Susan’s guidebook

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Susan’s guidebook

Restaurants

Very close to Wishing Well Cottage. This is a hoppin’ place. Great burgers, bar and outdoor seating. It gets filled up fast. Reservations suggested.
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The Landing
10231 Ferry Rd
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Very close to Wishing Well Cottage. This is a hoppin’ place. Great burgers, bar and outdoor seating. It gets filled up fast. Reservations suggested.
One of my very favorites. Located near Round Lake and Belvedere Club. Quaint Inn with really good food. Nice bar too.
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Grey Gables Inn Restaurant
308 Belvedere Ave
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One of my very favorites. Located near Round Lake and Belvedere Club. Quaint Inn with really good food. Nice bar too.
Really good Mexican food. Excellent margaritas too. Outdoor seating with fire pit.
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The Cantina
101 Van Pelt Place
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Really good Mexican food. Excellent margaritas too. Outdoor seating with fire pit.
Best white fish you will ever have. Very popular with the locals too.
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Terry's of Charlevoix
101 Antrim St
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Best white fish you will ever have. Very popular with the locals too.
Great food. Watch the boats come in and out of Round Lake.
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Stafford's Weathervane Restaurant
106 Pine River Ln
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Great food. Watch the boats come in and out of Round Lake.
Comfort food. Breakfast. Outdoor seating.
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Harwood Gold Cafe
230 Bridge St
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Comfort food. Breakfast. Outdoor seating.
I think the name speaks for itself. :)
Hotdoggers Coney Cafe
117 Antrim St
I think the name speaks for itself. :)
This Argonne Restaurant has been around for years. They just remodeled it. They are known for their shrimp.
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The Argonne House
11929 Boyne City Rd
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This Argonne Restaurant has been around for years. They just remodeled it. They are known for their shrimp.
Great French Restaurant. Old fashioned bistro with a patio serving escargot, wood fired pizzas. Belgian brews and more. Take the Ironton Ferry over from Wishing Well. Really cuts down on driving time.
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Cafe Santé
1 Water St
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Great French Restaurant. Old fashioned bistro with a patio serving escargot, wood fired pizzas. Belgian brews and more. Take the Ironton Ferry over from Wishing Well. Really cuts down on driving time.
I always make an effort to go here at least twice a summer season. Great Mexican food! Yum. Take the Ironton Ferry over to Boyne City. It really cuts down on driving time.
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Red Mesa Grill
117 Water St
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I always make an effort to go here at least twice a summer season. Great Mexican food! Yum. Take the Ironton Ferry over to Boyne City. It really cuts down on driving time.
This is an excellent brewery with all kinds of beer choices made in Michigan. Lots of atmosphere and delicious pub food. Pretty drive from Wishing Well Cottage.
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Short's Brewing Company Bellaire Pub
121 N Bridge St
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This is an excellent brewery with all kinds of beer choices made in Michigan. Lots of atmosphere and delicious pub food. Pretty drive from Wishing Well Cottage.
Great pizza place. They are located in Charlevoix. They will deliver.
B C Pizza
149 M-66
Great pizza place. They are located in Charlevoix. They will deliver.
American, Deli, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free options. Again, take the Ironton Ferry over to Boyne City. It really cuts down on driving time.
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Lake Street Market
306 S Lake St
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American, Deli, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free options. Again, take the Ironton Ferry over to Boyne City. It really cuts down on driving time.
Located in the charming town of Walloon. It offers a fine dining experience. It overlooks Walloon. Lake. Make sure to make reservations ahead of time.
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Walloon Lake Inn
4178 West St
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Located in the charming town of Walloon. It offers a fine dining experience. It overlooks Walloon. Lake. Make sure to make reservations ahead of time.
They specialize in authentic Italian cuisine while relying on Northern Michigan products whenever possible. Our focus is on the dining experience as a whole. Quality dishes hand prepared with the freshest ingredients, exceptional service, combined with a full bar, eclectic wine list, and good friends, is what awaits each guest at Bella Vita.
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Bella Vita
2911 Boyne City Rd
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They specialize in authentic Italian cuisine while relying on Northern Michigan products whenever possible. Our focus is on the dining experience as a whole. Quality dishes hand prepared with the freshest ingredients, exceptional service, combined with a full bar, eclectic wine list, and good friends, is what awaits each guest at Bella Vita.
Located in Petoskey, this is a very charming restaurant. Great atmosphere, delicious food and an extensive wine selection. New American fare & sushi in an intimate space with extra seating in a 4,000-bottle wine cellar.
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Chandler's A Restaurant
215 1/2 Howard St
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Located in Petoskey, this is a very charming restaurant. Great atmosphere, delicious food and an extensive wine selection. New American fare & sushi in an intimate space with extra seating in a 4,000-bottle wine cellar.
Great little neighborhood place. Soft serve was SO good. Very creamy, reminded me of frozen custard a bit. We will 100% be back for more. Busy but the service is friendly and they get orders out fast. Sit at picnic tables outside or take your food to go. Lots of yummy choices.
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Dairy Grille LLC
1111 Bridge St
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Great little neighborhood place. Soft serve was SO good. Very creamy, reminded me of frozen custard a bit. We will 100% be back for more. Busy but the service is friendly and they get orders out fast. Sit at picnic tables outside or take your food to go. Lots of yummy choices.
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Scovies Gourmet
111 Bridge St
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Outdoor Activities

Swiss Hideaway rents canoes and kayaks. They offer a beautiful trip down the Jordan River.
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Swiss Hideaway Canoe Rental
1953 Graves Crossing
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Swiss Hideaway rents canoes and kayaks. They offer a beautiful trip down the Jordan River.
This is a great resource if you are looking for local bike trials.
Top of Michigan Trails Council
1687 M-119
This is a great resource if you are looking for local bike trials.
If you are looking for a place to rent a boat, jet ski or paddle board this is the place.
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Summertime Rentals LLC
2474 Michigan 66
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If you are looking for a place to rent a boat, jet ski or paddle board this is the place.
Sit back and let the sun and sea breeze sweep you away, while taking one of our early, late afternoon, or sunset sails. Great to do for a special treat or even if you just feel like sailing on the beautiful waters, captain included, of Lake Charlevoix.
Sunshine Charters
222 Bridge Park Dr
Sit back and let the sun and sea breeze sweep you away, while taking one of our early, late afternoon, or sunset sails. Great to do for a special treat or even if you just feel like sailing on the beautiful waters, captain included, of Lake Charlevoix.
This is the biggest festival of the year in Charlevoix. A must see. Check out their website.
Charlevoix Venetian Festival
309 Petoskey Ave
This is the biggest festival of the year in Charlevoix. A must see. Check out their website.
This art fair has to have the prettiest setting ever! Located in downtown Charlevoix on Round Lake. Lots of paintings, crafts and Petoskey stones.
Charlevoix Waterfront Art Fair
312 Prospect St
This art fair has to have the prettiest setting ever! Located in downtown Charlevoix on Round Lake. Lots of paintings, crafts and Petoskey stones.
Lots of fresh produce and sundries. Wonderful market.
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Charlevoix Farmers Market
307 Bridge St
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Lots of fresh produce and sundries. Wonderful market.
This park has a wonderful Farmer's Market in Boyne City. They have a lot of booths, food tents and fresh produce.
Veterans Park
207 N Lake St
This park has a wonderful Farmer's Market in Boyne City. They have a lot of booths, food tents and fresh produce.
Charlevoix Yoga offers yoga in the park during the summer. Beautiful views of round lake.
Charlevoix Yoga
103 W Hurlbut St
Charlevoix Yoga offers yoga in the park during the summer. Beautiful views of round lake.
Really great place to rent a bike or get a bike repaired. The owner is very knowledgable too.
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Revolution Bike
102 Mason St
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Really great place to rent a bike or get a bike repaired. The owner is very knowledgable too.
This is a fast ferry from Mackinaw city over to Mackinaw Island. You can take your bike on this ferry.
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Serviço de barcas Shepler da Ilha de Mackinac
556 E Central Ave
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This is a fast ferry from Mackinaw city over to Mackinaw Island. You can take your bike on this ferry.
Boyne City: Biking and hiking trails, an archery range and an 18 hole disc (frisbee) golf course...add to this a beautiful view of Lake Charlevoix.
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Avalanche Preserve
1129 Wilson St
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Boyne City: Biking and hiking trails, an archery range and an 18 hole disc (frisbee) golf course...add to this a beautiful view of Lake Charlevoix.
If you don't have time to make it to Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes, Mt. McSauba offers a substitute (albeit much smaller dunes). Huffing and puffing to the top of the dunes then running down to the lake just lets you know you are not in Kansas (or New Jersey or Illinois or the Detroit area) anymore.
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Mt. McSauba Disc Golf Course
Pleasant Street
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If you don't have time to make it to Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes, Mt. McSauba offers a substitute (albeit much smaller dunes). Huffing and puffing to the top of the dunes then running down to the lake just lets you know you are not in Kansas (or New Jersey or Illinois or the Detroit area) anymore.
Charter Fishing: Ward Brothers will take you out on the Big Lake (aka Lake Michigan) to catch that massive lake trout or a prized salmon.
Ward Brothers Charter Boats
106 Antrim St
Charter Fishing: Ward Brothers will take you out on the Big Lake (aka Lake Michigan) to catch that massive lake trout or a prized salmon.
See the beauty of Northern Michigan from a bird’s eye view as you peacefully fly back to earth with your parachute. If you’ve never jumped before, you’ll be amazed at how easy the training is and how fun our tandem jumps are!
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Skydive Charlevoix
111 Airport Dr
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See the beauty of Northern Michigan from a bird’s eye view as you peacefully fly back to earth with your parachute. If you’ve never jumped before, you’ll be amazed at how easy the training is and how fun our tandem jumps are!

Food scene

This is such an amazing place. Almost wish I could work there I like it so much. Great local jams, sauces, marinades and more. Best part about it is you can taste everything. They ship too. Great Michigan products you can send you friends.
American Spoon Foods
315 Bridge St
This is such an amazing place. Almost wish I could work there I like it so much. Great local jams, sauces, marinades and more. Best part about it is you can taste everything. They ship too. Great Michigan products you can send you friends.
The Back Lot in Charlevoix has wonderful food trucks. They also have a full bar inside.
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The Back Lot Charlevoix
230 Ferry Avenue
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The Back Lot in Charlevoix has wonderful food trucks. They also have a full bar inside.
This is a local place in Charlevoix that has wonderful and very fresh local whitefish, salmon and more. The smoked whitefish and smoked salmon is off the charts delicious. Be sure to buy the white fish dip-it's superb.
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John Cross Fisheries
209 Belvedere Ave
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This is a local place in Charlevoix that has wonderful and very fresh local whitefish, salmon and more. The smoked whitefish and smoked salmon is off the charts delicious. Be sure to buy the white fish dip-it's superb.
This boutique-like farm market and winery offers fresh fruit off the farm, as well as homemade bakery, lunch offerings, wine, and hard cider on tap.
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Royal Farms, Inc.
10445 US-31
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This boutique-like farm market and winery offers fresh fruit off the farm, as well as homemade bakery, lunch offerings, wine, and hard cider on tap.
Their fudge, brittle and other specialty sweets are crafted by hand with Pure Michigan all natural ingredients. Their fudge is like no other. It’s a Charlevoix tradition to buy Murdick’s Fudge.
Murdick's Fudge Celeste
321 Bridge St
Their fudge, brittle and other specialty sweets are crafted by hand with Pure Michigan all natural ingredients. Their fudge is like no other. It’s a Charlevoix tradition to buy Murdick’s Fudge.
Delicious variety of salads. You order at the window and they have table and chairs outside.
The Salad Fork
217 Bridge Street
Delicious variety of salads. You order at the window and they have table and chairs outside.
Fresh sushi and local ingredient with an emphasis on time-honored cooking techniques. ​ They will initially only be offering takeout as we transition to in--house dining. We appreciate your patience and support.
Nomi Sushi
217 Bridge Street
Fresh sushi and local ingredient with an emphasis on time-honored cooking techniques. ​ They will initially only be offering takeout as we transition to in--house dining. We appreciate your patience and support.

Sightseeing

Lavender Hill Farm offers visitors the magical experience of being surrounded by the regal beauty and scents of purple and green waves of lavender.
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Lavender Hill Farm
7354 Horton Bay Rd N
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Lavender Hill Farm offers visitors the magical experience of being surrounded by the regal beauty and scents of purple and green waves of lavender.
This is a local potter. He and his wife have been running Otis Pottery for years. It's just a few miles from Wishing Well. A worthwhile trip.
Otis Pottery Inc
01691 M-66
This is a local potter. He and his wife have been running Otis Pottery for years. It's just a few miles from Wishing Well. A worthwhile trip.
Voted # 1 thing to do on TripAdvisor in Charlevoix. They visit and discuss over 26 “Mushroom Houses” designed by the legendary Earl A. Young, along with breathtaking historic Charlevoix sites.
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Mushroom House Tours
106 Bridge St
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Voted # 1 thing to do on TripAdvisor in Charlevoix. They visit and discuss over 26 “Mushroom Houses” designed by the legendary Earl A. Young, along with breathtaking historic Charlevoix sites.
Begin the visit with a short video about the history of the property and then a self guided tour. Walk around and take in the beauty of the castle. The flowers are spectacular and they have an extensive train collection.
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Castle Farms
5052 M-66
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Begin the visit with a short video about the history of the property and then a self guided tour. Walk around and take in the beauty of the castle. The flowers are spectacular and they have an extensive train collection.

Outdoor Activity

The “Bike Path”, as it is locally called, runs 26 miles from Charlevoix to Harbor Springs. The trail is mostly paved in asphalt. It is currently the best developed and most suburban of our trunk line trails. The path runs by the coast of Lake Michigan. Very pretty.
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Little Traverse Wheelway
Little Traverse Wheelway
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The “Bike Path”, as it is locally called, runs 26 miles from Charlevoix to Harbor Springs. The trail is mostly paved in asphalt. It is currently the best developed and most suburban of our trunk line trails. The path runs by the coast of Lake Michigan. Very pretty.
the spa is wonderful. The golf is challenging. Take a chairlift ride up to the top of Boyne Mountain for a fantastic view.
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Boyne Mountain Resort
1 Boyne Mountain Rd
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the spa is wonderful. The golf is challenging. Take a chairlift ride up to the top of Boyne Mountain for a fantastic view.

Golfing

Experience golf at one of the most historic golf courses in northern Michigan. It is a course that is part of the beautiful Belevdere Club and invites outside guests to play during summer months.
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Clube de Golfe Belvedere
5731 Marion Center Rd
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Experience golf at one of the most historic golf courses in northern Michigan. It is a course that is part of the beautiful Belevdere Club and invites outside guests to play during summer months.
Tucked away in the scenic woods of northern Michigan, Dunmaglas is becoming know as of the best golf courses in the country. It is ranked one of the Best 50 Upscale Courses in the United States by Golf Digest. This 6,897-yard masterpiece features 18 of the most scenic and breathtaking holes you will ever play. Take the Ironton Ferry over to Boyne City to really save on travel time to course.
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Clube de Golfe Dunmaglas
9031 Boyne City Rd
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Tucked away in the scenic woods of northern Michigan, Dunmaglas is becoming know as of the best golf courses in the country. It is ranked one of the Best 50 Upscale Courses in the United States by Golf Digest. This 6,897-yard masterpiece features 18 of the most scenic and breathtaking holes you will ever play. Take the Ironton Ferry over to Boyne City to really save on travel time to course.
Located in Bellaire Shanty Creek Resort boasts their golf course designed by Arnold Palmer.
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Shanty Creek Resort
5780 Shanty Creek Rd
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Located in Bellaire Shanty Creek Resort boasts their golf course designed by Arnold Palmer.
Boyne Golf Highland
250 Heather Dr
The 9-hole Ye Nyne Olde Holles in East Jordan, MI is a public golf course that opened in 1923. Ye Nyne Olde Holles measures 2970 yards from the longest tees. The course features 2 sets of tees for different skill levels. Take the Ironton Ferry over. Not too far from Wishing Well.
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Ye Nyne Olde Holles Golf Club
6386 Ferry Rd
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The 9-hole Ye Nyne Olde Holles in East Jordan, MI is a public golf course that opened in 1923. Ye Nyne Olde Holles measures 2970 yards from the longest tees. The course features 2 sets of tees for different skill levels. Take the Ironton Ferry over. Not too far from Wishing Well.

Bar

A relaxed alehouse with a water views. Features local craft brews and an area sourced bar menu. Has very high ratings.
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Bridge Street Tap Room
202 Bridge St
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A relaxed alehouse with a water views. Features local craft brews and an area sourced bar menu. Has very high ratings.
This wine bar just opened up recently. Good selection of wines, overlooking the channel out leads out to Lake Michigan.
Vue Wine Bar
101 Bridge Street
This wine bar just opened up recently. Good selection of wines, overlooking the channel out leads out to Lake Michigan.
Family friendly with an eclectic menu.
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The Villager Pub
427 Bridge St
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Family friendly with an eclectic menu.
Offers great selection of Michigan beer and cider. They make good pizza too. Seating is both inside and out. The view is spectacular. Highly suggest you try this place.
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Bier’s Inwood Brewery
17959 Ferry Rd
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Offers great selection of Michigan beer and cider. They make good pizza too. Seating is both inside and out. The view is spectacular. Highly suggest you try this place.
Has a great roof top bar that overlooks all of Charlevoix.
Hotel Earl of Charlevoix
120 Michigan Avenue
Has a great roof top bar that overlooks all of Charlevoix.