Recent and Featured Elk Rapids Articles

  • Northern Michigan Events: Savor Summer at Harbor Days

    Northern Michigan Events: Harbor Days of Elk Rapids won first place for ‘Best Small Town Festival’ in Traverse Magazine’s Red Hot Best. Why? Go see!

  • Northern Michigan Restaurants: Spring Prix Fixe at Siren Hall

    Brighten up your midweek at Siren Hall, an Elk Rapids restaurant, with three courses for $20.

  • Farmer White’s

    Farmer White’s, a Northern Michigan farm market located two miles south of Elk Rapids, features sweet and tart cherries as well as cherry products. Farmer White’s also […]

  • Eat Outside! Take Out Food from These Northern Michigan Restaurants

    Take-out food is delicious from these restaurants in Traverse City, Elk Rapids, Charlevoix and Bay Harbor. Tip: Best eaten outside!

  • Fall is Made for Antiquing in Northern Michigan

    Head out to hunt for antiques with these suggestions for antique shops in Traverse City, Elk Rapids and Benzie County.

  • White Birch Lodge

    An All-Inclusive, Fun, Family Vacation Resort From excitement to relaxation, White Birch Lodge offers the ultimate waterfront vacation for the whole family! A White Birch vacation includes: […]

  • Art in Elk Rapids

    Four unique art galleries to visit in the Lake Michigan harbor town of Elk Rapids.

  • Charlevoix, Boyne City, Elk Rapids "Don't Miss" List

    Nine fun ideas and attractions to add to your list when playing in Boyne City, Charlevoix, Elk Rapids, Torch Lake and the Chain of Lakes.

  • 10 Beaches Charlevoix, Torch Lake and the Chain of Lakes

    Ten Charlevoix/Chain of Lakes beaches of every shape and size, including Fisherman’s Island State Park, Young State Park, Torch Lake and the Antrim Creek Natural Area.

  • Your Day in Elk Rapids

    Elk Rapids, a small harbor-town on the coast of Lake Michigan, has everything from food, art, antiques and boutiques to tennis courts and beaches.

  • iceboating northern michigan Iceboating in Northern Michigan

    Video with fantastic footage of iceboating from decades past right up to the present, including an interview with Jack Jacobs who talks about the famous DN iceboat and much more.

  • Q&A: Ironton Ferry Captain

    A chat with the man who makes possible one of the world’s shortest ferry rides.

  • Summer Secret

    A profile of The Starboard Inn, tucked on River Street in Elk Rapids, and offering a historic step back to serenity.

  • Earl Young Houses Charlevoix 10 Reasons to Love Charlevoix and Chain of Lakes

    Top 10 list of attractions, sightseeing, scenic views and events in Charlevoix and Chain of Lakes.

  • Beach It in Elk Rapids

    Where to go to a Lake Michigan beach and swim in Elk Rapids, as well as spots to eat and shop at before and after the beach.

  • Evening on Elk Rapids' River Street

    River Street in Elk Rapids comes alive with music, events and food on most Wednesdays through the summer months.