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    Mushroom Houses

    by basstbn Written Jun 27, 2005

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    A number of houses in town were designed by architect Earl Young and have been called "mushroom houses" by the locals. The Chamber of Commerce Visitor's Center can provide walking maps providing details about the location of these interesting homes.

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    The Lighthouse

    by basstbn Updated Jun 27, 2005

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    A short canal or waterway connects the two lakes. At the Lake Michigan end, a pier or breakwater juts out into the lake with a small lighthouse sitting at the end. Lots of people were strolling on the pier toward the lighthouse which was built in 1911.

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    Lake Michigan Beach

    by basstbn Written Jun 27, 2005

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    Celebrating at the beach

    One of my most pleasant surprises about Charlevoix and other towns along Lake Michigan was the nice beaches. They are so clean, feature nice fine sand and have accomodations for play and picnicing. Here a group of high school students celebrates the end of the academic year with a day at the beach.

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    Annual Air Fair

    by riorich55 Written Oct 20, 2013
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    2013 marked the 55th annual Charlevoix Art Fair. Held on the 2nd Saturday of August each year you will find a number of booths set up right next to the Harbor and across the street from the main shopping district and main street.

    Sue and I got separated as we sometimes do when exploring areas. But when we hit an area like this we will set a time and a place to meet up. We did take some similar pictures, but each of us saw some areas the other did not.

    I walked around the Art Fair for a little while looking more for photography opportunities and checking out other photography booths. We had a perfect day to explore.

    One of the interesting things I did was take a picture of a bridge tender reenactor and had a chance to talk to him and his wife for about 10 minutes. Always the best part of any trip is meeting an talking to new people.

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    Dunmaglas Golf Course - Terrific Golf & Views

    by charlenemixa Written Jun 13, 2014
    No. 7 Dunmaglas - great hole and views!
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    We really enjoyed the course, the views, the challenge and its overall beauty. Another great course to add to the many excellent courses in northern Michigan. The course is great to play and golfers of all levels will enjoy a round here. It is a "Hidden Gem!" No big fancy clubhouse just great golf!

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    Enjoyable Golf - Belvedere Golf Club

    by charlenemixa Written Jun 13, 2014
    No. 1 Belvedere

    A traditional style course opened in 1927, Belvedere is like taking a walk into history. No. 1 is the most elevated with all tee boxes above this vertical drop to the fairway. Wide open fairways predominantly in the valley await us at Belvedere. The course is very well maintained and enjoyable to play. Large greens with some bunkering are in good shape and challenging to putt. A creek runs through the course on the front nine bisecting the fairways on several holes.

    The day we played we had rain so we waited a few hours (shopped in Charlevoix) and attempted to golf afterwards. The course was fun, lots of nuances but due to the rains we didn't get to finish our round. It is an enjoyable golf course to play and would bring different challenges without the rains.

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    Lake Charlevoix

    by basstbn Written Jun 27, 2005

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    Charlevoix's waterfront

    As mentioned in my Charlevoix intro, the village sits on two lakes Michigan and Charlevoix. The water front and an adjoining park are located right downtown and are a pleasant place for a stroll.

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    Visit Harbor Springs, it's...

    by rossandkelli Written Oct 4, 2002

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    Visit Harbor Springs, it's only a short drive and it's beautiful! Water, trees, rolling hills, shops, dining and it's a world away from everything!

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    Harbor Springs has a lot to do...

    by rossandkelli Written Oct 4, 2002

    Harbor Springs has a lot to do in the winter too...check out Nubs Nob for skiing.
    http://www.nubsnob.com/

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