Named after the famous city in Italy, Milan is located 15 miles Southeast of Ann Arbor. Known for its 19th century Victorian architecture, downtown Milan boasts a place on the National Register of Historic Places with fine examples of Italianate, International, Art Modern, and other architectural styles as well. Milan has a quaint, yet charming Main Street that includes a few restaurants and shops, as well as a number of nearby parks and recreational activities.
Popular Milan destinations include:
- Original Gravity Brewing Company: this cozy, family-friendly brewery serves up their own fantastic craft brews and offers a great deli-style menu of sandwiches and appetizers
- Hack House Museum: listed on the National Register of Historic Places, visitors often take tours of this 1888 Victorian-style house, complete with era-equivalent furnishings, decorative objects, outbuildings and period gardens, allowing you an up-close picture of 19th century life.
- The Milan Dragway: this IHRA sanctioned, ¼ mile, asphalt, drag strip is regionally recognized and draws crowds of race fans during the spring, summer and fall months.
- Talladay Farms Corn Maze and Wasem Fruit Farm – located next door to each other, this is a favorite destination for visitors in the fall. Talladay Farms offers a new corn maze each year, and Wasem Fruit Farm’s orchard allows you to pick your own apples and purchase cider and donuts.
Get more information at www.MilanMich.org.