Detroit January 27, 2017
The Unique Town Near Detroit That’s Anything But Ordinary
Detroit has given way to plenty of amazing suburbs over the years. Each town near the Motor City is home to its own traditions, attractions, and friendly Michigan faces. But there’s one small town just outside Detroit that’s seen a resurgence of popularity in recent years — and it’s easy to see why.
The beautiful town of Ferndale houses just over 20,000 Metro Detroit residents.
The town's history begins nearly a century ago — it was first incorporated as a village in 1918. During Detroit’s golden industrial years, it housed many of the city’s workers.
Today, it’s known for its close-knit, welcoming community and plenty of unique attractions that make it a wonderful place to raise a family or drop by for a quick visit.
When you make a stop in Ferndale, be sure to check out the Rust Belt Market. This large indoor flea market is full of arts, crafts, and all kinds of knick-knacks that will completely charm you.
Are you an improv fan? You’re in luck! Ferndale houses its very own haven for funny people of all ages: the Go Comedy! Improv Theater. You can’t leave town without settling in for a hilarious show.
Looking for a sweet treat? Downtown Ferndale has you covered. Venture to Pinwheel Bakery or Cupcake Station and satisfy your sugar craving.
Throughout downtown, you’ll spot all sorts of bright and inspiring murals. It’s tough not to be charmed by the abundance of public art in Ferndale.
Whether you’re meeting with friends, wandering through a quaint residential area, or simply stopping in for a meal, one thing is for sure…
… Ferndale is one town in Metro Detroit that will easily steal your heart.
Have you spent time in Ferndale? Share your favorite memories in the comment section below!