Plymouth, Michigan draws new residents to its city because of diverse surrounding communities offering affordable cost of living, low crime rates, excellent schools with a high graduation rate and a strong community spirit.
Probably the most notable area of Plymouth is its Downtown. The area has historic charm and unique shops, restaurants, and attractions. It's a diverse area steeped in art and culture. Although Downtown Plymouth is walkable, many people in the city commute to work, leaving it as a source of entertainment. Plymouth is particularly appealing for families. In addition to year-round events and festivals like Art-in-the-Park, the Ice Festival, Fall Festival, Chili Cook-Off, and a Fourth of July Celebration, there are hotspots that include the Penn Theatre, Plymouth Historical Museum and Kellogg Park.
Once outside the city center and its historic homes, condos, and townhouses, you're treated to a multitude of large residential neighborhoods featuring old homes with characters, grand estates, and modern planned communities. The seamless transition makes Plymouth a sought after area that features easy access to an outstanding school district, freeways, and other excellent towns. Some notable neighborhoods in Plymouth are:
Other Popular Spots Near Plymouth
Plymouth is not the only appealing city in the area. It is surrounded by places that have some of the same attributes in addition to their own unique characteristics. Each provides a slightly different flavor for home buyers.
While Plymouth only has a population around 9,000 people, Ann Arbor is an excellent answer for those who want a larger city with character. Although Ann Arbor has been designated one of the brainiest "small towns" in America, it is more a small city with over 100,000 people. Its appeal comes from a healthy economy, focus on green living and a dynamic scene. You'll find a lot to do in Ann Arbor on a regular basis. Ann Arbor also has a top-notch school district, a wide variety of housing types and sizes, and an abundance of green spaces. Home to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor one of the top places to live in America, Tree Town has some of the prettiest topography in the country.
Canton and Plymouth go hand-in-hand. Not only do they share a highly-rated school district, they also feature many of the same qualities. Canton considers itself "Michigan's Community of Vision," and its culture reflects that. The neighborhoods are not necessarily as exclusive as Plymouth's, but you'll find tight-knit areas and some new beautifully planned master communities like Hamlet Meadows. One of Canton's shining stars is the Canton Village Theatre.
You'll find a distinctive Victorian vibe in Northville, and an abundance of charm. Northville is a community that always seems to have something to do. One highlight of the city is its numerous events, including a farmers market, Art in the Sun, Fire and Ice, the Victorian Festival, a Christmas Parade, and summer concerts. With a thriving downtown scene, it's an excellent place to call home for people who love small-town atmospheres.
Novi is an area on the rise, and continues to be one of the fastest growing cities in Michigan. It is home to some major employers, has some of the region's best health care and features beautiful natural areas to explore.
Farmington Hills is considered one of the safest cities in America. It also has a recently renovated downtown and houses some top corporations.
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