Recent and Featured Charlevoix Articles

  • Charlevoix South Pierhead

    First lit 1948. History at Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy and Seeing the Light.

  • Ye Nyne Old Holles Golf Club

    The club opened in 1923 and has since lured golfers with rolling terrain and lovely views of Lake Charlevoix. As the name suggests, this is a 9-holer—par […]

  • Charlevoix Golf Club

    This municipal 9-hole course just up U.S. 31 from downtown Charlevoix was designed by Scotsman Willie Watson and opened for its first round at the dawn of […]

  • Belvedere Golf Club

    An 18-hole course designed by Scotsman William Watson and opened in 1927—a Michigan classic. 231-547-2611, Belvedere Golf.

  • Fisherman’s Island State Park

    Running 5 miles along a stellar stretch of Lake Michigan shoreline, Fisherman’s Island State Park presents remarkable hiking and XC skiing options. Find 4 miles of trail […]

  • Castle Farms

    Stone estate built in 1918 by the former president of Sears, Roebuck & Co., now open for self-guided tours and weddings. Charlevoix. 231-237-0884, www.castlefarms.com.

  • Earl Young Stone Houses

    View architect Earl Young’s fairytale stone cottages throughout downtown Charlevoix. Walking tour maps at Charlevoix Chamber. 231-547-2101, charlevoix.org.

  • Harsha House Museum

    A growing collection of photos and artifacts housed in an 1891-built Victorian home. 231-547-0373, www.chxhistory.com.

  • Cool Ice Formations on the Charlevoix Pier
  • Beaches, Charlevoix, Michigan Beaches, Water and Snow Sports in Charlevoix, Michigan

    The beaches, water and snow sports  in Charlevoix, Michigan, are a prime attraction of a Northern Michigan vacation here. Beaches on Lake Michigan Lake Michigan Beach With […]

  • 4 Creative Cocktails From Northern Michigan Restaurants 4 Creative Cocktails from Northern Michigan Restaurants

    These four creative cocktails from Northern Michigan restaurants provide quick, easy meet-up opportunities with friends—even in the December rush. Get out to our favorites in Charlevoix, Traverse […]

  • downtown charlevoix Shopping Charlevoix, Michigan

      Shopping Charlevoix, Michigan, is a fabulous activity for a Northern Michigan vacation. The eclectic shops that line downtown Bridge Street (named for the bridge that raises […]

  • Pointes North Inn

    Pointes North Inn is located in the beautiful downtown of Charlevoix Michigan. Stay with style in either our one or two bedroom luxury suites overlooking Round lake […]

  • RS7249_TVM BEAVER kayaks-lpr Beaver Island, Michigan

    Beaver Island, Michigan, Lake Michigan’s largest island, is a Northern Michigan vacation in and of itself. Take the ferry or the plane and cross 40 miles of […]

  • kids reading Kids: Gifts for Kids From Northern Michigan Downtown Shops

    Here are our ten top picks from the downtown Northern Michigan towns. Start checkin’ off your list! 1. Little Stinker For your little sweetie, $44. The Birds […]

  • smokehouse sausage Six Smokehouses For Northern Michigan Meat Lovers

    Sharpen your incisors and get to these Northern Michigan eateries for smoked meats perfect at hunting camp or in your holiday charcuterie spread. Plath’s Meats 2200 East Mitchell Road, Petoskey, 231.348.8100 Swinging […]

  • christmas tree A Guide to Northern Michigan Holiday Events & Shows 2013

    This complete guide to Northern Michigan Holiday Events & Shows 2013 includes live performances, tree lightings, Santa visits, craft shows and more! Purchase your tickets before you […]

  • Uhrick’s Lincoln Log Motel
  • Villa Moderne Motel

    Villa Moderne Motel, a Charlevoix Motel, has 8 standard rooms and four queen suites. Most rooms have refrigerators and microwaves. Located near Charlevoix restaurants and shopping, Round […]

  • Weathervane Terrace Inn & Suites

    The Weathervane Terrace Inn & Suites is a castle-like hotel located in downtown Charlevoix on the river connecting Lake Michigan to Round Lake. Room types include standard, […]