Ann Arbor Trip Guide | Midwest Living

Ann Arbor Trip Guide

The University of Michigan’s hip hometown (population: 114,000) supports a world tour of restaurants, a great shopping district and a vibrant arts scene.
Zingerman's Delicatessen in Ann Arbor
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What to do

Performance Network Theatre A small company with big ambitions and talent has a downtown location and inexpensive tickets. (734) 663-0681; performancenetwork.org

University of Michigan Museum of Art Completed in 1910, it’s one of the oldest university art museums in the nation. The Frankel Wing doubled the exhibition space. Free. See reviews and ratings. (734) 764-0395; umma.umich.edu

Where to eat

Cafe Zola They serve a perfect, fluffy omelet with goat cheese and asparagus; the ingredients are the freshest downtown. (734) 769-2020; cafezola.com

Paesano Restaurant and Wine Bar Innovative northern Italian cuisine stars on a menu changing seasonally; options have included cauliflower ravioli with pancetta in a brown-butter sauce and savory sweet potato and cranberry fritters with sage sauce. See reviews and ratings. (734) 971-0484; paesanosannarbor.com

Zingerman’s Delicatessen We love Zingerman’s perfectly prepared breads, sandwiches and soups. It’s the flagship of the Zingerman’s brand, which includes a roadhouse, bakehouse, creamery and coffee roaster. See reviews and ratings. (734) 663-3354; zingermansdeli.com 

Where to stay

Weber’s Inn A recently renovated Ann Arbor institution offers modern decor and free Wi-Fi. From $185; look for seasonal specials as low as $99. See reviews and ratings. (800) 443-3050; webersinn.com

For information: Ann Arbor Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (800) 888-9487; visitannarbor.org

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