Winter in Isabella County

What comes to mind when we hear, “Winter in Mt. Pleasant?” Culture, food, recreation, family fun and entertainment! From artist exhibitions, to sledding hills and indoor recreation centers, the Mt. Pleasant area offers a variety of places for winter fun this season.

Culture

Winter offers fun both indoors and out; one of our favorite inside activities is visiting local museums and galleries.  For exhibitions from local, regional and student artists, visit Art Reach of Mid-Michigan and the University Art Gallery. Click here for other museums and galleries.

Winter Recreation

For outdoor adventure ideas, check out our Outdoor Adventures page. When it comes to escaping the cold, Morey Courts Recreation Center has basketball and volleyball courts, a walking track and more to help stay active during the winter months.

Chews & Brews

With more than 100 restaurants and two microbreweries, the options for great food are endless. We recommend visiting the area’s microbreweries for seasonal, handcrafted brews and unique chews. Order out from Hunter’s Ale House and Summit Smokehouse & Tap Room (Mountain Town Brewing Co.) for killer craft beer options; Mountain Town Station in Downtown Mt. Pleasant features Mountain Town Brewing Co.’s beer on tap.

For the ultimate flavor and cocktail options, order out from Midori Sushi and Martini Lounge and experience delicious, signature and seasonal cocktails to compliment its fresh sushi menu. Specialty roll recommendations: Midori & Fire Up!

If you’re looking for warm and cozy dining options, we recommend our list of local diners and coffee shops:
For coffee and crepes, order take-out from Pleasant City Coffee in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.
For the best waffles in town and unique, seasonal menus, order out from Ponder Coffee Company in Downtown Mt. Pleasant. 
For the ultimate diner meal order from Stan’s Restaurant in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.

Family Fun

Winter, family fun activities include sledding at Mission Creek Woodland Park Hill, walking the streets of Downtown Mt Pleasant & spending the day at Morey Courts Recreation Center.

Entertainment

Experience a city with a small town feel, but BIG city amenities. Test your luck on Michigan’s largest gaming floor at Soaring Eagle Casino,

Winter in #MeetMtP

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