1 day in Elk Rapids & Grand Rapids Itinerary

1 day in Elk Rapids & Grand Rapids Itinerary

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Elk Rapids

Elk Rapids is a village in Antrim County in the state of Michigan. To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Elk Rapids trip builder.

New York City to Elk Rapids is an approximately 13-hour car ride. Traveling from New York City in April, things will get a bit cooler in Elk Rapids: highs are around 50°F and lows about 30°F. You will leave for Grand Rapids on the 7th (Wed).

Things to do in Elk Rapids

Wineries · Outdoors · Golf · Tours

Grand Rapids

Furniture City

The second largest city in Michigan and a hub of furniture manufacturing, Grand Rapids bears the nickname "Furniture City." However, the destination's original name came from the rapids of the Grand River that once ran through the downtown area.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Rockford Dam Overlook.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Grand Rapids tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Elk Rapids to Grand Rapids by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Elk Rapids in April, with highs in Grand Rapids at 56°F and lows at 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
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