Our community features a Class A public school system and where you will find all of our schools within a quick 5 minute drive from our downtown. Alpena Community College (ACC) campus is just several blocks away. ACC is a fantastic school with many opportunities for both Associates and Bachelor’s degree programs.
Loving the quality of life is one of the common themes of those who live in Downtown Alpena. We have an amazing fresh water shoreline complete with a marina, the Thunder Bay River, and walking and biking trails that are endless. Enjoy a downtown shopping district stroll or just a few blocks away you are in an oasis of nature that feels miles away from a busy city.
Enjoy peaceful downtown living in Alpena. Our downtown is located on the shores of beautiful Lake Huron and the Thunder Bay River. A quick stroll and you are at your favorite coffee shop, bookstore or restaurant. Downtown Alpena has housing options for everyone from loft style contemporary apartments to beautiful neighborhood homes. There are an abundant number of choices for both renters and for owners.