Destination guide

Tranquil Elberta will entice you

The beaches, lake and riverfront are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Elberta. This relaxing city is known for its biking, kayaking and boating. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Elberta

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Elberta a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Old Indian Trail (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Betsie Valley Trail (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Pinecroft Golf Course (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Chestnut Hills Golf Course (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Empire Bluff Trail (14.9 mi / 24 km)

Seasonal weather in Elberta

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 76°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Elberta

Elberta is famous for its pristine beaches and panoramic lake views. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Elberta is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Elberta Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Frankfort Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Green Point Dunes Nature Preserve (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Arcadia Dunes (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Grebe Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Misty Acres Preserve (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Elberta

Fly into Manistee, MI (MBL-Manistee County-Blacker), the closest airport, located 23.8 mi (38.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital), which is 32.9 mi (52.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Elberta?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 173 vacation rentals near Elberta. From 96 Houses to 12 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Elberta for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Elberta?

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

  • Elberta Beach: 469 vacation rentals
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes: 1,514 vacation rentals
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes: 824 vacation rentals
  • Frankfort Beach: 467 vacation rentals
  • Point Betsie Lighthouse: 510 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Elberta 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 Elberta?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 96 Houses in Elberta. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Elberta include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 12 rentals available
  • Cabins: 60 rentals available
  • Cottages: 60 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Elberta?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 144 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Elberta. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.