Living in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor is a great small city in southeast Michigan. It has been consistently named one of the top places to live in America, and also the most educated city in the country. Ann Arbor attracts residents from all over the world. The downtown has a college town/small-city atmosphere with good restaurants, farmers’ market, bookstores, music venues, microbreweries, and festivals. The University of Michigan campus provides an abundance of college sports, theater, concerts and arts entertainment. The Huron river runs through Ann Arbor and there are many neighborhood, city and county parks for outdoor recreation.

The Go Blue Guide is a resource created for new Michigan Medicine trainees. It can help with resources like finding a place to live, where to eat, finding a doctor, or getting around Ann Arbor.

And if you’ve never explored the state of Michigan, there is so much to see outside of Ann Arbor. We are only 45 miles from downtown Detroit, providing big city sports, dining, museums, theater and arts. The Detroit Metro Airport is conveniently only 20 miles from Ann Arbor. There are beautiful lakes, state and national parks with amazing outdoor adventures in both the lower and upper peninsula of Michigan, see