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Book a holiday rental for your Elk Rapids getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Elk Rapids with a stay in a holiday home rental. One of the city's many top draws is its golfing. Many of our holiday 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 holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Elk Rapids a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 holiday in Elk Rapids. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Elk Rapids?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,249 holiday lettings around Elk Rapids. From 291 cabins to 501 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a lakefront property in Elk Rapids?

Imagine it. You and your posse, out on the veranda, appreciating incredible lake views with a vino in hand. Lakefront retreats are all about lazy days and cosy stays. HomeAway has 422 rental properties near lakes ready to be booked. Looking for a different atmosphere? See if any of our other properties float your boat. Our options for this destination include:

  • 366 lake-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 304 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 270 beachfront holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Elk Rapids?

Our house holiday rentals are real accommodation for real travellers. Providing loads of space and privacy, they're perfect for those who want to experience life like a local. There are 479 options currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £61 a night. Or maybe you'd rather try one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Condo: 283 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £46 per night.
  • Cottage: 210 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £63 per night.
  • Cabin: 92 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £82 per night.

Can I stay in Elk Rapids in a large group?

There's nothing quite like being somewhere completely new with your friends and loved ones. And the great news is HomeAway has some options suitable for big groups. Condo holiday rentals are the most popular choice here for big groups of guests. Our global database presently has 94 available. If you're travelling in a larger group, the properties for rent that are suitable for you include:

  • Searching for rentals that can fit 6 people? We have 289 that will be perfect. Prices start from £46 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your squad, you'll be delighted to find out that there are 212 holiday rentals that are perfect. The starting price is £46 a night.
  • Going away with a group of 10? We have 133 rental properties that will be ideal. Prices begin at just £93 per night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you can bring your aunt, your cousin and all your mates to Elk Rapids.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Elk Rapids?

Friends are the family we choose for ourselves. Renew the connections with those who truly matter and plan a value-packed stay with HomeAway. When it comes to looking for a terrific deal, your first stop should be Chief Golf Cottages. Here, HomeAway has 44 holiday rentals at an average price of £148 per night. Holiday Hills is another great option. HomeAway has holiday rentals here, and the average price is around £151 per night.

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