Royal Oak is great place to live. With its bustling downtown and numerous amenities, it provides easy access to the region's most exciting attractions. You're never far away from shopping or dining, and convenience shopping is within walking distance. See below for numerous opportunities to reside in one of south east Michigan's trendiest cities.
Downtown Royal Oak's traditional downtown layout is ideal for walking and biking. Relying more on bicycles and walking, where possible, reduces parking demands, traffic congestion, and is environmentally friendly. Downtown Royal Oak is an extremely walkable place. With over 5.3 miles of sidewalks, frequent pedestrian crossings, and a densely built environment, it is referred to as a walker's paradise. Downtown's walkability score is so incredibly high, that daily errands do not require a car. With a shared bike lane going north to south on Washington Avenue, a high frequency of bike racks, and brand new wayfinding signage, Downtown Royal Oak can easily accommodate bicycle transit.