Ann Arbor


When you hear about Ann Arbor MI, you most likely think of it as an idyllic college town that’s home to the University of Michigan, One of the countries top colleges but Ann Arbor is so much more than a bustling university town. When you move to Ann Arbor you get to experience, globally-inspired dining, unique shopping and world-renowned arts and culture.  This is where creative ideas come to life through events, retail, food, nightlife, art and music.  Ann Arbor is nicknamed “Tree Town” for its densely forested parks and residential areas, and it consistently ranks among the best American cities in which to live.  Ann Arbor, Michigan. Located 45 minutes west of Detroit and four hours east of Chicago, Ann Arbor is the sixth-largest city in Michigan. Tree Town boasts low crime rates, excellent public schools, and a vibrant music and arts scene. Each summer, the Ann Arbor Art Fair, one of the biggest outdoor fairs in the country, 

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If you enjoy the outdoors, you’ll love exploring the city’s abundance of parks, trails, and other outdoor recreational spaces. Go hiking in scenic Gallup Park, canoeing on the Huron River, or biking in Olson Park. Biking is also an excellent way to get around town, which is walkable and serviced by excellent public transport. 

Whether you are moving here to study, take a position at the University of Michigan, work at one of city’s technology firms, or are just hoping to enjoy the Midwest, you’ve made a great choice: Ann Arbor has topped lists of the best American small cities to live in for years, and you’re about to experience firsthand why that is.

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Why Live Here? 

  • The University of Michigan provides jobs, business opportunities, and cultural attractions

  • Proximity to Chicago, Detroit, and other midwestern metropolitan areas

  • Highly-rated public schools

  • A mix of tree-filled urban and suburban residential areas

  • It’s a walkable city, which means you could get by without a car

  • An abundance of nature trails, hiking, and parks

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What do to when you are here?

There is always something to do in Ann Arbor. If you are a sports fan, attend the University of Michigan’s football team home games, which draw huge crowds, or grab tickets for a hockey game at the Yost Ice Arena.

If you’re looking for a culture fix, attend the annual Ann Arbor Art Fair with over 40,000 other art lovers. Shop at small stores and boutiques on Main Street or listen to a concert at a world-famous performance arts venue that has played host to greats like Elton John, Bob Marley, The Grateful Dead, and the New York and Vienna philharmonic orchestras. Spend an afternoon at the Museum of Natural History, Museum of Art, or the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

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Hungry? Try local cafes or eat at renowned restaurants like Zingerman’s Roadhouse or Slurping Turtle. Try of flight of craft beers at one of the many microbreweries like the Ann Arbor Brewing Company, or savor apple cider at Dexter Cider Mill, the oldest continually operating Michigan cider mill.

And if you’d like to get outdoors, enjoy one of the many parks, both within the city limits and just outside them. Gallup Park’s 69 acres provide running and biking opportunities. Go kayaking or tubing in the Huron River, visit the University of Michigan’s Arboretum or bike in Olson Park.

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Ann Arbor Schools


The Ann Arbor Public Schools District, a top-rated district enrolling 16,909 children, serves most of the city. Ninety percent of students graduate high school within four years, and the SAT college readiness rate is a whopping 70 percent. The district includes three preschools, 20 elementary schools, 2 K-8 schools, five middle schools, three comprehensive high schools and three alternative ones, and one adult education program. Highly rated schools include Community High School, Northside Elementary School, and Tappan Middle School. The city’s great public schools make Ann Arbor a popular home for families raising children.

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Post-secondary options include the huge University of Michigan, which consistently ranks as one of the top public universities in the country. It offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees, as well as a range of doctorate programs. Other college options include the Washtenaw Community College, offering a variety of associate degrees and certificate programs, as well as Concordia University Ann Arbor, offering 4-year degrees. Eastern Michigan University is located just 6 miles east of Ann Arbor in Ypsilanti, Michigan.