Destination guide

Head to the artsy city of Ann Arbor

Come and experience Ann Arbor and its art galleries, museums and theater 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 vacation 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 vacation home and experience everything that makes Ann Arbor a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation 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 center. 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 vacation rentals are available around Ann Arbor?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 187 house rentals around Ann Arbor. From 144 Houses to 29 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Ann Arbor is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ann Arbor?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ann Arbor:

  • Angell: 35 vacation rentals
  • Allmendinger Heights: 47 vacation rentals
  • Arborview Neighborhood: 33 vacation rentals
  • Old Fourth Ward: 24 vacation rentals
  • Kerrytown: 30 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Ann Arbor?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Ann Arbor. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • University of Michigan: 242 home rentals
  • Nichols Arboretum: 241 home rentals
  • Ann Arbor Station: 242 home rentals
  • Crisler Arena: 237 home rentals
  • University of Michigan Museum of Art: 240 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ann Arbor listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ann Arbor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 144 Houses in Ann Arbor. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ann Arbor include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 29 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 3 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 3 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ann Arbor?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation homes with pool available in Ann Arbor.

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