Visit a vineyard in Harbor Springs, splash through Michigan's largest indoor water park or tour a chocolate factory in Petoskey. Here's some answers to the question "What should we do today?"
Search for the unique State stone which is named after our area. Comb the lakeshore for famous fossils.
Enjoy 40 miles of beautiful cruising, fishing and sporting activities on 4 lakes and 2 rivers all connected together in a truly unique setting.
Witness the large Cross sculpted from a Giant Redwood Tree. It is one of Michigan's best known attractions. Browse through the largest doll museum of its kind in the United States.
Watch the sun slowly sink into scenic Little Traverse Bay in Petoskey.
Drive along the Lake Michigan shoreline high upon a bluff and explore the historic towns of Good Hart and Cross Village.
Explore historic forts, ride horse drawn carriages, see famous Grand Hotel, wonder at unique rock formations, and see the Mackinac Bridge, the World's Longest Suspension Bridge on Mackinac Island .
Visit the Soo Locks, the busiest Locks in the world, learn about Great lakes maritime history in the Ship Museum, this is also your gateway to Canada.
Relax and enjoy scenic waterfalls in a spectacular natural setting.
Tour through forests, rocky gorges and wildlife viewing them through large picture windows. Get out at the floor of the canyon and take a stroll along the Agawa River.
The "Bike Path", as it is locally called, runs 23 miles from Charlevoix to Harbor Springs. It is currently the best developed of the bike trunk lines to date. The part between Petoskey's Bayfront Park to Petoskey State Park follow closely the path of the original LTW that stretched from Petoskey to Harbor Springs in the 1880's and 90's. A gate over the trail at the east end of Bayfront Park replicates the original gate that stood at nearly the same spot. From PEtoskey KOA you are .12 miles from this trail.
The Oden State Fish Hatchery is one of Michigan's six state hatcheries. The original Oden State Fish Hatchery was established in 1921 and continued to operate until 2002. The hatchery complex just north of the original hatchery was completed in 2002 and is one of the most advanced fish culture facilities of its kind.
8258 S Ayr Rd
Alanson, MI 49706
Unique. Unusual. Quirky. Elf cottages. Hobbit houses. Fairie houses. Gnome houses. Fairy tale houses. These are terms that are all used to describe the mushroom houses that Northern Michigan builder Earl Young created in Charlevoix. Young's homes are known world wide and can be seen in just one place: Charlevoix.
Step back in time with a visit to Castle Farms, one of Michigan's premier historical attractions, as well as a celebrated Northern Michigan wedding venue. Located in the beautiful resort community of Charlevoix, Castle Farms offers families the chance to explore acres of gardens, discover dragons, and experience Michigan's largest outdoor model railroad.
Charlevoix, MI 49720
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