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;

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. (734) 764-0395;

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;

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. (734) 971-0484;

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. (734) 663-3354; 

Where to stay

Weber’s Inn A renovated Ann Arbor institution offers modern decor and free Wi-Fi. (800) 443-3050;

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

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