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Conveniently located in southeast Michigan, the Ann Arbor region provides a wide range of attractions and activities that educate, entertain, entice, and delight. Our cultural amenities, recreational opportunities, renowned universities and colleges, access to top-ranked healthcare, and a comfortable cost of living populate our growing list of accolades.
As the home of a major research university, living in Ann Arbor brings an abundance of opportunities for young talent to create new businesses or start careers in promising industries. It also offers a rich array of arts and cultural amenities, award-winning restaurants, and outdoor recreation.
All these amenities can stand up to larger coastal cities, but with a markedly lower cost of living in Ann Arbor, the city ensures its residents can access all it has to offer.
Arts & Culture
Ann Arbor is a catalyst for creativity — a place where live music, museums for all ages, award-winning theatrical performances, and immersive events are all available seven days a week. It’s also home to the renowned Ann Arbor Art Fair which happens annually every July. From the University of Michigan’s Museum of Natural History to the oversized murals adorning the streets of downtown, arts and culture can be experienced throughout the region. Discover more about the arts and culture scene.
This Midwest college town prides itself on the authentic, global flavors you’ll find here. While the downtown area offers a highly concentrated selection of restaurants for any budget, there are countless local favorites and hidden gems throughout the region. One of the biggest names in food, Zingerman’s, got its start here. While the original deli still stands in the Kerrytown shopping district, locals know that Zingerman’s Southside offers quick access to baked goods, soups and quick meals, sweet treats, coffee drinks, and more. Of course, Zingerman’s isn’t the only game in town. See a menu of dining options!
The Ann Arbor area is a very active region and you will often find residents and visitors enjoying one of the many trails, parks, and waterways. A local favorite is the Huron River and the numerous water sports associated with it, including kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding. You’ll also love hiking along the river, including through the University of Michigan Nichols Arboretum. For those looking for more thrilling rides, the DTE Energy Foundation Trail is excellent for mountain bikers or Planet Rock for indoor climbing. Explore the natural surroundings.