Mount Pleasant travel guide

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You're Going to Love Mount Pleasant

With a population of 26,016, Mount Pleasant is a must-see destination in Michigan, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Mount Pleasant to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant in January
Estimated hotel price
$114
1 night at 3-star hotel
Mount Pleasant in January
Estimated hotel price
$114
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Mount Pleasant in July, when the average temperature is 71.6 °F, and the highest can go up to 82.4 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 15.8 °F, with an average temperature of 23 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in September, when precipitation is around 3.8″. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Mount Pleasant, with an average rainfall of 1.6″.

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How to Get to Mount Pleasant

Plane

Although Mount Pleasant doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Gerald R. Ford Airport (GRR), which is located 62 miles from Mount Pleasant. Traverse City Cherry Capital is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, British Airways and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Mount Pleasant departs from Chicago and takes around 1h 20m.

Car

Another option to get to Mount Pleasant is to pick up a car rental from Chicago, which is about 188 miles from Mount Pleasant. You’ll find branches of Routes Car & Truck Rentals and Hertz, among others, in Chicago.

Plane

Although Mount Pleasant doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Gerald R. Ford Airport (GRR), which is located 62 miles from Mount Pleasant. Traverse City Cherry Capital is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, British Airways and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Mount Pleasant departs from Chicago and takes around 1h 20m.

Car

Another option to get to Mount Pleasant is to pick up a car rental from Chicago, which is about 188 miles from Mount Pleasant. You’ll find branches of Routes Car & Truck Rentals and Hertz, among others, in Chicago.

Airlines serving Mount Pleasant

Lufthansa
Good (4,558 reviews)
KLM
Good (844 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,348 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,571 reviews)
Air France
Good (966 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,538 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,900 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,474 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,619 reviews)
Finnair
Good (878 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,381 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (766 reviews)
Frontier
Okay (1,334 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (767 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (450 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (939 reviews)
China Southern
Excellent (27 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (816 reviews)
Copa Airlines
Good (772 reviews)
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Where to stay in Mount Pleasant

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Fairfield Inn & Suites Mt. Pleasant and Hampton Inn MT. Pleasant.

Where to stay in popular areas of Mount Pleasant

Most booked hotels in Mount Pleasant

Comfort Inn & Suites and Conference Center
3 stars
Excellent (8.7, 314 reviews)
$128+
Hampton Inn MT. Pleasant
2 stars
Excellent (8.5, 338 reviews)
$131+
Holiday Inn & Suites Mount Pleasant
3 stars
Excellent (8.4, 339 reviews)
$126+
Baymont by Wyndham Mt. Pleasant
2 stars
Excellent (8.5, 48 reviews)
$123+
Super 8 by Wyndham Mt. Pleasant
2 stars
Good (7.3, 985 reviews)
$82+
Quality Inn
2 stars
Good (7.3, 783 reviews)
$81+

Renting a car in Mount Pleasant

Renting a car in Mount Pleasant costs $61 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 17% cheaper than airport locations in Mount Pleasant.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Mount Pleasant (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Mount Pleasant, while also 39% cheaper than other types, on average.

Renting a car in Mount Pleasant costs $61 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 17% cheaper than airport locations in Mount Pleasant.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Mount Pleasant (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Mount Pleasant, while also 39% cheaper than other types, on average.