The credit of founding the city of Ann Arbor goes to the land speculators John Allen and Elisha Rumsey in 1824. It named after the names of the wives of the two speculators Allen and Rumsey. It is recognized as the seat of Washtenaw County in 1827 and became a village in 1833. The university town of Michigan is working on its economy significantly here one can find a range of bookstores which make it the number one bookstores in US.
The city is almost centered around the University of Michigan, which is very well known for its medical school complex. This area is considered as the central business district as it has a presence of Toyota, General Motors, Ford, Domino’s, Google and many more.
Ann Arbor is features the most striking and distinguishing varieties of historic buildings, museums and interesting sightseeing attractions. While strolling in the city you will find some of the marvelous waterfalls along with warm and great human beings. Due to the presence of the University in close proximity it has made the neighborhood the cultural center of community.
The University Of Michigan Museum Of Art is recognized as the finest university art museum in the country. It houses around 18000 art objects from the Asia, Africa and from Western countries which include the master pieces from the masters. It also includes the work of Whistler and Picasso and North America’s Congolese sculpture. Due to expansion and restoration work, the Museum of Art was kept close for the general public.
Another must visit attraction of Ann Arbor is known as the Michigan Botanical Gardens which is one of the best ways of connecting people with mother nature. This will make us care about the earth and about the natural heritage which we are supposed to preserve.
This enchanting and splendid botanical garden derived its name from the former Michigan regent Frederick C. Matthaei which is under control of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The best time to visit this marvelous garden is spring as the entire garden comes to life during this period.
Ann Arbor offers a range of luxury and budget accommodation with excellent service and quality stay which today’s business and casual travelers could possibly dream. It also offer some of the most sought after downtown hotels which are perfect and understands what you need to make your tour a memorable one.
Luxury Hotels – Bell Tower Hotel is an outstanding hotel which has grabbed the historic preservation award for its elegant distinctive setting and decoration. It offers a great and distinctive setting which gives some ease from the ordinary one.
This classic hotel is ideally situated near the University of Michigan campus and downtown Ann Arbor and situated in close proximity with most of the shops, restaurants and theaters. 66 rooms and suites are tastefully decorated and exhibit the English Decor.
Cheap Hotels – Red Roof Inn hotel of Ann Arbor is one of the best cheap hotels known for its quality and comfortable stay. Staying at this hotel is one of the best ways of enjoying the tour at extremely reasonable rates. The rooms of the hotel are clean and equipped with modern equipments.