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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 Shore of Roosevelt Apartments offers you 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, like romantic date nights, family fun days, or a quiet day spent with yourself!

Below is our complete guide to every exciting adventure that awaits you here in Muskegon, MI! Being so close to the action at The Shores of Roosevelt, you’ll always have something fun to do while you’re in the area.


Top 5 Things To Do In Muskegon


1. Muskegon Museum of Art 

The Muskegon Museum of Art is a great spot to visit while you are living at The Shores of Roosevelt Park. The museum contains a collection as well as exhibits. The collection has several different pieces such as paintings, glassworks, sculptures, and other works of art. There are also several rotating exhibits at the museum as well. Visit the website to see which exhibits are available at the time that you want to go.

There are also several educational opportunities that are available such as tours, programs, and more. Also, visit their museum store and look at great gifts and souvenirs. Visit their website too to see the different events that they have throughout the year. Visit the Muskegon Museum of Art today.    

296 W Webster Ave
Muskegon, MI 49440
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2. Muskegon Lake 

If you are wanting to relax on the weekend or try a fun activity visit Muskegon Lake. There are many activities that you could do while you are at the lake. The activities that you could try while you are there are swimming, boating, fishing, and more. Fish off of your boat, on the shore, or go on the lake on a paddleboard or kayak.

There are picnic tables at the lake too. Be sure to pack a lunch and bring friends and enjoy the day. If you don’t want to do an activity you can just sit on the shore relax and soak in the sun. Whatever you choose to do you will have a great time.  

3560 Memorial Dr
Muskegon, MI 49445
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3. USS Silversides Submarine Museum 

The USS Silversides Submarine Museum is a spot that you will want to see while you are living in Muskegon. There are many different activities that you can do here. You can tour the museum, an overnight camp in a submarine, visit their shop, and they also have events. In the museum, there are many things to explore and see.

The overnight camp is a fun way to see what the sailors experienced while they were living in a submarine. Be sure to look at the upcoming events that they have on their website as well.  

1346 Bluff St
Muskegon, MI 49441
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4. Michigan's Adventure 

Michigan’s Adventure is a great place to play for the day. There are many different attractions there such as many rides and water adventures. Some of the different rides that you can try out while you are there are the Lakeside Gliders, the Mad Mouse, the Giant Gondola Wheel, the Flying Trapeze, the Drummer Boy, Thunderhawk, and much more. There are also several water activities such as Mammoth River, Mine Shaft, Sidewinders, and more.

If you are hungry while you are at the park, try several different dining locations such as Beach Bites, Boardwalk Buffet, Jack’s Snack Shack, and much more. There are also special events that the park hosts as well. Visit Michigan’s Adventure today.   

4750 Whitehall Rd
Muskegon, MI 49445
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5. Muskegon State Park 

Muskegon State Park is a beautiful state park with a variety of different activities to do in both the summer and the winter months. Some of the fun activities that you can do while you are at the park are walking, running, hiking, swimming, fishing, and much more. There are beautiful views of Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake.

In the winter, you can even cross-country ski, ice skate, or cross-country ski. Bring a picnic lunch too and have a picnic with friends at one of the picnic tables at the state park. Whatever season you visit and whichever activity you choose to do, you will have a great time at the Muskegon State Park.    

3560 Memorial Drive
North Muskegon, MI 49445
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Top 5 Amazing Places To Eat In Muskegon 

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.


The Station Grill

If you are looking for a great hamburger, come down and try out The Station Grill. It is also located just a short drive from The Shores of Roosevelt Park. On their menu, they offer burgers, salads, tex-mex choices, and specialty menu items. We recommend trying the Jalapeno Cheese Burger, the Buffalo Chicken Nacho Supreme, or the Char-Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich. Anything that you try on the menu is sure to be great. Try out The Station Grill today.

910 W Broadway Ave
Muskegon, MI 49441


Carmen's Cafe 

Carmen’s Café is a great spot to get great food and it has a great atmosphere. Their menu includes both breakfast and lunch options. For breakfast, we recommend trying out the hash & swiss cheese omelet or Carmen’s choice pancakes. For lunch, we recommend trying out the taco salad, the old-fashioned hamburger, or the club triple decker sandwich. If you are there for breakfast or for lunch you will find something that you enjoy.

878 Jefferson St
Muskegon, MI 49440

Hearthstone Bistro

The Hearthstone Bistro is another restaurant that is just a short drive away from The Shores or Roosevelt Park. For a starter, we recommend trying out the Warm Spinach, Artichoke & Parmesan “Fondue” or the Prince Edward Island Oven Roasted Mussels. Then for a main, they offer soups, salads, entrees, burgers, sandwiches, and much more. We recommend trying the Gemelli Pasta with Prosciutto, Artichokes, Walnut Pesto and Roasted Chicken; the Crispy Parmesan Chicken “Saltimbocca” Sandwich; or the Shaved Brussels Sprouts, Kale & Broccoli Salad Blend with Walnut Pesto Drizzle. For dessert, try the Italian Lemon Torte.     

3350 Glade St
Muskegon, MI 49444

The Deck 

The Deck is a great Bar and Grill restaurant that has a great view of Lake Michigan. Start off with an appetizer such as The Deck’s Nachos or the Dirty South Nachos. For mains, they offer salads, handhelds, tacos, meat plates, and more. We recommend trying out the Smoked Turkey Breast Sandwich, the Crispy Chicken Tacos, or the Smoked Turkey Breast Platter. Don’t forget to try a dessert like the Reese Peanut Butter Pie or the Oreo Mudd Pie.  

1601 Beach St
Muskegon, MI 49441


Hobo's Tavern 

Hobo’s Tavern is a great place to try a variety of different foods. For an appetizer, try the Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Southwest Eggrolls, or the Tavern Chips. For mains, try out a salad, an entrée, pasta, Mexican options, burgers, sandwiches, and more. We recommend trying out the Chicken Parmesan Pasta, the Cajun Blue Burger, or the Chicken Chipotle Sandwich. Whatever you choose you will like.   

1411 Whitehall Rd
Muskegon, MI 49445