Ski, hike or see a concert in Kalamazoo

Located about nine miles from Echo Valley and about 22 miles from Timber Ridge, the Country Inn & Suites, Kalamazoo is an ideal home base for hitting the slopes every winter. Throughout the year, enjoy family-friendly attractions like Air Zoo, home to amusement park rides, flight simulators and a 3D/4D theater. Our hotel is also within minutes of Kalamazoo College and Western Michigan University if you're visiting a student or touring campuses. After your tour, catch a performance at The Civic Theatre or a concert at Miller Auditorium.

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Air Zoo

1.18 mi / 1.89 km from the hotel
Offering an experience that soars above the norm, this aviation museum showcases vintage airplanes, full-motion flight simulators, and a 4-D theater.

Arcadia Creek Festival Place

3.61 mi / 5.81 km from the hotel
From charity walks and runs to local food and music, this venue is full of fun and entertainment from April through October.

Kalamazoo Nature Center

8.4 mi / 13.51 km from the hotel
For a healthy dose of outdoor therapy, wander the trails across the 1,100-acre Kalamazoo Nature Center, where you can see live animals as well as interactive exhibits.

Kalamazoo Valley Museum

3.65 mi / 5.88 km from the hotel
Sit back and watch a planetarium show or express your creativity with a craft project at this downtown museum that's just as entertaining as it is educational.

Echo Valley

7.05 mi / 11.34 km from the hotel
Slip and slide at Echo Valley, a great place for family-friendly tobogganing, tubing and ice skating.

Kalamazoo College

3.81 mi / 6.13 km from the hotel
In town for a college tour? This small liberal arts college boasts a great reputation and a campus near beautiful Lake Michigan.