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5 Fun 269 Cool Things to Do in Area Code 269™

Posted on December 27th, 2017

We’ve been collecting submissions for our next edition of 269 Cool Things to Do in Area Code 269™, and we’re sharing five unique and fun things that have been submitted so far! Some of these things are tried and true things to do, while others are fairly new! 

If you’d like us to include a cool thing in our guide, submit it here




Candle making with Kalamazoo Candle Company 

A freestyle drop-in session at their shop, where you’re invited to let your creativity flow.  During your self-guided candle making experience, you have the freedom to create as many candles as you’d like!




Visit the Langley Covered Bridge in Centreville 

Langley Covered Bridge is the longest remaining wooden covered bridge in the U.S. state of Michigan, and is located several miles north of Centreville, the seat of St. Joseph County. The bridge is located in Lockport Township. The road to get to the bridge borders on the east line of Lockport and Nottawa townships. The bridge crosses the St. Joseph River. The current bridge and causeway opened in 1887. The bridge and causeway make up Covered Bridge Road.




Klassic Arcade 2.0 in Gobles 

Do you remember the Classic Arcade Games from the 1980’s ? Pac Man, Donkey Kong, Galaga, Tempest, Frogger, Defender, Dig Dug, Ms. Pacman, Centipede, Asteroids, Joust, Space Invader. All Original games from the height of the Video Game era!




Kzoo Cat Cafe in Kalamazoo

The purpose of the cafe is to provide a temporary home for local, adoptable rescue cats!! Cat lovers and animal enthusiasts can visit to spend their time with the cats and kittens, in a relaxed atmosphere, and really get to know their personalities! You can enjoy coffee or other beverages, and light snacks during your time in the cafe (included with entry fee), as well as access to Wifi and kitty treats. All of the cats are looking for their forever home, so if it’s love at first sight, you might get to take home your new forever friend!




Escapology at Airway Fun Center in Portage

Escapology is a new international tourist attraction company specializing in world-leading live escape games. Groups of up to 6 players are challenged by working together to find clues, solve puzzles, and pick locks that will free them from the game room. Do you have what it takes to escape?



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