aerial view of the city, many golden autumn colors in the trees, buildings amongst the colored trees, courtesy Destination Ann Arbor
Destination Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor is a bustling university town, culinary hotspot and tech hub with a walkable downtown. Come to the Ann Arbor area to experience the University of Michigan, globally-inspired dining, unique shopping and world-renowned arts and culture.  

Regardless of why you travel to the Ann Arbor area this winter, you'll discover something bold, genuine and unexpected. This is where creative ideas come to life through events, retail, food, nightlife, art and music. This is where champion athletes reach for the stars and groundbreaking chefs work their magic in the kitchen.   


Fine dining, cutting-edge innovation, and world-class attractions are all staples of this vibrant, cosmopolitan city. Ann Arbor is an environment that inspires people to be better and dream bigger. Challenge everything, create anything. Start planning your fall trip to Ann Arbor now! Sign up for our monthly newsletter.

Fall Foliage in Tree Town
Those who love experiencing fall foliage will feel right at home - nicknamed "Tree Town," Ann Arbor has earned its reputation as an urban oasis. In the city's 150+ trails and parks you'll find bright reds, oranges, golds and yellows bursting off the trees, along the banks of the Huron River.
nine people in a rowing boat on the huron river, trees are golds, reds and greens, courtesy Destination Ann Arbor
Cider Mills
The Ann Arbor area is home to seven cider mills, each with its own personality and flavor - and donuts! Dexter Cider Mill is the oldest continuously operating cider mill in Michigan. check out Alber Orchard and Cider Mill for a corn maze and pumpkin patch and Wasem Fruit Farm for tons of fresh fruit products incorporating tart cherries, gooseberries, plums, and over a dozen varieties of apples.
large wooden pumpkin sign at a cider mill, kids by the pumpkins in the yard, courtesy Destination Ann Arbor
The University of Michigan
The University of Michigan is one of the country’s top public institutions, located in one of the best college towns in America – Ann Arbor! U-M is a leader in higher education, attracting top students and faculty from all over the world. Woven into the city, the University offers a rich tradition of academic excellence, unparalleled athletics, and a vibrant, diverse community.    
football game at U of M, band is on the field, shaping a M, blue and gold attire in the stands, sky is cloudy, courtesy Destination Ann Arbor
Bold, Unexpected Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor is an artist’s community, home to renowned museums, galleries, as well as theatrical and live music venues. Creativity is an essential part of what makes up Ann Arbor, and our residents and visitors are charged to challenge everything and create anything!   
building with a mural on it downtown Ann Arbor, sky is blue, courtesy Destination Ann Arbor
Craft Beer
From Lagers to sours to IPAs and kombucha, the Ann Arbor area is a beer lovers’ destination! Home to over 20 breweries, there is no shortage of one-of-a-kind brews. Check out HOMES Brewery, Wolverine State Brewing Company, Jolly Pumpkin Café & BreweryChelsea Alehouse Brewery or Salt Springs Brewery, just to name a few. Don't miss out on those pumpkin spice beers this fall.
two people sitting at the bar, facing each other, drinking a craft beer, chalkboard behind the bar with all the drinks and specials listed, courtesy Destination Ann Arbor
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