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  • Most Popular Tour!!

GEM Car Tour

Starting at $27 | Visit All 28 Earl Young Mushroom Houses

Quick Details



  • We offer spectacular guided tours in our 5 seat GEM carts named “Petunia” and  “Fun-Guy.”  We also have a 6 seat cart named “Proud Mary.”
  • Because our carts are small, we have plenty of time for pictures, questions and best of all…..FUN!!
  • We often have groups with more than 5 ppl, so we have the 6 seat cart and/or will split you into 2 separate carts.  Text us at 231-445-0770 with ANY questions!!
  • We visit and discuss over 26 “Mushroom Houses” designed by the legendary Earl A. Young, along with breathtaking historic Charlevoix sites.
  • Daily tours scheduled 10am-4pm (every hour) and between 3 carts, can accommodate up to 15 people at certain times (please TEXT 231-445-0770 on questions with large group.)
  • Kids 6 and under can ride on an adult lap for free…we are also PET FRIENDLY so bring your pooch along for the ride (please TEXT ahead for large dogs to ensure space available.)
  • Tours NOW MEET at the carts- 106 PARK AVE. next to the Treasure Chest in Downtown Charlevoix, (public parking is next to our carts.)
  • Use restroom AHEAD OF TOUR as we do not have access to bathrooms.  Beaver Island Boat Company is across the street and has multiple public restrooms available.
  • Do NOT hesitate to text 231 445-0770 or email with any questions or concerns and we will figure it out together!!
  • 106 Park Ave., next to Treasure Chest in, Charlevoix, in-person booking and merchandise.