Fall, with cooler weather, less humidity, and colorful leaves, is a great time for camping, biking, paddling, and hiking in West Michigan.
Fall events near Kalamazoo:
Sept 10-12 Midwest Mountain Bike Summit Grand Rapids
Sept 17-18 Salmon Festival Grand Haven
Sept 24-25 Oktoberfest West Michigan John Ball Park Grand Rapids
Oct 2-3 Old Tyme Harvest Festival at Scotts Mill Park Scotts
October 2-3 Feast of the Hunter's Moon West Lafayette, IN
October 8-10 Cranefest at Audubon's Baker Sanctuary near Battle Creek.
Oct 8-10 Goose Festival Fennville
mid-November peak Sandhill Crane migration at Jasper Pulaski in northern Indiana.
November 14 Downtown Kalamazoo Holiday Parade Kalamazoo
Fall walks and rides on the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail
a Fall Color Tour or an Apple Tour
Fresh apple cider from VerHages Cider Mill.
West Michigan Tourist Association has a list of Harvest Time Festivals, a Weekly Color Report, and more Color Tours
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