Charlevoix

Charlevoix

Charlevoix is a favorite destination for "Up North" vacations. Relax on one of the unspoiled beaches on Lake Charlevoix or Lake Michigan to hunt for Petoskey stones. 
Enjoy the crystal clear fresh waters aboard a charted sailboat or rent a boat, kayaks or paddleboards. Experience recreational opportunities of more than 20 trails and natures preserves. Evoke a sense of years past with the historic architecture of Charlevoix, the famed Earl Young Mushroom Houses and the majesty of Castle Farms
Step back in time by visiting the setting of Ernest Hemingway's Nick Adams stories and the former kingdom of Beaver Island now known for its unhurried pace and natural beauty. Downtown Charlevoix features boutique shopping, unique restaurants, and world class events set along Round Lake which connects to Lake Michigan below the historic drawbridge. Start planning your trip now  with a free travel planner!
Expedia Votes Charlevoix As Best Place to Travel to in October 2018
Autumn in Pure Michigan
View breathtaking aerial views of the Charlevoix landscape during the most beautiful season of all; Fall!
Golf Charlevoix

The Charlevoix area is home to beautiful golf courses with sweeping views of the lakes and country side.

Mushroom Houses

Earl Young’s organic masterpieces are a must see for everyone. From 1918 through the 1950's, Earl Young designed and built 30 homes in Charlevoix, ranging from whimsical to spectacular to bizarre.

Outdoor Enthusiasts Welcome
Recreational opportunities are celebrated year-round in Charlevoix. 
Fall Color Map
Plan your color tour using our handy map featuring six routes in Northerwestern Michigan.
Trails Less Traveled
Hit some of the endless miles of trails surrounding Charlevoix.