Grand Traverse Bay Area : Charlevoix (Michigan)
By air, Pellston airport is a quaint, small town airport about an hour away, with free parking! Traverse City Airport is a little larger with more flights.
Charlevoix is a four hour drive from Metro Detroit and a six hour drive from Chicagoland.
If you are staying in town, downtown Charlevoix is extremely walkable. If you don't have a car and need a ride, Charlevoix Taxi Service is a fixture in town.
When in Charlevoix, check out some of the many quaint shops downtown. While there, take a stroll in the newly renovated East Park and check out the boat docks and stream and ponds. The Bullfrog Light Company factory is south of town and has an Outlet Store connected to the factory. Castle Farms is also south of town and hosts weddings, wine tastings and other events.
The Venetian Festival in July is the highlight of the summer in Charlevoix.
Applefest is a great way to welcome the fall.
Don't leave Charlevoix without stopping in to Murdick's Fudge.
Be sure to stop by Kilwin's and pick up some chocolate!
Grey Gables Inn - Fine dining in a converted century old "cottage".
The Villager Pub - Terrific casual dining right downtown.
The Weathervane - Enjoy fine dining along The Pine River Channel downtown.
Whitney's Oyster Bar has great atmosphere.
Bay Villa...Overlooking Little Traverse Bay A great rental home with a beautiful view of the bay. www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p185095
Charlevoix Chamber of Commerce www.charlevoix.org
109 Mason St Charlevoix, MI 49720 (231) 237-9031
Charlevoix is the gateway (by sea or air) to Beaver Island, a lightly populated retreat to the northwest in Lake Michigan.