Mid-Michigan has a lot offer its residents and visitors. Nestled between Saginaw Bay and Lake Michigan, this area boasts bustling businesses, geographic beauty, and history and culture. The communities in this region of the Great Lake State have something for everyone.
Stanton, Michigan is a thriving Mid-Michigan community. Home of the Fred Meijer Heartland Trail, Anderson’s Orchard, the county seat of Montcalm County offers much to see and do. Hunting is a popular outdoor activity. The forests and fields of Stanton are known for deer hunting.
Just outside of Stanton, but still in Montcalm County, you can also enjoy history and culture by visiting Heritage Village. Heritage Village preserves the past with a schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, train depot, general store, log cabin, and other restored structures.
Big Rapids in Mecosta County is the home of Ferris State University and its NCAA Division I hockey team. Founded in 1855, Big Rapids features lots of recreational activities from canoeing and kayaking to parks and trails. Mecosta County also offers many museums, art galleries, and cultural activities like the Mecosta County Quilt Trail and the County Color Tour.
In addition to Montcalm and Mecosta Counties, Point Broadband serves customers throughout Central Michigan in fifteen counties: Clare, Clinton, Gratiot, Ionia, Isabella, Kent, Lake, Mecosta, Montcalm, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Saginaw, Shiawassee, and Wexford.
Here are a few of the many things to see and do in Mid-Michigan:
In addition, Point Broadband has a prominent presence in Lowell, Michigan. The Showboat City of Lowell, Michigan began as a trading post on the south bank of the Grand River in western Michigan. Located in Kent County, about 18 miles east of Grand Rapids, the quaint township of Lowell was founded in 1831.
Nestled at the mouth of the Flat River, Lowell features a vibrant art scene. From the Fallasburg Arts Festival to LowellArts, music, performance, and artistic creations are alive and well amongst the Victorian-style streetlamps in downtown Lowell. In fact, true crime novelist Ann Rule, and Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis, are both Lowell natives.
Beyond the thriving art scene, Lowell has plenty to offer in terms of outdoor recreation. Fallasburg Park the ideal destination for kayaking, disc golf, and hiking. You can find this park on the rolling hills near the Flat River. The focal point of Fallasburg park is the old-fashioned covered bridge that was built in 1871.
Here are a few of the many things to do and see in and around Lowell, Michigan: