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Learn about the unique charm of Elk Rapids with a stay in a private vacation home. One of the city's many top draws is its golfing. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Elk Rapids

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Elk Rapids a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Elk Rapids Golf Club (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Chateau Grand Traverse (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • The Chief Golf Course (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Ciccone Vineyard and Winery (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Mt. Holiday Ski Area (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
  • The Leelanau Club at Bahle Farms (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Elk Rapids

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Elk Rapids. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Haserot Beach (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Torch Lake (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Torch Lake Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Grand Traverse Bay (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Traverse City State Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Bryant Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Elk Rapids

The nearest airport is in Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital), located 14.9 mi (24 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Elk Rapids?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,230 house rentals around Elk Rapids. From 501 Houses to 311 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Elk Rapids is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Elk Rapids?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Elk Rapids. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Guntzviller's Spirit of the Woods Museum: 1,309 home rentals
  • Twisted Fish Gallery: 1,334 home rentals
  • Elk Rapids Golf Club: 1,197 home rentals
  • Leelanau State Park: 555 home rentals
  • Clinch Park Beach: 1,217 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Elk Rapids listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Elk Rapids?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 501 Houses in Elk Rapids. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Elk Rapids include:

  • Cabins: 311 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 311 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 330 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Elk Rapids?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 179 vacation homes with pool available in Elk Rapids.

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