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Mushroom Houses of Charlevoix

211 Bridge St, Charlevoix, MI 49720
+1 231-445-0770
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Wonderful interesting tour

Our party took the tour on Sunday Sept 17, 2017. Edith gave us a detailed tour and history of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rosaria V
A real treat!

This 45 minute tour is definitely worth the $15! Our guide was wonderful and gave so much... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dixie M
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Woodridge, Illinois
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We offer a spectacular GEM car tour of all 28 of these magical structures. You can also visit the Charlevoix Chamber of Commerce to pick up a map and do a self guided tour.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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211 Bridge St, Charlevoix, MI 49720
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our party took the tour on Sunday Sept 17, 2017. Edith gave us a detailed tour and history of the area and mushroom houses. We enjoyed it very much and highly recommend!!

Thank Rosaria V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This 45 minute tour is definitely worth the $15! Our guide was wonderful and gave so much background on all the houses. I stopped taking my own pictures and bought the book "Mushroom Houses of Charlevoix" which included pics of all the homes we stopped...More

Thank Dixie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time on this tour. Edith is fun and very informative about the houses. I've gone more than once... lol A must on your list if you're visiting In the area.

Thank travelswithgnome
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not easy to find all the houses or get close to them, but was interesting to see. Worth the few minutes of driving.

Thank Leesa P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved seeing all the mushroom houses and we have been visiting Charlevoix for over 50 years and it was great to hear many facts about the homes that we never knew. Very interesting tour!! Well worth the time and a priced right!!

Thank cabernetMichigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Read about these in Tripadvisor, and found them delightful! You can pick up a brochure and visit on your own or take a tour (walking or golf-cart). The chamber actually does a walking tour as well. I thought the houses were very interesting and lovely...More

Thank WorldTvlerParker_CO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was an iffy weather day in Charlevoix but we decided to go anyway. Great choice. Our driver/owner/narrator was knowledgeable. We learned a lot about Earl Young. His homes built from early to mid 20th century are unique. This is a great tour and something...More

2  Thank TandemCyclist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tour in the golf cart with the owner. She's loud enough to hear from the back, knowledgeable and offered tons of fun interesting facts. We had plenty of time to take photos and had a great time. Took just under an hour and I...More

2  Thank greeneyecutie76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Visitor's center to get the walking tour map and saw the homes on our own. They are so unique - we enjoyed seeing each of the homes. If we had time we would have taken the tour - maybe next time!

3  Thank MA_Vacationer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very nice time. Nice to be informed of the back ground of the homes instead of just walking past. We would highly recommend this tour.

3  Thank Jack S
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TommyTraveler5
10 August 2016|
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Response from Sue S | Reviewed this property |
Hi You can get a map of the houses at the Charlevoix Historical Museum located on State Street. It is located on the west side of town. You can go to their web site for their hours of operation. The map gives you all the... More
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Amanda C
10 August 2016|
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Response from fosmert | Reviewed this property |
This is a part of an article on the Visit Charlevoix website: Young married the girl across the street, Irene Harsha, and they built the first mushroom house at 302 Park Avenue built in 1918. One of the more popular houses... More
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Tom977
30 September 2015|
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Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
On vrbo you can rent a small mushroom home. I am not sure they allow dogs. The remaining are all private residences so you will view them only from the exterior. They are absolutely intriguing to view. I enjoyed them and... More
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