Everyone defines romance differently, but there are plenty of options to help heat things up with your special someone in the Ann Arbor area. Get things cooking with the help of this weekend itinerary!

Day One

Check out the Romanticism Movement

Be inspired by the Romanticism collection at the University of Michigan Museum of Art as well as its other numerous exhibits

Catch a Warm and Fuzzy Flick

The Michigan Theater is known for offering unique, independent and interesting films that are sure to inspire hand-holding and popcorn-sharing.

Wine-Lovers Rejoice

The VinBar is the perfect spot to chat over a glass of your favorite vino. It’s a cozy wine bar serving wines exclusively from northern Michigan in a perfect downtown Ann Arbor location.

Sharing is Caring

Sharing tapas and other small plates over candlelight and great wine is what Aventura does best. This Spanish and Italian inspired eatery is the ultimate in romantic dining.

Lock Lips at a Legend

For years, the legend has said that if you kiss your sweetie under the arch at the Engineering School, you’ll marry that person. Seal the deal with a smooch in this picturesque spot!

Day Two

Savor Sava’s

One of Ann Arbor’s most beloved restaurants is the bright and airy Sava’s – where you can split a generous Belgian Waffle, Mediterranean Eggs, Puffed French Toast and more. A Grapefruit Mimosa or Cucumber-Dill Bloody Mary makes a great accompaniment!

Strolling Hand-in-Hand

Ann Arbor is a lovely town for strolling hand-in-hand. Check out the Historic West Side, where beautiful and expansive homes are nestled on tree-lined streets.

Romantic Relaxation

Enjoy the ultimate in relaxation – a couple’s massage at RUB, Balance Massage Therapy, or another fine Ann Arbor area spa.

TeaHaus Tenderness

Is there anything more comforting and lovely than a cup of immaculately-prepared tea in a cozy part of town? The TeaHaus is the perfect spot for pre-dinner teatime.

Italian Indulgence

Gratzi, located right on Main Street in Ann Arbor, is the ultimate in romantic Italian dining. Looking for that white tablecloths and candlelight experience? Look no further!

The Sweet Life

La Dolce Vita – literally translated to “The Sweet Life” is a cozy corner of The Chop House that offers espresso, martinis, wine and glorious sweets. Indulge in French Quarter Beignets, Salted Candy Bar Pie, Gingered Peach and Blackberry Crisp and more.

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