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3 Things To Do While Visiting Kalamazoo, Michigan

Posted on February 19th, 2018

So, you have a few days in Kalamazoo and are looking for things to do? Below are some of the top suggestions that we hear from both residents and visitors. Check just one or all of these activities off your to-do list! 


Drink the beer! 

We’re just gonna say it. If you love beer, you can’t spend a weekend in the city that’s home to the #1 brewery AND the #1 beer in America without throwing one back. 

With 13 breweries in Kalamazoo, there are endless opportunities for you to indulge in some of the most delicious local craft that Michigan has to offer!

Pick up your free copy of the Give a Craft™ beer trail passport at any brewery as a fun way to experience the beer scene.




Visit the Kalamazoo Valley Museum – it’s FREE!

In addition to hands-on exhibits for visitors of all ages, the KVM features a full schedule of seasonal special exhibitions that are sure to keep you coming back for more.



2018 Seasonal Exhibitions

Top Secret License to Spy

January 28 – April 29, 2018 

Original Art From 75 Years of Golden Books

January 20 – April 15, 2018

Kalamazoo A-Z

April 28 – August 26, 2018

Cats & Dogs

May 16-September 9, 2018

Frank Lloyd Wright – Architecture of the Interior

September 8 – December 9, 2018

Bikes: Science on Two Wheels

September 22, 2018 – January 6, 2019



Visit the Air Zoo

The Air Zoo features more than 50 rare and historic aircraft, amusement park-style rides, Full-Motion Flight Simulators, RealD 3D/4D Missions Theater, as well as historical exhibits and educational activities.

Among the many things to see and do at the Air Zoo is the Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame, established in 1987 to recognize men and women who have made significant contributions to aviation. 



Need more ideas? Check out our list of 10 Hidden Gem Restaurants or 8 Things To Do Indoors

Don’t forget to download a copy of our Visitor’s Guide for more inspiration for your next trip to Kalamazoo!