Westland: Michigan's "All-American City"
Considered by residents to be an all-American city, Westland is a suburb of Detroit known for its popular annual Blues, Brews, and BBQ festival, charming Westland Historical Park, and community events centered around the Westland Farmers & Artisans Market.
Residential areas blend seamlessly with community parks, schools, and shopping centers, so that everything you need is just steps from your front door. And since sidewalks adorn neighborhood blocks and city bus stops are located throughout Westland, it's easy to explore the area.
Homes for Sale in Westland, MI
Westland in the Day to Day
There are several grocery store chains conveniently located throughout the city, including Aldi, Palace Supermarket, and Heartland Marketplace.
Westland's one-stop shops for groceries, clothing, and other daily necessities include:
- Sam's Club
- West Ridge Shopping Center
Wayne-Westland Community School District
Students in Westland can attend public school within the Wayne-Westland public school district, which operates 18 schools including upper elementary schools and an educational facility for career and technical training. A number of private and pre-K schools are also accessible in Westland.
Proximity to Downtown Detroit
Westland is located about 20 miles west of downtown Detroit and right beside Canton.
The nearest highways and transportation centers to Westland include:
- Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
- Interstate 275
- Interstate 96
- Interstate 94
- Michigan Avenue
Things to Do: Golf Courses, Skate Parks, and Historic Tours
Westland residents can enjoy lunch, game specials, and electric golf cart rentals at the 9-hole Westland Municipal Golf Course, or all types of fun at other Westland attractions including:
- Concrete Jungle Skate Park
- H2O Spray Zone Park
- Hines Park segway rental adventures
- Mike Modano Ice Arena
- Westland Historic Village Park
- Westland Shopping Center