Review of Ann Arbor, Michigan


retirement town
Star Rating - 2/5/2011
I've lived here for 35 years and don't plan to leave. I'm retiring here. As a university town there is much cultural activity--several theater venues for plays, music, dance, international events, lectures, athletics and the largest summer art fair in the country, many places for life-long learning, an art museum, an art center, various galleries, a hugh number of restaurant choices including the nationally known Zingermans Deli, the requisite large shopping mall. There are endless things to explore and people of all ages to connect with including an active gay and lesbian community. A much larger city would have similar options without close access to outdoor activities summer and winter and rivers and lakes. The Huron River and Kensington Park have canoe and kayak rentalsf. Detroit is 45 min away, Metro Airport 30 min away, Grand Rapids the home of a world class sculpture garden and exhibit gallery within a complex of greenhouses is 2 hrs away, Chicago 5 hrs away, Toledo with a wonderful art museum and zoo 1 hr away.
Denise | Ann Arbor, MI
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