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Best things to do in Elberta

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Restaurant
“New owners but same great fun relaxed atmosphere of rustic old shed. The pasta doubles are a great deal. Bourst soup is the best. 11-2 daily they have a make your own bloody mary bar! Great veggie choices!”
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Lodging
“Drive to the end of bye street where you see a gorgeous view of Lake Michigan and the Frankfort light house: if you decide you’d like to go for a swim right after start to descend the hill that takes you to a parking lot and go for a dip”
4local recommendations
Restaurant
“A great place for traditional breakfast fare! Large portions at excellent prices. Very popular with the local crowd.”
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Cafe
“This is a neat beer/wine/coffee and ice cream shop (locally made Hilltop icecream) ! All my favorites in one cute little store!”
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Natural Feature
“Best site for sunset, and drive down Bye St. to access the beautiful and secluded beach below. This is also great for campfires, running your dog, and uncrowded view of 4th of July fireworks in Frankfort.”
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Route
“This is paved trail from Elberta/Frankfort following the Betsie River to Crystal Lake and Beulah. It is the prettiest 8 miles you will ever see on an easy riding trail! You can rent bikes at Adventure Sports or Conundrum Cafe. ”
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Restaurant
“Great atmosphere, we like it for drinks and shared plates. Its a beautiful drive anytime of the day”
3local recommendations
Natural Feature
“Secluded local beach. Drive past Trick Dog, & down the hill; then drive down the two-track, park & hike over the dune ... it's possible to have the entire beach to yourselves. GREAT for stargazing!”
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Route
“Circumnavigate the bay to the south. There you will find the town of Frankfort. There are more people at this beach than there is at Elberta beach. ”
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Natural Feature
“The Betsie river is 15 miles away and there are numerous kayak and canoe rental places. Fishing is great on the Betsie. ”
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Point of Interest
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Park
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