Located in southwest Michigan, less than two hours from Detroit, Kalamazoo offers a unique blend of energy and innovation with a small town charm. Situated at the bend in the Kalamazoo River, the city offers a vibrant and progressive downtown scene, with wonderful dining, eclectic shops, art galleries, nightlife and entertainment. Kalamazoo offers endless recreation, from beautiful golf courses to scenic parks and lakes to exciting festivals. Catch a hockey game at Wings Stadium and try local craft brews at Bell's Brewery. Explore the Kalamazoo Nature Center and enjoy hiking, biking and swimming at Fort Custer Recreation Area. From its vibrant food and beer culture to outdoor adventures, you'll discover plenty of fun things to do in Kalamazoo, Michigan just outside our door.