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Detroit to Kalamazoo drive

driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

Detroit to Kalamazoo road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Detroit to Kalamazoo. If you're planning a road trip to Kalamazoo, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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11:00 am  start in Detroit
drive for about 43 minutes

11:43 am  Ann Arbor
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:43 pm
drive for about 36 minutes

1:19 pm  Waterloo State Recreation Area
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:19 pm
drive for about 57 minutes

3:16 pm  Marshall (Michigan)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:16 pm
drive for about 41 minutes

4:56 pm  arrive in Kalamazoo

driving ≈ 3 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Ann Arbor  (13 answers)
    Zingerman's Delicatessen  (3 mentions)
    questions about Ann Arbor:
        What's the best neighborhood in Ann Arbor for a first time visitor?
        Ann Arbor: reccomended activities

Waterloo State Recreation Area

Marshall (Michigan)  (2 answers)

Where's the best place to eat in Kalamazoo?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Bell's Brewery, Inc: Brewery, which was mentioned 2 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Old Dog Tavern  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Kalamazoo? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Kalamazoo?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Air Zoo  (2 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Kalamazoo. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Kalamazoo?  (4 answers)

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Kalamazoo for a first time visitor?  (3 answers)

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Kalamazoo?  (2 answers)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Kalamazoo to Detroit drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Detroit? Try searching for places within 2 hours of Detroit.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Detroit to Kalamazoo. Or get a full Detroit to Kalamazoo flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Detroit well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Detroit!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 140 miles
driving time of 2 hours, 12 minutes
42 Detroit travel answers
13 Ann Arbor travel answers
2 Marshall (Michigan) travel answers
11 Kalamazoo travel answers


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