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.
Farms & Orchards
: Royal Farms is located 10 miles south of Charlevoix on US 31 in Atwood. It was started in 1996 by owners Patrick and Sara McGuire, Patrick runs the farm and Sara runs the market, where they feature all homegrown, local produce and fruit, along with homemade bakery items, flowers, gifts and novelty items.
: (231) 599-3222
: 10445 N. US 31
: Rennie Orchards "Big Time Fun For The Whole Family" 11221 Munro Road Williamsburg, MI 49690 (231) 264-8387 Rennie Orchards is owned and operated by Sandy and Linda Rennie. The farm was originally purchased by the Rennie family in 1938 and was converted from potatoes to cherries. One of the few original family farms still in operation, Rennie Orchards now offers u-pick/we-pick cherries beginning early July, along with hay-rides, a gigantic cornfield maze and the apple wagon in the fall. Today Rennie Orchards offers 16 varieties of cherries, 15 varieties of apples and other fruits, among squashes and pumpkins. Nestled between Elk Lake and East Grand Traverse Bay, the Rennie Farm is the ideal place to spend an afternoon with the entire family.
: (231) 313-7847
: 11221 Munro Rd.