Living in Ann Arbor
According to US News (2022), among the 150 areas analyzed in the United States, Ann Arbor ranks #1 in best places to live for quality of life, #12 in best places to live, #23 in safest places to live. For more, check out: https://realestate.usnews.com/places/michigan/ann-arbor
Ann Arbor was ranked #1 in best places to live by livability.com in 2018. Please checkout why they think so here: https://livability.com/mi/ann-arbor/where-to-live-now/why-ann-arbor-mi-is-the-1-best-place-to-live-in-america/
Raising a family in Ann Arbor
Among all the cities analyzed in the United States, Ann Arbor was ranked #2 in the best places to raise a family, according to livability.com (2018). Here is a direct quote.
” There are a whopping 159 parks in Ann Arbor, plus other cool outdoor places to explore, like the Dexter-Huron Metropark, a 120-acre wooded area with trails, canoeing, disc golf, swings, slides and picnic areas. The school district serves more than 17,000 students and maintains an impressive 17:1 student-to-teacher ratio. Plus, Ann Arbor’s 120,000 residents are highly educated, with nearly 73 percent of adults over the age of 25 earning a bachelor’s degree or higher.”
For more, please check out https://livability.com/best-places/10-best-places-to-raise-a-family-2018/ann-arbor-mi/
Some key words about Ann Arbor
Art: Ann Arbor Art Fair, https://www.theannarborartfair.com/#2021artfair
Sports: Michigan Stadium, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michigan_Stadium
Museum: Ann-Arbor Hands-On Museum, Yankee Air Museum, Museum of Natural History,
Fun Fact: Museum of Natural History is in the University of Michigan campus, sharing the same building structure with Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. https://lsa.umich.edu/ummnh/
More things to do?
Here is a direct quote from annarbor.org on outdoor activities.
“For outdoor enthusiasts, the Ann Arbor area is a truly thrilling experience. From kayaking, canoeing and stand-up paddle boarding on the Huron River in the summer to cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and ice skating in the cooler months, there’s plenty to do. Near the charming city of Chelsea, just west of Ann Arbor, some of the best mountain biking trails in the state wind through expansive state parks and recreation areas. In neighboring Ypsilanti, hiking trails and golf courses overlooking Ford Lake offer a one-of-a-kind recreational experience.”
Check out for more on events, restaurants, farmer markets, activities at https://www.annarbor.org/
If you have 24 hours in Ann Arbor, what will you do?