Travel with the OPC: Saugatuck

Discover firsthand on Thursday, September 10, 2015 why USA Today has named Saugatuck, ‘Best Summer Weekend Escape’ and ‘Best Coastal Small Town in America.' During your daylong excursion you'll experience a Victorian ferry ride, a harbor and land tour, and of course, shopping! Hurry! The refund deadline for this trip is Friday, August 21. All OPC trips can be found online at Please note, travelers do not have to be OPC members, but they must be 50+ to travel on … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, What’s So Great About Michigan?

Dear Crabby, I’m planning my summer vacation and want to visit some new places. A friend suggested I look at Michigan, but I recently heard Madonna badmouth her former home state. Is visiting Michigan worth spending my hard-earned money and vacation time? Thanks, Wendy Wanderer Dear Wendy Wanderer, Yep. It’s true. Madonna probably won’t be starring in any Pure Michigan ads in the near future… or ever… but that’s her loss because Michigan is definitely worth visiting. Our state motto … [Read more...]

Saugatuck’s Top 9 Reasons to Make the Drive

Saugatuck’s Top 9 Reasons to Make the Drive By Michael Dwyer 1. Award winning Oval Beach continues to be a hot attraction for visitors. People come to sunbathe, swim and build sand castles. Packed full of families having fun, the beach is open year-round to enjoy the sand dunes, waves or sunsets. 2. Since 1913 the Saugatuck Drug and Soda Fountain has refreshed everyone who walks through the door. Old-fashioned malts or sodas cool down the child of any age. Do you need a kite, beach … [Read more...]