Boat (269)™

Soak up every last minute of the summer heat by spending the day in the water! Fish, swim, water ski, sail or boat in one of Kalamazoo County’s 83 lakes with public access, or feel the sand in your toes… Read More
Posted on August 10th, 2017

Swing (269)™

Golfers can tee it up with nearly two-dozen courses within an hour of downtown Kalamazoo! We’ve highlighted some of 269’s most well-known courses here, but feel free to check out our golf guide to for more courses to explore.   … Read More
Posted on August 10th, 2017

8 Cafes For Your Coffee Fix in Kalamazoo, MI

When it comes to coffee, there’s no shortage of this caffeinated staple in Kalamazoo! We’ve rounded up eight coffee shops that we’re confident will not only satisfy your craving, but just might become your new go-to cafe!  … Read More
Posted on June 30th, 2017

Paddle (269)™

In a state surrounded by water, it’s only appropriate that we acknowledge one of the greatest things about summertime in Michigan; water related activities! One of our favorite ways to enjoy all of this fresh water is by paddling it.… Read More
Posted on June 12th, 2017

Pick (269)™

We’ve gathered a list of U-Pick farms and orchards in the 269 area for you to explore and savor some of the best flavors that Michigan has to offer! Pick-your-own season starts in June with strawberries and goes through October… Read More
Posted on June 12th, 2017

21 Places to Grab a Burger in Kalamazoo, Michigan

We called on our social media friends and burger connoisseurs to weigh in on what they think are the best spots in the Kalamazoo area to get a burger! In order to appeal to a wide variety of styles and… Read More
Posted on May 31st, 2017

Wander (269)™

Around every corner here in 269, no matter the season, there’s a park or trail perfect for those much needed hikes to help you escape to nature.   This list is perfect for those days when you get the urge to… Read More
Posted on May 1st, 2017

Flavor (269)™ – Farmers’ Markets

When summer starts slowly creeping up on us, we can hardly wait to take advantage of all the wonderful things that warmer weather brings! In Michigan, that means an abundance of freshly picked produce, beautiful and vibrant plants and flowers, and… Read More
Posted on April 28th, 2017

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