Sleep Inn & Suites
1230 Dexter St.
Milan, MI 48160
Phone: (734) 439-1400
Fax: (734) 439-4181
Announced to be one of the best schools in the state and one of the top 500 schools in all of the country in a report by the U.S. News and World Report, Saline High School has a very efficient program which makes the journey through high school quite smooth for students. The school is acclaimed for its favorable student to teacher ratio, for how well their minority students perform and for exemplary performance of the students in advance placement programs. The school also emphasizes the importance of extra curricular activities and events, both in terms of sports and stage.
The Ypsilanti District Library provides a plethora of information for the voracious reader boasting as many as 250,000 titles under its roof. With a large selection of books and a friendly, helpful and efficient staff to help you make sense of where to find what, the library makes for a great place to go to if you are looking for any information which can be found within the pages of a book. Several classes, workshops and events are also held here on a regular basis. For more information, check out their website.
Located outside Cabela's on the Cabela Boulevard, Fierce Encounter is a gigantic sculpture that's hard to miss. Featuring two huge grizzlies fighting over what looks like a dead elk, the artwork is one of the largest in the county. The bronze statue is also claimed to be the biggest bronze outdoor artwork of wildlife creatures ever made. Designed by sculptor Michael Hamby, the Fierce Encounter makes for a fantastic roadside attraction.
Bring the whole family for a fun and exciting game of Whirly Ball, a combination of basketball and Jai-Alai that is played from an electronic bumper car.
Irrespective of the season the Mary Beth Doyle Park is always beautiful. This park has something for everyone; if you are a nature enthusiast the spectacular tails and bike routes will only delight you, and if you like bird watching there are several species here that will catch your attention. The pond at the Mary Beth Doyle Park is a perfect spot to observe nature and if you are lucky, you may spot wildlife too. In addition, the park has a wonderful play area for the little ones while those who enjoy sports can play at the ball field. Families usually bring picnics at the Mary Beth Doyle Park and stay put till dusk to enjoy the gorgeous sunset.
Nestled on 39 rolling acres, this park features a six lane, 25 yard swimming pool, softball diamonds, soccer fields, outdoor tennis courts, picnic areas with grills, children's playground, and an ice arena for public skating, hockey, and special programs.
Located by the Huron River, the Riverside Park Ypsilanti is a stretch of beautiful, wooded land which is the site of several festivals and events. Some of these events include the Elvis Festival, the Summer Beer Festival and the Heritage festival among others. Even without the special occasions, however, the park, with its facilities for fishing, bicycling, dog-walking and picnicking is a great place to spend a lazy afternoon.
Sitting at the heart of the Eastern Michigan University, the modern student center is the hub of student life and a lively gathering place on the campus. Whether you're looking to get some work done, or chill out after a hectic assignment, the center offers great facilities from tranquil study rooms to excellent dining options and even some shopping choices. The center is also where prominent student services and resources like the campus bookstore and computer lab are located. The Student Center offers diverse meeting and conference facilities as well, with the Grand Ballroom possessing the capacity to host 1100 guests. Check website for more information.
Voted best brew pub in Ypsilanti, the Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery is a place worth visiting. The brewery makes some of the best handcrafted beer in the area, manufacturing many varieties of micro brews using locally sourced material. The beer garden, with its bar and grill, and micro-brewery have become a popular local attraction. Regular live music events are held here as well as trivia nights and other events to keep the visitor entertained. More information can be found on their website.
This 52 acre park features a number of tennis courts, softball fields, picnic shelters, and playgrounds. There is also a one-and-a-half mile nature trail on site.
The Horizon Park is a great photo-opportunity to catch the splendid views of the sunset while sitting comfortably beneath green trees amidst pleasant flowers. There is a war-memorial here and the lake offers plenty of breeze and fresh air. Concerts and other events are also organized here from time to time.
Gallup Park is one of the major recreational areas in Ann Arbor. Spread on an area of 69 acres (27.9233 hectares), it provides ample space for enjoying a picnic or party. The asphalt trails that are three miles long are used as tracks for biking, rollerblading and other such activities. The two drinking fountains and benches are for people who want to relax and unwind. The scenic Geddes Pond adds to the charm of this place. But that's not all, you can always enjoy canoeing and kayaking on the Huron River.