Our Town

Bellaire, Michigan

The Area Lakes

You’re only blocks from Intermediate River, Intermediate Lake, and Lake Bellaire,
and five minutes away from Torch Lake. A 20-minute drive gets you to Lake Michigan.
Grass River Nature Preserve (7 miles)


Shanty Creek – Schuss Mountain Resort (3 miles)
Boyne Mountain
Nubs Nob

Boat, Kayak and Bike Rental

Riverside Marina, Bellaire (3 blocks)
Paddles & Pedals, Bellaire (3 blocks)
Sand Bar Shop, Rapid City (15 miles)
Torch River Marina, Rapid City (15 miles)
Jordan Valley Outfitters, East Jordan (17 miles)

Yoga and Massage

Color Tours

In late September and October, no other place in the country compares to Northern Michigan for fall colors.
Antrim County has several drives that show our part of the state at its unrivaled best.


Adam’s Madams, 2385 N M-88 (Main Street) , Central Lake
Bellaire Smokehouse 508 N. Bridge St. Bellaire 231.533.5069
Cottage Floral, 401 E. Cayuga St., Bellaire, 533-5664
Between Friends Boutique 105 N. Bridge St. Bellaire 231.564.2987
Mr. & Mrs. B’s Emporium – 109 N. Bridge St. Bellaire
Uniquely North, 221 N. Bridge St., Bellaire, MI 231-533-4630
The Flying Pig -Downtown Bellaire
45th Apparel – Downtown Bellaire
Native and North – Downtown Bellaire
Little Treasures Toy and Gift – Downtown Bellaire
Spice and Tea Exchange – Downtown Bellaire

Many of the local art galleries, specialty and antique stores maintain seasonal hours.
We’ll be more than happy to offer you a current list of places that might interest you.
The Bellaire Movie Theatre is only 4 blocks away.


We’ll be happy to provide you with the current menu
or a detailed description of any of the local dining establishments.

Local Dining Establishments:

Blue Pelican 
The Pelican’s Nest  
Pearl’s New Orleans Kitchen 
Short’s Brewing Company 
Toonies Fish & Steakhouse Downtown Bellaire *
The Lakeview Restaurant 
Terrain Restaurant Downtown Bellaire
Corner Bistro Downtown Bellaire
M88 Morning Grind Coffee Shop
Bellaire Bar and Restaurant Downtown Bellaire
American House Woodfired Pizza – Downtown Elk Rapids
Ruthannes Gourmet Bakery – Downtown
Ruthies Dairy Twist – Downtown Bellaire, Seasonal
Hello Vino – Downtown Bellaire
Mammoth Distilling – Downtown Bellaire and Central Lake
Bee Well Mead and Cider – Downtown Bellaire

*serves breakfast