About Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor is the cultural and cosmopolitan heart of southeast Michigan. With its bustling downtown and charming tree-lined neighborhoods, Ann Arbor regularly receives national attention as one of the best places to live, learn, work, raise a family and retire in the United States.

Ann Arbor has a well-established reputation for world class health care and research including University of Michigan Hospital and Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital – as well as a network of physicians, care and support that is unparalleled.

Ann Arbor and the surrounding areas are home to premier universities – including the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University and Washtenaw Community College – with all the services, amenities and opportunities that are integral to rich educational experiences.

Ann Arbor is a hub for excellence in the arts, with a myriad of venues in which to experience music, theatre, dance and film, or to simply enjoy a great meal and a good book.

Endless opportunities for recreation are available in Ann Arbor, which operates 157 parks with trails, golf, canoe liveries, tennis courts, athletic fields and more. One of the most environmentally friendly cities around, Ann Arbor has a progressive recycling program and takes great measures toward the preservation of the city’s green space.