Choose Ann Arbor for Your Next Vacation!

Looking for a unique vacation spot to visit with your family?

Ann Arbor isn’t just for day trips!

Ann Arbor has a distinctive atmosphere that can’t be found anywhere else. Home to the University of Michigan, great food, and quirky local businesses, Ann Arbor has plenty of things to do! Whether you’re looking for attractions on the South, North, or West side, Ann Arbor has something for everyone.

Downtown Attractions

You can’t visit Ann Arbor without heading downtown! Here you’ll find attractions like Pinball Pete’s, an arcade with a mix of new and old-style games and pinball machines. Take a stroll down Nickels Arcade, originally built in 1918. This covered shopping district features coffee, antiques, and high-quality clothes and shoes. For pop culture merchandise, comics, collectibles, and board games, Vault of Midnight has two floors of fun! While exploring downtown, watch for the fairy doors and 3D chalk art by local artist David Zinn.

University of Michigan Football

Experience a Big 10 football game at the Big House! The season begins in September with home games every Saturday. Make sure to bring your maize and blue!

Outdoor Attractions

The gorgeous Huron River runs through Ann Arbor. There are multiple areas to canoe, kayak, tube, and fish the river. There are also over 100 parks and reaction areas to bike, walk, and play!

If you love fresh food, you’ll love the Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market! Open every Wednesday and Saturday from 7 am to 3 pm, you can find fresh produce and farm goods.

Museums

For the dinosaur lover in your family, the U-M Museum of Natural History has exhibits on dinosaurs, mastodons, evolution, and Michigan wildlife.

Adults and kids can enjoy the Ann Arbor Hands-on Museum, which features hands-on science, technology, and engineering exhibits.

Great Food and Michigan Craft Beer

These classic Ann Arbor restaurants should be on your list! Pretzel Bell, Zingerman’s Roadhouse, Fleetwood Diner, and Sava’s.

Ann Arbor contains many breweries where you can find unique craft beer, such as the Jolly Pumpkin Café and Brewery, Grizzly Peak Brewing Company, and Wolverine State Brewing Company.

Nearby Hotels in Ann Arbor

If you’re ready to visit, you’ll need a nearby hotel in Ann Arbor!

The Kensington Hotel is located on State Street near the highway and is around a 15-minute drive away from most Ann Arbor attractions. You can expect exceptional service, luxurious suites, and champagne at check-in.

Book your stay at a nearby hotel in Ann Arbor today!