Local Spotlight: Dave Walker’s favorite things to do in Kalamazoo

This entry was posted in Arts & Entertainment, Attractions & Recreation, Exploring Greater Kalamazoo, on September 3rd, 2014 .
gilmore car museum

The Gilmore Car Museum located in Hickory Corners, Michigan, features more than 300 vehicles spanning all eras. It was named a Top 5 Car Museum by Antique Automobile magazine.

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Dave Walker grew up in Kalamazoo and went to Loy Norrix High School and Albion College. He is a realtor with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and loves helping clients accomplish their real estate goals.

• Fun place(s) for kids/families?
Kalamazoo River Valley Trail, Kalamazoo County Fair, Air Zoo, Gilmore Car Museum

• Best breakfast?
Kare’s Village Diner in Richland

• Top hangout?
The sandbar in Gull Lake

• Best late-night spot?
The Dock at Bayview in Gull Lake

• Favorite thing to do in each season?
Spring – golf, Summer – golf, Fall – golf, Winter –  practice golf (Golfdome in Schoolcraft)


• Coolest Kalamazoo-history fact?
Kalamazoo College has been the site of the Boys 16s & 18s National Tennis Championships for 72 years!

• Favorite attraction?
USTA Boys Tennis National Championships

• Favorite Kalamazoo festival/event?
Blues Fest

• Favorite place to grab a drink?
Wayside West

• Best pizza?
Fricanos

• Favorite restaurant?
Casa Bolero

Kal-Haven Trail

Kal-Haven Trail spans from Kalamazoo to South Haven, Michigan! Enjoy a hike, bike ride, horseback ride, or a leisurely stroll on this 34-mile trail from South Haven to Kalamazoo.


• Perfect day trip?
Bicycle the Kal-Haven Trail, stop in Bloomingdale for lunch, then on to South Haven

• Favorite thing about Kalamazoo?
There’s so much to do, all year!

• Hidden gem in greater Kalamazoo?
The Kalamazoo House Bed & Breakfast

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