How it Works Keep a close eye out for hidden treasures this week when you’re out exploring Mt. Pleasant. To celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week, Mt. Pleasant has teamed up with over 30 destinations around Michigan for a statewide scavenger hunt! National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) 2021 recognizes the Power of Travel
Charlene Northon and her husband Kevin have owned and operated Central Escapes in Mt. Pleasant for just over three years now, but it wasn’t long before then that inspiration for the business struck as a result of family memories. Charlene Northon defines an escape room as a “physical adventure game in which 2-8 players solve a
The last full weekend of April is always an exciting time to visit the village Shepherd, located just 15 minutes south of Mt. Pleasant. During this time, the community celebrates its annual Maple Syrup Festival. In a normal year, the Maple Syrup Festival is a weekend full of parades, craft shows, carnival rides and more.
By Nate Reens MLive/The Grand Rapids Press As touring golf pros, Mt. Pleasant natives Dan Pohl and Doug LaBelle II have played some of the best and most exclusive courses – Augusta National, Royal Birkdale, Pebble Beach and more – in the world. And while it would be hyperbolic to say their hometown courses
When Michigan shut down indoor dining in 2020, local restaurant owner John Hunter wanted to find a way to give back to the community while continuing to provide employment for his workers. Hunter, who owns The Cabin, Hunter’s Ale House, and O’Kelly’s, found a solution in Pizza 4 Hope. “We were trying to connect frontline workers
The downtown landscape is usually the heart and soul of any community. Downtown Mt. Pleasant is no exception as over 100 businesses fill up the downtown district. From the unique retail shops to local owned eateries, Downtown Mt. Pleasant has a little bit of everything. One might ask, how should someone go about exploring this
The Mt. Pleasant area is full of unique and fun ways to get out. Below is our list of the top 21 things to do in the area in 2021 in Mt. Pleasant. 1. Head on out to Deerfield Nature Park for a fun day of exploring trails and the covered and swinging bridges.
By Nate Reens MLive/The Grand Rapids Press As a Central Michigan University graduate student, Amy C. Powell and her friends escaped the stress of school by getting off campus to relax at Deerfield Nature Park. Eighteen years after those 2003 excursions, Powell, the executive director of Art Reach of Mid Michigan, still finds solace
Finding ways to have fun and stay safe during summer 2020 was an adventure in itself. Now that winter has come along, the challenge is twofold. But, don’t let that stop you from getting out and enjoying the hidden treasures mid-Michigan has in store. Here are five opportunities we found to enjoy the outdoors during the
2020 was a year that proved to be a challenge for us in many ways, but we still managed to find things that made us happy and make the best of what we have. Throughout the year, visitors and residents in the Mt. Pleasant area used the hashtag #MeetMtP to show us Mt. Pleasant through