Aerial view of the city with Michigan lake near The Earl

Experience Summer in Charlevoix, MI

Beaches, shopping, hiking and culture

Charlevoix has so much to offer, it will have you coming back for more.

Arts, Culture and History

So much history to explore, where to begin?
Exterior view of Mushroom House with stone walls & a garden near The Earl
Fishing charters parked by the deck on Lake Michigan near The Earl

Boating and Excursions

Lake Michigan and Round Lake are calling. Bring your own boat, rent one or book a tour to Beaver Island.


Enjoy the light breezes coming off Round Lake or Lake Michigan. Soak up some sun while walking down the pier towards the lighthouse, hunt for Petoskey stones, take a dip in the pristine blue waters or enjoy the beautiful Pure Michigan sunsets.

  • Michigan Beach Park - 3 minutes from The Earl - a great place to watch the sunset
  • Depot Beach Park - 4 minutes from The Earl - located on Round Lake
  • Mt. McSauba Recreation Area - 5 minutes from The Earl  - a little hike through the sand and down a sanddune to this hidden gem of a beach on Lake Michigan
  • Ferry Beach Park - 6 minutes from The Earl - sandy beach located on Lake Charlevoix



People enjoying at the Lake Michigan by Charlevoix Lighthouse on a sunny day near The Earl
Landscape view of Golf Course surrounded by lush greenery near The Earl

Golf one of Charlevoix's beautiful courses

Charlevoix offers a few golf courses with spectacular views.  Enjoy 9, 18 or 36 holes.

Outdoor Recreation

The Charlevoix area has so many outdoor activities to experience, it's hard to list them all.

  • Little Traverse Wheelway -4 minutes from The Earl - a 26-mile bike trail from Charlevoix to Harbor Springs offering picturesque views.
  • Mt. McSauba Recreation Area - 5 minutes from The Earl - year-round fun on Lake Michigan. Remote beaches with sand dunes, hiking trails and disc golf.
  • North Point Nature Preserve - 5 minutes from The Earl - close to downtown, offering nature trails and sand dunes on Lake Michigan.
  • Miller's Marsh Nature Preserve - 2 hour boat ride to the Beaver Island
  • Revolution Bike - 3 minutes from The Earl -  bike rentals.
  • Charlevoix Fountain of Youth - 2 blocks from The Earl - interactive water fountain downtown.
  • Fisherman's Island State Park & Beach - 9 minutes from The Earl -  hike the beach, forest, and dunes.
People paddleboarding in Lake Michigan on a sunny day near The Earl