Finding 5 Enchanting Potential ‘Hogwarts’ Locations in Michigan
Are you a Michigan-based wizard or witch in search of a school that understands your unique needs? Look no further than the Great Lakes State! Michigan is home to some of the most magical locations in the country, and we've compiled a list of the top 5 cities and towns that could be the perfect home for a Hogwarts-style school of magic and wizardry.
Charlevoix, Michigan's Castle Farms
- We have to start with the most obvious choice: Castle Farms in Charlevoix. There's a ton of room on this estate, stunning gardens, and intricate stonework. It has a dragon! It's easy to see why some may believe this castle was designed specifically for magical students. Its rich history makes it Michigan's ideal location for a school of magic. See a full gallery of this enchanted location below.
Frankenmuth, Michigan's Bavarian Inn Castle
- The Bavarian Inn Castle Frankenmuth is already known for its architecture, so it's no surprise that it has a castle of its own. With its towering turrets and impressive stonework, it would make the perfect home for a magical school. Plus, the nearby river would provide plenty of opportunities for water-based magic lessons and the students could get out some energy on the waterslide.
Eaton Rapids' English Inn
- The English Inn in Eaton Rapids may not look like a traditional castle, but with its Tudor-style architecture and sprawling gardens, it certainly has a magical feel. The inn's luxurious accommodations and stunning views of the Grand River would make it the perfect location for a magical school.
Holly's Historic Holly Hotel
- The Historic Holly Hotel in Holly may not have turrets and towers, but its Victorian-style architecture and rich history make it feel like a castle. Plus, with its rumored ghostly inhabitants, the Holly Hotel would provide plenty of opportunities for lessons in divination and the dark arts.
Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel
- Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel may not be a traditional castle, but its stunning architecture and luxurious amenities make it feel like one. The Grand's lake views and rich history would make it the perfect location for a magical school.
So there you have it: the top 5 cities and towns in Michigan that could be the perfect home for a Hogwarts-style school of magic and wizardry. Whether you're a young witch or wizard looking for a place to learn, or an adult seeking a magical community, Michigan has everything you need to live an enchanted life.
Charlevoix's Castle Farms - Michigan's Hogwarts?
Gallery Credit: Scott Clow