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10 Things to Do in Muskegon This Weekend

Muskegon offers some of the most amazing sights and activities in Michigan and, lucky for you, The Shores of Roosevelt Apartments offers easy access to it all! Spend a day exploring all of the amazing shops and restaurants with your friends or uncover hidden treasures in one of the amazing museums like the Muskegon Museum of Art! There are so many activities and places to visit for every occasion!

Below is our guide to some of the exciting adventures and can’t-miss restaurants that await you in Muskegon, MI! Being so close to the action at The Shores of Roosevelt, you’ll always have something fun to do.


The Muskegon Museum of Art is a great spot to visit while you are living at The Shores of Roosevelt Park! At the museum, they aim to foster lifelong study and appreciation for the visual arts. The museum contains a collection and exhibits highlighting American and European artwork. The collection has several different art types including paintings, glassworks, sculptures, and much more. There are also several rotating exhibits to make every visit a new experience! Check out their website today to see the current list of exhibits and plan your trip today.

There are also several educational opportunities that are available such as tours, programs, and more. You can also visit the museum store to find great gifts and souvenirs. Visit the Muskegon Museum of Art today.

  296 W Webster Ave Muskegon, MI 49440

Whether you are looking to relax on the weekend or try a fun activity, Muskegon Lake is the place to be! The lake is less than 20 minutes away from Shores at Roosevelt Park and is the perfect destination for an evening stroll or weekend adventure. There are many activities that you could do while you are at the lake including swimming, boating, fishing, and more. The park also has areas for camping, biking, and dining. For a more relaxing visit, enjoy the scenery and beautiful water feature. No matter what you are looking for, Muskegon Lake has the perfect activity for you!

 3560 Memorial Dr Muskegon, MI 49445

The USS Silversides Submarine Museum is a top-notch museum that aims to honor, preserve, and teach about the men and women of the military. There are many different activities that you can do here including a tour of the museum, an overnight camping experience in a submarine, visiting their shop, and attending various events. In addition to the 2-story museum building, you are able to climb aboard the USS Silversides (a Gato-Call Word War II submarine) and the USCGC Mclane (a prohibition-era U.S. Coast Guard cutter). Visit their website today to see upcoming events and to plan your visit!

 1346 Bluff St Muskegon, MI 49441

Just north of Muskegon, Michigan’s Adventure Amusement Park features over 60 rides, slides, and attractions. Whether you are looking for heart-pounding thrill rides or rides for the smallest members of your family, Michigan’s Adventure has the perfect option for you!  In addition to the amusement park, Michigan’s Adventure is also the site of WildWater Adventure water park. The water park is the perfect way to spend those hot Michigan days! There are also a wide variety of dining, shopping, and special events at the parks.  Visit Michigan’s Adventure’s website today for ticket information, hours, and more. 

  4750 Whitehall Rd Muskegon, MI 49445

Muskegon State Park is a beautiful park with a variety of different activities to do in both the summer and the winter months. The park is located along 3 miles of the stunning shorelines of Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake. Some of the activities available when you visit the park during the summer are p, swimming, fishing, camping, and much more. There are also picnic shelters available and 6 trail loops throughout the park. 

This isn’t just a summer park! In the winter, you can cross-country ski, ice skate, or cross-country ski. There is even a luge course available for those looking for an adrenaline rush. In addition to the outdoor activities, Muskegon State Park also hosts events year-round. Whatever season you visit and whichever activity you choose to do, you will have a great time at Muskegon State Park.

 3560 Memorial Drive North Muskegon, MI 49445


There are many great restaurants that are located near The Shores of Roosevelt Park. Try out these great restaurants and more while you are living in this great community.



If you are looking for a great hamburger, come down and try out The Station Grill. The local favorite is located just a short drive from The Shores of Roosevelt Park. Station Grill is modeled after a 1940’s service station and has been serving Muskegon since 1972. On their menu, you will find burgers, salads, tex-mex choices, and specialty menu items. No matter what you are craving, Station Grill is sure to hit the spot! Check out their menu today and make the Station Grill your next lunch or dinner location. 

 910 W Broadway Ave Muskegon, MI 49441


Carmen’s Café is a laid-back diner-style restaurant serving breakfast and lunch. Carmen’s has a 4.6-star rating on Google with over 900 reviews! Patrons rave about the fast, friendly service and the hefty portion sizes. Their menu features breakfast favorites like omelets, pancakes, and eggs along with lunch staples including sandwiches, soup, salads, and more. For a classic diner experience, Carmen’s Café can’t be beaten! Take a look at their menu today to plan your visit!

 878 Jefferson St Muskegon, MI 49440


After you visit the USS LST 293, head down US 31, and just 6 minutes away, you'll find Hank's Tavern in Muskegon, Michigan. This is the perfect food for the end of your day at the lake! Along with standard bar food and Mexican favorites, this is perfect for when your group can't decide where to eat. Hank's has everything you could want, whether it's soup and a salad or a burrito and guacamole! Pair your meal with one of their many beers, wines, or cocktails. Hank's is conveniently located right off US-31 and only five minutes from Muskegon Lake.

 2536 Henry St Muskegon, MI 49441


Located at the Ovals on Pere Marquette beach, The Deck BBQ & Beer is a lakeside dining experience like no other! The Deck is only open during the summers and is the perfect place to stop after a day of swimming and relaxing on the beach. Their menu has a wide variety of food options from burgers and hot dogs to tacos and BBQ plates. The Deck also has live music performed for all patrons to enjoy. Check out their menu today for their full menu and upcoming music events! 

 1601 Beach St Muskegon, MI 49441


Hobo’s Tavern takes pride in providing delicious food with great service at affordable prices. Stop in for their weekday lunch features or happy hour and dinner features on Fridays and Saturdays. The menu at Hobo’s varies from wraps and paninis to pasta and charbroiled steaks. Hobo’s also has a full gluten-free menu available. No matter what you’re craving, Hobo’s Tavern has you covered! Take a look at their website today for their most up-to-date specials. 

 1411 Whitehall Rd Muskegon, MI 494455