PARCHMENT & COMSTOCK

We’re multicultural and urban, yet down to earth and homegrown. A city rich with creative energy, where our sense of adventure extends from the outdoors onto your plate. 

Parchment & Comstock Itineraries

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Mediterranean food at Shawarma King
Shawarma King for Lunch

Shawarma King is a family-owned Mediterranean restaurant that is beloved by so many in Kalamazoo and beyond! Their fresh food, delicious flavor, generous portions and top-notch hospitality are what keep people coming back.

Aerial view of the historic Drake House
Drake Farmstead Park

With the historic Drake House at its heart, this park features a new timber frame carriage barn for programs and events, walking trails, interpretive signs on nature and history, a picnic shelter, and parking lot.

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Donuts in the case at Renzema's Bakery

Grab Donuts from Renzema's Bakery

All items are freshly made by hand each night. Renzema's still has the best doughnuts in town, and we offer hamburger buns, sub buns, and breads that "make" the sandwich!

Bicyclists on the bridge at Markin Glen Park
Bike the KRVT or Drive to Markin Glen County Park

At Markin Glen Park, you’ll find a pictorial sandy beach that’s perfect for kids with plenty of shallow areas. While you’re there, check out the biking trails through mature beech maple forest as well as a walking trail lined with spring flowers and leads to a picturesque view of Kalamazoo from the top of a hill.

Thai food at Bangkok Flavor
Head Back in to Town For Dinner at Bangkok Flavor

Bangkok Flavor is an authentic Thai restaurant with a very cozy atmosphere, the perfect ending to a busy day on the trails. Some of the most raved about menu items include the peanut noodle, the curry Pad Thai and curry fried rice!

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Fred McLinden Nature Trails

Fred McLinden Nature Trails

Popular for hiking and cross country skiing, the 1.7 mile loop is an easy trail, perfect for a nature break!

Buen Provecho
Lunch from Buen Provecho

Get classic Mexican fare including corn tamales, huaraches, fajitas, and plenty of house and weekly specialties.

Kindleberger Park
Kindleberger Park

Head to Kindleberger Park and enjoy the waking paths, garden, gazebo, and playground areas. Catch live music during the Summer Concert Series on Sundays, and mark your calendar for the annual Kindleberger Summer Arts Festival to enjoy live theatre productions in the park!

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