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 beautiful downtown area? No worries as we have created the perfect itinerary for you to get lost, or be found, in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.


To get you fueled up for your adventurous day, start by stopping at either Ponder Coffee Company or Pleasant City Coffee. Both places offer fresh brewed creations and delicious breakfast goodies. The crepes at Pleasant City and the breakfast burritos at Ponder are must haves!

Morning Activity – Shopping

After fueling up for the morning, now it’s time to explore one of the unique shops scattered among downtown. Trillium Fine Clothing offers many fashionable choices for women, no matter the time of year. Or head over to Art Reach of Mid Michigan to explore their quaint gift shop and discover handcrafted art pieces from local artists.

Afternoon Activity – Spa/Relaxation

Now it’s time to cut out some time for a little pampering. Head over to Pure Vitality Juice Bar & Spa for a very relaxing experience. Step into an infrared sauna or float pod that will melt your cares away. You can book a spa appointment online for added convenience. Pure Vitality also offers healthy and tasty treats like juices, smoothies, and acai bowls.


As you close out your fun filled day in Downtown Mt. Pleasant, be sure to stop into either Midori Sushi & Martini Lounge or The Brass Café for an intimate dinner and drinks with your friends or significant other. Both places offer amazing handcrafted cocktails and unique vibrant dishes. The Midori Roll is highly recommended if you’re in the mood for sushi or try the lobster bisque at The Brass Café.

Other Downtown Favorites

Of course, there is a lot more to Downtown Mt. Pleasant that just one day can encompass. Plan another day to check out local favorites like homestyle dishes at Mountain Town Station, try a pickle pizza at Vin Trofeo’s Pizzeria & Pub, or a famous Bird burger at The Bird Bar & Grill. Take a stroll in a downtown city park like Nelson Park or Island Park to explore the beauty Downtown Mt. Pleasant has to offer. Try other unique shops like Gray’s Furniture and Clothing Boutique, Hall of Heroes Comic Books and Collectibles, or For Arts Sake. Stop for a drink to top off the night at local spots like the Blue Gator Sports Pub & Grill, Marty’s Bar, or Rubbles Bar.

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