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Fun Family Vacations on the Water!

White Birch Lodge has been an all-inclusive family tradition since 1958. Located on the shores of Elk Lake in beautiful Northern Michigan, you'll find the ultimate waterfront vacation for the whole family! Let their personable and enthusiastic staff do the work while you and your family enjoy your time. Adults and children alike can learn to wakeboard or water ski with the Water Sports Package. Experience great water skiing, tubing, kayaking, and more. Delicious meals are served three times a day, and after dinner fun activities continue for guests of all ages to enjoy. It's the perfect Michigan getaway that's sure to have you returning year after year!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 43 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Elk Rapids
  • Nearby Water Elk Lake
  • Open Dates All Year


The White Birch Lodge's all-inclusive vacation package in Northern Michigan includes everything you need on vacation. Guests are served three meals a day in the lakefront dining room. Children's programs, evening activities, bonfires, and more are included. It's a great way to limit extra expenses!


All the accommodations at White Birch Lodge are within 50 yards of the beach. The astonishing blue waters of Elk Lake offer a great deal of enjoyment to travelers from far and wide. Spend an afternoon swimming, water skiing, tubing, wake boarding, or just relaxing on the beach. There's so much to enjoy during your stay in Northern Michigan!


There are plenty of activities at the White Birch Lodge, all of which are included in the price. Try out some of the many water sports available on-site, play tennis, basketball, or sunbathe on the beach. Enjoy delicious meals together, with family-friendly entertainment after dinner! Make this year's family vacation an unforgettable event at White Birch Lodge.


Inspire your colleagues by hosting a conference or business meeting that is out of the ordinary, and bordering on extraordinary! The staff at White Birch Lodge is eagerly prepared to help make your conference, meeting, or other corporate event run as smoothly as possible. The refreshing lakefront setting is sure to help get your team into the right frame of mind!


White Birch Lodge is the perfect location for that next reunion you're planning! With a huge variety of outdoor activities and kid's programs there is something to keep all ages entertained and having a blast. Elk Lake is just steps away for exciting activities such as fishing and boating. Or, you can just reconnect with your loved ones with a beach picnic!


The Elk River Chain of Lakes watershed area provides plenty of space for outdoor exploration at White Birch Lodge. Utilize the VASA trails surrounding the area for hiking and mountain biking. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore provides another unique attractions with miles of sand dunes overlooking Lake Michigan.


With Elk Lake sitting just outside your door, you have plenty of fishing opportunities during your next Michigan vacation. Make sure to tie your line tight so that your trophy lake trout or rock bass does not get away. Yellow perch, smallmouth bass and muskies are plentiful in the clear, Caribbean-colored blue lake as well.


Let the stunning blue waters of Elk Lake capture your heart and rekindle the magic in your relationship during a stay at White Birch Lodge. Rent a sail boat and explore the Chain of Lakes at your own pace. A cabin along the lake shore features a screened-in porch, the perfect place to enjoy a romantic sunset.

Pet Friendly

You wont have to leave anyone behind when you come to the White Birch Lodge in Michigan! Alert the lodge to let them know you'll be bringing along a pet so they can make the necessary accommodations. Let your entire family enjoy your next vacation.


At White Birch Lodge you're just steps away from the beautiful Elk Lake! With so many lake activities and water sports, you'll wonder what to do first. Take advantage of all your choices available, such as sailing, kayaking, tubing, stand up paddling, wake boarding, and more! You can also take a walk along the shore, or just relax and enjoy the great view!


White Birch Lodge was started by Cliff and Ruby Conrad in 1958, and since then has enjoyed a rich history. This Michigan retreat was started as a place where families could enjoy an "Up North" getaway. The tradition continues today. Come see what's so special about Elk Rapids today!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

The cabins at White Birch Lodge are private, individual units overlooking Elk Lake. There are one or two bedroom options, each with private baths and screened-in front porches. Enjoy these cinder block constructed cabins with your family, or a group of friends, and make your next Michigan vacation one to remember!


All-inclusive White Birch Lodge in Michigan is the perfect place to enjoy your next holiday. With everything included, you wont have to stress about spending money or planning out activities or places to eat. Here, you can just enjoy your vacation. Enjoy a picnic at Elk Lake, go sailing or kayaking or enjoy an early morning stroll. Whatever holiday you choose, Michigan is the perfect destination.

Villas and Condos

The Condominiums are the premier lodging choice at the White Birch Lodge. These one-, two-, and three- bedroom units have wonderful views of the surrounding natural setting and feature a living room, dining room and kitchen. They also offer cable television, air conditioning, and laundry facilities. What more could you be looking for in your vacation accommodations?

  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Bicycles
  • Fitness Center
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Pro Shop
  • Swimming Pool
  • Waterpark
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Sundeck
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Basketball
  • Horseshoes
  • Live Entertainment
  • Photography
  • Shuffle Board
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Beach
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Play Ground
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Sailing
  • Fishing Guides
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Meeting Room(s)
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Plan your next group event at White Birch Lodge.

Stay at the White Birch Lodge for your next family reunion, or start a new tradition there this year. Groups can make use of two and three bedroom units! Inquire now!

For more information please call +1 (866) 940 - 1127 or Send Inquiry.

Nearest Airports

  • Antrim County Airport (ACB) / 12.1 miles
  • Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) / 13.5 miles
  • Wexford County Airport (CAD) / 42.3 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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