If you want a great place to visit, visit Charlevoix in the summer. A little Northern Michigan town with lots to offer.

Charlevoix, Michigan is a beautiful town in Northern Michigan located on Lake Michigan, Round Lake, and Lake Charlevoix. A lake town with a list of things to do and see, check out our recommendations.

Fisherman’s Island State Park: This public recreation area is not actually an island but a state park with miles of unspoiled Michigan lakeshore. There are rustic campgrounds and many sand dunes for a fun-filled trip.

Charlevoix South Pier Light Station: This beautiful lighthouse is located on Lake Michigan at the entrance to Lake Charlevoix. Stop by to watch the fishing boats or a beautiful Northern Michigan sunset.

Mushroom House Tour: Steps from the beach, you’ll love the mushroom houses of Charlevoix. There are 28 of these amazing structures, and they can’t be found anywhere else in the world.

Michigan Beach Park: This beautiful scenic park offers a sandy beach, basketball courts, restrooms, a swimming area, etc. within walking distance to downtown Charlevoix.

East Park: Centered in downtown Charlevoix, this park offers a beautiful view of the lake and marina and hosts many festivals and shows in the pavilion.

John Cross Fisheries: This hidden gem is located on Round Lake. John Cross Fisheries catches 10,000 lbs of fresh fish daily that is served at local restaurants in Northern Michigan.

Petoskey and Charlevoix Stones: Search the beaches of Lake Michigan for a treasure of your own. You can spend hours on the beaches of Fisherman’s Island and Lake Michigan beaches.

Shop Charlevoix: With many unique stores to choose from, you’ll find fantastic shopping in Charlevoix. From The Sunglass Shoppe to The Lake House, you’ll love every treasure you find.

Enjoy the Lakes: Lake Michigan, Lake Charlevoix, and Round Lake are all on the coast of Charlevoix. Enjoy a day on the boat, paddleboarding or kayaking.

Enjoy a day or long weekend in Charlevoix, it won’t be disappointing.

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Charlevoix in the Summer from The Sunglass Shoppe in Petoskey and Traverse City, MI