4 Reasons why Charlevoix should be your Labor Day Getaway

August 31, 2016

Enjoy the rewards of the Labor Day holiday in Charlevoix, it’s a great time to spend a long weekend up north.

1. Feeling adventurous?

Wildwood Rush offers a fast paced zip lining canopy tour with over 7,000 feet of zip lines. This is a great adventure for every age. Enjoy lake views while zipping across the tree tops of Northern Michigan.

Do you have a need for speed and want to check skydiving off of your bucket list? Look no further than Charlevoix Skydiving. Adrenaline seekers will get an amazing speed rush and great views of the area lakes and Beaver Island when they skydive over Charlevoix.

2.  Nature is calling!

Spend the day exploring Ransom Nature Preserve or Drigger’s Nature Preserve. Both of these locations have great views and offer hikers moderately paced trails. Stop by the Mt. McSauba Recreation Area and play a round of disc golf. Bike from Petoskey to Charlevoix along the Little Traverse Wheelway and enjoy breathtaking views of Lake Michigan.

3. Pure Michigan Lake Effect

Labor Day weekend is a great time to explore Charlevoix’s waterways. Spend the weekend cruising the waterways of Lake Michigan, Round Lake, and Lake Charlevoix. Rent a stand up paddle board or kayak from area beach vendors and explore the hidden coves around our amazing lakes. After a day on the water, grab dinner and dessert in downtown Charlevoix.

4.  Day trip escapades

Charlevoix is centrally located to numerous daytime activities. Wander through downtown boutiques, sample Michigan craft beer, and enjoy a variety of unique restaurants. Spend the day at Friske’s Farmer’s Market, or Royal Farms. During the Labor Day weekend, visit downtown Charlevoix and enjoy great discounts at area stores.

Make this Labor Day a special getaway for you, your friends, and family. Enjoy this special holiday by rewarding yourself with a getaway up north. Charlevoix welcomes you to enjoy your last hooray of summer.