A Culinary Walk

The Secrets behind the Storefronts of Saugatuck and Douglas

Uncommon Grounds


Cookies on CallTaste, sip, and learn what makes the shops in Saugatuck and Douglas a food lover’s dream.  Each tour is limited in size so that the experience is small and intimate.  Understand what makes up the food that satisfies us.


This three-hour walking tour will offer a culinary peek into the village food and village life of Saugatuck and Douglas.  This area continues to be a food producing hub on the lakeshore, expanding on the fruit farms of Gerber and the fishing village of Singapore.


Local ProductsThere will be several stops with tastes that may include smoky meats, area award-winning wines, hints of spice, delightful oils, richly roasted coffee, local fruit spreads and bakery breads, plus a local farm market.


“Secrets” revealed include how your local favorites are made and how the shops came to be. 


This tour is perfect for all ages with plenty of shady benches along the way.


3 Hours, starts and stops at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts
Includes ample samples and sips!
9:00am – 12 noon, Monday through Friday, May through December
Private group tours available with flexible start and stop times
Adults - $30

Youth under 18 - $15

Reservations required