Families, visitors, students, weekenders, and road-trippers, welcome to Ann Arbor! We’ll help you explore and experience all the must-dos during your stay. Whether your visit takes you off the beaten path, or just around the corner, discover why Ann Arbor is the place to be.
Know Before You Go
Where to Stay
Many area hotels are conveniently located with easy access to downtown Ann Arbor and neighboring communities. Browse promotions and bed & breakfasts options that best accommodate your interests.
Getting Here & Around
There are plenty of ways to roam in Ann Arbor. Stroll around the University of Michigan campus and museums, hop on a boober tour bike and get going, or take TheRide, the area’s public transit system offering fixed routes, para-transit, events services, and more. Browse options for traveling around.
During Your Stay
Experience city life in Ann Arbor’s award-winning downtown. Explore the four downtown districts, blending college town vibes with popular street festivals and family fun. Browse things to do here.
Ann Arbor is an eclectic shopping destination filled with boutiques, small businesses, and famous bookstores. From gallery shops showcasing Ann Arbor’s vibrant art & culture scene, to unique vintage treasures, uncover special keepsakes you never knew you needed. Browse shopping here.
Where to Eat
Home to hundreds of restaurants, feed your craving with international cuisine and classic townie favorites. Enjoy an evening with fine dining or grab a late-night bite. Many eateries also offer tasty vegan and vegetarian options. Browse restaurants here.
What to Drink
Craft beer enthusiasts love unique brews created by locals. Try several breweries and distilleries by using the Ann Arbor Area Craft Pass to plan your own tasting tour. Check in at eight locations and win a special prize! Browse bars, pubs, and breweries here.
Nature lovers can explore area parks and trails ranging from highly rated mountain biking paths, to nature preserves, to river and boating activities, and more. Browse recreation & outdoors here.
For more exciting recommendations, check out our area itinerary ideas that best fit your interests, or explore our website for tons of information to inspire your next adventure.
After Your Visit
Share your photos and videos
Share your Ann Arbor area adventures with us! Tag us at @annarbor on social media or upload your best photos here. Your photos and videos could be featured on our website!
Plan Your Next Trip
Now that you've had a taste of what Ann Arbor has to offer, spend time planning what to do during your next stay. Check out the Fairy Doors found all over, explore family fun, find nightlife events of all kinds, and more.
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