The seat of a county with the same name, Kalamazoo is a city of more than 74,000 people. It is a part of the Kalamazoo Portage Metropolitan Statistical Area and home to the Western Michigan University and several other colleges. Visit the city on a bus charter in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
A bus charter in Kalamazoo, Michigan can take you to the following places:
The first place that art lovers should visit is the Epic Center Complex, which is considered as the home of the arts in the city. This is where you would find different notable theater, music and cultural groups such as the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, the Arts Council, Crescendo Academy of Music, Black Arts Cultural Center, Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, and the Fontana Chamber Arts.
Then check out the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, which brings traveling exhibits into the city.
As for performances, you can check out the Center Stage Theatre as they put up musical productions, and theater shows. Watch them at the Comstock Community Auditorium. Or you can check out the Farmers Alley Theatre, Ballet Arts Ensemble, Kalamazoo Civic Theatre, Leap of Grace Ballet.
If you love music then you should hear Kalamazoo Children's Chorus, Kalamazoo Concert Band, Fontana Chamber Arts, or join the many music festivals such as Kalamazoo Bach Festival, Stulberg International String Competition, and the Michigan Festival of Sacred Music.
Some of the city's best venues include the Chenery Auditorium, which is known for its outstanding acoustics. Other venues worth a visit are Kalamazoo State Theatre, Suzanne D. Parish Theatre, New Vic Theatre, and the Miller Auditorium.
These are just a very small sample of the arts and culture-related attractions in the city. There are a lot more organizations, groups and venues that you could check out.
Check out the stores, restaurants and art galleries that dot the city's downtown area. Or check out the notable local businesses that you can only find here, such as Earthly Delights, Gazelle Sports, Heilman's Nuts and Confections, Kalamazoo Kettle Corn, Lana's Couture and Loved Boutique & Consignment, among many others. You could also check out Kalamazoo Mall, the first pedestrian mall in the country.
If you want to buy the freshest fruits and vegetables, as well as cheese and other food products, then go to the farmers markets and orchard markets in the city, such as Kalamazoo Farmer's Market, 4th Friday Farmers' Markets, Bronson Winter Farmers' Market, Fair Food Matters, and Indoor Flea & Farmer's Market.
Like everything else, there is an overflow of golf courses in Kalamazoo. Play at Milham Park, Kalamazoo Country Club, Red Arrow Golf Course, The Prairies, Grand Prairie Golf Course, Eastern Hills Golf Club, Ridgeview Golf Course, Thornapple Creek Golf Club, and Crestview Golf Club.
One of the top museums in the state, the Kalamazoo Valley Museum has interactive science, technology and history exhibits. You can also check out the planetarium, the Challenger Learning Center, and a mummy that is more than two millennia old.
Visit the Kalamazoo Nature Center, which was named as the best nature center by other nature centers in the country. The nature center has an interpretive center that features interactive exhibits, a tropical rainforest, a butterfly garden, and the Bug House. With more than 1,100 acres of space, there are simply a lot to do out here. Aside from that, you can fish, water ski, swim, or boat, at any one of the county's lakes, or check out the city's parks and get fit, play sports or just enjoy the outdoors. There are more than five dozen parks in Kalamazoo!
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