Are you planning a weekend away with friends? Interested in a trip that’s exciting and adventurous, but not too expensive? Looking for a relaxing getaway that won’t blow your budget?
The dream of a weekend getaway is as sweet as a three-layer cake with extra frosting. But when it comes to planning a trip, for most of us, that’s anything but sweet! It can be a real chore to choose a destination, look for hotels, arrange transportation and try to keep spending within reason. The anticipation and promise of relaxation can give way to frustration.
That’s why planning fun weekend getaways in Ann Arbor with your friends is a perfect solution for your girls’ weekend or mini-vacation. You can stay a little closer to home and rediscover the town or experience new things you never took the time to do before.
Here are our top 7 reasons to spend your fun weekend getaway in Ann Arbor:
The parks and nature areas in Ann Arbor are a great escape from your regular routine!
Check out the Huron River in a canoe or experience the Argo Cascades on a tube. Skate at the outdoor ice rink or swim in the pool at Buhr Park. You can even walk the trails of the Dolph nature area located south of Weber’s Hotel & Restaurant to enjoy a view of the only natural formed lakes in Ann Arbor.
The town’s parks offer enough real estate and activities to keep you busy for a weekend or even longer!
2. Farmer’s Market
Hit the Farmer’s Market any time of the year to support local vendors and try new foods. Once a month, May-October, visit the market for the food truck rally and gorge on local chefs’ cuisines. This stop is perfect for any food loving weekenders!
Browse some or all of Kerrytown’s unique shops and eateries from teas to toys and more! You can even enjoy the mall experience at Briarwood just like when you were a teen! Or, consider a stroll through the streets and avenues downtown and wander into any storefront that strikes you.
Make time for nightlife, dancing and live music at The Habitat of Weber’s Hotel & Restaurant. Enjoy happy hour drink specials and live jazz on Sunday nights, or step over to the Ventura Wine Bar for a slightly more relaxed atmosphere.
5. Local Breweries
Tour the town’s local breweries and enjoy a house-brewed pint or two. You can certainly plan a whole weekend around the breweries of Ann Arbor and have still more to try when the weekend is through.
6. U of M Campus
The University of Michigan campus is regarded by many as a top beauty in the nation. With several museums, an observatory, The Big House and other famous sites throughout the grounds, a tour of the campus can keep you busy during a weekend getaway!
In the diverse area of Ann Arbor, the possibilities of testing new cuisines are endless! You can sample traditional dishes from Germany, Ethiopia, Lebanon, and Ireland in one weekend. Expand your palate, or stick to a familiar favorite and go out in search of the best burger. Don’t forget to enjoy the culinary creations at the eateries of Weber’s Hotel & Restaurant while you explore!
Save time and money without skimping on your experience when you choose a “staycation” getaway. Whether you’re looking for fun weekend getaways in Ann Arbor, a romantic night away from home, a place to host family from out of town, or other hospitality needs, Weber’s Hotel & Restaurant is here to serve you. Give us a call today or make your reservation online today!