|Map and Directions|
For a map (in .pdf format), please click here.
Earhart Manor, on the campus of Concordia University
4090 Geddes Road
Ann Arbor, MI
From East of Ann Arbor & Detroit Metro Airport:
Take I-94W to US-23N. Take exit #39 to Geddes Rd. Turn left onto Geddes Rd. after exiting. Concordia
University will be on your left, soccer fields on your right. At the intersection of Earhart Rd. and Geddes,
into Concordia University's entrance. Veer left at driveway split to Earhart Manor and wedding tents.
From West of Ann Arbor & Jackson:
Take I-94E to M-14E. Take US-23S to exit #39 to Geddes Rd. Turn right onto Geddes Rd. after exiting.
Concordia University will be on your left, soccer fields on your right. At the intersection of Earhart Rd. and Geddes,
turn left into Concordia University's entrance. Veer left at driveway split to Earhart Manor and wedding
The wedding and reception will be on
the same site, in outdoor tents. Please pack appropriately. Ladies,
be sure to bring wide-heeled shoes or flats. Other heels sink in the
grass. It may be a good idea to bring a shawl once it cools down at
night. Also check Michigan weather beforehand, summer's are unpredictable:
Ann Arbor Weather
The Big Day will be held in Ann Arbor.
Out-of-town guests can fly into Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) which is
30 minutes east of Ann Arbor. From there guests may rent a car and drive,
take a shuttle/cab. We recommend checking out car rental deals at www.expedia.com
*** Note that there will be shuttles available from the Holiday Inn
and Microtel to the wedding site. Please contact Linh at email@example.com
to sign up. All other transportation must be arranged through hotel
shuttles or taxis. ***
Airport Service: costs $40. Call at least 1 day in advance
for reservation at. 734-930-2000.
- Metro Connection costs $39.
Call Sam 888 706-8080 or Raj 734 347-4007 or 248 672-5911.
- Ann Arbor Taxi costs $38.
Call 734 741-9000 for reservations.
- Ann Arbor Metro costs $39
one-way for 1-4 people (there is a $4 discount for UM students). Call
734 507-9220 for more information.
- E-mail Linh at firstname.lastname@example.org
for wedding maps.
Inn North Campus | $89/night | 734-769-9800 or 800-800-5560
Rooms have been blocked under Linh and Dug's names. This hotel is
only 1 exit away from
the wedding site and reception but about 10 minutes drive from downtown
Ann Arbor and University of Michigan campus. However there's a free
hotel shuttle available should you want to visit the more exiciting
parts of town. Please book by May 10th.
Inn and Suites | $52-72 | 734-997-9100
Rooms have been blocked under Linh and Dug's names. This hotel is
right by the Holiday
Inn, less amenities but great rate. Uses the same shuttle service
that Holiday Inn does so
you can visit downtown Ann Arbor and UM campus. Please book by May
10th for these rates: $52 for single queen, $62 for double queen,
$72 for mini-suite.
Guest House | $149-199/night | 734-741-4969
About 5 minutes drive from campus, nice and quiet inn popular with
visiting artists and academics. Price includes continental breakfast
and afternoon teas. On t the evening of June 7th there will be a caberet
with wine and cheese. Very cozy and most important, offers DSL internet
connection. Contact Linh if interested and we'll secure a group rate.
Artful Lodger | $89-109/night | 734-769-0653
Victorian bed and breakfast spot, built in 1859, decorated with art
and theater keepsakes. Towards the student-area of town, about 2 blocks
into central campus and 5 minute drive
to downtown Ann Arbor. Courtesy discount for artists in visual or
There are 4 bedrooms, each with private bath. Price includes vegetarian,
vegan or heart-healthy gourmet breakfast.
Street Garden Inn | $80/night | 734-741-9786
A five minute walk from downtown Ann Arbor, away from student area
and closer to great restaurants and a few galleries. Private home
with Master Bedroom Suite available weekend
of June 8th. Nice, has Queen-sized bed, bath with steam shower and
claw-foot tub, sitting room.
and Breakfast on Campus | $80-105/night | 734-994-9100
Right on campus and nearby cafes, bookstores, and museums. About 1
mile from downtown Ann Arbor where the better restaurants are. There
are 6 bedrooms with private baths, price includes gourmet breakfast.
Taking reservations for weekend of June 8th for 5 night stays minimum.
Ann Arbor is wonderful during the summer
and offers a variety of activities. Parking and one-way streets can
be a trial so keep these maps handy or make use of your hotel shuttle.
While here tune in to WCBN, UM's free
format station and try not to feed the extremely
|Things to do:
- Oasis Hot Tub
For those driving in from either coast, book a hot tub at Oasis
and relax in their 16 private, themed rooms.
- Rowe's Produce Farm: U-pick strawberries and peas late
May-June. 10570 Martz, Ypsilanti. (734) 482-8538.
Arbor Farmer's Market :
Located in Kerry Town, a small section
of downtown Ann Arbor, this small farmer's market offers small bunches
of flowers, fresh and organic produce, as well as baked goods. Wed.
& Sat. 7:00 am - 3:00 pm. Sun. Artist's
Market 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, same location.
Arbor Hands On Museum:
Kids and adults alike will enjoy this 3 level museum, formerly an
old firestation. In downtown Ann Arbor, away from campus. Treat yourself
to nearby cafes and restaurants afterwards.
123 acres near UM campus, heaven for joggers but also a nice place
for a relaxing, romantic stroll...or to work off the wedding feast.
Dug and Linh canoed down the Huron River on one of their first dates.
Some advice, ask for the shorter route. It's tiring!
of Michigan Central Campus:
UMich is home to over 35,000 students who for the most part are gone
for the summer. Check out the art
museum, see the student union where JFK introduced his Peace Corps
program, and take a walk through the
Law School Quad.
- Menus at
Technically a cafe but they offer ample stir-fries and our favorite,
bi bim bop. Michigan's only Asian bakery, goods include stuffed buns,
pastries, light fruit cakes with whipped cream, and a killer gazpacho.
Try their espresso drinks and huge selection of teas. $1-6
Stick to their Vietnamese menu of pho, beef noodle soup, or
bun cha gio thit nuong, rice vermicelli with grilled meat and
egg roll. On campus. $7-12
Cafe and Patisserie:
Don't let the name fool you, this restaurant serves great Eastern
European meals. Very cozy, Amadeus has some of the best desserts in
Homestyle Mexican, Puerto-Rican, Columbian food in cozy diners. Not
a grease joint, great portions, two locations but the one on State
has a juice bar.. Dug loves the carne al pastor and tortas, Linh
goes for a horchata everytime.
Good southern Italian on Maine St., downtown Ann Arbor. Try sitting
on the rooftop where they serve small dishes from sampling trays or
come inside to their ground-level restaurant. $12-18
Dark, cavernous restaurant specializing in French and Continental
cuisine. Elegant, off of Maine St. $16+