Charlevoix is conviently located in Northern Michigan close to Petoskey, Torch Lake, and even Traverse City. We get daily sailors coming from all over the mitten and we love being to share our passion for local attractions with them. Whether you’re staying in Traverse City for a wine tour or camping in Sleeping Bear Dunes, Sunshine Charters isn’t far away and we’re ready to take you on a one of a kind sail on beautiful Lake Michigan!
Nearby Local Activities
- Many local restaurants
- Local Bars
- Fisherman’s Island State Campground
- Art Galleries
- Wine or Craft Beer Tasting
- Hiking Trails
- Nature Preserves
- Festivals and Art Markets
Local Food and Local Bars
The links provided below will help you decide on other local attractions to compliment your sailing trip with Sunshine Charters. These are all local bars, local restaurants, or local businesses that we frequent, so make sure you let them know you sailed with Sunshine Charters.
- Odawa Casino – Get lucky at Odawa Casino & Hotel in Petosky, MI!
- Scovie’s – Awesome deli food! They pack a great lunch for the sailboat. Call ahead and tell them you’re sailing with us and they’ll pack your order nice for the boat.
- The Villager – Great bar food! Our favorite place to get whitefish in the area.
- Grey Gables Inn – A favorite place to get a steak. Traditional elegance with a creative menu.
- Edge Water Bistro – Delicious and unique breakfast spot.
- Stafford’s – Best view. Great food.
- Flap Jack Shack – Sunday buffet. Yum.
- Kilwin’s – Best ice cream and caramel apples in town. A definite stop after a sail!
- Castle Farms – Great place for a wedding ceremony, reception, or both.
- Boyne Parasail & Watersports – Great place for a summer adventure. Located in nearby Boyne City.
Our friends at the Bay to Bay Shuttle Company have several transportation options for you to get to your favorite local attraction, including shuttles, town cars, and chauffeurs. You can count on a reliable and comfortable experience like none other in Northern Michigan. Give them a call at 231.373.5797.
Contact us with any other questions you might have and we can get you any information you need.