Escape the Cold with These Activities Around Richland/Gull Lake
Updated: Apr 16, 2019
Michigan’s winters can be brutal! How can you escape the harsh weather, while still enjoying yourself? Here is a look at some indoor activities around Richland, Gull Lake and Kalamazoo, plus a few things you can do in the comfort of your own home:
Visit a local brewery
Catch the latest release at AMC Portage Street 10 – Kalamazo
Grab a cup of joe, hot chocolate or tea at a local café
Rock climb inside at Climb Kalmazoo
Explore Air Zoo for an adventure viewing elite fighter planes poised for action, 360-degree, full-motion flight simulators, indoor amusement park-style rides and more
Tour the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts’ permanent art collection and first-rate traveling exhibitions
Bowl, golf and play arcades at the Airway Fun Center
Car enthusiasts will enjoy exploring the Gilmore Car Museum, North America’s LARGEST auto museum
Spend an afternoon celebrating history, science and technology in a hands-on approach at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum
Shop some of the best local antique, vintage and thrift stores in Kalamazoo
Try out a new restaurant – use this 2018 dining guide to explore the eats around Kalamazoo
Head to a local bar or simply stay at home and cheer on the Detroit Red Wings
Looking for something to do that doesn’t involve leaving the house? We’ve got you covered:
Revamp your home’s design. Don’t forget to consider the trends of 2019!
Make a fort or set up the tent in the living room and camp inside with the kiddos. Don’t forget the marshmallows, graham crackers and chocolate for s’mores.
Declutter the house – a tidy house can reduce anxiety!
Clean out your drawers, closets, attic, garage and more
Start planning your family summer vacation
Cozy up and read a novel
Help your kids with their homework – if needed, of course!
Install a smart thermostat – you’ll save money on your electric bill
Complete some regular home maintenance projects: insulate the attic, refurbish the doors, replace the filter, seal openings and air leaks and more.
Cook a new recipe you’ve been wanting to try
Stay warm and enjoy these activities!
Do you have any questions about the Richland/Gull Lake area? We love it here and would be happy to share our knowledge with you! Contact us today.
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