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8 Things to Do Indoors in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Posted on January 3rd, 2019


Don’t feel like you have to be cooped up at home when it’s rainy, snowy or just too cold to be anywhere but inside! Take it from us, there’s a whole lot to do in Kalamazoo that doesn’t require you to be outdoors. Make your own itinerary with a few of our suggestions below!




Climb Kalamazoo

136 South Kalamazoo Mall
Kalamazoo , MI 49007


Southwest Michigan’s premier indoor climbing gym with over 10,500 square feet of climbing surface, including a 2,500 square foot lead cave. The walls are up to 30 ft. tall with lead routes up to 65 feet long. With 32 top rope stations, lead cave and 2 top-out bouldering areas, there is always something to play on!


Climb high Tkacs! #tkactrio

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Air Zoo

6151 Portage Road
Portage , MI 49002

Elite fighter planes poised for action.  Awesome 360-degree, full-motion flight simulators.  Indoor amusement park-style rides.  A newly upgraded RealD 3D theater that takes you on a World War II mission or flies you to the moon.  Blast off to Mars or experience the International Space Station.  They’re ready for you – the question is . . . are you ready for this adventure?





Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

314 S. Park Street

Kalamazoo , MI 49007


The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts continues to bring art to West Michigan with first-rate traveling exhibitions, a stunning variety of permanent collection works in rotating shows, an Interactive Gallery, a new community cultural center auditorium, an expanded art school for all ages and a truly unique gallery shop.  It offers unparalleled ambience for an elegant and memorable event and is ideal for receptions, cocktail parties, banquets and meetings.





Airway Fun Center

5626 Portage Road

Portage , MI 49002


Experience bowling, laser tag, mini golf, video arcade, bumper cars, air hockey, go-kart race track, karaoke lounge, The Taproom Bar & Grill, billiards and shuffleboard. Don’t forget that they offer Escapology and Painting With A Twist too!


Strike…Hole in One…Bullseye! #goodtimesgoodfriends #cosmic

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Gilmore Car Museum

6865 W Hickory Road

Hickory Corners , MI 49060


The Gilmore Car Museum – North America’s LARGEST auto museum – is the ultimate automotive experience. Located near Kalamazoo, Gilmore Car Museum was recently listed as Michigan’s #1 Greatest Historic Auto Attraction by Pure Michigan.  Walk right up to history and experience nearly 400 extraordinary vintage and collector vehicles and motorcycles from all eras, all on display in over two dozen buildings on a 90-acre Historic Campus.




Kalamazoo Valley Museum

230 N. Rose Street

Kalamazoo , MI 49007

The Kalamazoo Valley Museum was voted the top small museum in Michigan by readers of Michigan Living Magazine.  The museum offers “Adventure You Can Touch”, celebrating history, science and technology in a highly interactive, hands-on way.  It features a Digistar  planetarium, simulated missions to space via the Challenger Learning Center, a 2,300 year-old mummy, an interactive Kalamazoo Direct to You history gallery and the Science in Motion gallery.


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Experience Our Local Coffee Shops

Grab a friend or even just a great book and head to one of Kalamazoo’s many coffee shops!


Delicious coffee and a beautiful project of the Kalamazoo Probation Enhancement Program ☕️

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Shop Our Local Antique, Vintage and Thrift Stores


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?#hometown #architecturalsalvage

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