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Address: Between William and Huron Streets, Ann Arbor, MI
Phone Number: 734 668 7112
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Description: A classic "college town" neighborhood street for strolling. Shops and...
A classic "college town" neighborhood street for strolling. Shops and restaurants line the street and offer abundant variety to meet every taste.
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Coolest Main I have ever been at!

Man, Ann Arbor's Main Street is just so cool: it's, first of all, beautiful; like this wasn't enough, it has A LOT of stuff to do, which fits every budget having a big diversity... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Man, Ann Arbor's Main Street is just so cool: it's, first of all, beautiful; like this wasn't enough, it has A LOT of stuff to do, which fits every budget having a big diversity of stuff, thus there's things for everyone to do. If you are around A2, pay a visit, I guarantee you won't regret!

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Watervliet, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

One of my favorite downtowns in the Midwest I've ever visited. While I'm lower income, this main street looked like it would be ideal for most folks who live in Ann Arbor. If I made 20k more annually this would be heaven for me. Crazy Wisdom was a wonderful bookstore; Four Directions has an amazing array of gemstones, jewelry, fossils,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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286 reviews 286 reviews
84 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I like this part of down because it's loaded with great restaurants, shops and coffee houses and bars if that's you're thing. They're are so many different eating options and I love the amount of book stores in such a small place. But you have a lot of boutique shopping and if you can't find something you like you're probably... More 

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94 reviews 94 reviews
19 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Lots of fun bars & restaurants catering to alumni and older students at U of Michigan. Lots of new places opening and better than hanging out at the college dives closer to campus.

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Pemberville, Ohio
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163 reviews 163 reviews
22 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Great local culture on Main Street. High end dining, low end dining, and everything in between. Coffee? You bet! Tea, you bet. Books, nooks, novelties, strange and beautiful - all there. Art. Almost art. Never intended to be art. You'll find it there and what a magnificent place to observe people. Spend a day and enjoy the show.

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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89 reviews 89 reviews
29 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Everything you could want is in this area. We had a great time walking around looking in the shoppes and catching a bite.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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105 reviews 105 reviews
33 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Main Street is a very busy and lively place. There are numerous restaurants to pick from and a lot of unique shopping as well. A great alternative to a boring indoor mall. There are art galleries, bookstores, bars, restaurants...check out the M-Den for Michigan items (one of several locations). This street gets very crowded after a football game and you... More 

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West University Place, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Great place to visit in all seasons. We went on Halloween-- the stores were bustling with warmth and little kids trick or treating in the stores (this was a town sponsored safe holiday event). The stores provide a range of artsy, unique items to high-end technical athletic gear to Life is Good apparel. Food choices are amazing--from craft brews to... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Ann Arbor was one of the best places to visit. Downtown has so many little shops, and side walk cafe's, people are super friendly and it was a nice day when we went. It's a true Gem .

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FINGER LAKES
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92 reviews 92 reviews
38 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We came to Ann Arbor for the first time, not knowing what to expect. We are from Ithaca, a much smaller college town. Ann Arbor is great! Restaurants, shops activity. Main Stret is great with a lot going on.

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