Life in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor combines the atmosphere of a small college town with the cultural and recreational opportunities of a larger city. The University itself also offers a variety of cultural, educational and sports activities.  Intercollegiate sports are popular in Ann Arbor, highlighted by Big Ten football, basketball, hockey teams.  Ann Arbor and the University provide a continuous bill of concerts, plays, lectures, festivals, as well as galleries and museums. The downtown area offers a variety of specialty shops, bookstores, restaurants, and an outdoor farmers’ market. The city and University also offer extensive parks and gardens as well as a variety of outdoor activities, including biking, canoeing and running.

Lake Michigan Sunset

The Go Blue Guide is a resource created for new and prospective Michigan Medicine students. You can find resources here such as finding a doctor, finding a place to live, where to eat, how to get around Ann Arbor, and much more!  Visit the Go Blue Guide to start exploring Ann Arbor today!

Beyond Ann Arbor, the State of Michigan has so much to offer for any interest!  Extensive national and state parks and reserves offer year-round outdoor recreational activities in both the northern lower peninsula and the upper peninsula of Michigan.

Whether you are an urban adventurer or an outdoor enthusiast, you will find plenty to see and do in Michigan!

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