Map and Directions
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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, turn le$ 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 tents.

Pack
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
 
Transportation
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, or
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 linh@dugandlinh.org to sign up. All other transportation must be arranged through hotel shuttles or taxis. ***

  • AA 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 linh@dugandlinh.org for wedding maps.
Hotels
  • Holiday 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.
  • Microtel 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.
B&B's:
  • Vitosha 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.
  • The 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 performance media.
    There are 4 bedrooms, each with private bath. Price includes vegetarian, vegan or heart-healthy gourmet breakfast.
  • First 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.
  • Bed 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
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 fat squirrels.
Helpful webpages:
Things to do:
  • Oasis Hot Tub Gardens:
    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.
  • Ann 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.
  • Ann 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.
  • Nichol's Arboretum:
    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.
  • Argo Canoe Livery:
    Dug and Linh canoed down the Huron River on one of their first dates. Some advice, ask for the shorter route. It's tiring!
  • University 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.
Restaurants:
  • Menus at www.monkey.org/food/
  • Eastern Accents:
    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
  • Saigon Garden:
    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
  • Amadeus 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 town. $12-18
  • Sabor Latino:
    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.
  • Palio:
    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
  • The Earle:
    Dark, cavernous restaurant specializing in French and Continental cuisine. Elegant, off of Maine St. $16+