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Ann Arbor
Backpack-strapped students permeate the streets of Ann Arbor, home to The University Of Michigan. But there's more to the city than academia. A popular destination for families, Ann Arbor boasts child-friendly museums with exciting hands-on exhibits and art museums with prestigious collections. Couples and single travelers enjoy the eclectic shops, ethnic restaurants and hip night clubs, while book lovers are wowed by the more than 30 independent bookstores. From mysteries and crime to holistic healing and yoga, each store has a unique personality and area of expertise. Most of the major attractions are located in the same area, making it easy to hop from one to the next and enjoy all this vibrant city has to offer. more Backpack-strapped students permeate the streets of Ann Arbor, home to The University Of Michigan. But there's more to the city than academia. A popular destination for families, Ann Arbor boasts child-friendly museums with exciting hands-on exhibits and art museums with prestigious collections. Couples and single travelers enjoy the eclectic shops, ethnic restaurants and hip night clubs, while book lovers are wowed by the more than 30 independent bookstores. From mysteries and crime to holistic healing and yoga, each store has a unique personality and area of expertise. Most of the major attractions are located in the same area, making it easy to hop from one to the next and enjoy all this vibrant city has to offer. less

All things to do » Things to do

Michigan Stadium
Michigan Stadium
Attraction type: Arenas & Stadiums
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Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Everyone gets creative in this interactive science and technology museum, featuring engaging exhibits in subjects like psychology, the media and health.
Attraction type: Children's Museums
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University of Michigan
University of Michigan
The University's beautiful campus includes many fine museums and facilities for its enrollment of 36,000.
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Law Quadrangle
Law Quadrangle
Attraction type: Educational sites
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Matthaei Botanical Gardens
Matthaei Botanical Gardens
A 300-acre garden with a variety of outdoor displays and nature trails for exploring.
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas; Gardens
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Mani Osteria
Mani Osteria
Ranked #1 of 568 Restaurants in Ann Arbor
Price: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Pacific Rim By Kana
Pacific Rim By Kana
Ranked #2 of 568 Restaurants in Ann Arbor
Price: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Asian, Korean, Pacific Rim, Japanese
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Zingerman's Delicatessen
Zingerman's Delicatessen
Ranked #3 of 568 Restaurants in Ann Arbor
Price: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Kosher, Gluten Free Options, Delicatessen
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Sava's
Sava's
Ranked #4 of 568 Restaurants in Ann Arbor
Price: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Jolly Pumpkin in Ann Arbor
Jolly Pumpkin in Ann Arbor
Ranked #5 of 568 Restaurants in Ann Arbor
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub, Pizza, International
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ann Arbor
2.0 of 5
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ann Arbor
$81 - $164
Ranked #6 of 34 Hotels in Ann Arbor
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Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Ann Arbor University North
2.0 of 5
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Ann Arbor University North
$92 - $236
Ranked #9 of 34 Hotels in Ann Arbor
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Library Bed and Breakfast
Library Bed and Breakfast
$75
Ranked #8 of 13 Ann Arbor B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Ann Arbor Bed & Breakfast
3.0 of 5
Ann Arbor Bed & Breakfast
$148 - $238
Ranked #1 of 13 Ann Arbor B&B and Inns
Hilton Garden Inn Ann Arbor
3.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn Ann Arbor
$163 - $385
Ranked #1 of 34 Hotels in Ann Arbor
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Ann Arbor Regent Hotel & Suites
3.0 of 5
Ann Arbor Regent Hotel & Suites
$135 - $307
Ranked #2 of 34 Hotels in Ann Arbor
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Weber's
4.0 of 5
Weber's
$149 - $219
Ranked #17 of 34 Hotels in Ann Arbor
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Graduate Ann Arbor
4.0 of 5
Graduate Ann Arbor
$204 - $385
Ranked #19 of 34 Hotels in Ann Arbor
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