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Ann Arbor is many things, including a bustling university town, culinary hotspot, and a tech hub with a walkable downtown that includes world-class arts and culture. Located in southeast Michigan's Lower Peninsula, Ann Arbor lies at the center of a greater collection of communities in Washtenaw County. With so many thriving communities nearby, Ann Arbor has become a cultural melting pot and urban oasis.

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Ann Arbor is many things, including a bustling university town, culinary hotspot, and a tech hub with a walkable downtown that includes world-class arts and culture. Located in southeast Michigan's Lower Peninsula, Ann Arbor lies at the center of a greater collection of communities in Washtenaw County. With so many thriving communities nearby, Ann Arbor has become a cultural melting pot and urban oasis.

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Ann Arbor is many things, including a bustling university town, culinary hotspot, and a tech hub with a walkable downtown that includes world-class arts and culture. Located in southeast Michigan's Lower Peninsula, Ann Arbor lies at the center of a greater collection of communities in Washtenaw County. With so many thriving communities nearby, Ann Arbor has become a cultural melting pot and urban oasis.

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Chelsea is the gateway to Waterloo Recreation Area, Michigan's largest park in the Lower Peninsula. This beautiful 20,000 acre park gives visitors the chance to experience the unique beauty of Michigan's wilderness, wildlife, and geological wonders in a protected area. Nature enthusiasts can hike, ski, bike, fish on one of the many sunny lakes, or even enjoy a camping trip.

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Chelsea is the gateway to Waterloo Recreation Area, Michigan's largest park in the Lower Peninsula. This beautiful 20,000 acre park gives visitors the chance to experience the unique beauty of Michigan's wilderness, wildlife, and geological wonders in a protected area. Nature enthusiasts can hike, ski, bike, fish on one of the many sunny lakes, or even enjoy a camping trip.

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One of the area's celebrated "hidden gems" is Milan, Michigan. Just south of Ann Arbor, the tree-lined streets in the charming historic downtown capture the essence of this wonderful community.

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One of the area's celebrated "hidden gems" is Milan, Michigan. Just south of Ann Arbor, the tree-lined streets in the charming historic downtown capture the essence of this wonderful community.

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Manchester is a charming 19th-century village located just 20 miles southwest of Ann Arbor. Nestled in the basin of the River Raisin, Manchester is surrounded by lush, beautiful landscapes. With downtown shopping, historic architecture, and enchanting parks, Manchester is a charming destination for the whole family.

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Manchester is a charming 19th-century village located just 20 miles southwest of Ann Arbor. Nestled in the basin of the River Raisin, Manchester is surrounded by lush, beautiful landscapes. With downtown shopping, historic architecture, and enchanting parks, Manchester is a charming destination for the whole family.

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Saline is a vibrant community just 10 miles southwest of Ann Arbor with an exceptional artistic scene and quality of life.

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Saline is a vibrant community just 10 miles southwest of Ann Arbor with an exceptional artistic scene and quality of life.

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Nestled along the banks of the Huron River and Mill Creek, Dexter is a friendly town located about 10 miles northwest of Ann Arbor. With an expansive network of walking trails, 14 parks, and a dedicated environmental awareness plan, Dexter is truly a city where one can enjoy the green side of life. One of the many trails guides visitors to the downtown, where they can explore a variety of historical, shopping, and dining experiences.

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Nestled along the banks of the Huron River and Mill Creek, Dexter is a friendly town located about 10 miles northwest of Ann Arbor. With an expansive network of walking trails, 14 parks, and a dedicated environmental awareness plan, Dexter is truly a city where one can enjoy the green side of life. One of the many trails guides visitors to the downtown, where they can explore a variety of historical, shopping, and dining experiences.

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See and share the history, culture and community of Ypsilanti. Use the #YpsiReal hashtag when posting your Ypsilanti-area photos on social media, and they just might show up here!

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See and share the history, culture and community of Ypsilanti. Use the #YpsiReal hashtag when posting your Ypsilanti-area photos on social media, and they just might show up here!

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Saline

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Chelsea is the gateway to Waterloo Recreation Area, Michigan's largest park in the Lower Peninsula. This beautiful 20,000 acre park gives visitors the chance to experience the unique beauty of Michigan's wilderness, wildlife, and geological wonders in a protected area. Nature enthusiasts can hike, ski, bike, fish on one of the many sunny lakes, or even enjoy a camping trip.

Waterloo Recreational Area

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Chelsea is the gateway to Waterloo Recreation Area, Michigan's largest park in the Lower Peninsula. This beautiful 20,000 acre park gives visitors the chance to experience the unique beauty of Michigan's wilderness, wildlife, and geological wonders in a protected area. Nature enthusiasts can hike, ski, bike, fish on one of the many sunny lakes, or even enjoy a camping trip.

Waterloo Recreational Area

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Nestled along the banks of the Huron River and Mill Creek, Dexter is a friendly town located about 10 miles northwest of Ann Arbor. With an expansive network of walking trails, 14 parks, and a dedicated environmental awareness plan, Dexter is truly a city where one can enjoy the green side of life. One of the many trails guides visitors to the downtown, where they can explore a variety of historical, shopping, and dining experiences.

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Nestled along the banks of the Huron River and Mill Creek, Dexter is a friendly town located about 10 miles northwest of Ann Arbor. With an expansive network of walking trails, 14 parks, and a dedicated environmental awareness plan, Dexter is truly a city where one can enjoy the green side of life. One of the many trails guides visitors to the downtown, where they can explore a variety of historical, shopping, and dining experiences.

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Ann Arbor is many things, including a bustling university town, culinary hotspot, and a tech hub with a walkable downtown that includes world-class arts and culture. Located in southeast Michigan's Lower Peninsula, Ann Arbor lies at the center of a greater collection of communities in Washtenaw County. With so many thriving communities nearby, Ann Arbor has become a cultural melting pot and urban oasis.

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Ann Arbor is many things, including a bustling university town, culinary hotspot, and a tech hub with a walkable downtown that includes world-class arts and culture. Located in southeast Michigan's Lower Peninsula, Ann Arbor lies at the center of a greater collection of communities in Washtenaw County. With so many thriving communities nearby, Ann Arbor has become a cultural melting pot and urban oasis.

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See and share the history, culture and community of Ypsilanti. Use the #YpsiReal hashtag when posting your Ypsilanti-area photos on social media, and they just might show up here!

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See and share the history, culture and community of Ypsilanti. Use the #YpsiReal hashtag when posting your Ypsilanti-area photos on social media, and they just might show up here!

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Manchester is a charming 19th-century village located just 20 miles southwest of Ann Arbor. Nestled in the basin of the River Raisin, Manchester is surrounded by lush, beautiful landscapes. With downtown shopping, historic architecture, and enchanting parks, Manchester is a charming destination for the whole family.

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Manchester is a charming 19th-century village located just 20 miles southwest of Ann Arbor. Nestled in the basin of the River Raisin, Manchester is surrounded by lush, beautiful landscapes. With downtown shopping, historic architecture, and enchanting parks, Manchester is a charming destination for the whole family.

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Saline is a vibrant community just 10 miles southwest of Ann Arbor with an exceptional artistic scene and quality of life.

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Saline is a vibrant community just 10 miles southwest of Ann Arbor with an exceptional artistic scene and quality of life.

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One of the area's celebrated "hidden gems" is Milan, Michigan. Just south of Ann Arbor, the tree-lined streets in the charming historic downtown capture the essence of this wonderful community.

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One of the area's celebrated "hidden gems" is Milan, Michigan. Just south of Ann Arbor, the tree-lined streets in the charming historic downtown capture the essence of this wonderful community.

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