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 vacationing with the family, Mt. Pleasant has tons of great options for fall fun. Check out our list below of the Top 5 Ways to Enjoy Fall in Mt. Pleasant:

Fall Foliage

Mt. Pleasant is home to 1,000 acres of integrated parks, all of which become coated in shades of red, gold, and orange leaves each fall. Trees full of falling leaves line the banks of the Chippewa River and even your furry friends can enjoy the changing leaves at the new dog park. Spend a day walking, biking, and hiking trails or just sit back and relax on a local park bench and enjoy falls natural beauty. For more information on the local parks, click here.



Fall Festivities

Who doesn’t love fun fall events? The area offers a wide array of fall events and activities to peak anyone’s interest. From casino shows, to Broadway Theatre’s Rocky Horror, to haunted yards and haunted tours of Central Michigan University’s campus, to fall farmers’ markets, Mt. Pleasant has events to keep everyone entertained from now until December. For a full list of upcoming events, click here.




Fall football is serious business in a college town! In Mt. Pleasant, a CMU football game brings out the spirit of the university, the passion of CMU alums, and an overflow of support and pride from the community. The Central Michigan University Chippewas will take the field at Kelly/Shorts Stadium 3 more times this season:

Oct. 17- The CMU Chippewas will take on the Buffalo Bulls. Game time is TBD.

Nov. 10- The CMU Chippewas will take on Toledo at 8 p.m.

Nov. 27- The CMU Chippewas will take on Eastern Michigan. Game time is TBD.

Don’t miss out on our 2015 Fall Football Deals!



Pumpkin Patches and Apple Orchards

Is it really fall if you don’t get your pumpkin and apple fix? Papa’s Pumpkin Patch is Mt. Pleasant’s answer to your fall needs. Papa’s offers U-Pick fruits and vegetables, a pumpkin patch, hayrides, a corn maze, farmers market, and much more! You can also head south to Uncle John’s cider mill and stock up on cider, donuts, and apples. Uncle John’s hosts a number of local events, is home to a winery and cidery, and also offers a number of locally grown goods.



Fall ‘Fore’ Fall Golf

If you thought the parks were beautiful in the fall, you haven’t seen the area’s golf courses. Twelve local courses provide an amazing back drop for a morning, afternoon, or evening of golf. Cool fall breezes and discounted fall rates make fall golf in Mt. Pleasant a relaxing and easy way to spend your free time. For more information on the area’s courses as well as our stay and play packages, click here.


Want to know more about fall in Mt. Pleasant?

Visit our 100 Days of Fall blog or our Fall Roads page on our website for more information!