Soaring Eagle Casino
Roll the dice at one of the biggest gaming floors in the Midwest. The Soaring Eagle Casino features over 70 gaming tables, bingo, and a variety of dining options. Looking for more nightlife options? See big-name entertainment at their outdoor summer concerts or indoor shows!
Explore historic downtown Mt. Pleasant with businesses lining the streets and picturesque parks. Take a stroll or bike through Island Park and view the jewel of central Michigan, the Chippewa River. In the summer months, we highly recommend tubbing, kayaking, canoeing, or paddle boarding down the river.
Grab breakfast or lunch in the heart of downtown at Max and Emily’s Eatery. With over 80 combinations of veggies, meat, and cheese, you are sure to find your next favorite sandwich. We recommend the Caesar Wrap (#86) or their famous Max and Emily’s Grilled Cheese (#99). For late night, enjoy a sip of college nightlife at the Bird Bar & Grill. Known for their stuffed cheese and Italian spiced moon bread and Bird Burger, you will quickly find out why ‘The Bird is The Word’ in town.
Shop for Michigan-made products at Art Reach of Mid Michigan, where you can find pottery, jewelry, clothing, candles, wood works and so much more in their consignment gift shop! Or visit Trillium Fine Clothing, located just down the street from Art Reach. Trillium brings you classic fashion as well as brands like Estee Lauder and Vera Bradley.
Experience downtown and campus on scooter. New to the area, visitors and locals can ride motorized scooters on sidewalks or roads in permitted areas. To use a scooter, scan the QR code, enter your credit card, and enjoy scootin’! Learn more about scooter regulations here.
Ziibiwing Cultural Center
Visit the Midwest’s premier American Indian museum and cultural center, the Ziibiwing Center, and learn about the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe’s culture, heritage, and history of the Anishinabek people of the Great Lakes. While you are there, make sure to observe the various collections of art and artifacts from the North America exhibit, which changes annually!