Oakwood At Drakes Pond

555 S Drake Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 49009, United States | Hotel
Prices starting from $59.00

Travel Blogs from Kalamazoo

Welcome to Canada, eh!

A travel blog entry by thedanes


... from the exit of GM. After a short lunch, we drove on through the Michigan countryside where we viewed our first deer running across an open meadow, a beautiful sight. We also saw quite a few wild turkey by the side of the road.
We reached the Canadian border at Port Huron where we were met with another downpour from the same storm. Our border wait took about five minutes and a pleasant agent welcomed us and we were free to enter. Welcome to Canada, eh!


Forgotten entry, Kalamazoo reunion

A travel blog entry by bonneybombach


Kalamazoo ReunionKalamazoo is the home of Univ. of Western Michigan where Jon did his undergraduate studies before moving south to Univ of Louisville, Kentucky in 1967 to study Law. He has maintained a little contact with a couple of people from that era and over more recent years a few more. So a couple of the guys, on hearing of his visit to the USA, touchingly arranged a little reunionSo, well armed with Google maps and car of Dave and Judy we ...

Around Lake Michigan with nary a sighting

A travel blog entry by thedanes


As usual, we were up at the crack of our dawn (7:30), got ready for the day's travels and headed 100 feet to the Cracker Barrel for breakfast. Not really sure how it happened, but once again, we didn't start down the highway until 11 am. Good intentions.......

It was a busy travel day through cities, rather than countryside, as we rounded the tip of Lake Michigan. We had difficulty finding diesel ...

Hanging with the whanau

A travel blog entry by westportfrosty


... This is a way of offsetting the costs of the utilities, hear that ACT, user pays at the beach! Then we headed for a real US dining experience - yes, a diner, complete with buckets of peanuts on the tables. Ellie choose for us, we were really keen on milk shakes and after getting seated and ordering our shakes, back comes the waiter, sorry no milk shakes. I don't think he was expecting quite the reaction he got. Shall we leave? We only came because we wanted a milkshake! But we stayed ...

Trip begins with family visit.

A travel blog entry by kgonnam


Yesterday we drove from Meadville to Kalamazoo getting in about 4 PM. We met Robin at the Kalamazoo Institute of Art where she works as Registrar and took a brief tour of their new exhibits. Last night we did Italian and tonight we ate at the Food Dance, a restaurant that accents local foods where possible. Tomorrow the culinary tour of Kalamazoo continues with brunch at Breakfast at Tiffinys (yes, it is ...


This hotel, located on 555 S Drake Road, Kalamazoo, is near Kalamazoo Air Zoo, Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, and Milham Park Golf Course.
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