History and Culture

Soak in some culture while visiting the Charlevoix area. Whether your interested in learning more about the mushroom houses, Castle Farms, or exploring Ernest Hemingway's old stomping grounds, there's something for everyone. Within walking distance of downtown Charlevoix, the Charlevoix Cultural Corridor is comprised of arts, architectural, and educational attractions. Check out the local art scene, take a class, walk through history, or read a book. Whether visiting with a group, planning a family outing, or escaping with friends, there's plenty to see and do. 

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.

Ernest Hemingway

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

Ironton Ferry

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