Ypsilanti – named after Greek war hero Demetrius Ypsilanti –
is a progressive city with a great community vibe and arts scene.
Coming for work or play? The locals generally refer to Ypsilanti
as “Ypsi”. The history of Ypsi is still present and vibrant in
today’s shops, dining and entertainment scene. The downtown area
consists of two different districts “Downtown” and “Depot
Town.” Only minutes apart they utilize their beautifully
preserved historic areas to add interest to the variety of
cultures present in the art, music and shopping.
Ypsilanti expands beyond
the downtown districts to include 23,000+ acres of public park and
recreation areas that help make up the Washtenaw County area. If
you are the outdoorsy type, just minutes from town find golfing,
mountain biking, canoeing, hiking or natural scenery you can relax
in. More the shopping type? Expand your search for the perfect
something to neighboring Ann Arbor or head into Detroit for
sporting events and concerts.
The City of Ypsilanti has
22,000 residents that keep it going everyday of the week. Come
enjoy the scene and all the interesting people who live here. You
will find an amazing amount of talent and energy in its residents
and business people. Join in.
Need help planning your
visit? Give us a call!
Ypsilanti Convention and Visitors Bureau
106 W. Michigan Avenue, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197