The Himalayan Lodge is located in the historic Old West Side neighborhood, just west of downtown Ann Arbor. The Lodge is a 10 minute walk to Ann Arbor's vibrant Main Street. Kerrytown Market and Shops is a 15 minute walk. The University of Michigan's central campus is about a mile from the Lodge. a 20+ min walk. You will enjoy this quiet neighborhood near the center of town. The Huron River is also nearby and is a great place to bike, hike, kayak, run, float, picnic and more. All Ann Arbor has to offer is within easy access.
There is a school across the street with a giant grassy field behind the school to run around in. There's a volley ball and basketball court there also. Across from the field is a cute little neighborhood park, Waterworks Park, with a playground and sandbox for kids. Eberwhite Woods isn't far.
There are many restaurants within walking distance near Main Street. Also the Ark, an amazing, longtime 'listening room' for live music. It is a gem. Several shops will keep you busy on Main Street as well. The downtown library is a bit further on Fifth Ave. The best movie theaters in town are a mile from the house on Liberty and State Street, The Michigan Theater and The State Theater.
The University of Michigan sports fields, stadiums, arenas, courts and more are roughly within 2 miles of the house.
Here is a Guide to Getting Around Ann Arbor without a car.