Unwind, relax, and enjoy a taste of something different, all while making sure those decadent meals don’t take a toll on your health, wellness, or waistline. Edgewater Inn is centrally located on picturesque Michigan Avenue, so if you need more than just a stroll down the Charlevoix’ main thoroughfare after savory meal to feel physically accomplished, Charlevoix offers many local fitness clubs nearby.
If you’re on vacation, why not try something different? Charlevoix Yoga, located just blocks from Edgewater Inn, offers stand-up paddleboard yoga, subject to seasonal availability. Challenge yourself to a different yoga and pilates routine to help focus building, training, or toning those core muscles. First-timer? Charlevoix Yoga also offers yoga in the park and gentle yoga in the garden for those who want to make their first splash in training the mind and body.
Yoga is an ancient activity, meant to increase your strength and stamina. While Charlevoix might seem lightyears younger than the activity itself, you’ll find the yoga studios and parks located within walking distance to Edgewater Inn a natural place to practice yoga. As you look down the historic, tree-lined street you’ll notice that the historic, calming charm just outside the doors of Edgewater Inn is the perfect place to let your mind set off with peaceful thoughts. With 2-person jetted tubs available in most rooms, Edgewater Inn has a warm, relaxing bath waiting to calm your aching muscles when you return.
For those keen on finding some inspiration, or simply want to practice their yoga and pilates routine on their own time, Edgewater Inn is situated at the base of the walking path that juts out into the crisp, Lake Michigan waters. Take your mat or blanket with you to the edge and enjoy near 360-degree views of the blue waters as you face westward watching the sunset.
Walking distance from Edgewater Inn is Charlevoix Fitness Center, which offers 24-hour access to a range of equipment. There are many other workout facilities in the area as well, so you can choose the one best suited to your taste. One of the best perks of fitness clubs are the variety of equipment they afford you, so you can focus on a different muscle group each day. These kinds of setups lend themselves well to Points North Inn guests, who find the convenience of our large rooms, kitchens, and luxury suites just perfect for an extended getaway.
A common misconception for group fitness facilities is that they only offer monthly rates and passes. A big perk to fitness clubs, including Charlevoix-local Challenge Fitness, is that some even offer daily or weekly rates. If you’re in for something a little more targeted, whether that be a specific muscle group or that be you as an individual, Challenge Fitness also offers personal training by appointment.
Personal training takes your normal routine and shakes it up. You’ll still be working to achieve the same targets and goals that you discuss with your personal trainer at the beginning of the session, but it will be combined with your trainer’s years of experience and expertise.
Many find personal training to be intimidating, but this is another misconception. Your personal trainer is there and one hundred percent dedicated to you and succeeding in the goals that you have set. While they do typically have years of experience, they are channeling it all to help coach you to success by motivating and educating you as you continue on, or even embark on your fitness journey.
After you’ve hit the gym, done some shopping and spent some time on the lake, why not treat yourself? There are many local spa and massage options near Edgewater Inn. The Well Being Day Spa offers massages in a calming environment out of their quaint storefront just off Bridge Street. You’ll feel refreshed as you finish your activities for the day and eat at one of the many locally-owned restaurants, many of which have ample vegan and vegetarian options for health-minded individuals.
We find that many of our guests enjoy their local spa day so much, that they book a spontaneous second appointment before they leave. There’s several other spa and massage options within walking distance of Edgewater Inn. Baldori Beauty and Wellness can rub any lingering tensions away and follow it up with a range of beauty services including lash extensions, nails and esthetics.
Charlevoix is the perfect destination for anyone wanting to find a getaway suited for health and wellness, someone wanting to keep up their wellness routine while they are on vacation or anyone wanting to switch up their wellness routine. The town itself is compact. For most people, you will be able to spend your days exploring the town on-foot due to the central location of Edgewater Inn. Most locations we mentioned in this article are walking distance from our front doors. You can simply park your vehicle in the complimentary parking lot provided for the duration of your stay. Yet, Charlevoix’s compact size should not be mistaken for a big city atmosphere. Accessing your vehicle will be a breeze, in case you wish to drive to your destination.
If you’d like to spend a day outside of the city, check some learn more about some of your options like hiking, biking or horseback riding. Our complimentary breakfast will be a key to your success by fueling your morning adventures regardless of what you choose. Make sure to keep in mind that while it can be on land, it could be by water.
Watersports are also a big draw for Charlevoix. Edgewater Inn is located between Round Lake and the sprawling Lake Michigan, enabling you to explore many watersports. Check out any of the nearby marinas for information about charter boats, tours or jet ski rentals so you can spend the day enjoying what Northern Michigan is known for – the great outdoors!