Fall & Winter comfort! Enjoy the spectacular 4 seasons in Northern Michigan. Surrounded by water, golf courses, and hiking trails, and ski resorts. Elk Rapids is the perfect location for every nature lover. Whether you prefer spending time on the beach on horseback or cross country or downhill skiing, there's something for every outdoor enthusiast in the Elk Rapids area!
CHAIN OF LAKES provides the perfect opportunity to explore Antrim County by boat, canoe, or kayak with more than 200 miles of shoreline. The Chain of Lakes includes: Beals Lake, Scotts lake, Six-mile Lake, St. Clair Lake, Ellsworth Lake, Wilson Lake, Ben-way Lake, Hanley Lake, Intermediate lake, Lake Bellaire,, Clam Lake, Torch Lake, & Lake Skegemog.
GOLF - A-Ga-Ming – Sundance, Torch, and Antrim Dells courses between beautiful Torch Lake and Grand Traverse Bay. Elk Rapids Golf Club – 1922 Donald Ross 9-hole course on the shore of Elk Lake. Grand Traverse Resort – Named a Top 75 Golf Resort in North America by Golf Digest, including Gary Player’s Wolverine and Jack Nicklaus’ the Bear. LochenHeath – A Top 10 Course in Michigan, designed by Steve Smyers and overlooking Grand Traverse Bay. HORSES - Located 8 1/2 miles south of Elk Rapids in Williamsburg sits Flintfields Horse Park – home of one of the country’s premiere equestrian events. For four consecutive years, it was named in the Top 25 Horse Shows by North American Riders Group, an Olympic-based organization. BOATING - With Grand Traverse Bay to the west and the Chain of Lakes running through Antrim County, it’s hard to travel far without experiencing the beauty and pleasure of life on the water. Whether you prefer a leisurely paddle down the river, a cruise around the bay, or harnessing the wind with your sails, there’s plenty to do on the water in the Elk Rapids area. From pontoon boats to kayaks to stand-up paddleboards. Bring your own or rent a boat for an hour, day, or week.
Hiking - From wetlands to hiking trails to state game areas, there’s no shortage of parks and natural areas to explore in the Elk Rapids area. Petobego Natural Area, Maple Bay Natural Area, Sand Lakes Quiet Area, Glacial Hills Pathway and Natural Area, & the Grass River Natural Area.
BIKING - In our bike-friendly community, we bike to work, for fun, and for exercise. Whatever your reason for riding, 10 miles-an-hour is a great pace to experience Elk Rapids. Whether you're looking for a family-friendly trail or a through-the-woods challenge, you'll find what you're looking for in town or on one of our many nearby trails. Bring your own bike or rent one for the day as you explore Elk Rapids at your own pace.
SKIING - Mt. Holiday Ski Area, Hickory Hills Ski Area, Shanty Creek Resorts - Schuss Village, Boyne Resorts, and Crystal Mountain are all in close proximity to ER.
Comfort galore! Enjoy Lake Michigan and Elk Harbor views from this immaculately clean completely renovated upstairs 2 bedroom apartment with front street access to shopping, restaurants, beaches, tennis courts, marinas, playgrounds, etc. Located in the heart of the charming Village of Elk Rapids, approximately 12 miles north of Traverse City. The bedrooms feature new mattresses and linens, and the living area features a queen size hide-a-bed. The kitchen is supplied with all the necessities you need for cooking in and includes a microwave, range/oven and coffee pot. The bathroom has great lighting with all new fixtures and linens. This adorable unit is a treasure. Our ground floor apartment is listed as property #674129.+ More