Recent and Featured Charlevoix Articles

  • New! MyNorth Northern Michigan Hotel and Motel Directory

    Planning your vacation to the premiere Michigan vacation spot just got easier with this directory to Traverse City hotels and motels, as well as Mackinac Island hotels, Petoskey hotels and hotels and motels throughout Northern Michigan.

  • Ready? Get Set to Vote for Your Favorite Northern Michigan Food Finds

    The March Best Eats 2010 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine covers 33 of the most delicious foods finds from Frankfort, Traverse City, Leelanau County, Charlevoix, Petoskey, Harbor Springs and Mackinac Island.

  • Earl Young and Don Campbell, Pals Who Shaped Charlevoix

    The story of Earl Young, creator of Charlevoix’s Hobbit Houses, and his lifelong friend Don Campbell, who traveled the world and ultimately shaped Charlevoix together.

  • Made in Michigan Gifts: Hand-Crafted Candles

    Bullfrog Candles, of Charlevoix, designs and manufactures one-of-a-kind candles in a variety of styles, including holiday candles.

  • A Vintage Kitchen Revealed on Lake Charlevoix

    A 1970′s remodel did its best to cover up this vintage cottage kitchen on Lake Charlevoix, but the owners, designer Robin Berry and builder Marty Ernst reclaimed its soul. See it on the 2009 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour.

  • Color Cruise Comes to Charlevoix

    Color tour from the waters of Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan aboard the Keweenau Star, a comfy, 100-foot tour boat hailing out of Charlevoix.

  • Explore Charlevoix's Enchanting Waterfront, Then Dive In!

    Charlevoix is a gorgeous Lake Michigan coastal town with access to the both Big Lake and Lake Charlevoix, a beautiful marina, waterside park, shops and restaurants.

  • Sail the Sunshine in Charlevoix

    Take a two-hour sailboat cruise in Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan aboard The Sunshine, docked in Charlevoix.

  • Step Onto Lake Charlevoix's Ironton Ferry

    Lake Charlevoix’s Ironton Ferry is more than a shortcut; it’s an experience.

  • Tips for a Beaver Island Adventure

    Lake Michigan’s Beaver Island, off the coast of Charlevoix, offers biking, hiking, relaxing, kayaking and wandering through a fascinating history of Morman king, James Strang.

  • Family Fun at a Discount in Charlevoix

    Weathervane Terrace Inn and Suites offers deals for families staying Sunday through Thursday in Charlevoix.

  • Lake Michigan Ports of Call

    Cruising Lake Michigan’s Northeast Coast from the Traverse area to Petoskey, with stops in Suttons Bay, Northport and Charlevoix.

  • Charlevoix, Boyne City, Elk Rapids "Don't Miss" List

    Nine fun ideas and attractions to add to your list when playing in Boyne City, Charlevoix, Elk Rapids, Torch Lake and the Chain of Lakes.

  • 10 Beaches Charlevoix, Torch Lake and the Chain of Lakes

    Ten Charlevoix/Chain of Lakes beaches of every shape and size, including Fisherman’s Island State Park, Young State Park, Torch Lake and the Antrim Creek Natural Area.

  • Foodie Road Trip #1: Antrim and Charlevoix Farm Country

    A Northern Michigan road trip to restaurants and farm markets in Charlevoix, Mancelona and Eastport including Shirley’s Cafe, Rennie Orchards and Mary Ann’s Take-Out.

  • Author Finds Inspiration in Charlevoix

    Kristina Riggle draws from her Charlevoix memories to create her first novel, Real Life and Liars.

  • Self-Renovation in Charlevoix

    Bob Riesenberger transformed a dumpy Charlevoix cottage into cozy incarnate. Then he gave his career a makeover.

  • My Dream Christmas Tree from Charlevoix

    I found my dream Christmas tree just outside Charlevoix.

  • Tour Charlevoix's Hobbit Houses

    Check out Earl Young, a local legend’s, whimsical architectural masterpieces called Charlevoix’s hobbit houses.

  • A Day in Boyne City

    Soak up first-class scenery, ride a teeny ferry and ramble around a snug resort town in search of inner peace and great souvenirs.