Embraced by East Grand Traverse Bay to the west, Elk Lake to the east and Bass Lake to the north, the community of Elk Rapids is one of the most charming of all the harbor towns in Northwest Lower Michigan. Comprised of one square mile, everything is within walking distance: public beaches, unique dining, quaint shops and a modern marina for boaters navigating the waters of Lake Michigan and Grand Traverse Bay.
Elk Rapids boasts 99 nights of planned events from May through October. Signature events include Evening on River Street, Sunday Sunset Concert Series, Art Beat Arts and Crafts, Art Fairs, and Harbor Days.
If you’re into food, you will love the variety Elk Rapids has to offer, from fine dining to picnic paraphernalia!
When the mood to shop strikes, you’ll find a town full of boutiques, art galleries, antiques, and unusual items. Elk Rapids merchants will make sure you get your fix — or find perfect presents!
If you’re savvy, you’ll be able to stay connected, check email, and finish business with free Wi-Fi locations throughout town.