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 at taming the sun. Pedaling is super easy, but you can just as easily allow...
Took the 1 hour Running Rivers Kayak ride and Loved it! We took a bus from Douglas to the Kalamazoo River and put in the kayak around 10:15ish. Silas helped launch us out into the river. The Kalamazoo was so peaceful and pretty. You could see fish jump, ducks dipping and hear Canadian Geese flying overhead. Only saw 3 fishing...
We kayaker a three hour trip from a bridge with a railroad bridge beside it through some really, quiet, serene, waters. We enjoyed every moment of the trip seeing the birds, turtles, a beaver, and some fish. The wildflowers were pretty and I recommend some time up-river if you can!
I liked everything about Saugatuck and the surrounding area, including Douglas. If I had a boat, for sure I'd spend time on the Kalamazoo River and Lake Michigan. Plenty of docks with lots of good restaurants, hotels & B&B's.