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The 10 best things to do in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor is a humble yet sophisticated slice of Southeast Michigan; full of art, culture, history, excellent restaurants and great entertainment, this city swells with opportunistic adventure. Stroll streets lined with quaint cafes and eclectic shops, catch an indie flick at the independent theater or attend a football game at the largest stadium in the country (and second-largest in the world). Home to the renowned University of Michigan, this city’s dignified yet dainty downtown is full of unique shops, quality restaurants, charming dive bars and so much more to be explored. Here are the ten best places to start. Done something on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDoList and tag @TimeOutEverywhere. Find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world.

The 20 best restaurants in Ann Arbor

Considered one of the most exciting cities in Michigan, Ann Arbor offers locals and tourists a terrific amount of things to do. Think family fun, shopping galore and a famous college campus with tree-lined streets so pretty, you’ll want to spend most of your time outdoors. But we especially want to talk about the city’s fabulous foodie options, highlighting the very best restaurants in Ann Arbor. Whether you're in the mood for a sandwich (we’ve got a legendary one in town) or blow-out fine dining, you're bound to find something that'll tickle your taste buds within the city’s friendly confines. Just follow our lead.