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Kalamazoo

4.2
Observatories · Castles · Art Museums

Popular things to do in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo Valley Museum ©
Observatory
Kalamazoo Valley Museum
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts ©
Art Museum
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
Kalamazoo Nature Center ©
Wildlife Area
Kalamazoo Nature Center
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Beer Tasting / Tour
Beer Tastings & Tours
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
Kalamazoo is a city in the southwest region of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is the county seat of Kalamazoo County. As of the 2010 census, Kalamazoo had a total population of 74,262. Kalamazoo is the major city of the Kalamazoo-Portage Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of 335,340 as of 2015. Kalamazoo is equidistant from the major American cities of Chicago and Detroit, each less than 150 miles away.One of Kalamazoo's most notable features is the Kalamazoo Mall, an outdoor pedestrian shopping mall. The city created the mall in 1959 by closing part of Burdick Street to auto traffic, although two of the mall's four blocks have been reopened to auto traffic since 1999. Kalamazoo is home to Western Michigan University, a large public university, Kalamazoo College, a private liberal arts college, and Kalamazoo Valley Community College, a two-year community college. Explore the family-friendly attractions of Kalamazoo and add them to your vacation plans using our United States trip planner.

Side trips from Kalamazoo

Gilmore Car Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Gilmore Car Museum Hickory Corners
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
Nelis' Dutch Village ©
Theme Park
Nelis' Dutch Village Holland
4.0
Duration: 8 hours
Windmill Island Gardens ©
Park
Windmill Island Gardens Holland
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Kalamazoo

Gene the Pumpkin Man ©
Farm
Gene the Pumpkin Man
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Kalamazoo Farmers Market ©
Flea Market
Kalamazoo Farmers Market
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Confections with Convictions ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Confections with Convictions
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes
Kalamazoo River Valley Trail
Biking Trail
Kalamazoo River Valley Trail
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min

Historic Sites in Kalamazoo

Mountain Home Cemetery ©
Cemetery
Mountain Home Cemetery
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
The Henderson Castle ©
Castle
The Henderson Castle
1.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

Breweries & Distilleries in Kalamazoo

Green Door Distilling Company
Distillery
Green Door Distilling Company
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Boatyard Brewing Company ©
Brewery
Boatyard Brewing Company
4.0
Duration: 2 hours

Trails in Kalamazoo

Al Sabo Preserve
Hiking Trail
Al Sabo Preserve
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

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