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Popular things to do in Portage

 Air Zoo ©
Specialty Museum
Air Zoo
Duration: 2 hours
The Pantry On Tap Oil and Vinegar ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
The Pantry On Tap Oil and Vinegar
Duration: 30 minutes
M Spa Salon and Day Spa
M Spa Salon and Day Spa
Duration: 2 hours
Bishop’s Bog Preserve Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Bishop’s Bog Preserve Trail
Duration: 2 hours
Portage is a city in Kalamazoo County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 46,292 in the 2010 census. It is the smaller of the two main cities included in the Kalamazoo-Portage Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of 326,589 as of 2010.Portage is adjacent to the southern boundary of the City of Kalamazoo. The city was incorporated from the entirety of the former Portage Township on December 31, 1963.There are two public high schools in Portage, Portage Central and Portage Northern. The pharmaceutical company Pfizer also has manufacturing operations located there, which in recent years has caused much controversy due to layoffs. Stryker Corporation also has a large manufacturing presence in the city and is a worldwide leader in medical equipment, instruments and imaging technologies. Portage is also home to FEMA Corporation, a growing hydraulic valve manufacturing company.Portage is known for its extensive network of historical parks and trails used for cycling, walking, canoeing, and other recreational activities. Since the creation of the Portage Bikeway system in 1989, the trails have expanded to over 50mi, over five times as long as the city’s expressways. Portage is also home to the Kalamazoo Air Zoo. In the build up to your vacation in Portage, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our United States travel route planner.

Side trips from Portage

Bell's Comstock Brewery ©
Bell's Comstock Brewery Galesburg
Duration: 1h 30 min
St. Julian Winery ©
Winery / Vineyard
St. Julian Winery Paw Paw
Duration: 2 hours
Fort Custer Recreation Area ©
State Park
Fort Custer Recreation Area Augusta
Duration: 2 hours
Cody Kresta Vineyard & Winery ©
Winery / Vineyard
Cody Kresta Vineyard & Winery Mattawan
Duration: 2 hours

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