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Why Kalamazoo Makes for the Perfect Couples Getaway

Posted on October 22nd, 2020

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be the only time for romance. Every time is the best time to show your partner just how much you care. From private tours to the coziest bed and breakfasts, Kalamazoo is the ultimate couple’s getaway. Here is how to best experience the Kalamazoo area for the perfect couple’s getaway.




Walking Tours of Downtown Breweries


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Kalamazoo is the best place to have the most incredible craft beer experience. There are various ways to experience the breweries of Kalamazoo going on a West Michigan Beer Tours. Take private walking tours of the local downtown breweries and indulge in craft beer while spending quality time with your loved one.  Before heading out to the breweries, make sure to get your Give a Craft Beer Passport to obtain codes to earn a prize! Not a beer drinker? No problem! You can also tour distilleries and wineries!





Grab a Table For Two


After a long day of adventuring Kalamazoo, grab a table for two! There’s a wide range of diverse spots to curb everyone’s food cravings. From top brunch spots to the best burger in the county! Even if you’re dining on a budget, there are places to grab a bit to eat for under $10! Whatever kind of food you’re craving, Kalamazoo and its surrounding areas have you covered





Explore the Murals of Kalamazoo


Did you know that Kalamazoo is filled with vibrant, colorful walkways and walls shaping and scaping the city and surrounding areas? With 25-different mural sights you can see and different ways to explore them, this is the ultimate day-date idea! You can even take a mini self-guided wall crawl through this scavenger hunt! Check out the full guide to Murals here.





Lace Up Your Boots – Go For a Hike


Located in the Western Region of the Lake to Lake Trail that runes 275-miles along Michigan is the Kal-Haven and Kalamazoo River Valley (KRV) Trails. These trails makeup 60-miles of the Lake to Lake trail and run through Kalamazoo to Grand Haven! For the active-loving couple, lace up your hiking boots or grab your bike and explore the trails of Kalamazoo! Check out everything you need to know is here





Cuddle Up at a Bed & Breakfast


There’s no better way to spend quality time with your loved one than to be cozied up at one of Southwest Michigan’s premier bed and breakfasts! Check out the full list of quaint places to stay for you and your loved one:

    1. Kalamazoo House Bed & Breakfast
    2. Kara’s Kottages
    3. Stuart Avenue Inn Bed & Breakfast
    4. The Oaklands
    5. Henderson Castle Bed & Breakfast
    6. Festive Bed & BreakFest





Sit Back, Sip Cider, Pick Pumpkins


Nothing screams fall in southwest Michigan like heading to a Cider Mills and Pumpkin Patches. There are plenty of fall-friendly attractions with perfect for snapping that like-worthy Instagram story! Along your journey, make sure you capture some of the best fall colors that areas have to offer. Here is the full guide to fall color in Kalamazoo.  Be sure to share your adventures with the hashtag #DiscoverKzoo. Here are must-visit places to sip cider and pick pumpkins:

    1. Gene the Pumpkin Man 
    2. Gull Meadow Farms
    3. Husted Farm Market
    4. Verhages Fruit Farm and Cider Mill
    5. Harvest Moon Acres
    6. Schultz Fruitridge Farms





Make Memories – Learn & Discover History


Create long-lasting memories while learning the rich history of the Kalamazoo area. Here are the area’s attractions for the inner artist, historian, or scientist in you: 

    1. Air Zoo
    2. Kalamazoo Valley Museum
    3. Kalamazoo Institute of Arts


With so many hidden gems and landmarks in Kalamazoo, there is no shortage of adventure to be had on your next visit! To plan your visit, be sure to check out our variety of trip itineraries or subscribe to our newsletter for the latest happenings.