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Kalamazoo

Discover a one-of-a-kind city vibe in Kalamazoo, making it an ideal spring and summer destination for those seeking a diverse array of experiences.

 

First and foremost, we celebrate and welcome the warmer seasons here with everyone's favorite holiday - Oberon Day! Come for the beer and sunshine, and stay for the unique local culture, from morning hikes at the Kalamazoo Nature Center and discovering hidden gems outside the city limits to exploring our downtown, with walkable streets, unique shops, artisanal eateries, and cafes that offer the perfect blend of relaxation and exploration.

 

 

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Discover Kalamazoo

You'll find breathtaking nature just minutes from downtown, with endless opportunities to bike, hike, camp, kayak, and ski. The area is known for craft beer, notably Bell's Brewery, a pioneer in the craft beer industry since 1985. Kalamazoo County is also home to world-class museums and attractions, including the Smithsonian-affiliated Air Zoo Aerospace and Science Museum and the Gilmore Car Museum, North America's largest automobile museum. In Kalamazoo, you can enjoy big-city excitement with a twist of easy-going comfort.

What is there to do in Kalamazoo?

The city of Kalamazoo features a variety of museums to explore such as the Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Black Arts and Cultural Center, and Kalamazoo Nature Center. Downtown Kalamazoo is home to the nation's first outdoor pedestrian shopping mall.

What is Kalamazoo known for?

Kalamazoo is known as the birthplace of Gibson Guitars, Checker Taxi Cabs, and Bell's Brewery. Kalamazoo County is known to be home to the world's largest indoor painted mural located inside the Air Zoo Aerospace and Science Museum.

Where is Kalamazoo?

Kalamazoo is located in southwest Michigan halfway between Detroit and Chicago and directly south of Grand Rapids. 

What county is Kalamazoo in?

Kalamazoo resides in Kalamazoo County.

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