mural in downtown ann arbor on tall building
Destination Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor

You may come to the Ann Arbor area to experience world-class dining, or unique shopping. Perhaps you travel here for an event - a football game, the famous Art Fair or a conference. Maybe you simply stumble upon our city on a whim.

Regardless of why you travel to the Ann Arbor area, you'll discover something more and you'll discover something real.

This is where creative ideas come to life through events, shops, business, art and music. This is where champion athletes reach for the stars and groundbreaking chefs work their magic in the kitchen. This is where you can find local produce, live music and luminous art.

Fine dining, unmatched cultural opportunities, and world-class attractions are all staples of this vibrant, cosmopolitan city.

This is where life is different. Start planning your trip now with a free Visitors Guide! Interested in starting or growing your business in Ann Arbor? Visit the Chamber website to learn more.


Virtual Race
Run your virtual 5k Firecracker Race in Ann Arbor this July!
5k race on paved street on sunny day
Coffee Culture
Named one of the top cities for coffee in the United States, Ann Arbor is home to dozens of coffeeshops and roasteries. Looking to up your knowledge of caffeination? Sign up for a class through Zingerman’s Coffee Company, or ask one of the knowledgeable baristas at Comet Coffee about their blends. Tea more your thing? Don’t miss TeaHaus, where you can find a certified tea sommelier at your service and over a hundred types of tea.
Chai Latte: TeaHaus
Craft Beer
From lagers to sours and IPAs to kombucha, we’ve got all the beer you could want in the Ann Arbor area. Check out the Chelsea Alehouse Brewery, Grizzly Peak Brewing Company, HOMES Brewery, and Blue Tractor BBQ & Brewery. Photo featuring Wolverine State Brewing Company
couple having a craft beer at the counter of a brewery
History to Discover
The Ann Arbor area is full of incredible historical museums and attractions. Aviation buffs will love the Yankee Air Museum, and automotive history fans rave about the Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum. Find mammoths and mastodons at the U-M Museum of Natural History, and a sarcophagus still looking for its mummy at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology.
Ypsi Auto Museum
One Day in Ann Arbor
Visit Ann Arbor

Plan a trip to Michigan's Ann Arbor, where the pulse of a big city comes with the handshake of a small town.

Quirky, Unexpected Ann Arbor
You never know what creative, unique experiences you might have in Ann Arbor. On the hunt for some fairy doors? Want to try out a historic typewriter? Looking to be inspired by peculiar chalk art characters? We’ve got all that and more.
chalk drawing of broken cement with balloons and critters
Under The Radar visits Ann Arbor
Summertime in the Parks
Ann Arbor's gorgeous Huron River and stunning parks are the perfect place to connect with nature. Check out the Waterloo State Recreation Area for incredible biking trails, Rolling Hills Water Park for a great spot to cool down during the summer months, and Bird Hills Nature Area for a sanctuary in the middle of the city.
man on bench overlooking the water in the park
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