History and Culture

Castle Farms

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

Beaver Island

  • 26215 Main St, Beaver Island
  • 231-448-2505
Map A serene and beautiful island set 32 miles off the coast of Charlevoix in Lake Michigan. Beaver Island makes for great outdoor activity.
 

Horton Bay General Store

  • 05115 Boyne City Rd, Horton Bay
  • 231-582-7827
Visit Ernest Hemingway's old stomping grounds.
 

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.
 

Ernest Hemingway

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

Raven Hill Discovery Center

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

Charlevoix Circle of Arts

  • 109 Clinton St., Charlevoix
  • 231-547-3554
Map A nod to Charlevoix's culture past of the late 1800's, when many small communities boasted at least a theater or an opera house. Since 2008, Circle of Arts has presented exhibits, opera, performing arts, art classes, and workshops for all ages.
   

Ironton Ferry

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

South Pier Lighthouse

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

Earl Young Mushroom Houses

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