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Kalamazoo to Columbus drive

driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Kalamazoo to Columbus road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Kalamazoo to Columbus. If you're planning a road trip to Columbus, 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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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Kalamazoo
drive for about 39 minutes

11:39 am  Marshall (Michigan)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:39 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

1:58 pm  Kendallville (Indiana)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:58 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:21 pm  eat at The Grind Cafe & Coffee House
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 3.5 hours

 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Delphos
drive for about 1 hour

12:03 pm  Bellefontaine (Ohio)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:03 pm
drive for about 55 minutes

1:58 pm  Dublin
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:58 pm
drive for about 22 minutes

3:20 pm  arrive in Columbus

day 2 driving ≈ 2.5 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Marshall (Michigan)  (2 answers)

Kendallville (Indiana)

The Grind Cafe & Coffee House

Bellefontaine (Ohio)

Dublin  (2 answers)
    restaurants around Dublin:
        Lavash Cafe

Where's the best place to eat in Columbus?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Late Night Slice, which was mentioned 5 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Northstar CafĂ©  (5 mentions)
The Thurman Cafe  (3 mentions)
Lavash Cafe  (2 mentions)

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

What are some things to do in Columbus?

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:

The Short North  (3 mentions)
Wolf's Ridge Brewing  (2 mentions)
North Market  (2 mentions)
Columbus Museum of Art  (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 Columbus. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Columbus for a first time visitor?  (15 answers)

profile  Valerie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Columbus?  (8 answers)

profile  Hannah from Milwaukee asked:
Where should we eat in Columbus?  (6 answers)

profile  Daphne from Chicago asked:
What to see and eat in Short North with just a day?  (6 answers)

profile  Bob from asked:
Traveling thru Columbus Ohio on I -71 need a motel near by.  (3 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Columbus.

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 Columbus to Kalamazoo drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Kalamazoo? Try searching for places within 4.5 hours of Kalamazoo.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Kalamazoo to Columbus. Or get a full Kalamazoo to Columbus 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 Kalamazoo well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Kalamazoo!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 276 miles
driving time of 4 hours, 25 minutes
11 Kalamazoo travel answers
2 Marshall (Michigan) travel answers
1 Bellefontaine (Ohio) travel answer
2 Dublin travel answers
39 Columbus travel answers


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