Escape to Beaver Island, Michigan
Planning your trip
For general information, contact the Beaver Island Chamber of Commerce (231/448-2505; beaverisland.org).
For transportation, contact the Beaver Island Boat Company. Ferries leave Charlevoix for the 2.5-hour ride to Beaver Island. BIBCO offers service from early April through mid-December (twice daily in peak season). $25 each way (888/446-4095; beaverislandboatcompany.com).