Grand Rapids and West Michigan get lots of national attention. From Beer City to one of the happiest places in the country, the place we call home is touted on the internet and in magazines. And here's another example of that.

One of the few things we DON'T get alot of love for, however, is the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline and the beaches. As one who has traveled up and down the shore, we get the shaft compared to California, Florida and Hawaii. UNTIL now!

10 beautiful beach town bargains for fall

"Picket fences, a 19th-century vibe, and not a chain restaurant in sight. Saugatuck is one of the places savvy Chicagoans go to get away from the big city."

Yay Saugatuck! Way to finally get some well deserved recognition!

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