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Why Kalamazoo Makes for the Perfect Couples Getaway

Posted on January 26th, 2021

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

 

 

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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

 

 

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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

 

 

 

 

Hit the slopes with your skis or sleds

 

 

If you’re the adventurous type, Kalamazoo is within close proximity to so many winter thrill-seeking activities! For skiing and snowboarding, we suggest either Timber Ridge Ski Area or Bittersweet Ski Resort. If you decide to ski or snowboard while you’re here, consider booking an overnight stay at the Radisson with their Weekend Ski Package.

 

Don’t have an entire day to dedicate to the slopes? Tubing or tobogganing and Echo Valley might be more your thing!

 

 

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Echo Valley is open on Saturdays and Sundays, weather permitting, throughout the winter season. There’s a dedicated hill just for tubing, as well as an Everslide tobogganing hill where you’ll speeds up to 60mph!

 

 

 

 

 

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.