Come discover Ann Arbor… a vibrant, dynamic, and friendly city with a sophisticated blend of culture, sports, and cuisine. Forty-five thousand students from all 50 states and 114 countries call it “home.” Spend a little time here and you'll find that our city will come to have a special place in your heart.
Rich in tradition and a pioneer in innovation, the University of Michigan features top graduate schools in medicine, law, business, dentistry, nursing, engineering, pharmacy, public health, and social work. Ann Arbor is a hub for entrepreneurs and start-ups. Lipitor was invented here. Google AdWords is headquartered here. Patients are helped and healed every day in our hospitals, clinics and laboratories. Be a part of the energy, excitement, and fun.
One of the most pedestrian-friendly cities in the country, Ann Arbor offers abundant options for those who love the outdoors. From downtown to Kerrytown, or any one of the many beautiful gardens, trails and parks along the banks of the Huron River, there is a great deal to see and explore.
- Ann Arbor.com
- Canoe Liveries
- Downtown Ann Arbor
- Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
Known as a mecca for "foodies", Ann Arbor has much more to offer on the food scene than its most widely-known restaurant - Zingerman’s (though Zingerman's is and will continue to be a favorite, for good reason!). Check out celebrity chef Eve Aronoff’s quirky and creative Cuban cuisine at Frita Batidos, or try the sushi at Pacific Rim or some pizza with pizazz at Mani Osteria. There is delicious food to be found around every corner in Ann Arbor - something to please even the choosiest eaters!
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From Heisman trophy winners to Nobel Laureates, from world class musicians like Yo-Yo Ma, Winton Marsalis, and Pink Martini, to avant-garde artists, poets, authors, and hipsters… all love to perform in our acoustically amazing venues.
- Ann Arbor Art Center
- Ann Arbor Art Galleries
- The Ark
- Hill Auditorium
- Michigan Theater
- U-M Museum of Art
- U-M Museum of Natural History
When it's time to take a break, Ann Arbor knows how to savor every season. Enjoy fourteen indoor and outdoor recreational facilities, chill with smooth jazz downtown, shop at the farmer's market in Kerrytown, cheer on the Wolverines in the legendary Big House, or discover a new artist at the Ann Arbor Art Fair... The choice is yours.
People from all over the world live, work and study in Ann Arbor. It’s a great place for students and professionals, singles and families, and the curious and creative. Ann Arbor consistently ranks as one of the best cities in America year after year (Source: Visit Ann Arbor):
- #1 Best Mid-Sized Cities to Visit, RewardExpert, 2017
- #20 The 20 Happiest Cities to Work In Right Now, Forbes, 2017
- Top 10 US Destinations for Solo Travel in 2017, FlipKey from TripAdvisor, 2017
- The 19 Most Beautiful Libraries in the U.S., Curbed, 2017
- #1 The 10 Most Walkable Neighborhoods in the Midwest (Mid-Size City Edition), Redfin.com, 2016
- #5 Expert Poll: Ranking the Best Towns in College Football, Athlon Sports & Life, 2016
- The 15 U.S. Towns Most Worthy of a Day Trip, Esquire, 2016
- #2 The 50 Best College Towns In America, Best College Reviews, 2015
- America's Best Main Streets, Fodor's Travel, 2014
- The City of Ann Arbor
- Ann Arbor Visitors and Convention Bureau
- Apartment Finder
- U-M Maps
Within just a few hours you can tickle your toes on a sandy beach along 1,500+ miles of Great Lakes shoreline, enjoy the solitude and scenery of the Upper Peninsula, or visit Chicago and Toronto. In less than an hour you can be in downtown Detroit, with a multitude of professional sports and entertainment options. Detroit Metro Airport, our international airport, is 30 minutes away and offers direct flights all over the USA and the world.