Find Apartments for Rent in Farmington, MI
Apartment living in Farmington, MI fits every lifestyle. Whether you enjoy the convenience of easy access to four major freeways, or the comfort of walking downtown for dinner, your needs are met. Fortunately, most apartments in Farmington are located in areas where you have both. Many apartments are on Grand River Avenue, which is the main road through downtown Farmington. As you cross the freeway, nearer to Tall Oaks, the apartments on Farmington Road offer more secluded living choices.
Moving to Farmington for work in other Michigan cities? The Oakland County location of Farmington, is a smaller city than the one you may work in, but within a short driving distance of Detroit, Flint, Ann Arbor and Lansing.
Cultural Attractions in Farmington, MI
The Governor Warner’s Mansion in Farmington offers breathtaking garden tours and is available for private events such as weddings and meetings. Downtown Farmington is the place to be for seasonal events. Find yourself strolling through the Farmer’s Market and eating a juicy peach, or meeting your neighbors at the Harvest Moon Festival. For the winter seasons, enjoy Holly Days or ice-skating on the outdoor pond at Riley Park. Riley Park also hosts Family Fun days and free, Friday night concerts. When the weather keeps you indoors, visit the Farmington Civic Center for new movies in an old-fashioned atmosphere.
When you require greater adventures, your apartment in Farmington is a short drive from downtown Detroit. This diverse city offers performances by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, concerts at The Filmore, or plays at the Fox and Fisher Theaters. If luck is on your side, try your hand at blackjack or a slot machine at the MGM Grand Casino in Detroit, or if you have your passport, it’s a simple bridge or tunnel drive to Windsor, Canada for more casino and entertainment options.
Shopping in Farmington, MI
Your downtown Farmington apartment is a short walk from approximately 160 stores along the city’s main street. The unique architecture that framed the city in the 1870’s brings a touch of charm to the current stores. Whether you are shopping for jeans, or that special birthday gift for your partner, you will find it here. You can also pause your shopping while you receive a massage or a facial to add to your retail therapy.
Finish your day of shopping with a snack such as a burger, slice of pizza or a submarine sandwich if you want to eat light. Or, treat your senses with flavors from Mexico, Thailand, Korea and the Mediterranean before you walk home.
When the Michigan winter hits and you prefer to shop indoors, the Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi, MI is located in the next town and still within Oakland County. Jump on the freeway from your apartment, or if you're not in a rush, use one of the side-streets and enjoy the short-drive to Novi. Twelve Oaks fits upscale budgets with stores such as Nordstrom and Macy’s and everyone in between from Sears to Express and Bath and Body Works to Sephora.
Living in Farmington also gives you easy access to one of the few IKEA stores in the nation. The IKEA store in Canton, Mi can help you furnish your new apartment.
Sports in Farmington, MI
One thing you will notice as you drive through Southeast Michigan is the number of sports fans. The big “D”’ vehicle stickers represent the true-blue Detroit Tiger fans and you no longer have to watch the games only on television. Comerica Park, home to the Tigers is conveniently located in downtown Detroit. Next door to the Tigers, you find the Detroit Lions football team. Life in Farmington also supports other Michigan teams such as Detroit Red Wings hockey, and Detroit Pistons Basketball, which is also in Oakland County in Auburn Hills. If college sports are your passion, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and Michigan State University in Lansing are near.
Weather in Farmington, MI
A saying in Michigan informs you that if you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes and it will change. The weather is never boring in Michigan, so if Farmington is your choice, be flexible and prepared to change your plans at a minute’s notice. If bicycling down the many paths in Farmington becomes impossible due to a thunderstorm, grab your harness and indoor rock climb at Planet Rock in Ann Arbor. In the winter, you have many opportunities to cross-country ski, snowshoe, sled on your own, or learn to downhill ski at local hills such as Alpine Valley in White Lake, or Vail Ski Resort at Mt. Brighton.View Apartments in Farmington, Michigan
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