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Explore Ypsilanti, a progressive city with an independent vibe and eclectic art scene. Known locally as "Ypsi," Ypsilanti has an authentic ambiance worthy of a winter getaway.
Beautifully preserved historic areas add depth to the variety of cultures present in the art scene and shopping districts of Ypsilanti. Here you'll find passionate locals as unique as the community they live in.  

Nature and recreation lovers will find golf, biking, canoeing, and hiking just steps from fabulous dining and unique brewpubs. Automotive and aviation heritage buffs will adore Ypsilanti's vibrant historical museums. Start planning your winter trip now! Get our free Visitors Guide or sign up for our monthly newsletter. As we say in Ypsilanti, Here, is real. #ypsireal.  
Water Tower
The historic water tower is located at the highest point Ypsilanti. Known far and wide for its unique shape the water tower has made the list of quirky and unusual landmarks both nationally and internationally. The water tower is a must-see when visiting Ypsilanti.   
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University’s campus is located in historic downtown Ypsilanti. With more than 22,000 students, campus life and city life blend in a colorful mosaic. Students, staff and faculty are a big part of the diverse and artistic heartbeat of Ypsilanti.    
History to Discover
The Ypsilanti Area has a rich history, full of incredible museums and attractions. Aviation buffs will love the Yankee Air Museum. You can even book a flight on one of their historic WWII aircrafts, such as the B-17, B-25 or the C-47.   
Arts and Culture
Ypsilanti is artistic, genuine, and original, a melting pot of diverse ideas and backgrounds. The community fosters creativity and art in all its forms, making Ypsilanti a home for imagination and innovation. Ypsilanti is a one-of-a kind destination for art lovers. Explore the museums, galleries and performance spaces.    
Ypsi Real
Ypsilanti is a vibrant and quirky city located in Southeast, Michigan. Here, you can explore expansive history,a thriving arts scene, and international dining options.
How to Pronounce "Ypsilanti"
Ypsilanti - often referred to as "Ypsi" - was officially named after a Greek war hero in 1825. People have been struggling to pronounce it's name ever since.
Craft Beer
Ypsilanti is a true brew destination. Home to breweries creating unique ales, lagers, sours, kombucha and more, you will find the perfect beer full of original, local flavor. Visit 734 Brewing CompanyYpsi AlehouseArbor Brewing CompanyUnity Vibration and more.   
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