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Things to do in Ann Arbor

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Ann Arbor. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Ann Arbor attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Ann Arbor to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Ann Arbor.

  • Dominick’s

    Slake your thirst amid more flora at Dominick’s, whose garden is ideal for enjoying any of the 10 local microbrews on tap. More
  • Joan Weber

    Years as agent: 34. Specialties: EcoTourims, Educational travel, Adventure. Fee: Varies. More
  • JOURNEYS International

  • Nichols Arboretum

    At the lush, 123-acrepark, gravel paths wind past blazes of yellow, pink, and white peonies and the occasional reclining student. The “Arb” is also... More

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