Named "Best Small Town Weekend Escape"  two years in a row, Saugatuck is now in the running for another honor.

Saugatuck is up for "Best Midwestern Small Town" in a USA Today 10Best readers' poll. 

They enlisted the help of local experts to nominate their 20 favorite small towns - those with populations of less than 10,000 - in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

According to USA Today, the finalists are "travel-worthy for their beauty, culture, shopping, dining, entertainment and lodging options".

Of Saugatuck, USA Today 10Best says,

One of the most popular resort towns on Michigan's Gold Coast, Saugatuck is known for its B&Bs, art galleries and stunning Lake Michigan shore. This small town's charms include a 19th century downtown area brimming with shopping opportunities and chic cafes and easy access to the dunes and beaches of the nearby state parks."

Saugatuck is currently in 5th place. Check out the rest of the competition and cast your vote here! Voting ends April 24 at noon.

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