Good news: The artisans who inhabit the Makers Trail in Southwest Michigan are just as welcoming in the wintertime as they are in the summertime!
Magically travel back in time with an adventure in two historic communities in south central Michigan that celebrate mystery, illusions, and more: Colon, fondly known as the Magic Capital of the World, and nearby Marshall, home to the American Museum of Magic!
Gibson Guitars Corp. was established in 1917 at 225 Parsons Street and quickly grew to become a premier manufacturer of American-made instruments. Today, Heritage Guitars is unpretentiously and inconspicuously continuing to create some of the world’s finest guitars at the same address, still using some of the vintage equipment.
Young and old will enjoy autumn in Southwest Michigan, with many entertaining outdoor excursions amid fabulous fall foliage.
Welcome spring in Southwest Michigan with an entertaining, educational outdoor adventure at the W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary.
As if imitating a snow-covered scene from Currier and Ives, Southwest Michigan sparkles in the winter season. Events indoors or out invite revelers to celebrate holiday traditions and to create new memories.
Autumn prevails as the most multicolored season to bike the Kal-Haven Trail as it winds its way through woods, farmland, and quaint villages cloaked in their brilliant fall splendor. Tasteful fare along the way - from local U-Pick farms, farm markets, breweries, and wineries - also delightfully celebrates the season.
Don’t be misled by the whimsical, almost happily childlike moniker “Art Hop.” Kalamazoo’s art festival more closely resembles “a long walk for pleasure"