Downtown Ann Arbor

A Wintry Family Staycation in Ann Arbor

When the days turn cold and the snow starts to fall, it can be quite the task finding options for family fun outside of the house. There’s no need to stay cooped up with the kids all winter - a quick road trip to Ann Arbor is a perfect option for the whole family, with indoor and outdoor activities…

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Holiday Happenings in Ypsilanti

Make Ypsilanti your top holiday stop this season! Visit the Ypsilanti area this holiday season for an enchanted experience in our charming city. There are plenty of events happening and things to do - you may find yourself getting cozy by the fireplace at Corner Brewery, or perhaps feeling like…

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8 Incredible Antique Stores in Ypsilanti, Michigan

Ypsilanti is known for its juxtaposition between the old and the new. Students from Eastern Michigan University ignite excitement in the community, while historical architecture and museums line the streets. While Ypsilanti is making a name for itself as a home for young entrepreneurs and artists…

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November Events Roundup

While visiting the Ann Arbor area this November, the variety of special events taking place will have you discovering your new favorite places and hobbies, in addition to further exploring your already-found passions! From unique, annual shopping events like Pop on Main Street in Milan, or national…

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Great Minds Think A Lot: Eve Aronoff Fernandez

Photos by Cybelle Codish This profile is part of Destination Ann Arbor’s Great Minds Think a Lot series, highlighting influential leaders in Washtenaw County who make a positive impact within our community. One of Ann Arbor’s most esteemed chefs, Eve Aronoff Fernandez, has been a little busy…

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Vibrant History Abounds with Heritage Tours

You don’t need a “Back to the Future” DeLorean to visit Washtenaw County’s past. Any car, or even just a smartphone, will do. Yes, Washtenaw County’s Office of Community & Economic Development recently began translating heritage tours into “story maps” via an app called Vamonde. “It’s this exciting…

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Your Ultimate 2019 Ypsilanti Halloween Guide!

If you’re looking for the ultimate Halloween-time destination, look no further than here in Ypsilanti! Spend some time visiting this October and discover what makes Ypsilanti unique for visitors and residents alike. Whether you crave spine-chilling thrills from creepy ghost stories, haunted houses…

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10 Unique Things to See When Visiting EMU

Not only does Eastern Michigan University have tons of resources and activities for students and faculty, but many of those are available for public view or exploration. Read on to learn more about what there is to see as a visitor to EMU: 1. Art Walk Take a self-guided art walk throughout campus…

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Great Minds Think A Lot: Nikki Sunstrum

This profile is part of Destination Ann Arbor’s Great Minds Think a Lot series, highlighting influential leaders in Washtenaw County who make a positive impact within our community. Between having six young, active kids and working as the University of Michigan’s Director of Social Media…

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