Hastings is approximately 120 miles (193 kilometers) from Detroit, a a well-known city in the United States of America.
While it may be tempting to just kick back and relax when vacationing in Hastings, remember, the surrounding region's diverse natural sights, cities and towns lie just beyond your doorstep. Two places in the vicinity of Hastings are Richland, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast, and Augusta, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the north.
Approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the southwest of Hastings is Kalamazoo, an important regional city where you'll find Gilmore Car Museum, Kalamazoo Valley Museum and Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Should you have the time, consider checking out Western Michigan University, Waldo Stadium and Milham Park Golf Club before you head back to Hastings.
If the weather isn't that great, plan a trip to Southwest Michigan's art galleries.
Pack your own gear or rent it locally, and make the most of the region's water sports. Boating is a good activity to try. Another one is canoeing.
If you intend on arriving and departing by plane, take into account that the most convenient major airport is Gerald R. Ford International Airport, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest of Hastings.