Beaver Island: Stay-cation Guide

Small Town Stay-cation Guide

Beaver Island

The largest island in Lake Michigan, Beaver Island hosts many activities for every nature lover.

The year round population is approximately 600 – with a large percentage of Irish descent.

Time slows down here, offering a peaceful, relaxed way of life.

Tour the Island by bicycle, or bring your car over on the ferry or rent a car to circle the Island in an afternoon.

View the Beaver Island Live Camera

Things to Do

  • Beaver Island Boat Company:  The Beaver Island Boat Company departs from Charlevoix, and is a relaxing two hour cruise from spectacular forests, magnificent dunes, and pristine water.

Where to Eat/Drink

  • McDonough’s Market: We specialize in grocery, custom cut meat, fresh produce, a wide selection of beer, wine, etc!