Introduction to Plymouth, Michigan
Plymouth is one of the oldest communities in Michigan. Although located within Plymouth Township, the city is politically independent. The very first settlers in this region were Keziah and William Starkweather, farmers from Preston, Connecticut who purchased land from the US Government. In 2007, CNN Money Magazine named Plymouth Township the 37th Best Place to Live in the US.
Plymouth and nearby Attractions
- Historic Fort Wayne
- Island Lake State Recreation Area
- Plymouth Historical Museum
- Delhi Metropark
- Detroit Zoo
- Alpine Valley
Things To Do In Plymouth
Several museums are located near Plymouth, including the Ann Arbor Art Center, the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum and the Cranbrook Art Museum. Parks and recreational areas near Plymouth include the Brighton State Recreation Area, the Kensington Metropark and the Dexter-Huron Metropark. Camping, boating, hiking, fishing and horseback riding opportunities are available at these parks.
Flights are available from Oakland County International Airport.
Plymouth Higher Education
Adrian College, Baker College of Auburn Hills and Cleary College are some of the local colleges.