Ypsilanti is a city in Washtenaw County, Michigan, that began as an agriculture community. It's now known for its university and being home to Eastern Michigan University (EMU). The downtown area has been revitalized with many shops and headquarters of many international companies.
With Michigan Avenue as its spine, the Historic District houses many specialty shops and bars to enjoy while you're out shopping or dining at one of our local restaurants on your break from work! As if it couldn't get any better than this picturesque downtown scene with fantastic views all around town, there are also riverside parks like Frog Island Park where families can take advantage of nature's beauty.
The Tridge is a three-way wooden footbridge under the Cross Street bridge over the Huron River connecting Riverside Park, Frog Island Park, and Depot Town. It's one of the favorite places to visit when people need some time away from their busy lives.
The Ypsilanti District Library, a cultural institution of the city since the beginning. It's also home to many historical archives and museums, such as The Automotive Heritage Museum, which explores Michigan's automotive history from its beginnings through modern-day designs, or Michigan Firehouse Museum, where visitors can see historic fire engines go about their jobs in action.
Ypsilanti has many parks, including The Border to Border Trail, Prospect Park, and Riverside Park, which host Michigan ElvisFest and the Michigan Summer Beer Festival.