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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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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5 Reasons to Visit Ann Arbor

When awesome travel bloggers visit Ann Arbor, we do our best to show them a great time! Recently, Amanda Williams from A Dangerous Business came to see what Tree Town is all about, and we had a great time showing her around. On the agenda was a tour of downtown and the interesting murals and street…

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The Buzz About First Fridays In Fall

A brilliant way to explore Ypsilanti in the fall is by attending First Fridays Ypsilanti, a free and accessible self-guided art and culture walk through Downtown, Depot Town, and more. On the first Friday of each month you are invited to chart your own course through performances, exhibits…

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Great Minds Think A Lot: Matthew VanBesien

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. Former University Musical Society President Ken Fischer left some pretty enormous shoes to fill when he retired in…

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Fairy Doors? Yes, you heard that right!

There may be no more quintessentially "Ann Arbor" attraction than the Urban Fairy Doors - which makes a treasure hunt around the city a must-do for visitors interested in all things quirky, unique and mystical. First appearing in Ann Arbor in 2005, the premier fairy door spotted at a commercial…

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