When making your Southern Michigan travel plans, the transformation happening in Albion is not to be missed. Skip the chain hotels, and book a room in an Albion bed and breakfast to see both new and old local sites.
The recently restored Bohm Theatre won a governor’s prize for its $4 million dollar historic preservation. The Bohm shows first-run films and has many music events including monthly Blues at the Bohm. History buffs will be interested in the Gardner House Museum, with its Civil War collection, as well as self-guided walking tours featuring architecture and stories about the Purple Gang. The Kids ‘N’ Stuff Children’s Museum has interactive exhibits appealing to young children. Arts enthusiasts can visit two studios, including Schuler Arts, a creativity retreat center, and Albion Anagama, which has the largest wood-fired kiln in North America. Albion has parks galore, one with a tournament level disc golf course, and one featuring the history of the Black Migration to the North 100 years ago. Albion River Trail offers a place to walk or bike, and the Whitehouse Nature Center has trails along the Kalamazoo River. Albion College has many cultural events, including art exhibits, music concerts, and theatre, most of which are free and open to the public.
No matter how you spend your days in Albion, MI, be sure to spend your nights in a local B&B inn. Our friendly innkeepers of the Southern Michigan Bed and Breakfast Association are looking forward to your stay.