Trip to Ann Arbor
Top 5 things to do on an Ann Arbor trip
- Catch a game in the Big House
- Shop and Dine along East Liberty Street
- See a show in Michigan Theater
- Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
- Explore Nichols Arboretum
You’ll notice an over-abundance of trees in Ann Arbor, as it’s sometimes called “Tree town”. Try to resist your urge to climb them!
An Ann Arbor trip provides a bustling college town with plenty to see and do within walking distance. One of the most beautiful cities in Michigan, Ann Arbor is littered with historical sights and tours.
If you’ve never been to Ann Arbor, you owe yourself a proper adventure of exploring the history and culture it provides.
Numerous tours can help you navigate downtown and there are plenty of attractions from catching a game in the Big House to strolling along East Liberty Street for shopping and dining.
Throughout Ann Arbor you’ll be able to marvel at historic architecture, tour the University of Michigan campus, visit museums, and much more.
We’ll try to help simplify your Ann Arbor trip by providing some our favorite hotels, shops, and restaurants listed below!
Transportation options in Ann Arbor
Our bus to Ann Arbor takes you to the University of Michigan South State St Park and Ride.
Learn more about our most popular routes to Ann Arbor.
Upon your arrival, getting around on your Ann Arbor trip will be a breeze. The entire area surrounding the University of Michigan campus is easily walkable.
In addition, there are numerous transportation options provided by the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority and University of Michigan buses.
Alternatively, taxis and Ubers are readily available as well.
Best places to stay in Ann Arbor
After your long exhaustive day of sight-seeing, you’re going to need a place to crash. Ann Arbor is widely known for its amenities and extensive hotel accommodations.
There are plenty of hotels to choose from, making an Ann Arbor trip accessible for any traveler.
The most lavish hotels in Ann Arbor would be the Bell Tower Hotel or the Dahlmann Campus Inn, putting you in a central location to many of the city’s sights.
Alternatively, many hotels such as Extended StayAmerica, Days Inn, or Airbnb’s are available at a lower cost and offer plenty of travel options for your trip to Ann Arbor.
Nightlife in Ann Arbor
Downtown Ann Arbor’s bar scene is consistently livened by the University of Michigan, so you’ll always find something to do.
Whether you’re seeking bars, dives, or clubs, there are countless nightlife options on your trip to Ann Arbor.
If you’re looking for a great cocktail bar with ambience, look no further than Bab’s Underground Lounge. It’s a local favorite for its underground atmosphere and extensive cocktail menu.
Make sure to check the Jolly Pumpkin on Main Street for Belgium-style ales and great dining options as well.
For live music fans, the Kerrytown Concert House is an outstanding bar and venue to round out your Ann Arbor trip.
Where to shop on your Ann Arbor trip
Whether you’re seeking retail therapy or looking for a quirky souvenir from Kerrytown, Ann Arbor will be sure to meet your needs.
There will be no shortage of shopping options while you’re in the limits of the city.
Plenty of shopping options are available downtown along Main Street, Kerrytown, or East Liberty Street. An art-centric city, you’ll find independent shops, bookstores, cafes, restaurants, and more.
Make sure to visit Ann Arbor’s Farmers Market, offered Spring through Autumn. Here you’ll find delicious baked goods, produce, and local arts and crafts.
Best free things to do in Ann Arbor
- Public Sculptures Downtown and on Campus
- Museum of Natural History
- Matthei Botanical Gardens
- Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market
- Kerrytown Market and Shops
Even the most frugal of travelers will find something to love on their Ann Arbor trip.
Many of Ann Arbor’s outdoor attractions such as parks, gardens, and public sculptures cost you nothing.
Keep your eyes out for Fairy Doors downtown, check out the public sculptures on campus, or visit one of the many gardens such as Matthei Botanical Gardens.
You can even soak in the culture on your trip to Ann Arbor by walking along East Liberty Street downtown or through Kerrytown, where it often will be buzzing with activity.
Benefits of taking a bus trip to Ann Arbor
- free Wi-Fi and personal power outlets
- free onboard entertainment with Megabus RIDE
- reserved seating
- fares starting at just $1*
When booking an Ann Arbor trip, you’re looking for the lowest costs, trip flexibility, and the best means to arrive comfortably and safely.
Look no further, because megabus offers the easiest and most affordable options for traveling to Ann Arbor, with fares as low as $1*.
With the money you save on bus tickets to Ann Arbor, you’ll be left with more to spend on your upcoming Ann Arbor trip.
Megabus serves more than 100 cities and university campuses across North America, allowing you to choose the bus stop nearest to you and select your flexible schedule for your Ann Arbor trip.
This will ensure that when you arrive, you can immediately begin exploring the beauty of Ann Arbor.
On your Ann Arbor trip, you’ll be offered the highest level of comfort and safety as well as amenities such as onboard restrooms, individual power outlets, three-point seat belts, reclining seats, free Wi-Fi and onboard entertainment subject to availability.
So if you’re planning on taking an Ann Arbor trip, book your ticket with us today to reserve your seat and see our first-class amenities firsthand.