The Dunes Resort Links of Interest

Helpful Links for Planning Your Gay Friendly Vacation

We have provided links to businesses that you might find useful, whether you are searching for fun things to do on your gay friendly vacation, 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 - Party Sites - Business Services - Publications -
Gay Search Sites
- Music

Saugatuck Douglas Area Vacation Options - 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!
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 await you. Just across from your gay resort.

Campit Campground
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 this gay friendly Saugatuck campground.
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.

Saugatuck/Douglas CVB
Visit the Saugatuck/Douglas Convention and Visitors Bureau site for more information for planning your gay friendly vacation 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 LGBT members throughout 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, plus we enjoy a sense of fun. In addition to monthly meetings, local members participate in several events throughout the year. Our invitational meet is each September and Called "There's something About Saugatuck."

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.

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Publications of Interest

Instinct Magazine

Pride Source
Pride Source Corporation is committed to producing quality publications for Michigan’s LGBT pride community. Now in its fourth year, Pride Source Corporation is an important part of Michigan’s LGBT pride 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

Grab Magazine

Passport Magazine
America's #1 Gay Travel Magazine

EXP Magazine

Metra Magazine

Quest -

Read unbiased opinions about hotels and gay friendly vacations at TripAdvisor.

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Gay Search Sites

Gay Crawler


Proudly serving the Gay, Lesbian, Transgender and Bisexual Communities

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Music Sites

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Summer Tea Dance 2014

Summer Tea Dance 2014 - May 2014

Beginning Sunday May 25!
PLUS Monday May 26,
Friday July 4, Monday September 1

September 2014

September 2014 - August 2014

Karaoke Every Friday
DJ Every Friday & Saturday
Tea Dance Every Sunday!

MML 2014

MML 2014 - August 2014

Mr. Michigan Leather 2014

Fall Womens' Weekend

Fall Womens' Weekend - June 2014

Fall Womens' Weekend

Friday 9/26
Suzanne Westenhoefer
DJ Monica Parker

Saturday 9/27
DJ Monica Parker
Go/Go Girls
Cabaret:  Sean Wiggins

Sunday 9/28
Sports Jersey Tea
DJ Doug R

TG 2014

TG 2014 - February 2014

TG Weekend October 3-5

colorfest 2014

colorfest 2014 - September 2014

Colorfest Weeknd

10/09  Karaoke

10/10 DJ Doug & Men of Manwatch

10/11  DJ Doug & Hannaniah Whitley in the Cabaret

10/12 Pervert Tea (Summer's Last Tea Dance, DJ Doug R 4-9pm

Make A Wish 2014

Make A Wish 2014 - September 2014

Make A Wish Weekend

9/16 Karaoke

9/17 DJ BearMan

9/18 Make A Wish Benefit Show 10pm

9/19 Return of Bingolicious 4-7pm

Halloween 2014

Halloween 2014 - September 2014

Halloween Weekend
10/23 Karaoke
10/24 Scavenger Hunt 6pm
10/25 Halloween Adult Parade
Downtown Douglas 10pm
Costumer Party & Karaoke
Best Costume, Best Group, Best Drag
At the Dunes Resort Immediately Following
10/26 Bingo 4-7pm