Once you visit a new city, it can be hard to cover all the significant sites and take part in every activity that is unique to the place. However, if you have just moved and will stay for a significant period of time, you get to see and do more. Sometimes it does not even have to be the ‘big things; it’s the small things that matter.

In Ann Arbor, for example, there are numerous exciting activities that you can engage in on any given day. These activities will give you a feel of the city and help you experience something that you would not find anywhere else. The top picks include:


  1. Fairy Doors

This might sound more like a child’s plan but it is not. Adults get excited at the thought of these as well. Fairy doors are tiny and located on store fronts, galleries and cafes in the city. You can find a map for these doors and go on a hunt all over the city.

  1. The Huron River

The Huron River provides you with canoe, paddleboard and kayak options. It is calm and has few drops and riffles which would be best for beginners. If you are a water sport enthusiast, then this is also a viable plan for you. In winter, you can also take in the view of the river as it is surrounded by snowy banks.

  1. Brew Tour

If you are a beer enthusiast, you will definitely enjoy Ann Arbor. There are eight breweries in the area that you can visit. Each of these beer breweries is unique. If you would like to experience the local hang out joint, then Wolverine State Brewing Company’s Tap room is a good choice.

  1. Eating Out

Half the fun about visiting new places is the food. You get to taste new food and experience culture through your palette. You are not lost for options in Ann Arbor. There are many restaurants to choose from. You could go to Monhan’s, Pita Kabob, Zinger’s or the NY Pizza Depot to name but a few.

  1. The Farmer’s Market

If you are looking for a Saturday adventure, you could visit the Farmer’s Market which is open from 7 a.m. to noon, although the time is extended some weekends. You could enjoy a lot from this experience including a go-to breakfast topped with apple donuts from Kapnick Orchards.

There is so much to do and see in Ann Arbor!