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Best things to do in Washtenaw County

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Deli / Bodega
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“Considered one of the best delis in the country. They also sell local, organic and specialty ingredients to take home. After you try the reuben sandwiches, head on next door for some coffee and dessert!”
88local recommendations
Stadium
“The largest football stadium in the United States! Enjoy the games to the fullest!”
48local recommendations
Art Museum
“UMMA is free to check out, always has an interesting exhibits. Plan on at least an hour to walk through. UMMA is on campus, easy walking distance to restaurants and shopping.”
36local recommendations
Park
“Wonderful place to enjoy a nature walk. If you're lucky and come at the right time in the spring, check out the beautiful Peony Garden.”
40local recommendations
Movie Theatre
“The Michigan and State Theaters are fantastic. Historic buildings with concerts, independent films, international films, classics, speaker series, you name it and they have it!”
37local recommendations
Market
“Fun mix of eclectic shops and eateries. Awesome farmers market on Saturday & Wednesday 8am - 3pm (check online for any updates/changes in schedule)”
41local recommendations
Cuban Restaurant
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“A definite favorite. Cuban street food. Highly recommend the chorizo frita (Cuban burger) paired with a fresh lime batido (tropical milkshake)!”
42local recommendations
Doctor's Office
“Beautiful gardens, walking paths by the river, and a great place to have a picnic.”
40local recommendations
American Restaurant
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“If you're craving American comfort food, this is the place to go. They use quality local + regional ingredients and feature micro-brews and wines from all over America.”
32local recommendations
Farmers Market
“Great farmers market with locally sourced products, and unique shopping in Kerry town shops next door.”
38local recommendations
Cocktail Bar
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“Best place for a unique cocktail. They have a good happy hour special on drinks too!”
41local recommendations
Music Venue
“A local place that hosts a slew of musical talents. Check out their website to see a schedule of who's performing. ”
26local recommendations
Beer Garden
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“Ok, this is not a brewery but it's an awesome place to grab a drink and enjoy the warm summer. Note - it does get packed! Their menu features a variety of Michigan craft beers and wine. ”
43local recommendations
Museum
“Fun for all ages! This a fun and entertaining place where you can see how things work up close and personal. They have a hands ON policy!”
23local recommendations
Cafe
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“Known for their sour beers and rooftop lounge, Jolly Pumpkin is a great spot to enjoy a nice summer evening with friends.”
32local recommendations
Point of Interest
“This is a wonderful park to enjoy a walk. In the summer, you can also rent canoes and tubes from the livery, which is a favorite activity of mine. ”
42local recommendations