Apr 19 2016

Top 8 Outdoor Adventures in Mt. Pleasant

2019-01-08T08:57:05+00:00April 19th, 2016|Recreation|

Looking for a way to have fun in the sun this spring and summer without breaking the bank? Mt. Pleasant is your answer for awesome outdoor adventures in the center of Pure Michigan! 1. Explore Local Parks: The Mt. Pleasant area offers miles of integrated park trails for biking, running, rollerblading, or just relaxing in the sun alongside

Mar 21 2016

6 Reasons to Make Central Michigan this Summer’s Golf Getaway Destination

2019-01-08T08:58:28+00:00March 21st, 2016|Recreation, Sports|

Michigan is quickly becoming known as America’s summer golf capitol with courses and programs growing bigger and better with each passing season. Across the state you’ll find championship courses forged from the states beautiful landscapes and decorated with miles of natural forests, rivers, and breathtaking shore lines. With an entire state of amazing golf possibilities, how

Feb 2 2016

6 Reasons to Visit Mt. Pleasant in the Winter

2016-09-20T09:30:03+00:00February 2nd, 2016|Mt. Pleasant, Recreation|

Ever wonder about those crazy people who actually like to visit Michigan in the winter? Those lunatics who enjoy living here even when it's freezing and the snow is piled up higher than most cars? What are they thinking? Well, sorry to burst your bubble, but we are those people! Michigan is a beautiful and amazing

Jan 5 2016

BLOG TAKE OVER PRESENTS: CWC NATURE PRESERVES AND WINTER RECREATION BY JON BREITHAUPT

2016-09-20T09:30:26+00:00January 5th, 2016|Blog Take Overs, Recreation|

As we transition into the chilly winter months of December, January and February in Central Michigan, some doors close while other doors open – recreationally speaking. The hiking, biking and camping season winds down. Simultaneously, we transition toward a myriad of other outdoor recreation opportunities. When the snow flies, we are presented with the chance to

Dec 7 2015

Blog Take over presents: The Chippewa Watershed Conservancy by Jon Breithaupt

2016-09-20T09:31:21+00:00December 7th, 2015|Blog Take Overs, Recreation|

Mt. Pleasant is blessed to have nearby access to a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities and natural areas. In addition to our incredible city and county park systems, the lesser known Chippewa Watershed Conservancy (CWC) (www.chippewawatershedconservancy.org) manages 19 nature preserves in the mid-Michigan region. I’d like to focus on three of our signature preserves during my

Oct 26 2015

Top 5 Ways to Enjoy Fall in Mt. Pleasant

2016-09-20T09:32:42+00:00October 26th, 2015|Mt. Pleasant, Recreation|

Another beautiful fall season has begun in Mt. Pleasant. With it comes cool autumn breezes, changing leaves, days spent picking apples or finding the perfect pumpkin, and not to mention those pumpkin spice lattes! A new season also brings new vacation experiences. Whether you’re looking to treat yourself to a weekend getaway or spend a week

Aug 7 2015

Glow in the Art 2015 Lights up Downtown Mt. Pleasant

2016-09-20T09:50:54+00:00August 7th, 2015|Arts and Culture, Events, Recreation|

Runners lit up the streets of Downtown Mt. Pleasant this past Friday, July 31st, as they awaited the start of the first annual Glow in the Art 5k. Children, teens, and adults alike coated themselves in glow in the dark bracelets, necklaces, and paint in preparation for this late night run through the city’s park system.

May 27 2015

Blog Take Over Presents: Disc Golfing in Central Michigan by Megan Molloy

2019-01-08T10:19:57+00:00May 27th, 2015|Blog Take Overs, Recreation|

  It’s finally warm out and the smell of fresh cut grass and the sound of clanking chains fill the air; I am standing on the edge of Central Michigan University’s disc golf course, the location of one of my new favorite summer activities in Mount Pleasant. I graduated from Central Michigan University this past May and

Mar 23 2015

Blog Take Over Presents: Mt. Pleasant Parks & Spring Time by Lisa Yanick-Jonaitis

2016-09-20T09:40:23+00:00March 23rd, 2015|Blog Take Overs, Mt. Pleasant, Recreation|

    With the  sun shining (and snow melting!), I've been able to enjoy my very favorite thing in the Mt. Pleasant area; the expansive, beautiful parks system built around the Chippewa River in both Mt. Pleasant proper and Isabella County. In MIllpond Park, the river is high and bubbling with running water overshadowing ice from

Mar 20 2015

10 Places to be Active in Mt. Pleasant

2019-01-08T10:14:45+00:00March 20th, 2015|Mt. Pleasant, Recreation|

Are you looking for a fresh start this spring? Wanting to find a new gym to join? Or do you just want a place to play your favorite sport? If so, take a look at our 10 places to be active and see how Mt. Pleasant has something for everyone! Morey Courts Relish in the positive and