Destination guide

Head to the arty city of Ann Arbor

Come and experience Ann Arbor and its art galleries, museums and theatre scene. This city's university setting, sporting events and restaurants draw many visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Ann Arbor Hands On Museum, University of Michigan Museum of Art or Cobblestone Farm. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Ann Arbor

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Ann Arbor a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Forest Golf Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Stonebridge Golf Club (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Fox Hills Golf and Banquet Center (9.7 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Northville Downs (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Oasis Golf Center (17.9 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Mt. Brighton (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ann Arbor

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Ann Arbor is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nichols Arboretum (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Buhr Park (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Matthaei Botanical Gardens (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Hudson Mills Metropark (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Maybury State Park (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Ann Arbor

The nearest airport is in Ann Arbor, MI (ARB-Ann Arbor Municipal), located 3.9 mi (6.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Detroit, MI (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County), which is 20.8 mi (33.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Ann Arbor Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ann Arbor?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 200 holiday lettings around Ann Arbor. From 37 flats & apartments to 118 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Ann Arbor?

Cookie-cutter chain hotel rooms are easily forgettable. Living like a local in the centre of an exciting new place is certainly not. HomeAway has 21 centrally located holiday rentals available. Open to other suggestions? HomeAway has loads of other property options to search through, including:

  • 16 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 4 shore-front holiday accommodation options.
  • 4 lakefront holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Ann Arbor?

Our house holiday rentals are real accommodation for real travellers. With loads of room to move, they're perfect for those who want to live like a local. There are 135 houses listed on HomeAway. Prices start from £58 per night. If that doesn't match your family's style, we have a range of different self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Hotel: 44 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £50 per night.
  • Apartment: 29 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £52 per night.
  • Condo: 14 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £91 per night.

Can I stay in Ann Arbor in a large group?

The recipe for a memorable escape is unwinding with friends and relatives in a fantastic new place. If you're hitting the road with a big group, HomeAway can help. House holiday rentals are the top choice here for large groups of travellers. Our extensive database presently has 43 available. Rental options around here that are suitable for large groups include:

  • Are you on the hunt for places that can house 8 holiday makers? We have 48 that will be suitable. Prices begin from just £110 per night.
  • If you have 6 in your squad, you'll be happy to hear that there are 36 holiday rentals perfect. You can get one for as little as £61 per night.
  • On a trip away with 10 guests? We have 24 rental accommodation that fit the bill. Prices begin at just £136 per night.

Your whole squad will be well catered to when you organise your Ann Arbor travels with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Ann Arbor?

HomeAway has plenty of terrific budget-concious rental options. Treat your loved ones to a memorable evening out or extend your stay with all the cash you'll have leftover. When it comes to getting your hands on an amazing deal, your first stop should be Old Fourth Ward. Here, HomeAway has 6 holiday rentals at an average price of £208 a night. Kerrytown is another place to check out. We have 7 and the average price is around £218 a night.