Kalamazoo travel guide

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You're Going to Love Kalamazoo

With a population of 74,262, Kalamazoo is a must-see destination in Michigan, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Kalamazoo deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Kalamazoo

If you’re looking for affordable options, Food Dance (401 E.Michigan) and Cosmos Cucina (804 W Vine Street) are great picks.

When to visit Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo in January
Estimated hotel price
$107
1 night at 3-star hotel
Kalamazoo in January
Estimated hotel price
$107
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Kalamazoo in July, when the average temperature is 73.4 °F, and the highest can go up to 82.4 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 17.6 °F, with an average temperature of 24.8 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in May, when precipitation is around 3.9″. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Kalamazoo, with an average rainfall of 1.5″.

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How to Get to Kalamazoo

Plane

When flying to Kalamazoo, you’ll arrive at Kalamazoo Intl (AZO), which is located 4 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Kalamazoo include Air France, Aeromexico and Delta. The shortest domestic flight to Kalamazoo departs from Boston and takes around 5h 59m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Kalamazoo. The train station in Kalamazoo is called Kalamazoo, and is located 0.3 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Kalamazoo is to pick up a car rental from Chicago, which is about 108 miles from Kalamazoo. You’ll find branches of Turo and Kyte, among others, in Chicago.

Plane

When flying to Kalamazoo, you’ll arrive at Kalamazoo Intl (AZO), which is located 4 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Kalamazoo include Air France, Aeromexico and Delta. The shortest domestic flight to Kalamazoo departs from Boston and takes around 5h 59m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Kalamazoo. The train station in Kalamazoo is called Kalamazoo, and is located 0.3 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Kalamazoo is to pick up a car rental from Chicago, which is about 108 miles from Kalamazoo. You’ll find branches of Turo and Kyte, among others, in Chicago.

Airlines serving Kalamazoo

Lufthansa
Good (4,677 reviews)
KLM
Good (847 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,745 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,443 reviews)
Air France
Good (975 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,604 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,944 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,368 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,212 reviews)
Finnair
Good (772 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,930 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (684 reviews)
Frontier
Okay (1,363 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (515 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (768 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (949 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (774 reviews)
Copa Airlines
Good (744 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (557 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Kalamazoo

Most booked hotels in Kalamazoo

Hilton Garden Inn Kalamazoo Downtown
3 stars
Excellent (8.3, 270 reviews)
$166+
Courtyard by Marriott Kalamazoo Portage
3 stars
Good (7.4, 100 reviews)
$150+
Homewood Suites by Hilton Kalamazoo-Portage
3 stars
Good (7.2, 88 reviews)
$129+
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Kalamazoo, MI
3 stars
Okay (5.8, 410 reviews)
$84+
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Kalamazoo
2 stars
Okay (4.9, 448 reviews)
$54+
Baymont by Wyndham Kalamazoo West
2 stars
Okay (4.4, 342 reviews)
$51+

Renting a car in Kalamazoo

Renting a car in Kalamazoo costs $87 per day, on average, or $174 if you want to rent if for 2 days. Avis, Budget and Hertz are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Kalamazoo is the Hertz branch at 5239 Portage Rd Office P, which is 3 miles from the city center.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 1% more expensive than at Kalamazoo Intl.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Kalamazoo (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. The most frequently booked car type in Kalamazoo is Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Honda Fit or similar) are, on average, 69% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Kalamazoo costs $87 per day, on average, or $174 if you want to rent if for 2 days. Avis, Budget and Hertz are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Kalamazoo is the Hertz branch at 5239 Portage Rd Office P, which is 3 miles from the city center.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 1% more expensive than at Kalamazoo Intl.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Kalamazoo (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. The most frequently booked car type in Kalamazoo is Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Honda Fit or similar) are, on average, 69% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.