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.
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.
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.
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.