Small Town Stay-cation Guide
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.
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
- Dalwhinnie Bakery & Deli: They serve breakfast and lunch along with delicious pastries and donuts, fresh breads, specialty coffee, and many other gastronomic delights.
- McDonough’s Market: We specialize in grocery, custom cut meat, fresh produce, a wide selection of beer, wine, etc!
- Beaver Island Chamber of Commerce: Beaver Island is an outstanding, reasonably-priced family vacation destination and a superb get away for couples young and old.