The Ann Arbor area is filled with exciting attractions and places to explore. While you visited and enjoyed TripAdvisor’s Top 10 attractions in Ann Arbor, there is much more to discover. Check out these similar suggestions we think you’ll love!

10. If you like Gallup Park...

Visit the Dexter-Huron Metropark and Hudson Mills Metropark in Dexter. Kayak or tube down the Huron River, pick an ideal fishing spot, play disc golf, and travel the B2B trail. Learn more about Ann Arbor’s neighboring communities.

Hudson Mills

9. If you like Nichol’s Arboretum...

You’ll love the Barton Nature Area. Enjoy scenic views and benches along pathways that follows along the pond and iconic Barton Dam. This is a great spot for sunsets, birding, and getting in touch with nature. Browse more area parks here.

Barton Nature Area

8. If you like the U-M Natural History Museum…

Spend time at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology where folks can uncover secrets of Egyptian and Middle Eastern archaeology through collections and exhibitions, including over 100,000 rotating artifacts. View more area museums here.

Kelsey Museum

7. If you like the UMMA…

Check out the Ann Arbor Art Center, filled with artwork created by area artists, and regularly hosts workshops and activities. For more art-filled fun, visit the U-M Stamps Gallery, displaying contemporary artwork, and Gutman Gallery for fine arts. Browse more art & galleries here.

U-M Stamps Gallery

6. If you like Main Street…

Visit South University Ave, just across the Diag on U-M Campus. Discover shops, restaurants, and student favorites including Pinball Pete's, the Common Cup Cafe and Blue Leprechaun.  Visit the four downtown districts to experience more of Ann Arbor.

Pinball Pete's

5. If you like the Law Quad…

Famous for its neo-Gothic buildings and Harry Potter-esque photo ops, you’ll love the Wave Field, an earthen sculpture designed and created by Maya Lin. Later, tour the Chelsea Sculpture Walk, a free, outdoor gallery featuring regional artists in historic downtown Chelsea.

U-M Wave Field

4. If you like the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum…

Visit the popular family destination, the Michigan Firehouse Museum in Ypsilanti. Browse three floors of interactive exhibits and new displays. Explore more at the Eddy Discovery Center, an outdoor area introducing visitors of all ages to the fascinating world of geology and natural habitats.

Michigan Firehouse Museum

3. If you like Matthaei Botanical Gardens…

Visit the Leslie Science & Nature Center.  Enjoy quiet nature strolls, and loop the raptor enclosure and black pond woods trails to discover plants and animals of the forest. Browse more outdoor fun here.

Leslie Science and Nature Center

2. If you like the University of Michigan…

You’ll love the events taking place close to campus. Browse upcoming performances from the University Musical Society, and other Ann Arbor events such as the highly anticipated Ann Arbor Art Fair, the African American Downtown Festival, and the Ann Arbor Summer Festival.

Ann Arbor Art Fair

1. If you like the Michigan stadium…

Okay, we know the Big House is incomparable. After all, it is the largest stadium in the US! Sports fans can show their Wolverine pride year-round at exciting U-M basketball games at the Crisler Center, and hockey fans can catch a game at Yost Ice Arena.

Crisler Center

When visiting Ann Arbor, take time to explore more. Area hotels are located just minutes away from downtown restaurants, plenty of family fun, vibrant nightlife, and much more.


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