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Ann Arbor Art Fair

Worth the travel to spend several hours at the Fair. Park at Briarwood mall and take shuttle bus... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
Foley, Alabama
Mixture of town and campus

State Street is always fun to walk. There are commercial buildings (shops, restaurants, churches... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2018
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Movie theatres, books and music stores are the main attractions of the popular State Street neighborhood.
527 E Liberty St, Suite 210, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2288
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

Worth the travel to spend several hours at the Fair. Park at Briarwood mall and take shuttle bus. They run regular so no long wait. Lots and lots of art to peruse and buy. Plus, if hungry, you get to pick from some nice restaurants.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank greno7
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Great place to find something to eat. Nice area to roam around. It is in the heart of U of M campus. The M den is on this street as well as the vintage ann arbor theatre

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank evanskik
Reviewed July 20, 2018

First off look for one of the edge of town parking places served by shuttle buses. You will be glad you did. $3 per person RT. 4 different fairs have partnered together to do a 4 day, 30 block art marathon. Do come prepared with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bill H
Reviewed January 7, 2018

State Street is always fun to walk. There are commercial buildings (shops, restaurants, churches, etc.) as well as University structures such as the Art Museum, Student Union, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology and several others. State Street also has one of the entrances to Nickels Arcade,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank TravelFan48105
Reviewed December 21, 2017

State street is Ann Arbor's campus promenade. It offers a variety of shopping and foodie options next to the central campus of UM.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Brian S
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Getting less personalized and more franchised in the store offerings. Still a few nice 'Ann Arbor' type stores left, but those are becoming scarce. Watch out for the students as they own the road, whether walking or riding on their bikes.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Jake_Del_Rio
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Loved the live jazz music, really good atmosphere. Little bit dirty, a lot of homelessness but other than that super cool and lots of good shops

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank memeweme
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Ann Arbor is thought of mostly as a University town and it is, but there is a lot going on the districts about town, like State Street, Main Street and Kerrytown for example. Michigan Theater is here as well as the old, but grand Nickels...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank JamesA546
Reviewed August 23, 2017

I visit Ann Arbor & state street 1-2X per month. Always feel at home among the students and professors milling about (I am a professor at another university).

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Steven S
Reviewed August 20, 2017

State Street is the primary street on the east end of Ann Arbor's business district. It is lined with shops and restaurants. It is not the only street. Side streets are just as busy forming a whole town at the edge of the University of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank delily
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Dave L
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3 days in SB/Things to do (10 Replies)
Visiting Santa Barbara in a few weeks from Friday late morning to Sunday evening. Looking to enjoy the beaches (State or County) and nature-like things to do. I've found things like the botanic gardens, carpenteria state beach, shoreline park, etc. Firstly, which one's are worth going to? And secondly, I am unsure how far they are from each other and how long each one takes to see. Want to be efficient with my time while I am visiting. As far as nightlife, is State Street and the...More
January 12, 2014|
Response fromsyrahgirl|
My son was in Santa Barbara last weekend and enjoyed the mission and gardens. Don't miss Stearn's Wharf also. :)
Help with directions please! (6 Replies)
HI-I'll be taking the train in from the burbs and have to go to the Chicago Public Library on State Street. Can someone give me walking directions including how long the walk would take and also how long a cab ride would take? I need to schedule an appointment and want to figure out how much time I'll need after I get off the train. I tried Mapquest but it can't seem to find an address for Ogilvie Transportation Center or anything related to Metra so I figured someone here would be more...More
May 30, 2007|
Response fromdvdmovie1|
Which burb are you coming from?
Logan Restaurant Question - Duplicate Post (19 Replies)
This is a duplication of a message I posted on the Massachusettes board, so if you've already seen it, sorry to be a pest....just casting a wide net since I only have about 10 hours to gather answers. Hi, all. Some of you already gave me a lot of help planning a trip we're making to Boston tomorrow to pick up our "new old car." I thought of another question, this one involving feeding my hollow-legged husband. We're arriving in Terminal E (Southwest) late morning. Our trip to the car...More
July 17, 2010|
Response fromforgotmypword|
What time are you landing and what time are you meeting the dealer? The "Lowell Line" is a train not a subway. It runs every 2 hours from 8am to 8pm. I wouldn't want you to North Station at 2:15 and have to wait for the next train. Legal Seafoods is good and there is a free massport shuttle bus between all the terminals. There's also lots of pub-type places near North Station. http://www.mbta.com/schedules_and_maps/rail/lines/?route=LOWELL&direction=O&timing=U&RedisplayTime=Redisplay+Time