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What to Do On Your Stay & Play Golf Vacation in Mt. Pleasant MI

Mar 13, 2019Bucks Run Admin

Michigan has long been one of the nation's top golfing destinations, and Central Michigan, with its close proximity to big cities like Detroit, Ann Arbor, and Lansing, makes for the ultimate golfing getaway. Here in Mt. Pleasant, we're far enough from the big city that you can take in the beautiful country setting, but not too far from the airport and conveniences of the city. If you're planning a stay and play golf vacation in Mt. Pleasant, here are a few activities you can check-out when you take a quick break from the course:

Soaring Eagle Casino

If you're planning your stay and play trip with Bucks Run Golf Club, your vacation will already come with a credit for the local casino — why not check it out? The Soaring Eagle Casino is a full-service casino, spa, and resort, complete with an entertainment hall, which has hosted some of the most popular musicians and comedians in the US. After a great round of golf, head to Soaring Eagle to relax at a show or try your luck at the tables.

Historic Downtown Mt. Pleasant

Mt. Pleasant is a bustling college town with plenty of entertainment. Whether you're in town for the weekend or a longer golf vacation, be sure to head to historic downtown Mt. Pleasant to check out all the unique shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions the town has to offer.

If you're lucky enough to be in Mt Pleasant in the summer, you may want to make time to check out one of the town's annual festivals, like the Downtown Car Show, the Mt Pleasant Beer Festival, or the Summer Concert Series.

Check Out the Local Breweries

After a day on the course, you might want to sit back and relax at one of Mt. Pleasant's local breweries. Michigan is well known for its craft beer, and Mt. Pleasant alone is home to three different breweries: Mountain Town Brewing Co, Alma Brewing, and Hunter's Ale House. Visit one, or try them all!

Float Down the Chippewa River

There's nothing more relaxing than floating down a Pure Michigan river after a long, hot day of golf. Mt. Pleasant's Chippewa River makes for the perfect afternoon or evening outing to wrap up your stay and play golf vacation. Choose from canoes or kayaks, or even float your way down the river in an inner tube!


Mt. Pleasant is a golfer's ultimate destination for a stay and play golf vacation. Here, you'll benefit from the peace and quiet of our country setting, but you'll also enjoy all the conveniences of a city, with a casino, bustling downtown, and plenty of restaurants and breweries to check out.

If you're considering heading to Central Michigan for your next stay and play golf vacation, be sure to check out Bucks Run Golf Club. Our custom stay and play golf packages can be tailored to fit your group's ideal golf vacation. We can accommodate flexible dates and groups of any size. Choose from 10 of Mid-Michigan's finest golf courses and 7 different lodging options for a stay and play vacation like no other. Learn more about Bucks Run Golf Club's custom packages online, or give us a call at 989-773-6830!

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