History and Culture

Ironton Ferry

  • 9800 Ferry Rd, East Jordan
  • 231-308-3727
Ride the ferry!

Greensky Hill Church

  • 8484 Green Sky Hill Rd, Charlevoix
  • 231-547-5009
Located east of Charlevoix, Michigan at the junction of U.S. 31 and CR 630. On March 16, 1972, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. The church has been preserved with all of the original woodwork and can only seat about 50 people.

Earl Young Mushroom Houses

  • 109 Mason St, Charlevoix
  • 231-547-2101
See the creativity in these unique mushroom looking homes, hotels and restaurant.

Ernest Hemingway

  • 109 Mason, Charlevoix
  • 231-547-2101
Famous American author, Ernest Hemingway, spent his summers in Horton Bay.

World's Largest Cherry Pie

Check out the world's largest cherry pie from Charlevoix!

Castle Farms

  • 5052 M-66 North, Charlevoix
  • 231-237-0884
Map A castle in Northern Michigan? You bet!
         

Harsha House Museum

  • 103 State St., Charlevoix
  • 231-547-0373
Map Museum featuring 3 period rooms, 10,000 Charlevoix historic photos, and local historic artifacts.
 

South Pier Lighthouse

  • 109 Mason, Charlevoix
  • 231-547-2010
The iconic Charlevoix Lighthouse overlooking Lake Michigan

Depot Beach

  • 307 Chicago Ave., Charlevoix
  • 231-547-3253
Map The historic train depot now functions as a museum and garden area frames this beach on Lake Charlevoix.
 

Raven Hill Discovery Center

  • 4737 Fuller Rd., East Jordan
  • 231-536-3369
Map Family friendly fun discovering science, art and nature.