Charlevoix, MI: Escape to the Great White North
Looking for an “Up North” vacation home where you can relax on unspoiled beaches and hunt for Petoskey stones? Then look no further than Charlevoix, Michigan! Included in the Chicago Tribune’s list of the “Best of the Midwest: 10 places to go in 2020,” this historic town boasts everything you want in a getaway destination.
The town’s charm
Step back in time by visiting the settings Ernest Hemingway wrote about in The Nick Adams Stories, inspired by the famous author’s own experiences from his summers in Northern Michigan at his family cottage. Downtown Charlevoix features boutique shops, popular restaurants, and world-class events set along Round Lake, which connects to Lake Michigan below the historic drawbridge. You also can’t miss out on the historic architecture of the town that includes the majestic Castle Farms and the Earl Young Mushroom Houses, constructed by the self-taught builder starting in 1919.
No shortage of outdoor fun
When you’re looking for a second home to get away from it all, having an abundance of outdoor activities for the family is a must. Charlevoix offers everything you’ve ever wanted if you’re an outdoor enthusiast. From the crystal clear waters where you can swim, boat, kayak, or paddleboard to recreational opportunities of 20 plus trails and nature preserves, Charlevoix has something for everyone.
If you are looking for a second home to enjoy the winter holidays, there’s no better place to play in the snow. With an average of 120 inches of snow annually, there’s a variety of winter recreation that tops the charts in the Midwest, including nearby Mt. , which ranked as one of the top three small ski areas in the United States.
For information on real estate available around Charlevoix, call Stephanie Jones at 231-844-4410. From convenient condos to charming homes, we’ll help you find what you’re looking for.
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