Clare County is an ideal location for families to visit and boasts such amenities as over 50,000 acres of State Forests, 300 miles of rivers, 28 miles of snowmobile trails and over 20 public access lakes. Hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and hiking are just a few ways to enjoy the great outdoors in Clare County. Snow Snake Ski and Golf Resort has 43 acres with six lifts serving 10 runs and a snow tubing park. Recent additions to Snow Snake include the Zip Line Tours and the Rocks and Valleys Off-Road Park.
The City of Clare is home to an annual Irish Festival, a growing Amish population, a downtown comprised of unique shops, the Doherty, a historic landmark hotel and the ever popular Cops and Doughnuts Bakery. Plus the City of Clare is wired for high-speed Broadband service.
Mt. Pleasant is the largest city in the region where you will find several championship golf courses, a casino resort, museums and wildlife exploration, all in the greater Mt. Pleasant area. There are plenty of specialty retail shops and wonderful restaurants that include local family diners, ethnic fare and fine dining with regional flair. We also have indoor adventures at the Isabella County Events (ICE) Arena, Morey Courts Recreation Center, the Soaring Eagle Casino and the Soaring Eagle Waterpark and Hotel. Mt. Pleasant plays host to countless cultural and theatrical events, as well as Central Michigan University NCAA Division I athletics. Plus, the City of Mt. Pleasant is wired for high-speed Broadband service.
For transportation, Middle Michigan is ideally located in the center of the state and is connected to both the US 10 and US 127 expressways providing our businesses and residents essential access to national highway routes. The Mt. Pleasant Municipal Airport and the Clare Municipal Airport are both MDOT approved and provide a major transportation access to our area. The Great Lakes Central Railroad runs through both Clare and Mt. Pleasant and gives manufacturers and other businesses a logistical advantage. The combination of tourism and transportation advantages make Middle Michigan an ideal location for business!