If you can pull yourself away from all of the beach and water fun that this town offers, shopping in Elk Rapids, Michigan is well worth it! Fun and creative boutiques and galleries line River Street offering great finds for everyone in the family. Don’t miss a vacation in this charming Northern Michigan harbor town surrounded by East and West Grand Traverse Bays.

Here’s a sampler of what you’ll find shopping in Elk Rapids:

Accessories & Apparel


141 River St., 231.498.2272

Women’s clothing, men’s clothing, young contemporary clothing, shoes, jewelry, scarves and more. Carries over 30 well-known brands including Sperry Top-Sider, Jag Jeans and Dear Creatures along with local jewelry brands you won’t find anywhere else.

Stuff & Such

142 River St., 231.264.9093

A large collection of men’s, women’s and children’s sport and casual clothing along with shoes and accessories.


138 River St., 231.498-2086

Charming boutique with a unique line of their own shirts, pants, skirts and dresses. 


Elk Lake Floral & Greenhouses

8628 Cairn Hwy., 231.264.8188

Flowers and bouquets for special events and everyday arrangements.


Nifty Things!

144 River St., 231. 264.6420

Unique gifts, jewelry, home decor and games.

The Nature Connection

137 River St., 231.264.6330

Educational and fun nature-related gifts for all ages.

Home Decor

Raven’s Nest

114 River St., 231.360.9658

A collection of fun and unique items for your home.

Specialty Shops

Equestrian Closet

204 River St., 231.883.2666

New and consignment show clothing and everyday equestrian apparel.

Stoney Cabin Toys

115 River St., 231.498.5744

A toy store with fun finds for all ages.

Wildflower Soapworks

117 River St., 231.590.8585

All-natural body lotion, sugar scrubs, handcrafted soaps, lip balm and aromatherapy perfume oils.

Photo(s) by Jordan Oster