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Places to stay in Elk Rapids

Places to stay in Elk Rapids
3 bed 2 bath updated ranch home with patio/BBQ area and fenced in back yard. This south end neighborhood is one block to the Elk Rapids Day Park and backs up to a natural area. The harbor side downtown is 1 mile away with great beaches shops and restaurants.
The house has solid surface flooring throughout. All new beds and modern furnishings. The master suite has a queen size bed, private bathroom and patio entrance. The second bedroom is fit with a Full XL size bed which is narrower than a queen but the same length. The small bedroom has two twin size beds one also being XL. Upon request a folding memory foam bed can also be available for additional guests to utilize the living room as sleeping space.
The neighborhood is very quiet with the opportunity to hear many beautiful song birds. The day park is a great place to walk and the trails are dog friendly.
  • Beautiful sparkling clean home with all the amenities you need! Kenneth is a great host!

    David2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • WOW! This Airbnb is a complete GEM! The house is BRAND NEW on the inside and the amenities are off the charts. Three bedrooms + 2 FULL bathrooms + stocked kitchen. Beds are dreamy - sheets are soft + pillows are excellent. We also brought our Great Dane and she had the best time! Fenced in backyard - perfect space to roam free. The location cannot be beat. Walking distance to Elk Rapids Day Park and Elk Rapids downtown. I promise this will be one of the best choices you make! Book this space today! :)

    Shelley2020-01-04T00:00:00Z
  • At first I do not have a lot of hope on this stay, thought it is just a place to crash a night with. However, I was completely blown by how clean and new this place is. House is very easy to find and enter. A lot of thoughtful puts: Ecobee thermostat, smart Samsung TV (easy to sign in with my YouTube and watch what I watched normally), showers are sparkling clean, livingroom is good size to take a break, plenty of space to sleep. Overall great value. I am very happy with the stay, and would come back again if ever in this area.

    Siyuan2019-12-14T00:00:00Z
  • Had a fabulous time in Elk Rapids. Great place in a great location.

    Samantha2019-12-06T00:00:00Z
  • Kenneth's home was unbelievable! It was so cozy and we loved the set up. We loved the thoughtful touches- extra mattresses in the closet, toiletries, board games, etc. Hopefully we can stay much longer next time. The walk to the beach is super close and it's about a 20 min drive to downtown Traverse. All in all, a remarkable stay!

    Jennifer2019-11-17T00:00:00Z
  • One of the best Airbnb experiences to date — the home itself was very comfortable, Kenneth was quick to respond, and the location was ideal for travel up the peninsula yet still close to Traverse City amenities. Would absolutely stay again if in the area.

    Alexa2019-10-28T00:00:00Z
  • Great place

    Amit2019-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • Great place! Clean and comfortable, great location, has everything you need. I'm sure we'll be back.

    Kathy2019-10-13T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    3

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Welcome to our cottage on the lake! We renovated this home through the spring of '18 and are so thrilled to have it ready for you! Sitting less than 30-feet from the sandy bottom of Bass Lake, this house is a charmer in all seasons. In the winter months, enjoy snowshoeing across the lake and come home to a cozy fire. In the warmer months, this all-sports lake is ready for swimming, fishing, and all things fresh-water. We hope you feel welcomed and relaxed at Little Elk Cottage! @littleelkcottage
    Be sure to tag your Instagram photos with #littleelkcottage or @littleelkcottage! We love to see how you're enjoying a piece of our heart! KITCHEN + LIVING ROOM: The kitchen and living room have an open concept. The kitchen is outfitted with all the essentials to make your stay comfortable. The living room has the comfiest sofa on the planet that can double as a single bed. There's also a desk for catching up with work and the real world if it's absolutely necessary. ;) (There's also an air mattress that can fit in the living room, in addition to the sofa, which is why the listing shows that it has four beds.) BEDROOM 1: The first bedroom holds a queen bed, side-tables, closet, and a view to the lake. BEDROOM 2: The second bedroom contains a twin trundle bed, side table, clothing rack. Perfect for kids! BATHROOM: The bathroom contains a subway tiled shower, hexagon tiled floor, Carrera marble vanity, toilet and a stacked washer and dryer. The washer and dryer are there for your convenience, so feel free to use them as needed during your stay. THE LAKES Little Elk Cottage sits along the shores of Bass Lake. The sandy-bottom lake is quiet, with most people choosing to bring their boats and water sports to Elk Lake, which is less than a mile to the east of Bass. However, if you'd like to access Bass Lake by boat, the boat ramp and park are directly beside our home! Elk Lake is another beautiful option for spending your day on if you'd like a larger, deeper body of water. Rent a boat from Elk River Marina and cruise the deep, Caribbean blue waters. Elk Lake has a depth of 192 ft, making it the second deepest lake in Michigan, second only to Torch Lake which lies directly to its east. To the west of Little Elk Cottage lies the East Arm of Grand Traverse Bay, which is a bay of Lake Michigan. Travel less than a mile into the town of Elk Rapids to find access to the bay and sit down for a picnic at Veterans' Memorial Park after you've picked up lunch at Cellar 152. NEIGHBORING TOWNS Traverse City: 18 miles / 20-30 minutes Charlevoix: 35 miles / 45 minutes Petoskey: 53 miles / 1 hour, 10 minutes Mackinaw City: 100 miles / 1 hour, 50 minutes Leland: 50 miles / 1 hour, 15 min
  • Chelsea’s place was beautiful and very comfortable, she even left the Christmas tree up for us when we asked if it would be okay. We loved our stay and are already talking about staying there again!

    Marie2020-01-06T00:00:00Z
  • Adorable interior. Excellent location. Super cozy and great view. Everything we needed and wanted.

    Lena2020-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • We stayed in this sweet cottage for the first few days of our honeymoon. The location is great. The house is decorated in a modern, updated style, with all of the amenities you could want. We would definitely recommend this place to our family and friends.

    Rhonda2019-12-24T00:00:00Z
  • Chelsea's cottage is a truly lovely place to stay! We booked it for a weekend in December and it was absolutely perfect. Everything you could need for a great stay is included and then some. The spacious kitchen, comfortable couch, and cozy fireplace were perfect for a quiet, peaceful winter weekend away. I'll definitely be booking again!

    Samantha2019-12-08T00:00:00Z
  • This was our second stay at Chelsea's little elk cottage and we loved it as much as the first time. The place is clean, beautifully decorated and in a great location. It's one of our favorite places to visit. Chelsea is a wonderful host and did such an incredible job with this little oasis. We can't wait to come back.

    Jenny2019-11-17T00:00:00Z
  • Chelsea’s place in Elk Rapids was a great location for a weekend get away. The interior decor was beautiful and it’s evident that Chelsea and her husband have out a put of love and hard work into making this cottage a great vacation spot.

    Emily2019-11-03T00:00:00Z
  • The Elk Cottage was great! Cozy, plenty of towels and kitchen amenities, great location for the sightseeing we wanted to do.

    Alex2019-10-27T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely stylish little lake cottage. Amazing location between Traverse City and Charlevoix / Petoskey. Loved the large back porch and fire pit. Beautiful lake views from every room. It was a quiet, peaceful place to wake up each morning.

    Sarah2019-10-07T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    2

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Enjoy one of our recently remodeled cottages at historic Paradise Pines Resort in the charming village of Elk Rapids. We are working to restore all 11 unique cottages nestled on 5 wooded acres. We are conveniently located on the edge of town and across a quiet, 2-lane road from a public day park with Grand Traverse Bay access. Walk or bike to town for shopping, restaurants, a theater and so much more, or drive to nearby Traverse City or Charlevoix for wineries, breweries, and festivals!
    Cottage 4 was completely remodeled in 2018. Everything from the custom wood flooring, to the electrical/plumbing, to the furniture is new or re-purposed. This cottage is one bedroom with a queen bed, perfect for 1-2 people. The bathroom has a custom tiled step in shower. Enjoy a full-sized electric range, fridge/freezer, sink, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker in the kitchen. Plates, bowls, cups, mugs, wine glasses, and silverware is provided. Cooking utensils, pots, pans, mixing bowls, etc. are also provided. To ensure guest comfort there is an in-wall heat/AC unit and a fan.
    We are in the quaint harbor town of Elk Rapids. The town offers a large public beach, antique shopping, galleries, a distillery, brewery, movie theater and several restaurants. Our Friday market features fresh local produce and crafts. Antrim County Day Park is directly across the street from us with a beach on Grand Traverse Bay, bathrooms, wooded trails, outdoor art exhibits, and a large covered pavilion with picnic tables and grills.
  • Cottage 4 is super cute and had everything we needed for a short weekend stay. It’s renovated well, using the space smartly while still providing all the necessary amenities. The setting was beautiful with the fall leaves in full color, and the location was great for our nearby conference and riding over to Old Mission Peninsula for a little wine tasting. Lisa was timely and responsive with her communications. I’d happily stay again!

    Colleen2019-10-27T00:00:00Z
  • A beautiful spot in a great location in Elk Rapids! Spotless with great furnishings, just across the street from the lake.

    Courtney2019-10-06T00:00:00Z
  • Great location! Super cozy cottage.

    Tyler2019-09-30T00:00:00Z
  • Nice quiet hideaway. We stayed in cottage # 4 and felt comfortable all around. Everything has been lovingly and thoughtfully renovated and equipped. The kitchen is really equipped with all necessary utensils, even a few spices were available. We liked to stay there. The bed is comfortable and even has, if you like, a massage function. There are private loungers and a seat in front of or next to the cottage. The location is quiet and in a few minutes you are in ELkRapids. The hosts Lisa and her husband are extremely nice and helpful. All cottages are perfectly renovated by themselves. We would come back anytime.

    Rolf2019-09-28T00:00:00Z
  • We had such an amazing time over Labor Day weekend (we stayed in Cottage #4). The cottage has been beautifully renovated and is incredibly comfortable and well-appointed. The resort is literally across the road from a secluded beach on Grand Traverse Bay, perfect for hunting Petoskey stones after breakfast (we found so many!) and enjoying gorgeous sunsets in the evening. And it's less than a 5 minute bike ride into town. We loved every minute of our stay here. We will definitely be back!

    Jennifer2019-09-02T00:00:00Z
  • Absolutely perfect location. We enjoyed downtown Elk Rapids and it was only a 15-20 min drive to downtown TC. Each evening we made it back to the cabin in just enough time to go across the street and see the most amazing sunsets. The cabin was spacious and clean. Perfect for just the two of us or even an extra on the couch if needed. It was exactly what we needed and exceeded our expectation. The owners have put tons of love and skill into each cabin updated so far. They were even kind enough to let us tour a couple of the others. Some of the other units are a bit bigger and have a couple of bedrooms made for bigger groups. This place would be perfect for family vacations or even multiple family’s to rent and stay next to each other. We will most definitely be back. Our favorite place in Elk Rapids was the bar Ethanology. And our favorite place in TC was Georginas. Oh and we caught a movie at the State Theater! And as always the shops on Front street are great. Make sure to take the drive up the light house. Great calm beach to enjoy.

    Erin2019-08-26T00:00:00Z
  • I stayed in Cottage 4 to celebrate my birthday weekend and it was perfect. The location is amazing. A short walk to the rocky shoreline, a super short drive to downtown Elk Rapids and only 15 minutes from downtown Traverse City. The house was super clean, and the owners thought of every amenity. The shared space is very fun with a fire pit, and games. They hosts were very responsive and made us feel welcome all weekend. I highly recommend and can’t wait to book another trip back to Paradise Pines.

    Kaitlin2019-08-18T00:00:00Z
  • Absolutely loved this place!!! My husband and I enjoyed the cottage and the town!! Will definitely come back!!

    Amanda2019-08-12T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Charming beach front home with public beach,tennis courts, basket ball courts & playground directly across the street. 3 Bedrooms plus the Sun room has 3 additional beds and a sitting area/table for games or additional dining space. Front deck overlooks the Grand Traverse Bay where you can sit back and enjoy an amazing sunset! Back deck has nice table&bbq grill. A fire pit just off the back deck. 2 blocks from downtown Elk Rapid's movie theater, shops & dining. Perfect location for any getaway.
    Newly renovated home with new mattresses, new linens, fresh paint & new flooring. Bring your kayaks or paddle boards and launch them right at the beach. Traverse City is a 20 minute drive. Casino is 15 minutes away. Mackinac Island is a wonderful day trip, about 1.5 hours away. Sleeping Bear Dunes is 50 minutes away. Perfect for a fall color getaway or winter ski trip. Mt. Holiday is 15 minutes away, Shush/Shanty Creek are around 1/2 hour & Boyne is a little less than an hour. Great Lakes Equestrian Festival is 8.9 miles away.
    Quaint neighborhood with a relaxing beach vibe. A short walk to the movie theater, shopping, wine bar and dinner. Perfect for families or couples on a romantic getaway. Skiing is close by in the winter. Mt. Holiday 15 minutes, shanty is 30 minutes and Boyne is 45 minutes
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    Matt2019-11-10T00:00:00Z
  • Thank you so much for making my special trip amazing. Beautiful home and I’ll never forget- since I got engaged during this trip! Will be coming again ☺️ Home had everything we could have needed and more. Especially LOVED the board games provided. Amazing location so close to everything! And it was the most clean Airbnb I have ever stayed at

    Kaitlin2019-11-03T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastic location! Great space! Great hospitality!

    Amanda2019-10-27T00:00:00Z
  • Our long girls weekend was amazing!! Great place, great views, great little town...and lots of places to see. We had an amazing time! Thank you!!

    Trishia2019-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • What a great trip. It rained pretty much the whole stay but there’s a closet full of games to burn away the time. When it was nice out walking downtown to catch a bite to eat or walk on the beach for sure made up for the rainy days.

    Nicholas2019-09-26T00:00:00Z
  • Miriah was gracious enough to accomadate our 2 night request. We were there for my sisters wedding which was on the beach right in front of their rental. Absolutley perfect loctation and I highly recommend the place and Miriah was extremely prompt with our communications and a pleasure to work with.

    Steve2019-09-21T00:00:00Z
  • Thank you for giving my family and I such an incredible place to stay for our beloved yearly family stay in Elk Rapids. My family and I have been coming to Elk Rapids for over 20 years now and have rented numerous rental properties throughout the town. Mariah’s house was clean comfortable and so welcoming for my family and I. You cannot beat the location being across from the beach and a short walk into town. The amenities were incredible providing linens, towels, kitchen amenities, and lots of outdoor seating to enjoy the view! She also allowed us to bring our dogs who enjoyed the beach with us every day :) She was easy to get in touch with and we even reserved her house for next year as we loved it so much! Thank you Mariah for being a wonderful host and sharing your wonderful home with us we can’t wait to come back next summer! The Hennig Family

    Olivia2019-08-12T00:00:00Z
  • This is a fantastic location! We loved sitting on the deck and watching the sun set. Convenient to have the beach right across the street to easily go and forth for meals etc.

    Steve2019-07-28T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    3

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    COMING SOON FOR SUMMER 2020 - brand new, 1300 sq ft modern cabin with luxury finishes! open floor plan with fireplace, amazing kitchen and cozy reading nook. 1000 feet of beach frontage directly across the street!
    directly across the street from Elk Rapids Day Park - 1,000 feet of frontage.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Enjoy one of our recently remodeled cottages at historic Paradise Pines Resort in the charming village of Elk Rapids. We are working to restore all 11 unique cottages nestled in 5 wooded acres. We are conveniently located on the edge of town and across a quiet, 2-lane road from a public day park with Grand Traverse Bay access. Walk or bike to town and enjoy several restaurants, a movie theater, Shorts Brewery, Townline Cidery, a world-class harbor and so much more!
    Cottage 2 was completely remodeled in 2018. Everything from the wood flooring, to the electrical/plumbing, to the furniture is new or re-purposed. This cottage has two bedrooms: a queen bed in one room and a queen and twin in the second bedroom. The bathroom has a custom tiled step in shower. Enjoy a full-sized electric range, fridge/freezer, sink, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker in the kitchen. Plates, bowls, cups, mugs, wine glasses, and silverware is provided. Cooking utensils, pots, pans, mixing bowls, etc. are also provided. To ensure guest comfort there is baseboard heat throughout, window AC units, and fans.
    We are in the quaint harbor town of Elk Rapids. The town offers a large public beach, antique shopping, galleries, a distillery, brewery, movie theater and several restaurants. Our Friday market features fresh local produce and crafts. Antrim County Day Park is directly across the street from us with a beach on Grand Traverse Bay, bathrooms, wooded trails, outdoor art exhibits, and a large covered pavilion with picnic tables and grills.
  • Very very clean cottage. Well equiped for cooking. We met Lisa's husband, he was so nice with us and gave us a lot of recommendations. Lake side by walking.

    Helene2019-10-06T00:00:00Z
  • We only came for two nights but could have easily stayed longer. The place is super cute and the owners took care of most everything you would want or need! The Sculpture Park across the road was super cool and the easy access to Lake Michigan Beach was really appreciated. It was easy to get to Traverse City, but we also really enjoyed the town of Elk Rapids. As far as that goes, we would recommend Pearl's New Orleans kitchen for dinner one night. So cute!

    Mary2019-09-07T00:00:00Z
  • We enjoyed the area! Close to shopping, restaurants and the beach. Cabin was cute and had everything we needed. We will definitely come back!

    Jill2019-09-04T00:00:00Z
  • Great communication with host. Clean and stylish. Would definitely return.

    Pamela2019-08-25T00:00:00Z
  • I can’t say enough great things about the owners and the cottage. They have thought of everything from beach towels to all you will need in the kitchen. We will be making this our yearly family trip. The owners were very welcoming and were great with my kids, they even had popsicles with my kids on their break. Great people great cottage!

    Jamie2019-08-16T00:00:00Z
  • These cottages are lovely. The have been updated and are clean and cozy. There is a full kitchen, complete with dishes and pans, two bedrooms, and a well stocked bathroom. There were even beach towels provided! I have already requested to stay again next year!

    Gretchen2019-08-04T00:00:00Z
  • The cottage is in a great location - close enough to Traverse City to enjoy the amenities, but also far enough away that you get the "cabin-in-the-woods" feel. The cottage is beautiful, with plenty of space for 4 people, though it also felt nice and cozy. Lisa is a great host and was always quick to respond to any questions that we had. My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and would absolutely consider staying here in the future!

    Michaela2019-07-29T00:00:00Z
  • Cozy lodging, great location with close proximity to many biking options. Our cabin was very clean and was furnished with all the necessities right down to the beach towels! Lisa, our host, was so friendly and available, making sure we had everything we needed for a fun stay in a beautiful area. Hoping to return here again next summer to once again enjoy the beaches and the amazing bike trails that the area offers.

    Mary2019-07-24T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    2

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Newly updated downtown Elk Rapids rental, the house is less than a block to the beach and to Veterans' Memorial park. Memorial Park features basketball courts, tennis, a huge playground for kids, and all the great traits of a beach park. The three-bedroom house sleeps 12 and is a quick 2-block walk to downtown dining, shopping, and water sports. Outside, a huge corner lot with gas grill and yard games perfect for outdoor entertaining.
    Great house with an amazing view of Grand Traverse Bay. Less than a block to the beach, downtown, dining, and a huge park and playground for children. House has big backyard to entertain and play outside. In addition, this house has room to park a boat on trailer and is within a mile of access to Elk Lake/Torch River System and to the bay. Golf, snowmobile/ORV trails, and skiing are all close by. For those who want a city experience, Traverse City is only a short drive away.
    -Golf- Play a quick nine or spend the afternoon enjoying 18 holes on some of northern Michigan’s most challenging and enjoyable golf courses. Sprawling emerald greens nestled among the crystal blue waters of the Chain of Lakes and Grand Traverse Bay create the most picturesque links. Whether you’re in the mood for northern Michigan’s only lakeside, 9-hole course or 18 holes on a Jack Nicklaus classic, you’ll find the perfect course for you in the Elk Rapids area. 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. -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, there’s a way for everyone to enjoy the water. Bring your own or rent a boat for an hour, day, or week. Enjoy the quiet calm of Bellaire, Intermediate, and Clam lakes, or explore the depths of Torch Lake and the Grand Traverse Bay. If flowing water is more your speed, enjoy the 75-mile long Chain of Lakes watershed, connecting 14 lakes and interconnecting rivers. There’s a perfect pace and a perfect place in the Elk Rapids area for every water lover. -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. Grab your boots and your camera and get back in touch with nature at one of our many beautiful hiking locations. Petobego Natural Area Located along Angel Road in Whitewater Township, Petobego Natural Area features 250 acres of vibrant habitats. As part of the Tobeco Creek watershed, the natural area includes Petobego Pond and Petobego Marsh, as well as a conifer swamp, northern shrub thicket, agricultural fields, and successional grasslands. Also in the natural area is the Petobego State Game Area, providing a quality hunting experience while preserving non-game wildlife and their habitats. Maple Bay Natural Area Easily identified in the summer by the acres of sunflowers, Maple Bay Natural Area sits just south of Elk Rapids along US 31. A short drive down a gravel path – past the farm house, sugar shack, root cellar, and pole barn – takes you to the end of the agricultural fields and the beginning of the forest. From there, navigate nearly two miles of hiking trails through luscious woodlands and past endangered species habitats on your way to beautiful Grand Traverse Bay. Sand Lakes Quiet Area Part of the Pere Marquette State Forest, the Sand Lakes Quiet Area is the perfect place for year-round enjoyment. With hiking, biking, and cross country ski trails, five marl lakes, and hills covered in oak-pine forests, there’s plenty to see and explore on this 2,800 acre preserve. Stay on dry land to observe the deer, turkeys, and songbirds, or bring your snorkel to admire the rainbow trout, brook trout, and other aquatic systems of the marl lakes. Because motorized vehicles are prohibited, you can enjoy the outdoors as nature intended. Glacial Hills Pathway and Natural Area With 345 acres, 100 species each of flowers and birds, 20 species of trees, and 12 distinct habitats, including three wetlands and two hardwood forests, Glacial Hills Pathway and Natural Area is located in Forest Home Township. Glacial Hills Pathway and Natural Area is a key component to protecting the water quality in Torch, Clam, and Intermediate lakes, as well as protecting the Grass Creek headwaters. With 28 miles of shared trails, it’s the perfect place for hiking, biking, hunting, cross country skiing, or observing the wildlife, which include eagles, great-horned owls, and the red-shoulder hawk. Grass River Natural Area Founded in the 1960s, the Grass River Natural Area is a haven for wildlife, including many rare and endangered plants and animals. Located midway along the Chain of Lakes, it connects Torch and Clam lakes with Lake Bellaire. Nestled among the lakes, streams, and creeks, Grass River Natural Areas provides a diversity of habitats, including marshy bogs and floating sedges. The Grass River Center for Education provides year-round educational opportunities, as well as special events, like the Grass River Shiver 5K, summer day camp, story hour, and Saturday follow walks. Grass River Natural Area continually provides enjoyable educational opportunities while protecting and preserving the diverse network of wildlife along Grass River. -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. -Horseback Riding- Located 10 miles south of Elk Rapids in Williamsburg sits Flintfields Horse Park – home of one of the country’s premiere equestrian events. An award-winning facility, the United States Hunter Jumper Association recognized Flintfields as Zone 5 AA Horse Show of the Year in 2011. For four consecutive years, it was named in the Top 25 Horse Shows by North American Riders Group, an Olympic-based organization. Home of the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, a U.S. Equestrian Federation sanctioned event, in 2016 they're also introducing the all new Traverse City Horse Shows. Whether you’re a competitor or a horse enthusiast, Flintfields’ agrarian setting and picturesque views provide the perfect venue for spectators and competitors.
  • This is a very comfortable home in a great location. It was so nice to be able to walk to the beach and downtown restaurants and shops ( one block). It is super clean, the kitchen and bathrooms well equipped, and the beds comfortable. I was there in winter, but the yard is probably very pleasant in warmer months. Also there is a good grocery store and hardware near by. Many of the shops and restaurants were closed this time of year but highly recommend Planetary Coffee, The Local, and Mallaly 128 art gallery. Would stay here again.

    Alice2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • This place is amazing!! So clean and the owners are so hospitable!!!! 10/10!!!!

    Natalie2020-01-20T00:00:00Z
  • Modern interior and nice appliances. Great location!

    Rick2019-12-24T00:00:00Z
  • Great space for a group in Elk Rapids! Plenty of common space, sleeping space, and bathrooms. Will stay again!

    Catherine2019-12-01T00:00:00Z
  • My family and I enjoyed our stay at Steven’s place. They were hospitable and made sure to communicate with me promptly. The place was clean and kids friendly. The kitchen was well equipped. It was one of the best Thanksgiving family getaways in Elk Rapids!

    Cheruba2019-11-29T00:00:00Z
  • Steven's place is extremely nice. The small things they add made it very nice for my family to stay. My son and nephew had a great time playing with the toys. Location is great for both the water and downtown Elk Rapids. Highly recommend.

    Matthew2019-10-27T00:00:00Z
  • This house is super cute and the location is awesome! The center of Elk Rapids is in walking distance. We loved exploring the whole area; elk lake, torch lake and traverse bay! Communication with the hosts was fast and easy!

    Kathrin2019-10-15T00:00:00Z
  • Excellent place to stay with a big group. Comfortable beds, beautiful downstairs shower, new appliances and excellent living room space for relaxing on the couch. Went with 9 guys and had plenty of space to park cars and get in and out. A pleasure to stay here and a beautiful quiet location close enough to see the water from the upstairs window and front porch.

    Justin2019-09-29T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    12


    Bedrooms

    3

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Enjoy one of our recently remodeled cottages at historic Paradise Pines Resort in the charming village of Elk Rapids. We are working to restore all 11 unique cottages nestled in 5 wooded acres. We are conveniently located on the edge of town and across a quiet, 2-lane road from a public day park with Grand Traverse Bay access. Walk or bike to town and enjoy several restaurants, a movie theater, Shorts Brewery, Townline Cidery, a world-class harbor and so much more!
    Cottage 3 was completely remodeled in 2018. Everything from the flooring, to the electrical/plumbing, to the furniture is new or re-purposed. This cottage has two bedrooms: a queen bed in one room and two twins in the second bedroom. The bathroom has a custom tiled step in shower. Enjoy a full-sized electric range, fridge/freezer, sink, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker in the kitchen. Plates, bowls, cups, mugs, wine glasses, and silverware is provided. Cooking utensils, pots, pans, mixing bowls, etc. are also provided. To ensure guest comfort there is baseboard heat throughout, window AC units, and fans.
    We are in the quaint harbor town of Elk Rapids. The town offers a large public beach, antique shopping, galleries, a distillery, brewery, movie theater and several restaurants. Our Friday market features fresh local produce and crafts. Antrim County Day Park is directly across the street from us with a beach on Grand Traverse Bay, bathrooms, wooded trails, outdoor art exhibits, and a large covered pavilion with picnic tables and grills.
  • Clean and thoughtful amenities

    Willa2019-10-16T00:00:00Z
  • What a great little gem! We in Cottage 3 and it was absolutely adorable. All the amenities we needed... even some local coffee for us to make in the mornings. Great location across from the park. Lisa was a fantastic host and easy to communicate with. We would definitely stay again!

    Mark2019-09-30T00:00:00Z
  • Super cute and CLEAN (I'm really picky and expect perfection). We went kayaking on Torch Lake (it was gorgeous), checked out some wineries and went to the beach down the trail. Great for families or girls weekend. We definitely hope to come back!

    Jessica2019-09-22T00:00:00Z
  • Very Nice Cabins with Quality amenities. Fun atmosphere ….we had a great time there.

    Thad2019-09-18T00:00:00Z
  • The perfect little getaway cabin! Beautifully updated inside with great little touches in each space. It had all the cooking supplies you need, along with books and games. Great location across from a park. We will for sure be back next year to stay.

    Kelly2019-09-15T00:00:00Z
  • Cute place, decor is retro. Clean and nice you can park right outside door. Full refrigerator and stove is nice if your staying a while.

    Linda2019-09-13T00:00:00Z
  • This place is a must. They did such a great job redoing these cottages. Great location and great to work with. Very nice and clean.

    Shelly2019-09-08T00:00:00Z
  • Highly recommend staying at Paradise Pines. The owners are awesome and the accommodations were great !!

    Tim2019-09-03T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

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    This is a newly built house in a quiet neighborhood just blocks from Torch Lake and Lake Michigan. Grocery, restaurants and activities are within walking distance in this unique town located between Traverse City and Charlevoix, MI. Golf and Ski resorts are located are a short drive. Open floor concept includes stylish subway kitchen tile, farmer sink and butcher block island. Covered front porch for relaxing and backyard patio area for entertaining. This quaint Bungalow house is a must try!
    This property is the perfect fit for couples and adult children and is less suitable to those with young children and teenagers.
    Unique restaurants, coffee shops and up north activities are abundant.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Enjoy the quaint village of Elk Rapids. This property is one block from the little local shops and two blocks from the beaches of Grand Traverse bay. Just 20 minutes will get you to Traverse City. So much to enjoy in this sweet little town, and the surrounding area.
    This 450 square foot room offers 10 ft. ceilings, which makes this space feel very open and airy. This space offers a private entrance, a queen bed and private bath. The location is perfect for walking to all stores and beaches. The harbor is only one block away. Enjoy a stroll on the beach and watch the sunset!
    We are two blocks from the marina and beaches. We are one block from the little down town Elk Rapids.
  • The perfect location for exploring to the north or west, wine or color tours, perfect spot. Nice quiet town of Elk Rapids. Unit was VERY clean, perfect size, comfy bed, nice shower, private entrance, everything was perfect! One of our best rental units so far, we hope to be back again soon. you will love this unit too!

    Perk2019-10-14T00:00:00Z
  • Connie was a wonderful host! The place was very clean and was close to everything! We would stay here again!

    Hannah2019-09-29T00:00:00Z
  • As soon as I saw the pictures online, it felt like home and when I stayed here, I felt like home. Thank you Connie!

    Adna2019-09-02T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful studio apartment located within easy walking distance to all that Elk Rapids has to offer including the town and beach (and only a short drive to Traverse City, Petoskey and much more). Apartment is equipped with everything a couple would need for a comfortable stay plus plenty of room to reasonably accommodate a child or two. Driveway parking was provided along with suggestions for local dining. Couldn't be happier with our stay and our hosts.

    Tabitha2019-08-11T00:00:00Z
  • Really a terrific place to stay for a visit to Elk Rapids. You can't get any closer to town, so it's a very easy to walk to dinner or the beach. The space is large, quiet, and very convenient. Our host was great and made everything really simple. Would love to stay here again

    Danny2019-08-07T00:00:00Z
  • Absolutely perfect! Would definitely stay again! Quick walk to downtown and for all amenities!

    Beau2019-08-05T00:00:00Z
  • Well appointed, and spacious studio. Very private setting and so close to town and beaches. Connie was available if needed, but we really felt like we were in our own home. Will definitely recommend this space to others. July 31, 2019

    Ed2019-07-29T00:00:00Z
  • A clean, spacious, well appointed space with a very welcoming feeling.

    Simona2019-07-21T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    0

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    The Upper Deck is nestled in the quaint village of Elk Rapids. It is 1 block from the beach and shops.
    The Upper Deck is 1 block from shops and restaurants.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Condominium


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    3

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Located in the beautiful Village of Elk Rapids, this totally renovated, 1923 Sears & Roebuck home is ideally located within walking distance to some of Northern Michigan's most popular restaurants and gorgeous beaches. Perfect for biking, fishing, dining, walking or just relaxing. This home sleeps 7 with 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The highlight of this home is the spacious, private back deck with a gas grill, dart board, outdoor seating for dinners and gatherings. Pets are very welcome!
    Home is tastefully decorated with hardwood floors, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances.
  • Absolutely charming home with a great location. Family enjoyed gathering in the gorgeous outdoor space. A couple were so impressed that I suspect they may create a similar space at their own homes. Incredibly helpful to have the market across the street and dining within walking distance. Cone and Corral offers good pizza and dogs. And The Local is THE spot to go if you like a great breakfasts. Planetary Coffee is also a neat place just one door over. Although the actual square footage might not sound ample... the layout of the home is thoughtful. We had 4 adults and a 1 year old and never felt like we were tripping over each other. I suspect a much larger group would still be quite comfortable there. The busy road was not an issue for us. Inside the home was mostly quiet. We managed to get vehicles in and out of the drive without delay and safely crossed the street on foot many times. Only downside was not having more vacation time to explore the area. We enjoyed our stay and would consider this place in the future.

    Laura2019-09-09T00:00:00Z
  • Shawn's home was very clean and cute. We had plenty of room for our large group and enjoyed spending time on the large porch. We were able to utilize the grill and the kitchen to cook big meals. The location is close to many amenities, including across the street from a grocery store. The distillery up the street and Short's Production Facility were the highlights of the trip.

    Imani2019-09-02T00:00:00Z
  • This is a lovely cottage right on the main road in Elk Rapids within walking distance to restaurants and shopping. Shawn is a great host and was very timely in her responses. My friends and I had a lovely time and would highly recommend it!

    Julie2019-08-18T00:00:00Z
  • We stayed in this beautiful cottage with two other couples and had plenty of room for the six of us. It is very well kept and clean. The sheets and towels are high quality which was appreciated. The kitchen is very well appointed and renovated beautifully , the appliances are super nice, we cooked multiple times and never needed anything that wasn’t there. The patio is lovely, and there is a nice gas grill available. Storage space in the house is plentiful. The washer and dryer are nice to have also. The upstairs bed was VERY comfortable, I was told the downstairs beds were comfy also. We all drove separately and brought a boat and had plenty of parking area. It is right across the street from a market that is really large so that was convenient. The road out front is highly traveled, but it didn’t cause any issues. We had a great stay!

    Deana2019-08-16T00:00:00Z
  • This was a perfect place for our girls trip there were 7 of us and fit us perfectly. It was in a central location great for day trip to the sand dunes and kayaking on the Platte River , torch lake , mission point light house where there is a beautiful beach and look outs along the way up . So much to see in this area we'll have to return . Accommodations were perfect .

    Danielle2019-08-11T00:00:00Z
  • Went up for my sisters bachelorette party and stayed here. The drive down to traverse city was not far and the place was great! Clean and comfortable. The back porch was great to sit on and enjoy time together! Would definitely come back.

    Olivia2019-07-28T00:00:00Z
  • A really clean and comfortable cottage! We especially loved the pergola covered deck. Stylish and spacious. Excellent coffee at Planetary just steps away with the beaches within walking distance. Elk Rapids is a great town and this cottage is very conveniently located. Although it’s on a well traveled street, it was really quiet inside. Highly recommend!

    Nichole2019-07-19T00:00:00Z
  • Nicely updated, great indoor and large outdoor space. Directly across the street from a market so easy to grab something you may have forgotten. So comfortable.

    Jill2019-06-17T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    7


    Bedrooms

    3

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    New owners of Elk Rapids Lakeshore Inn (formerly Camelot Inn) as of April 2018. We have renovated from top to bottom in a fresh coastal decor and feel. You'll love the quaint and charming location of the inn and the 200ft of private beach access.
  • The place was very clean and we had an amazing stay, close to some super cool spots too! Will return for our next adventure!!

    Keegan2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • For a quaint modern Inn to enjoy some relaxation the Lake Shore inn is a great spot! Megan does a great job and is available to help! It was a pleasant place to come back to after a day of adventures to wind down before we got back to it again! I would highly recommend.

    John2020-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Updated and charming little space in a perfect location! Very clean and excellent communication. Highly recommended!

    Krystal2019-12-29T00:00:00Z
  • A perfect location to visit family in Elk Rapids and Traverse City. They were very helpful with check-in and will stay again in the future.

    Sheri2019-12-15T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful space. It's an older motel that has been redone and cleaned up. Great place to stay just outside of Traverse City.

    Zachary2019-11-10T00:00:00Z
  • This is a great motel in close proximity to Traverse City. Room was clean and exceeded my expectations. Great value for the price!

    Kallie2019-05-26T00:00:00Z
  • Very clean and great place to stay in a quaint little location. Obvious that they have done some good improvements to what seems like was a former motel. Had a peaceful stay and definitely would stay again. They also have a fire pit and BBQ grill.

    Caleb2019-05-11T00:00:00Z
  • Good value for price paid . Clean non-lumpy beds. Bathroom was very clean . Host accommodated our special request.

    Najz2019-04-23T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Hotel


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Newly remodeled home. Less than 2 blocks from beach & town. A clean, modern aesthetic, finished walk-out basement and bright, sunny rooms, and deck with gas grill. Dinning area downstairs is perfect for family gatherings and games. When you're ready to settle in, enjoy a movie from our collection of dvd's. Well kept, newly landscaped yard makes you feel at home in the friendly downtown neighborhood. Some bikes, beach, tennis, fishing, and golf gear are available at the house for renters to use.
    Enter the home on the main level. There is a small entry way which is open to our living room and eat-in kitchen with walk-out deck. There are two bedrooms and a full bath on this main level. Each of the two bedrooms have a queen bed, the living room has a sleeper sofa. Walk downstairs, off the kitchen, to an open concept, walk-out basement. Here you will find a dining area, a lounge area, laundry facilities, full bathroom, and sleeping area. The sleeping area has two twin beds and a full-size sleeper sofa.
    Our house is nestled in between a beautiful church and long standing friends and neighbors. Traffic and noise is very light except during festivals and special events in town.
  • Owner was able to respond quickly to help out toilet clog. Thx

    Edward2019-12-28T00:00:00Z
  • We had a wonderful stay it's a very good place. She has so many thoughtful touches to the houses. The house is clean and neat. We will recommend this place.

    Mohammed2019-11-11T00:00:00Z
  • This was my second stay with Nicky and it was all as good as the first time.

    Clay2019-11-03T00:00:00Z
  • This home is quiet and peaceful! The perfect place for a weekend getaway!

    Toni2019-10-27T00:00:00Z
  • The home was comfortable and cozy and well equipped. Super clean and the beds were wonderfully comfortable. Would highly recommend to anyone Exploring traverse city area.

    Gerard2019-10-06T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful place very clean, close to downtown. Would definitely go back

    Julian2019-09-29T00:00:00Z
  • This is such a cute house!! We were so comfortable here!! I would highly recommend this adorable house!! Within walking distance to a cute little down town area. 😍😍

    Karen2019-08-25T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice place, great location

    Jon2019-07-23T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    3

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Explore 100 feet of private beach on beautiful, crystal-clear Lake Michigan - enjoy this 1930s cabin with modern amenities and stylish interiors. Start the day on the shoreline yoga deck, relax at the beach all day and gather around the fire pit for s'mores while enjoying a beautiful nightly sunset. The cabin has been recently updated and has just about everything you need for a weekend or weeklong getaway! The cabin comfortably accommodates 2-6 people with 3 queen beds.
    The cabin can accommodate up to 6 people - 4 is most comfortable. You won't find many listings in the area that are this clean, inviting and updated, not to mention the view and unbelievable sunsets overlooking Old Mission Peninsula!
    The cabin is located on a quiet street that is perfect for biking, running or hiking at the nearby preserve. Elk Rapids is a sweet, small town with amazing lakes, fantastic dining, and endless activities. The library overlooks the bay, while cute shops and antique markets are waiting to be discovered. Bike or walk to Short’s Pull Barn for a beer or head to the amazing local distillery - Ethanology! It is situated in the perfect spot of Northern Michigan - explore Empire to Harbor Springs out of this central location.
  • We had a fantastic stay and would love to come back in the summer to enjoy their private beach!

    Jessica2020-03-21T00:00:00Z
  • Everything was just perfect! ❤

    Elena2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • This place is absolutely magical. This past weekend was our 4th stay here, and we will for sure be back. It's by far our favorite Airbnb, and it's one of the few places the entire family loves.

    Kevin2019-11-30T00:00:00Z
  • Great spot right on the lake with amazing views! Walkable to town or parks and good in all seasons, although I’m sure it’s amazing in summer! (We stayed in late fall). Great fireplace, really cozy and comfortable. Great decorations and thoughtful touches, felt like we were in an urban outfitters catalog! Great hosts and would love to stay again!

    Jessica2019-11-19T00:00:00Z
  • This house was so fantastic! Beautifully decorated and it smelled amazing. We loved the little touches like candles, books and magazines, and the well-stocked kitchen and bathroom. The view was over the top. We’d definitely stay here again!

    Natalie2019-10-27T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great weekend. The home was lovely!

    Kate2019-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • The Elk Rapids cabin was beautiful. Thoughtfully appointed and breath taking views. We didn't want to leave.

    Carolyn2019-10-13T00:00:00Z
  • Kelsey and Ryder’s cabin is beautifully furnished and located in an incredibly scenic part of the bay, easily accessible by car and close to many great bars and restaurants. Our group really appreciated the various amenities they provided, like the cruiser bikes and kayak :-)

    Philippe2019-10-06T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    2

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    A clean, cozy home located in the quaint harbor town of Elk Rapids awaits! Stroll just 3 blocks to the popular downtown River Street, where you'll enjoy award winning restaurants, boutique shopping, and sunsets over East Grand Traverse Bay at Veteran's Memorial Park Beach. Here, Tennis, basketball and volleyball courts, as well as a beachfront playground await your family and friends.
    You'll have everything you need in this nicely appointed cottage! There is parking for 2 vehicles and a large private backyard with a patio and grill for outdoor dining. Inside you'll find a fully equipped kitchen and comfortable living space with two bedrooms and one bath.
  • This home was cute as can be. Very clean and set up with everything that you might need.. Elk Rapids is a charming community, and this Lil Chip was a great place to call home for the week. Very nice neighbors, close to everything, and lots of homey touches. Unfortunately, we did have several days of rain during our stay, and my husband would have liked to have cable TV. 😉. We will definitely make Lil Chip our home away from home again!

    Michelle2019-09-13T00:00:00Z
  • The Lit’l chip on the block in Elk Rapids was a cute decorated Michigan Decor home. Very clean and quaint. We would stay again 😃❤️

    Debi2019-07-08T00:00:00Z
  • I can’t say enough good things about this house and the town of Elk Rapids. This is a wonderful location for both couples and families. Within walking distance to several eateries and shopping, as well as access to a beautiful beach area complete with playground. We brought our dog and the large fenced in backyard was wonderful! We really enjoyed sitting outside on the large deck watching him play. The communication was also fantastic and Kelly was able to quickly answer any questions. HIGHLY RECOMMEND if you’re looking for a laid back vacation with easy car access to bustling Traverse City!

    Lyndsey2019-07-04T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    This lovely home is perfect for relaxing vacations at the beach. Enjoy swimming, bonfires, and sunsets on your 100' of private, sandy beach. The screened-in deck is wonderful for relaxing (and napping) while watching and listening to the waves.
    This is the perfect spot for multi-family or multi-generational vacations, as the upper level and lower levels each has its own bedroom(s), bathroom, and living area with couch & cable TV. Towels and linens are provided. All are 100% cotton. New for 2018: Lower level *completely* remodeled with new furniture, new appliances, new carpet, new vanity, new bathroom tiles, new toilet, new paint, new towels, and new bed linens. New for 2017: Two Pack 'n' Plays with base sheets, baby gate for bottom of stairs, cable TV on the lower level (in addition to one on the upper level), and kid-friendly DVDs. New in summer 2016: new bedding, new coffee maker, new coffee grinder, new dishes, new silverware, new glassware, new beach toys, and many more updates to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
    Elk Rapids is a quaint harbor town with art galleries, amazing restaurants, cool shops, and an historic cinema. Some of the finest dining in northern Michigan can be found nearby at Pearl's New Orleans Kitchen and Siren Hall. Chef Charles Pizza is a family favorite. The area is full of pristine lakes and rivers of all sizes, so if you love boating, swimming, fishing, or sailing, this is the place. 20 minutes from Traverse City 15 minutes from Torch Lake
  • Our family has been going up to the Elk Rapids area for generations. As soon as I found out I was pregnant last year we knew we wanted to be able to take our baby up to spend time with family by lake Michigan. This was the perfect house for it. The kitchen is really well stocked with dishes and pots so you are able to do meals for a whole family. There are 3 separate bedrooms and then a sleeping area in the basement with a pull out couch. Plenty of room for everyone! Dishwasher, laundry, wifi, nearby beach! What more could you ask for?

    Sadie2019-09-07T00:00:00Z
  • Better than great! This exceeded our expectations and then some. Beautiful cottage large enough for multiple families. The lower area is great for kids and families and allow space and privacy. We can’t say enough great things - bath and beach towels galore - truly no need to bring your own. A water cooler so no need for bottled water. Close proximity to the downtown, grocery store, pizza place, ice cream, marina, etc. We could go on and on. We hope to visit again!

    Angie2019-07-20T00:00:00Z
  • This home is amazing. Sparklingly clean with plenty of room for our three generations of family to make summer memories together. The screened in porch was great for a quiet moment listening to the waves or energetic children waiting out a morning rain. Also, having the sandy beach so close was a plus with children. Susan has thought of everything to make your stay worry free. Look forward to returning.

    Dawn2019-06-29T00:00:00Z
  • We had another lovely stay in Elk Rapids (this was our 4th year booking Susan’s home). It is perfect for little kids as the beach is directly across the street. The beach had changed a lot since last year due to the crazy weather but there was still plenty of space for the kids to play in the sand and find rocks. We brought our kayaks and were able to take the kids out for short rides on the days the water was calm. Susan is very quick to respond to any messages and the house has everything you could need for a beach vacation!

    Alison2019-06-15T00:00:00Z
  • Once again another great stay. We are repeat customers and will be back in the future. Great house in the perfect location.

    Mark2018-08-18T00:00:00Z
  • The kitchen is VERY well equipped, we cooked several meals and everything we needed was provided. Tons of beach towels! The screened in porch was fabulous and we spent alot of time out there. Susan was great to deal with!!

    Maureen2018-07-28T00:00:00Z
  • This is the third year our family has stayed at Susan’s home and we had another great trip. The newly renovated basement is modern and comfortable and we loved the addition of the bunk beds in the basement bedroom. They were perfect for our 5 and 3 year olds! The beach is so convenient for little kids. Our boys happily played in the sand, threw rocks in the water, and went for kayak rides (we brought our own kayaks) pretty much all day, every day. And, as always, we spent a lot of time on the screened-in porch. The house has just about everything you could need for a great trip. We really appreciated all of the little details that Susan included and it was nice to not have to worry about packing things like laundry detergent and beach towels. We would recommend this house to anyone who wants a relaxing beach vacation, especially with kids. My 5 year old said that he never wanted to leave!

    Alison2018-07-21T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely, quaint cottage with plenty of amenities. Very clean with plenty of supplies for cooking. Beds were comfy with nice linens. Plenty of space for families. The screened in porch was wonderful for reading or visiting. Waterfront views, beach and sunsets did not disappoint! Highly recommend this location in Elk Rapids. The host was wonderful to deal with and very responsive to any questions/needs.

    Kelly2018-07-14T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    3

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Come enjoy our beautiful, architecturally designed home located on 200' of private East Bay shoreline! The house is located 30 miles north of Traverse City, 20 minutes from Cherry Capital airport and minutes from the charming village of Elk Rapids. The spacious and wide open floor plan is perfect for families to gather, get away & enjoy all that northern Michigan has to offer. No matter what the season, you will find truly amazing beauty!
    The house has ample parking and can be entered through the garage which has a keypad entry system. It has a wide open floor plan with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths conveniently located on the main level. Luxury vinyl hardwoods are throughout. The house has a fully equipped kitchen with indoor seating for 10 or more. There is an additional refrigerator in the garage. The master bedroom & bath are very comfortably sized with double sinks, a large 2 head shower, jacuzzi tub & walk in closet. There is Wifi, 2 smart TVs, games & puzzles for your indoor entertainment. Bring your boat! A boat dock is available for your use.
    Our home is located on a private quiet street just off of 31. We are just minutes away from some fantastic establishments such as Short's brewery, Townline Ciderworks, Pearl's New Orleans Kitchen, Cellar 152 & Siren Hall. Take in a movie at our single-screen cinema or indulge yourself in some of our wonderful art galleries and shops. There's a gorgeous public beach with great amenities for families. There's also a fully equipped marina.
  • Great space, perfect for our ski weekend of 6!

    Taylor2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • This place is nothing short of amazing. Beautiful home right on the lake and super close to downtown. It has a great vibe to it and we’d definitely recommend to anyone.

    Ryan2020-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    3

    Williamsburg, MI, United States

    Welcome to our charming home away from home! We are so thrilled to share it with you! We have updated this home by combining existing and newer features. Less than 3-blocks away you and your family can submerge your feet into the sandy Elk Rapids beach. Enjoy this spacious and tastefully furnished 2200 sq. ft. home any time of year. Minutes away from breathtaking views of Grand Traverse Bay and the charming downtown of Elk Rapids. We can't wait for you to visit and fall in love with ER!
    Charming cottage in The Village of Elk Rapids. Home has been updated and decorated in a Martha Stewart cottage style. Hardwood floors, new appliances, and updated kitchen are just a few of the perks inside. Outside enjoy our seating area on our deck, patio and bonfire pit in the evenings.
    Perfect town for all to go biking, fishing, dining, walking or just relaxing by the beach. Within 3 blocks from Northern Michigan's popular restaurants, shops, and beaches. Great central location for day trips to Traverse City, Petoskey, Charlevoix, golf courses, wineries and more.
  • Convenient location only a couple blocks to downtown. Charming historic house (note: both bathrooms are on the first floor). Valerie is a very responsive host.

    Megan2019-08-26T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    9


    Bedrooms

    4

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Be one of the first to enjoy our quaint crooked 1885 cottage that was the carriage house for the historic house across the road. Updating completed Fall 2019 with new flooring, cabinets, appliances, windows and bathroom fixtures. We are 100 yards from the beach, river and park. Two blocks to renowned Siren Hall and Shorts Brewery, and quaint shopping and theater downtown. 10 miles to Flintfields Equestrian Park, or many inland lakes, 26 miles to Schuss Mtn., and 18 miles to Traverse City.
    Location, location, location is what the Crooked Cottage is all about! Close enough to walk to the beach, marina, dinner, theater, quaint shopping, and churches. Centrally located for fun trips to Traverse City, Frankfort, Suttons Bay, Northport, Leland, Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes, Bellaire, Charlevoix, Petoskey, Boyne City, Harbor Springs, Mackinac Island, State Parks and the many beaches along the way. So whether you want to just stay and enjoy, or pack in as much sightseeing as you can, this is the spot! Decorated to inspire with great art and happy colors, the decor is an eclectic mix of styles using old painted furniture and mid century modern. Everything (except the beds and bedding) have come from REclecTia, an upscale consignment store in Traverse City, . There is a huge yard so bring your fun yard toys. The front porch is great in any weather, there is even an electric fireplace to take the chill off if need be. For those who love to cook, the kitchen is well equipped and the gas grill on the back deck could cook up that lake trout or salmon you caught on your charter trip. Equipped with all the comforts to relax and get away! You will notice there isn't any WiFi orTV, because it is our hope you will come and enjoy time away from all that, and spend your down time with friends and family.
    Elk Rapids is the perfect place for a couple or family to get away and relax, yet there are great shops and restaurants nearby. Tart trail and single track bike riding galore.
  • Great place, great people, will be back.

    Steven2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Janet is a great host and has really thought about how little details make a difference in the comfort of your stay. This Cottage is nicely decorated and has a well appointed kitchen. The location is prime for beach going (half block from water)and you even get a bit of a water view from the front. If you have children with you, the beach side playground is also in view. Also close to downtown. Quite lovely!

    Kim2019-10-13T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    5


    Bedrooms

    2

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Tiny House Living - totally unique tiny home filled with charm and character. Small in space and big in livability. Perfect for a Fall Getaway for 2, heated for those chilly nights!! Come see the beautiful fall colors! Convenient location for an up north experience in charming Elk Rapids, MI. Four Seasons, heated, Walking and biking distance to Bass Lake, downtown Elk Rapids, and Lake Michigan beaches. Free-standing home with off-street parking. Only 15 miles north of Traverse City!
    Many restaurants within walking distance. Public Golf coarse across the street... Famous Pearl's restaurant next door, with grocery store and coffee shop just a few blocks away.
    Quaint Elk Rapids has so much to offer the visitor. You are surrounded by water... Bass Lake, Elk Lake, Lake Michigan, Torch Lake all just a few moments from the Tiny House. Many restaurants near by. Shorts Brewery production facility a few blocks away, their pull barn is May - October with food and all of Short's beers for your tasting pleasure. Winery's nearby and Traverse City is a short distance away to explore all Traverse City has to offer without the business. A quiet place of solitude with lots of places to explore.
  • We had a great time at the tiny house!! Linda and Brandon were fantastic hosts with lots of tips to make the most of our trip!

    Klancy2019-09-22T00:00:00Z
  • This house has everything you need for a wonderful getaway in Elk Rapids!

    Christine2019-09-15T00:00:00Z
  • Great location, super cute tiny home that allows you to enjoy all the great things around!

    Marzena2019-09-01T00:00:00Z
  • Super sweet and tiny place! Linda was great at communicating and welcomed us upon arrival. The house is indeed tiny but not uncomfortably so. There was plenty of space for the two of us. The climb to the upstairs bed was fun and we felt like we were all nestled in in the loft space. Great stay “up north”!

    Heather2019-08-26T00:00:00Z
  • Great small, quaint house. Very clean and with some cool unique touches. Linda was great with communicating and I was able to get some great tips on local food/drink spots to try. I would definitely recommend to any couple staying in the Elk Rapids area!

    Chris2019-08-18T00:00:00Z
  • Linda was a great host. The tiny house was the perfect place to come home to after spending days in the sun at the lake. It is well ventilated and stayed cool even in the August heat. We loved staying here!

    Tessa2019-08-13T00:00:00Z
  • Chic and cozy - more spacious than you would expect. Would stay again

    Grant2019-08-11T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Enjoy our home which was purchased in 2016 and completely renovated in 2017. Great kitchen and dining area designed by two former chefs. Open floor plan on the first floor allows for fun family atmosphere for families of all kinds! Big backyard, perfect for naps, sports with the kids, grilling out, and bonfires in the evening. Centrally located in the Village, the home is a block away from multiple lakes- perfect for walks, kayaking, and picnics.
    -Golf- Play a quick nine or spend the afternoon enjoying 18 holes on some of northern Michigan’s most challenging and enjoyable golf courses. Sprawling emerald greens nestled among the crystal blue waters of the Chain of Lakes and Grand Traverse Bay create the most picturesque links. Whether you’re in the mood for northern Michigan’s only lakeside, 9-hole course or 18 holes on a Jack Nicklaus classic, you’ll find the perfect course for you in the Elk Rapids area. 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. -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, there’s a way for everyone to enjoy the water. Bring your own or rent a boat for an hour, day, or week. Enjoy the quiet calm of Bellaire, Intermediate, and Clam lakes, or explore the depths of Torch Lake and the Grand Traverse Bay. If flowing water is more your speed, enjoy the 75-mile long Chain of Lakes watershed, connecting 14 lakes and interconnecting rivers. There’s a perfect pace and a perfect place in the Elk Rapids area for every water lover. -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. Grab your boots and your camera and get back in touch with nature at one of our many beautiful hiking locations. Petobego Natural Area Located along Angel Road in Whitewater Township, Petobego Natural Area features 250 acres of vibrant habitats. As part of the Tobeco Creek watershed, the natural area includes Petobego Pond and Petobego Marsh, as well as a conifer swamp, northern shrub thicket, agricultural fields, and successional grasslands. Also in the natural area is the Petobego State Game Area, providing a quality hunting experience while preserving non-game wildlife and their habitats. Maple Bay Natural Area Easily identified in the summer by the acres of sunflowers, Maple Bay Natural Area sits just south of Elk Rapids along US 31. A short drive down a gravel path – past the farm house, sugar shack, root cellar, and pole barn – takes you to the end of the agricultural fields and the beginning of the forest. From there, navigate nearly two miles of hiking trails through luscious woodlands and past endangered species habitats on your way to beautiful Grand Traverse Bay. Sand Lakes Quiet Area Part of the Pere Marquette State Forest, the Sand Lakes Quiet Area is the perfect place for year-round enjoyment. With hiking, biking, and cross country ski trails, five marl lakes, and hills covered in oak-pine forests, there’s plenty to see and explore on this 2,800 acre preserve. Stay on dry land to observe the deer, turkeys, and songbirds, or bring your snorkel to admire the rainbow trout, brook trout, and other aquatic systems of the marl lakes. Because motorized vehicles are prohibited, you can enjoy the outdoors as nature intended. Glacial Hills Pathway and Natural Area With 345 acres, 100 species each of flowers and birds, 20 species of trees, and 12 distinct habitats, including three wetlands and two hardwood forests, Glacial Hills Pathway and Natural Area is located in Forest Home Township. Glacial Hills Pathway and Natural Area is a key component to protecting the water quality in Torch, Clam, and Intermediate lakes, as well as protecting the Grass Creek headwaters. With 28 miles of shared trails, it’s the perfect place for hiking, biking, hunting, cross country skiing, or observing the wildlife, which include eagles, great-horned owls, and the red-shoulder hawk. Grass River Natural Area Founded in the 1960s, the Grass River Natural Area is a haven for wildlife, including many rare and endangered plants and animals. Located midway along the Chain of Lakes, it connects Torch and Clam lakes with Lake Bellaire. Nestled among the lakes, streams, and creeks, Grass River Natural Areas provides a diversity of habitats, including marshy bogs and floating sedges. The Grass River Center for Education provides year-round educational opportunities, as well as special events, like the Grass River Shiver 5K, summer day camp, story hour, and Saturday follow walks. Grass River Natural Area continually provides enjoyable educational opportunities while protecting and preserving the diverse network of wildlife along Grass River. -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. -Horseback Riding- Located 10 miles south of Elk Rapids in Williamsburg sits Flintfields Horse Park – home of one of the country’s premiere equestrian events. An award-winning facility, the United States Hunter Jumper Association recognized Flintfields as Zone 5 AA Horse Show of the Year in 2011. For four consecutive years, it was named in the Top 25 Horse Shows by North American Riders Group, an Olympic-based organization. Home of the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, a U.S. Equestrian Federation sanctioned event, in 2016 they're also introducing the all new Traverse City Horse Shows. Whether you’re a competitor or a horse enthusiast, Flintfields’ agrarian setting and picturesque views provide the perfect venue for spectators and competitors.
  • Our stay was wonderful. Tastefulll modern decor. Nice showers, TV and internet. Everything we needed.

    Jason2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Great spot to stay

    Devin2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Its a lovely home, with plenty of gathering space, very well appointed kjitchen with just about anything you would need to cook. Loved the attached garage especially during the snow storm we had. Great location, close to downtown Elk Rapids with a store directly across the street. Tami and Steve were very helpful, easy to communicate with and very accommodating.

    Kristine2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • Love this place! My husband and I will be returning!

    Rachel2019-12-14T00:00:00Z
  • This is a very wonderful and relaxing home to stay in after long days of site seeing!

    Lilly2019-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • Awesome place to stay! You will love all the upgrades this house has to offer. Very easy to get to and convenient just off Hwy 31.

    Sarah2019-10-06T00:00:00Z
  • It was a great place to stay

    Andrew2019-09-08T00:00:00Z
  • The place was clean and the space was perfect for our family of 10. It definitely exceeded our expectations and we found everything one would ask for in a vacation. We have 4 children and they loved the coziness of the place. We enjoyed the bone fire at night and backyard. It is about 20 minutes or so from TC beaches or Torch lake. Great experience would definitely rent there again.

    Gasim2019-08-16T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    3

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Luxury Bed & Breakfast located on the shores of Lake Michigan. We offer private rooms with en suite bathrooms, living space, library, dining room, fireplaces, deck, lounge chairs, fire pit and more. We are located in a sleep little bayside town with uniques eateries and shops, wineries and microbrews, history and technology.
  • Our stay was great. My wife and I were looking for a place to get away for the weekend and we were very lucky to have stayed at Darci’s. And what made it so great was Darci. She was very nice and very accommodating. The location couldn’t be beat and the house was very clean. We will definitely be going back.

    Wassim2019-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • The Spring Lighthouse B&B is simply extraordinary. A warm and comfortable home along the lake, with cozy suites for a relaxing weekend or longer. Everything was immaculate, from the private bath to the furnishings. Moreover, it feels like a family house that welcomes you in, and you can relax in the library or the living room downstairs as well. Darci is a gracious and happy innkeeper, and her hospitality and delicious breakfast make your stay even better. A gem in Elk Rapids.

    John2019-10-13T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    3

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    This charming ranch style house is the perfect home away from home! It has 4 bedrooms and two full bathrooms that are handicapped accessible. Large open living room adjacent to dining area and kitchen. Dining room looks out onto back patio and the numerous wildlife that visits throughout the year. Baseboard Heated and has extra electric fireplace for added warmth and mood. Air conditioned as well. Located on East side of Elk Rapids and within walking distance from just about everything!
    Beautiful area right across from the Elk River that will make you feel happy just being there.
    Within walking distance from downtown beaches and shops, ice cream , pizza and the iconic Pearls New Orleans restaurant.
  • Great location for relaxing or enjoying torch and elk lake. Would for sure stay again. Very clear. All around great experience.

    Mike2020-03-11T00:00:00Z
  • Great house. Lots of space. Very clean. Great communication. Would defenetaly stay again.

    Kevin2019-12-01T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    4

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Ross's Roost is a quiet cottage on beautiful Birch Lake. It is an all sports lake with swimming, boating and fishing. Because it is spring fed, the water is clean with a 12' visibility. Located between Traverse City and Charlevoix Elk Rapids offers many things to do or nothing to do...your choice! There is a public beach, tennis courts, basketball courts, golf courses, Wednesday night street fair, Shorts Brewery, restaurants. shopping and vinyards. May 1 - October 8.
    May can be booked by the day or by the week. The management prefers bookings for June, July and August are by the week. If less than a week a 2 night minumum would be prefered. September and October bookings are by the day or by the week. It is a good idea to inquire early in the year to secure your bookings. It doesn't hurt to make a simple phone call. Some people will book a year in advance.
    Ross's Roost is located on a quiet secluded road with very little traffic except for residents. Trips to Traverse City or Charlevoix take no more that one half hour. Nearby is a super market, the Village of Elk Rapids and restaurants. There is information on the TV table telling you specific facts about the running of the cottage and general information about near by things to see. WiFi and Internet are provided.
  • We had a wonderful time at Don’s cottage. The location is perfect and the cottage has everything you need. We loved spending time at the lake and it is also really close to the Torch Lake! Don is such a great host! We will definitely come back again!!!

    Julia2019-09-02T00:00:00Z
  • The house is quaint and low key. The location and boating / kayaking that Don makes available are amazing. Quiet neighbors, and beautiful warm water! A gem of a place in northern Michigan.

    Nell2019-08-30T00:00:00Z
  • We appreciate the location in between Sleeping Bear to the west and Clarevoix to the east. There was a fresh bouquet of flowers. The kayaks provided a quiet morning on Birch Lake. The fire pit was a relaxing close to a busy day. The heap of literature on local sites jump started our excursions. Many thanks.

    Trudy2019-08-28T00:00:00Z
  • Don was great.... the place was great. We will be back.

    Mike2019-08-19T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice space with everything you could want! You just need your swim suit and a love for the water, it was perfect!

    Lisa2019-08-15T00:00:00Z
  • Don is a friendly and attentive host. The cottage already has everything you will need and he will go above and beyond to make sure you feel welcome and comfortable. The location is wonderful. I can't wait to visit again!

    Kaitlyn2019-08-13T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing setting!! Sunsets over the lake was amazing. Would do it again

    Chris2019-08-10T00:00:00Z
  • We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The location is incredible! The yard space was outstanding & perfectly set up to enjoy being outdoors at the lake. Having a washer & dryer to use was a bonus. Our family hopes to return again.

    Michelle2019-08-08T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    7


    Bedrooms

    3

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Knotty Pine North is here to please! Location is everything. Love the water and beach? Two blocks away. Golf courses abound. The best skiing in Michigan in less than an hour. Up for the horse show? 10 miles away. Good eats & town life is a casual stroll to downtown ER or short drive to TC for some night life. Take a day trip to Mackinac Island, Sleeping Bear Dunes - we're right in the middle of it all. Beaches, food, festivals, breweries, casinos, wineries, distilleries. "This is gonna be good!"
    Knotty Pine North is smack dab in the middle of the desirable west side of the Village of Elk Rapids. Two blocks from Memorial Park beach and downtown. The harbor is also just moments away by foot.
  • Clean, well decorated house in a beautiful neighborhood. Small downtown Elk Rapids is very charming. If you stay in summer, which we did not, the lake is only 2-3 blocks away. Wish we could have stayed longer. Was able to meet Todd in person and spoke to Amy several times on the phone. Fantastic people.

    Patrick2019-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • The mist comfortable welcoming place felt totally at home and welcome 5 stars

    Cheryl2019-10-07T00:00:00Z
  • Highly recommend staying at this air bnb! The house was in a great location close to traverse city , torch lake and the casino . Every room was beautiful and super clean ! We enjoyed our stayed and plan to come back !

    Heather2019-09-29T00:00:00Z
  • This place is great!! So clean you won't even believe it! Communication was perfect and this place has everything you will need for a great stay.

    Mindy2019-09-22T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing hosts, and a wonderful place!

    Christopher2019-08-25T00:00:00Z
  • Knotty Pine North is a great family getaway! Walking distance to some of the most beautiful beaches in Northern Michigan! Elk Rapids has many cute little shops and restaurants. We had a lovely vacation ❤️

    Erin2019-08-11T00:00:00Z
  • thanks for a great week

    Ran2019-07-27T00:00:00Z
  • We had the most amazing time! The location was perfect - great for walks with our grandchildren - such a nice neighborhood , easy to get to the beach and the cute downtown area. Knotty Pine North was immaculate! Amy & Todd thought of everything that a family would need to enjoy their stay! We will DEFINITELY be back!! ☺️

    Mike2019-07-13T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    East Grand Traverse Bay and Memorial Park beach are steps away from the comfortable covered porch at Hughes House. Elk Rapids' charming downtown is a short 2-block walk where you'll find the Cinema, restaurants, shopping, antiquing, and the harbor. Our house is great for everyone: couples, families, girls'/guys' weekends in the fall, etc.
    The Hughes House was the boarding house for Elk Rapids from about 1870 through 1900, at that time it was renovated and converted into two separate full living spaces one on each floor. The pictures show the stair and the areas of the 2nd floor.
    (URL HIDDEN) This is shot during the winter, but shows the area very well-
  • Great house. Space was perfect for all of us. Plenty of space. We were in area for Toast of Season. Will stay again at this marvelous historic house. Hosts were very friendly. Would stay again if possible. Thanks Ann and Matt

    Patty2019-11-03T00:00:00Z
  • Matt and Anne are wonderful hosts! They were very responsive to any request or question we had before and during our stay. The house is very spacious and welcoming with comfortable appointments throughout. The kitchen is very well stocked with everything you need to prepare breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The house is even closer to the beach/park than the pictures show. We really enjoyed having the Hughes house as our central location to plan our day trips!

    Tony2019-10-16T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect place for families to stay. Close to the beach, orchards, and restaurants. Comfortable living/ sleeping space.

    Kelly2019-09-22T00:00:00Z
  • Very accommodating and great communication

    Eric2019-08-26T00:00:00Z
  • Thank you for a wonderful stay. We didn’t expect the availability of the yard and bikes. That was a great surprise. We are hoping to book the same week next year.

    Kathy2019-08-11T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect location ! Second stay here. And it was even better than the first. Having the washer / dryer available was so great ! Can’t wait to back

    Niki2019-07-14T00:00:00Z
  • We absolutely loved the space! We had three couples, a toddler, and two dogs and had plenty of space to spread out! The home is a stone's throw from the beach, and two blocks to downtown Elk Rapids. The hosts are wonderful, responsive, and offer plenty of amenities, from plenty of towels and comfortable beds to water toys. We recommend the space without hesitation!

    Laura2019-06-24T00:00:00Z
  • Such a beautiful place, and Anne and Matt are fantastic hosts. Loved the history about The Hughes House being a old boarding house. So thankful for all the thoughtful touches-the fully equipped kitchen, the comfortable front porch, super comfy beds, the board games, clean bathroom and towels, having a washer/dryer. The proximity to the park (bring your tennis rackets and basketball) and walk into Elk Rapids for meals was so nice. Wish I had used the available paddle boards and bikes. Next time!

    Tracey2019-06-21T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    3

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Weekend rentals now available for the rest of the summer!! Brand new rental just blocks from the beach! Look no further for the perfect vacation home in downtown Elk Rapids! This beautiful and spacious rental sleeps up to 9 and is only 2 blocks from the heart of Elk Rapids. Enjoy all the charm Elk Rapids has to offer by simply walking out the door! Stroll to downtown sandy beaches, tennis courts, restaurants and more.
    Enjoy downtown festivals, craft fairs and farmers markets in the Summer! Have a boat? Lake Michigan, Elk and Torch Lakes are just a short drive away. All have public launches and the house has space for boat parking. As the weather gets cooler, enjoy the Fall color tours, wineries, skiing and snowmobile trails nearby. Elk Rapids is always a nice retreat after a long day on the ski hill or visiting Traverse City. This home features 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a large kitchen and dinning for 8. The master bedroom is quite large and has it’s own bathroom. The den serves as an additional bedroom (with pullout) or a play area for kids! Other important amenities include: central air, heating, washer and dryer, linens/towels, spacious front porch. We also include bikes and kayaks for your enjoyment free of charge.
  • Really nice place in the great location. The house and rooms were huge-- we had 8 adults staying and still had more than enough space. The kitchen had everything you could possibly need and it really felt like a home away from home. Thanks for everything!

    Rebecca2019-10-13T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful place! Can't recommend this place enough. It was even nicer than the pictures show. Perfect for our needs. A very easy drive to everything!

    Christie2019-09-22T00:00:00Z
  • Rachel and Justin was awesome! Great communication and thanks for checking in with us. We had a wonderful time and the house was beautiful and perfect for our girls trip! The drive to Traverse City was not bad at all. Thank you again!

    Kia2019-09-15T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to stay near Torch lake( at 10 miles distance). Very clean house.

    Adit Atul2019-09-02T00:00:00Z
  • This was our favorite AirBnB. Elk Rapids is so fun. We really appreciated the location close to town. The neighborhood is so quiet. Refreshing!

    Chris2019-08-26T00:00:00Z
  • Great location! Perfect for our family weekend getaway. The house is very kid friendly, including toys, books and more. Plenty of space for everyone. We found a great playground on the beach just a couple blocks away. Only 15 minute drive to downtown Traverse City. We would definitely stay again!

    Krishanna2019-06-16T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice place in downtown Elk Rapids and a short drive to Traverse City. We would definitely stay again!

    Daniel2019-05-27T00:00:00Z
  • The house was so nice, and Rachel and Justin were easy to communicate with. Overall a great stay.

    Erin2019-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    9


    Bedrooms

    4

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    This tri-level home is the perfect up north getaway retreat in the desirable west side neighborhood of the Village of Elk Rapids. Minutes to everything Elk Rapids has to offer - the beach, shopping, restaurants, and relaxing with family!
    This tri-level home is the perfect up north getaway retreat in the Elk Rapids. The house includes three bedrooms and a full bath on the upper level, large family room, kitchen, eating area, half bath and deck on the main level, and two rooms and a half bath in the lower level with laundry facilities. This weekly rental includes wifi, flat screen TV with dvd player, two Paddlebouy paddle boards for use at the beach, gas grill on the large deck and a chiminea for evenings by the fire. A 4th bedroom is located in the walkout basement with a queen bed, plus the house offers a pull out couch on the lower level and a second pull out in the family room on the main floor.
    This inviting family home sits in the west side neighborhood of the Village of Elk Rapids. Minutes to everything Elk Rapids has to offer - walk a block and a half to the beach on Lake Michigan or 4 blocks to the adorable downtown shops of Elk Rapids – you are steps away from it all. Short drive to local ski areas in the winter. Mt. Holiday has a tube run fun for all ages.
  • Great host and great location!

    Anthony2019-09-09T00:00:00Z
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    Richard2019-06-16T00:00:00Z
  • Shannon is an excellent host. She is very helpful and friendly, and is always prompt with communications. Her property is very clean, well-maintained and in an excellent location. We would definitely book again.

    Alp2019-05-27T00:00:00Z
  • Shannon's home is in a perfect location..we loved walking to the village of Elk Rapids and to the beach and park for walks! Nice quiet neighborhood with historic homes. We loved the family friendly set up in the bedrooms ... and with toddler seat and sippie cups/plates along with adult and children's games & books! Awesome touch with the toddler/infant mattresses under a couple beds! When the weather got chilly...nice to have 2 tv monitors...sure is a great place to spread out and relax! Great flat backyard lent itself to fun family football games! Easy to prepare meals....all the necessary things needed for cooking were in the kitchen! Great to have some oil and spices left in cupboard!!! Our family time together was terrific in your wondeful home!

    Susan2018-10-22T00:00:00Z
  • Shannon’s place was perfect for our family! The setup of the house works well for different people to have their own spaces to themselves. The house was clean and as advertised. Communication was very quick. We would definitely stay here again!

    Amanda2018-10-14T00:00:00Z
  • Convenient spot close to town and good for a group. Shannon was friendly and responsive.

    Jill2018-10-07T00:00:00Z
  • Great place for 10 people for sure. The one and only issue we had was for the 12 people we had, 1 full bathroom was a bit hard to do. There are 2 - 1/2 baths that worked out splendidly. The host went out of her way for us to have the perfect “proposal” weekend for our son and his fiancée! I would definitely stay at Shannon’s place again.

    Chris2018-08-26T00:00:00Z
  • Great place. Would recommend to anyone

    Mikhael2018-06-17T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    12


    Bedrooms

    4

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Winter has arrived and the cold weather activities are abundant. If you enjoy x-country or downhill skiing, snowmobiling or just snuggling in where it’s warm and watching the snow fall, our spacious lower level walkout is in an ideal location. Located 4-1/2 miles south of Elk Rapids and convenient to Traverse City, Kalkaska or just a nice drive to Charlevoix. Please consider a stay with us.
    With a private entrance to the lower level on the backside of the house, there is a nicely furnished kitchenette. The living room area is large and includes a flat screen tv with wifi and ROKU.
    The summer harvests are over, but the apple trees are beautiful with the new Fall fruit. The breweries and wineries are still open and busy with visiting guests. The many roadside stands offer fresh fruits and veggies.
  • Great place, my daughter and I enjoyed. We loved the extra amenities, it made our stay very comfortable. Highly recommended.

    Diana2019-10-26T00:00:00Z
  • Expect a super clean living space, with lots of room. Privacy at a convenient location 15 minutes from the twin bays.

    Patrick2019-10-13T00:00:00Z
  • This is a hidden gem! It’s very cozy, isn’t lacking a single thing you could need, truly isn’t that far from the heart of TC, and is an incredible value. Perfect for our family of 4 and enables us to take a family adventure that can fit in our budget and provide a clean safe and welcoming place for our kids. I’m not sure if Lois is a grandma, but staying there feels like staying at a loving grandmothers house, the kind of home that’s warmed with love :)

    Sara2019-10-06T00:00:00Z
  • Super cozy stay - the extra blankets everywhere were my favorite, I swear you can never have enough cozy blankets. The bathroom and kitchen were stocked with amenities and the bed was really comfortable! Totally exceeded my expectations.

    Amy2019-09-29T00:00:00Z
  • Outstanding !! This place is super CLEAN, cozy, comfy and welcoming, the amazing details makes you feel in home, like a coffee and a good book if you are an adult or a basket full of candies if you are a child. Lois gave us the directions with more than enough time and we found everything as was offered so we didn’t need to bother her after our arrival. The place is just 20 min far from Traverse City and the bay and you can find surprises like the Music Museum when you are headed there. We haven’t enough time to drive all around but we absolutely will look forward to come back in a different time thru the year because thanks to Lois and all the information she has available we learned about some interesting events we would like to attend.

    Claudia2019-09-22T00:00:00Z
  • Very clean and cute place!

    Kelly2019-09-08T00:00:00Z
  • Very welcoming & clean space! Easy to find with great touches (coffee maker, mini fridge, extra hygiene supplies if you forgot any!)

    Maurene2019-09-01T00:00:00Z
  • Very nicely appointed basement of a house. It is very roomy with a lot of nice touches. Anything that you may have left home, they offered. I was very happy with this stay!!

    Julie2019-08-27T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guest suite


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Williamsburg, MI, United States

    "Lakeside at Kewadin" summer cottage has been completely remodeled. Everything in this adorable 900sq foot, two bedroom cottage was replaced in 2019, including mattresses, couches, appliances and bathroom fixtures. Shared private access to Elk Lake is just across the street. Bring your gear to swim, fish, kayak and SUP. Rent a boat and explore the entire Chain of Lakes, including Torch Lake.
    Full kitchen with stove, microwave, full size refrigerator, includes dishes and cookware. Main living area includes dining table, two new sofas and a flat panel TV with DVD player. Master bedroom has a double bed. Second bedroom has two sets of perfectly arranged bunk beds to provide sleeping for four.
    A short walk to Milton Township park in Kewadin with playground, beachfront and kayak launch on Elk Lake. Downtown Elk Rapids is a harbor town nestled between Elk Lake and Lake Michigan. This quaint downtown has something for everyone- plenty of restaurants, shopping, ice cream and candy stores, an historical movie theater and a public library located on an island. Head to Memorial Park, on Lake Michigan, to play tennis, pickleball, basketball or beach volleyball. Lake Michigan beach has well maintained bathrooms and picnic areas, and is the perfect place to play in the waves or watch the incredible sunsets.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    2

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

    Stay just one block from all that downtown Elk Rapids has to offer in this newly renovated gem! Enjoy every comfort in this luxurious cottage with a fully equipped chef’s kitchen, boasting quartz countertops and top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances. Three bedrooms and two and a half baths can accommodate up to 8 people in this beautifully appointed cottage.
    The main level houses an enclosed porch, laundry room, half bath, kitchen, living and dining areas, and master bedroom with queen bed and full bath attached. Upstairs, you will find two bedrooms, each with a full and twin bed and another full bath. Step outside and enjoy the quiet neighborhood atmosphere while relaxing in rocking chairs in the front porch. Included amenities to expect during your stay are: Central Air and wifi; a kitchen equipped with a gas cooktop, on demand hot water, a refrigerator with an ice maker and filtered water, and condiments and spices; full baths have radiant heated floors; cable TV in the living room and all bedrooms have cable and Roku TV, as well as remote control ceiling fans; a charcoal grill on the porch; basic supplies such as laundry soap, fabric softener, dish and dishwasher soap, shampoo and conditioner.
    A short walk through the cottage’s tree-covered neighborhood brings you to the popular restaurants and boutique shops of downtown Elk Rapids. Stroll down the path that winds along Memorial Park beach or take a walk along the boardwalk past the Upper and Lower Edward C. Grace Memorial Harbors.
  • Absolutely top notch. A super host for sure!

    Joseph2019-12-29T00:00:00Z
  • Kelly’s place was very adorable and well decorated. It was walking distance to Veteran’s Park and downtown Elk Rapids. Everything was clean, looked brand new and we very much enjoyed our stay.

    Alicia2019-09-02T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing little house so close to everything. 10 minute walk to the beach, 5 to downtown elk rapids. Plenty of space for everyone, and just so well decorated. We would absolutely stay here again, it was perfect for a group of friends going on a trip.

    Kyle2019-08-25T00:00:00Z
  • Our stay was great. It’s just a walk away from the main downtown and beach. This was a great place and very clean. Can’t wait to come back to Elk Rapids next year.

    Jenny2019-08-18T00:00:00Z
  • This is a really cute, well kept and spacious home very close to downtown Elk Rapids (2 blocks) and the public beach (4-5 blocks). The house had great furnishings and looks like it was recently remodeled (e.g., newer kitchen cabinets and floors). Kelly was very helpful, too, making sure any questions we had were answered and also provided a very helpful guidebook to the area, with clear instructions for guests as well.

    John2019-08-11T00:00:00Z
  • Absolutely perfect in every way. Clean and updated very nicely. Comfortable beds and linens and super nice amenities and plenty of hot water for showers... easy walking distance to downtown and shops and restaurants.

    susanne2019-07-15T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    9


    Bedrooms

    3

    Elk Rapids, MI, United States

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