Local And Area Information
As Michigan’s second-largest township and one of its fastest-growing communities, Canton is an ideal spot to call home. Situated between Ann Arbor and Detroit, Canton is conveniently located for both business and recreational city access. Though with so many restaurant and retail options, miles of walking and biking trails, festivals and concerts, and a wide offering of recreational classes and activities, you'll never want to leave home.
Home to major retailers and employers, growing rapidly in retail and commercial industry, and offering many public, charter, and private schools, Canton is truly a land of opportunity for everyone!
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Downtown Detroit: 35 min
Ann Arbor: 25 min
Detroit Airport: 20 min
Major Roads: I-275, US-12
Zip Code(s): 48187, 48188
Median Home Price: $264,600
Spotlights of Canton
Walking trails, athletic fields, splash pads, an amphitheater, and more — Heritage Park is the city hub for all sorts of outdoor recreation.
Known as one of the best local spots for fishing, Belleville Lake provides easy access to shore fishing and boat launches.
A 400-seat performing and visual arts center, the Village Theater regularly hosts events, classes, workshops, and shows.
What You'll Love in Canton
Local Shopping & Dining
Restaurants in Canton rage from classic American chain restaurants to specialty ethnic eateries. Some popular spots include Crows Nest Bar & Grill, Rusty Nail Lounge, Basement Burger Bar, Antonio's Cucina Italiana, and many more. Plus, with over 300 businesses in Canton, including retail, department stores, and entertainment venues, there are quite a few options when it comes to shopping in Canton.
Parks & Recreation
For a wide variety of outdoor recreation, the Lower Rouge River Trail System offers miles of walking, jogging, and biking paths for recreational enthusiasts. Canton is also home to outstanding local parks that offer things like dog parks, splash playgrounds, pickleball and tennis courts, picnic pavilions, and sports fields. There are even connections to area-wide hiking and biking trails, such as the ITC Corridor Trail and the I-275 Metro Trail.
Art & History
Canton is known for its rich history and arts and culture scene. One of its most popular attractions is the Village Theatre, which hosts live theatre performances throughout the year, a monthly art exhibit, and various art contest and workshops. For history buffs, The Henry Ford Museum is just a short trip away and offers a glimpse back through American History, including the Rosa Parks Bus, a Thomas Edison workshop, and vintage Model T’s.
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