About Alma


Let's have a look around into background of Alma
  • County: Gratiot County
  • State: Michigan
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 43.3788889
  • Longitude: -84.6597222
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

Weather in Alma

  • Climate: Warm Summer Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to June

Location

Alma is the largest city in Gratiot County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 9,383 at the 2010 census.

Distance from Alma center to Airport

The closest major airport to Alma, Michigan is MBS International Airport (MBS / KMBS).

  • Driving Distance: 40 miles / 64 km
  • Driving Time: 56 Minutes
  • Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: MBS International Airport
  • Rail: Mid-Michigan Railroad.
  • Road: Bus: Dart Transportation and Indian Trails

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender: 10 - 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 

Nearby Tourist Cities

Emergency Contact Numbers in Alma city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: +1 989-463-2061
  • Airport: +1 989-695-5555 (MBS International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 989-463-1101 (MidMichigan Medical Center)

Events

  • Alma Highland Festival
  • Fall Harvest Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • St Louis PM Railroad Depot
  • Wright Park
  • Conservation Park Site

Theatre & Concerts

  • NCG

Visit Top Restaurants in Alma

  • Alma Brewing Company
  • Petticoat Junction
  • Pizza Sam

Top Shopping Centers in Alma

  • Plaid Door
  • JCPenney
  • Walmart Supercenter

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Mt Pleasant Discovery Museum
  • Gratiot Genealogical Group

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Pizza – Pizza One
  • Pretzels – Alma Brewing Company
  • Pizza  – Mancino's Pizza and Grinders of Alma

Sports Club

  • Pine River Country Club – Golf
  • Hidden Oaks Golf Course – Golf
  • Scots Park  – Softball

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 2.66
  • Taxi: $ 3.00 (base price)
  • Cheap meal: $ 12.50
  • Gasoline: $ 0.63 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 50.00

Information about Belo Horizonte

Nearby Tourist Cities

  1. Contagem
  2. Santa Luzia
  3. Ribeirao Das Neves

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Tancredo Neves/Confins International Airport for domestic and international traffic; Pampulha - Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport for domestic traffic; Carlos Prates Airport dedicated to general aviation
  • Rail: Belo Horizonte Metro or MetroBH
  • Road: Bus – BHTRANS

Airport

  • Belo Horizonte/Pampulha-Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport
  • Driving Distance: 6 miles / 10 km
  • Driving Time: 10 minutes
  • Languages: Portuguese followed by Italian

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% service fee added to the Bill, no tips given separately

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: R$5 to R$10
  • Housekeeper: R$5 to R$10
  • Concierge: R$5 to R$10

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: R$2 to R$5
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