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The Classic Up North Experience!

Crystalline lakes, beaches, and small-town charm – all the ingredients for a perfect vacation!


2000 feet of sugar sand beaches

Just a few steps beyond the village downtown is one of the most pristine public beaches in the region.

An ideal spot to spend a summer day and watch a spectacular sunset.

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The best harbor in Northern Michigan

Eighty percent of Elk Rapids’ perimeter is water. The Edward Grace Harbor situated on the East Arm of Grand Traverse Bay is the perfect port of call if you are exploring the region by boat.

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Things to do, places to go

Discover unique shops and specialty stores, art galleries, and antique stores. Take a slow stroll through the Art Park on the banks of the Bay. Hike, bike, paddle, and go boating.


Come be our guest!

It’s your turn to discover Elk Rapids Travel. Just take a left or right off the highway, between Traverse City and Charlevoix.