What to Expect When Moving From New York City to Detroit

What to Expect When Moving From New York City to Detroit

Interstate moving, especially between cities, can be pretty overwhelming for anyone making such a big change. Doing your research and knowing what to expect can bring you peace of mind, and make the move easier on you mentally. Big city life is a ton of fun, but it does vary from city to city.

It’s important to make the best of long distance moving, by soaking up every single step of the process. It’s something that people only do once in a lifetime, so try to appreciate it instead of fretting. Once you’re settled, you’ll be glad you did!

 

The Weather is Colder

If you can even believe it, winters are harder in Detroit than they are in New York. Detroit sits incredibly close to the Canadian border, which is sometimes referred to as the Great White North. You guessed it…Detroit holds the possibility of getting a ton of snow every single winter.

While the early months of the year can be bitter, there is no shortage of indoor and outdoor activities to make the best of it. From snowboarding to museums, there is plenty to do for everyone, making winter boredom obsolete. Just be sure to pack that winter coat. You’ll need it.

 

The Sense Of Community is Greater

Detroit has an amazing sense of community. It’s not to say that New Yorkers can’t rally together, they often do, but Detroit has been through the ringer as a city. From prosperity to poverty, Detroit has seen it all.

As the city successfully digs it way out of recession, there are plenty of jobs and opportunity returning to the area. Once you settle in, you’ll easily fall into that comradery. It’s hard not to, and having  pride in your hometown is a fantastic way to live.

 

The Public Transportation Isn’t as Great

Don’t get us wrong, the public transportation system in Detroit is great, but it doesn’t compare to the easy access all over New York. You can Uber, take a train or a cab, but you’ll find each of these sources to be more plentiful in the City that Never Sleeps. It’s not to say that you can’t get where you’re going on time, just be sure to plan for it!

When it’s time for you to make your interstate move from New York to Detroit, be sure to hire Simply Moving for the job! Call today for your free quote, and we’ll get you on the road.

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