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Ann ArborUnited States of America

The lively arts scene and restaurant culture are pleasantly surprising in this small city, where a cosmopolitan atmosphere offsets quaint historical architecture.

Ann Arbor is a university city offering a pleasant blend of small-town convenience and cultural highlights. Visit museums and educational institutions, eat delicious food and browse outdoor markets.

Walk down the lively main street and soak up the great ambiance. Shop for quirky items at clothing stores or pick up vacation reading at old-fashioned bookshops. Visit Kerrytown Market to purchase handcrafted gifts and art.

Bring kids for a playful learning experience at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. Splash around in the water room, build a Lego masterpiece or get behind the wheel of a replica ambulance. Four floors of fun offer something for all ages, so be prepared to spend several hours here.

Get tickets for a sports match at University of Michigan and cheer along with hordes of excitable fans in the biggest stadium in the United States, with capacity for over 100,000 people, which means the atmosphere can be electric during big events.

Admire the stately architecture of the University of Michigan Law Quadrangle and wander to the nearby University of Michigan Museum of Art. This gallery has one of the country’s most significant university art collections and is an inspiring place to visit.

Enjoy a coffee break after all this sightseeing at a top-quality café or deli serving creamy lattes and gourmet snacks. Eat a more substantial meal at one of the multicultural restaurants and watch a show at Tthe Ark, an iconic folk venue that has been showcasing performers since 1965.

Breathe in the smell of popcorn at the Michigan Theater, an art house cinema that opened in 1928 and has since been lovingly restored to all its former glory.

Rent a canoe from the Argo Canoe Livery and paddle down the Huron River. Stroll around the beautiful Matthaei Botanical Gardens and admire its gorgeous plant collections.

Ann Arbor is contemporary, traditional and fun.

Where to stay in Ann Arbor

Top Hotels in Ann Arbor

Weber's Hotel & Restaurant
Weber's Hotel & Restaurant
4 out of 5
3050 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor, MI
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $95 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2

Situated in Ann Arbor, this boutique hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Ann Arbor Hands On Museum, University of Michigan, and Michigan Stadium. Kempf House Museum ...

4.4/5Excellent! (968 reviews)

"Beautiful renovation! My room was beautiful. Evening front desk attendant was super helpful."…"

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

Weber's Hotel & Restaurant
Graduate Ann Arbor
Graduate Ann Arbor
4 out of 5
615 E Huron Street, Ann Arbor, MI
The price is $80 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21

Located in the heart of Ann Arbor, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Power Center for the Performing Arts, University of Michigan, and U Of M Hospital. Michigan ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (965 reviews)

"Great property. Very clean and offered bar and food service for room delivery or pickup. Beautiful room with a city view"…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Graduate Ann Arbor
Hyatt Place Ann Arbor
Hyatt Place Ann Arbor
3.5 out of 5
3223 S. State Street, Ann Arbor, MI
The price is $87 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14

Located in Bryant Pattengill East, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Briarwood Mall, University of Michigan, and Michigan Stadium. Cobblestone Farm and Buhr ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (565 reviews)

"The obvious safety precautions that the hotel was taking made me feel very safe. The hotel was very quiet and the bed was extremely comfortable. Unfortunately, we were not there long enough to take advantage of the fitness room or complimentary breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Hyatt Place Ann Arbor
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Ann Arbor

Sonesta ES Suites Ann Arbor
Sonesta ES Suites Ann Arbor
3 out of 5
800 Victors Way, Ann Arbor, MI
The price is $99 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2

Located in Bryant Pattengill East, this aparthotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Briarwood Mall, University of Michigan, and Michigan Stadium. Cobblestone Farm and ...

4.3/5Excellent! (591 reviews)

"Loved the privacy of the 2 bedrooms. Beds were super comfortable and super nice pillows. Super plush big bath towels!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Sonesta ES Suites Ann Arbor
Staybridge Suites Ann Arbor- Univ of Michigan
Staybridge Suites Ann Arbor- Univ of Michigan
3 out of 5
3850 Research Park Dr, Ann Arbor, MI
The price is $86 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12

Located in Bryant Pattengill East, this aparthotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Briarwood Mall, University of Michigan, and Michigan Stadium. Cobblestone Farm and ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (196 reviews)

"Nice large room. Seemed new and clean. I would definitely recommend."…"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2020

Staybridge Suites Ann Arbor- Univ of Michigan
KT2 Downtown Ann Arbor/kerrytown Love Nest
KT2 Downtown Ann Arbor/kerrytown Love Nest
Ann Arbor, MI
The price is $149 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2

Located in Kerrytown, this historic vacation home is within a 10-minute walk of Ann Arbor Hands On Museum and University of Michigan. U Of M Hospital and Michigan ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)
Amazing Place, great location everything was awesome

"Awesome"…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

KT2 Downtown Ann Arbor/kerrytown Love Nest
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Reviews of Ann Arbor

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4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Jun 2, 2020

Under lock-down for COVID-19, not much was open. Area is nice and clean. Lots of parks and green-ways.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

May 19, 2020

The city is decent, just stay away from this area in particular

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 12, 2020

fun and people were cool

5/5 - Excellent

Wolfhawg

Apr 28, 2020

Ann Arbor is a great place and I always enjoy studying here. I guess the CoVid health concern impacted the library being open for this short visit.

1/5 - Terrible

Verified traveler

Apr 6, 2020

The roads are the worst we have ever driven on. Strictly a college town, even though the students were not there. Not easy to find your way around. We used a GPS the whole time.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Mar 24, 2020

Such a hotel needs demolition

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