Sites

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April 2014

April 2014 - March 2014

Spring TG Weekend 4/4-4/6

Spring Bear Weekend 4/11 - 4/13
Miss Dunes Resort 4/13

Easter Bonnet Contest 4/20

33rd Anniversary
Black & White Masquerade Ball
4/25 - 4/27
Summer's First Tea Dance 4/27

Bingolicious 2014

Bingolicious 2014 - October 2013

Bingo Every Sunday 4-7pm
W/Drink specials 4-6!

Hosted by your favorite drag personalities!

Anniversary Weekend

Anniversary Weekend - April 2014

33 Annual Black and White anniversary weekend .. and Masquerade Ball!

Summer 2014

Summer 2014 - December 2013

The Best of the Best!

TG 2014

TG 2014 - February 2014

TG Weekend October 3-5

Summer Women's Weekend

Summer Women's Weekend - March 2014

Summer Women's Weekend
May 30 - June 1

Comedian Suzanne Westenhoefer 5/30 9pm
Advance tickets suggested 269-857-1401

Singer Songwriter Sami Grisafe 5/31
10:30pm in the Cabaret

DJ Monica Parker
Go/Go Girls
Hat Tea
Pool Parties