Chelsea's walking routes will take you past many historic locations, including
Chelsea's Clocktower (1907), The Welfare Building (1906), Chelsea Train Depot (1880), and Chelsea House Victorian Inn (1880s).
You can also walk past Jeff Daniels' Purple Rose Theatre, the Jiffy Mix plant,
McKune Memorial Library, Chelsea's Village Offices, and Chelsea High School.
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Downtown Chelsea is a vibrant destination. Several tasty restaurants are located along
Main Street/M-52, and if you're in a shopping mood, it'll be hard to walk past the antique shops, art
galleries and family-owned stores in the downtown shopping district without stepping inside to look around.
The Purple Rose Theatre Company, which was founded by actor Jeff Daniels, presents top-notch
performances in Chelsea throughout the year. The Purple Rose also aids area actors, directors and writers by
offering skill-building workshops periodically for students of every skill level.
Chelsea is not far from the Pinckney Recreation Area
and the Waterloo Recreation Area
, which have trails for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing. There are also several lakes for fishing and kayaking.
Chelsea is a short drive from
. Chelsea has larger hotels,
like Holiday Inn Express and Comfort Inn, and cozy bed and breakfasts, like Chelsea House Victorian Inn.