Downtown Kalamazoo Photo courtesy of The Entertainment District
West Main Hill, Kalamazoo Photo courtesy of Brian Wolfe
Asylum Lake Preserve, Kalamazoo Photo courtesy of Brian Wolfe
Downtown Kalamazoo Photo courtesy of Bill Dolak
Downtown Kalamazoo Photo courtesy of Oliver Krings

So Hard To Leave.

Kalamazoo offers so much more than a memorable name. We effortlessly blend energy and innovation with friendliness and a humble attitude. Located in Southwest Michigan, about two hours from Chicago, Kalamazoo features a vibrant and progressive downtown that sets the stage for quality dining, eclectic shops and galleries, and live entertainment. Plus, you’re never far from lakes and outdoor recreation, festivals, and world-class attractions.

Experience the place with a big city mindset and a small town heart. Once you make the trip, you’ll be back for more. We promise.

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