In the 10Best Readers' Choice contest for Best Summer Weekend Escape, voting was especially heavy for one nominee, Saugatuck, Michigan. This beachy Great Lakes escape won the hearts (and the votes) of our readers.
While not your typical beach destination, Saugatuck, on the shores of Lake Michigan, offers a sun-filled summer escape, complete with giant sand dunes, numerous B&Bs, art galleries and excellent antique shopping nearby.
Joining Saugatuck in the winners list are a diverse range of summer destinations, including historic Texas towns (Granbury and Galveston), a favorite Florida beach (Hollywood), a former Southern mining outpost (Dahlonega) and an artsy community in the heart of Arizona's red rock country (Sedona).
The full list of winners in the 'Best Summer Weekend Escape' contest category for 10Best Readers' Choice is as follows:
- Saugatuck, Mich.
- Granbury, Texas
- Sedona, Ariz.
- Dahlonega, Ga.
- Hollywood, Fla.
- Galveston, Texas
- Bainbridge, Wash.
- Asheville, N.C.
- Estes Park, Colo.
- Lafayette, La.
Congratulations to all the winners. Remember to keep this list handy for plan ahead OR last-minute getaways from major metros around the country.
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