Plainwell enjoys being called the Island City, with the Kalamazoo River cutting through town in several places. You'll enjoy leisure walks with beautiful views as you stroll through the city. Plainwell summers are full of fun with local music groups performing at the band shell, canoeing and kayaking nearby and well-known Dean's Ice Cream within walking distance. Plainwell features seven bridges and seven parks with unique offerings. The charming downtown offers an array of antiques, clothing shops and novelty shops. Check out the Plainwell Days festival held in June. View fireworks nearby at the Plainwell Airport in July. Plans are in progress to connect a non-motorized trail through Plainwell to Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids. Don't miss out on this gem! You'll quickly see why Plainwell is ranked one of the Seven Wonders of Southwest Michigan.