Charlevoix, Michigan


A Charlevoix Vacation

Indulge in an unforgettable vacation in Charlevoix, Michigan. Known for its pristine Lake Michigan shorelines, and beautiful Lake Charlevoix, this charming destination offers a wide array of outdoor activities, including boating and beach relaxation. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture, with a variety of art galleries, vintage stores, and antique shops to explore. Savor the flavors of fine dining establishments and experience the thriving craft beer scene. With its natural beauty and diverse attractions, Charlevoix is a must-visit destination for any traveler seeking experiences in Northern Michigan.

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The Appeal of Charlevoix

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To Charlevoix

Located just 270 miles north of Chicago, Charlevoix, Michigan is a beloved destination along the shores of Lake Michigan at the upper tip of the lower peninsula. Whether you’re arriving by air at the nearby airports or taking a scenic drive via I-75, access to Charlevoix is fairly easy. The weather in Charlevoix offers a delightful blend of seasons. Spring and fall enchant with mild, pleasant climates, while summer unveils warmth and sunshine from June to September. Embrace the winter wonderland that the Midwest is renowned for, with snowy landscapes and brisk winds. Charlevoix’s beauty shines through each season, inviting visitors to experience its captivating charm year-round.



Frequently Asked Questions

There is a reason so many guests come back to Charlevoix and Northern Michigan each year, but for anyone who is new to this fabulous destination, you may have some questions… and Juniper has some answers.

Charlevoix, Michigan, is located in the northern part of the Lower Peninsula of the state. It is situated along the shores of Lake Michigan, specifically at the eastern end of Lake Charlevoix.

Charlevoix, Michigan is the county seat of Charlevoix County.

Charlevoix has a variety of popular annual events such as the Venetian Festival and the Apple Festival, but seasonal and weekly events happen year round. For the most up to date list of coming events we recommend checking out the Visit Charlevoix Calendar.


About Charlevoix

Welcome to Charlevoix, Michigan, a haven of natural beauty and endless possibilities. Nestled between the pristine shores of Lake Michigan, and the inland body of Lake Charlevoix, Charlevoix the city offers a picturesque retreat and lots of popular activities for it’s visitors. With a vibrant downtown, filled with unique shops, delightful restaurants, and art galleries vacationing in Charlevoix offers a little something for everyone. Explore the stunning landscapes along the northern coastline of Michigan’s lower peninsula, both sandy beaches and lush forests, perfect for hiking, boating, or simply basking in the tranquility. Indulge in the region’s renowned culinary delights, and experience the warm hospitality of the locals.  Whether you seek outdoor adventures, cultural experiences, or simply a relaxing getaway, Charlevoix is one of our favorite destinations in Northern Michigan.

Dining – Charlevoix

Opened by the O’Leary family in May of 2023, they are a nautical-inspired deli by day, and kitchen & bar by night. 

The Happy Troll
111 Bridge Street
Charlevoix, MI
Ph.: 231-237-7827

A fantastic BBQ restaurant where old-school smoked meats & classic American grub come together for breakfast & lunch. They slow-smoke their meats with various fruit woods and maple wood in their smoker that sits right outside the restaurant. They pride themselves in serving made-from-scratch food, including their own Challah bread used in their Drunken French Toast.

Smoke on the Water
103 Park Ave
Charlevoix, MI
Ph.: 231-237-9604

Originally built as a grist mill, the current Weathervane Restaurant was converted to a dining establishment in the mid 1950s. It was designed by the famed local architect Earl Young, known for his curvaceous roof-lines and flowing architecture. Stafford’s Weathervane Restaurant offers signature and regional cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere and is true waterfront dining, nestled along the busy Pine River Channel in downtown Charlevoix. Guests will enjoy unparalleled views of the water from inside, or choose Jeff’s Deck for the ultimate in outdoor dining. 

Stafford's Weathervane Restaurant
106 Pine River Ln
Charlevoix, MI
Ph.: 231-547-4311

Providing dine-in and take-out meals, the Villager Pub in Charlevoix has been serving northern Michigan vacationers and locals alike for nearly four decades! With their 50's decor and extensive menu, you can spend hours here.

The Villager Pub
427 Bridge  Street
Charlevoix, MI
Ph.: 231-547-6925

Shopping – Charlevoix

Women's premium clothing and fine jewelry store carrying your favorite brands!

J. Phillips
317 Bridge Street
Charlevoix, MI
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From clothing, home decor, caps, bags, towels, coolers, and accessories you are sure to find something that catches your eye.

Momentum Outfitters
305 Bridge Street
Charlevoix, MI

A 125-year-old Family-owned clothing chain run by the 5th generation offering trendy casualwear, shoes & accessories for adults & kids.

113 Bridge Street
Charlevoix, MI

Opening its doors in 1989,  Cherry Republic celebrates Michigan's Montmorency Tart Cherry through its 200+ cherry-based products, including chocolate-covered cherries, BBQ sauces, jams, jellies, salsas, nut mixes, ice cream toppings, baked goods, condiments, soda pop, cherry wine, and cherry beer. 

Cherry Republic
221 Bridge Street
Charlevoix, MI

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