Where to Weekend around Chicago Fodor's editor: William Travis 2004
This guide has information on a large number of Midwestern attractions and I posted earlier about destinations close to Kalamazoo In addition to the detailed information on each destination, Fodor's also lists their editor's favorites. Here are some of their top picks that are reasonably close to Kalamazoo.
I teach economics at Kalamazoo College. My wife is also an economist. We were on sabbatical in Europe for the 2014-15 academic year. (Salamanca, Spain, followed by Oxford, UK.) We were in Uruguay for the 2006-7 academic year.