Plan Your Trip
Going to Michigan Stadium is not just about the game; it’s an opportunity to immerse yourself in the bustling college town of Ann Arbor and make the most of your visit. Here are some recommendations to help you plan your trip:
Hotels Near Michigan Stadium
There are a few hotels to choose from near Michigan Stadium that offer convenient accommodation options for out-of-towners. Whether you prefer luxury hotels, budget-friendly accommodations, or cozy bed and breakfasts, here are a few options below. View more hotels nearby here.
The University Inn Ann Arbor
Conveniently located just 4.3 mi (6.9 km) from the airport, 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from University of Michigan and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Michigan Stadium, the University Inn has all the basic comfort you need with added bonuses like WiFi and self-parking. There are also hiking and biking trails nearby.
Weber’s Hotel & Restaurant
Weber’s Hotel & Restaurant is a 10-minute drive from the University and has the added convenience of three restaurants, plus its own nightclub if you’d like to get into the local social scene. The Hotel also has a refreshing indoor pool, its own bars and lounges, and a 24-hour fitness center.
Ann Arbor Regent Hotel & Suites
Ann Arbor Regent Hotel & Suites is around 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from the University of Michigan and 3.9 mi (6.3 km) from Michigan Stadium. You can comfortably take a dip in the indoor pool or work out at the fitness center and then go and relax in the spa tub or enjoy the view from one of the terrace rooms.
Your tastebuds will be spoilt for choice in Michigan. There are cosmopolitan dining options from trendy cafes to gourmet fine dining. The vibrant area around UM caters to students and discerning diners alike.
Here are a few popular local eateries:
Petrovich Family Grill
Set in the serene surroundings of the University of Michigan Golf Course, this warm, welcoming eatery serves a selection of tasty bagels, burritos, burgers, sandwiches, salads, and more. With friendly staff and a welcoming atmosphere, it’s a great place to spend an afternoon.
Red Hawk Bar & Grill
The Red Hawk Bar & Grill is a locally owned casual dining restaurant on the University of Michigan campus. It’s a fixture in the area, having been around since 1992, and makes everything from dressings and desserts to stocks and sauces in-house from scratch.
Brown Jug Restaurant
Open since 1936, the Brown Jug in downtown Ann Arbor is a central gathering point for sports fans who enjoy watching the game in a friendly, often rowdy atmosphere. Along with its trademark brews, the Brown Jug Bar bar has a full food menu with most items named after well-known Wolverine alumni – like Tom Brady’s Gyro Sandwich and Dylan Larkin’s Super Hoagie.
Benny’s Family Dining
Benny’s has been part of the Ann Arbor dining scene since 2000. It’s known for its friendly atmosphere, varied menu choices, and welcoming vibe. Benny’s prides itself on its trademark “home away from home” atmosphere, welcoming families, students, athletes and visitors.
You can’t visit Michigan Stadium without exploring some of the local attractions in action-packed Ann Arbor. With everything from historical landmarks to natural attractions and cultural venues, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
The University of Michigan Campus
The University of Michigan is home to some of the most historical architecture in the United States. Visitors can take a self-guided campus tour or visit one of the many museums or art galleries in and around the area.
The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
This museum is a great place for kids of all ages to learn and explore. There are hands-on exhibits on everything from science to art to history.
Matthaei Botanical Gardens
These gardens are home to over 1,400 different types of plants. Visitors can take a walk through the gardens or attend one of the many educational programs offered throughout the year.
The Kerrytown Market and Shops
This historic market is great for fresh produce, locally made goods, and unique souvenirs. There are also some great restaurants and cafes in the market, making it the ideal place to stop for lunch or dinner.
The Ann Arbor Farmers Market
This market is open every Saturday from May to October, and it’s a great place to find fresh produce, flowers, and other locally made products.