Find burgers, gangsters and baby goats in Albion

Set your GPS for adventure Driving by Albion without stopping means missing out on burgers, gangsters and baby goats – so set your GPS for adventure (aka exit 121 on I-94). Families will love Kids ‘N’ Stuff hands-on museum, where kids are invited into imaginative play at a miniature grocery…

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Festive cheer is here in Calhoun County

Holiday events have returned with a bang. There’s a fun experience for anyone who needs some festive cheer. Parades Nov. 18: Battle Creek Christmas parade It’s your first chance to see Santa. Find a spot near the intersection of Michigan Avenue and McCamly Street – the parade starts rolling at…

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It’s easy to give Michigan-made gifts

Give gifts that were #madeinmichigan this holiday season. There is something for everyone in Calhoun County, from handmade soap bars to classes with baby goats. Stocking stuffers We have two Michigan-themed gift shops to highlight: start with the Battle Creek Welcome Center Store, and then head…

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Plan your own Cozy Fall Crawl

The weather may be blustery, but it’s a good excuse to get cozy. We recommend taking a cozy fall crawl in Calhoun County. Step one: Go to the farm Find fall decorations at Bosserd Family Farm in Marshall. All of the gourds, wreaths and pumpkins will give you that harvest season feeling. They…

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Road trip on a budget

Travel doesn’t have to be expensive. Hit the road for Calhoun County and have fun without breaking the bank. Camp at Fort Custer Camping is not only a Michigan tradition, it’s a great deal for an overnight stay. As a state park, Fort Custer Recreation Area is super affordable when you have a…

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Don’t own a kayak? No problem.

Don’t have a kayak? The Marshall Recreation Department has you covered, with rentals of kayaks, innertubes and canoes. It’s an easy and affordable way to take a trip down the Kalamazoo River on a hot summer day. “It’s a really nice river. One of my favorites,” said Maya, age 10. She was part…

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Dogs just want to have fun (and treats)

Dogs, this article is for you (and until dog Uber is invented, bring your humans, too). Visit the Paw-tio Humans like to walk with dogs along the river in downtown Battle Creek, but make sure they stop at the nearby Griffin Grill & Pub. Dogs are allowed on the Paw-tio, where tables are set…

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Sign up for an adventure with Trolley Tours in Marshall

Good drinks, spooky stories and creative experiences are all on the itinerary for Trolley Tours in Marshall. Buy a ticket and the trolley will take your tour group around the city with a guide. Adventures include: CULTURAL EXPERIENCE • JAN 21, 2023 from 1:30 – 6:30PM PLUS A SHOW! Tickets…

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