A family takes a photo near the rose garden at Applewood Estate in Flint, Michigan.

Explore Flint & Genesee Blog


The Explore Flint & Genesee blog features local attractions, restaurants, and weekly things to do in and around the county. Here you'll be able to learn more about our area to help you plan your next trip or discover your next favorite attraction or restaurant in Flint & Genesee!

7 Places to Find Pumpkins in Flint & Genesee

We’re getting into fall and now is a great time to start planning your fall décor and... Read More

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Flint & Genesee

Each year, Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15. It is marked by... Read More

5 Restaurants with Great Dessert Options

Flint & Genesee has a ton of great places to grab breakfast, lunch or dinner. But what if your... Read More

Experience the Orchards in Flint & Genesee

Summer comes to a close, now is a great time to plan a trip to your local apple orchard. Most people... Read More

Discover Black-owned Businesses in Flint & Genesee

August is National Black Business Month. A month dedicated to recognizing Black business owners... Read More

Experience Golf in Flint & Genesee

Home to 21 public and private golf courses, Flint & Genesee is a golf lover’s dream. As... Read More

5 Things to do Before Summer Ends

There is a month and a half left of summer which is still plenty of time to make the most of the... Read More

Tattoo Culture Breeds the Tattoo City – Tattoo Convention in Flint

Guest blog post by Travis Crossley When people think of Flint, many think first of General Motors,... Read More

Sweet Songs of Summer: Check Out These Outdoor Concerts

Making the most out of the summer means enjoying the summer weather. Concerts in the park are a... Read More

What to do When You’re in Flint & Genesee

Festival and events season is coming up in Flint & Genesee and some of the area’s... Read More

A Guide to Bike Trails in Flint & Genesee

With summer in full swing, what better way to enjoy nature than on two wheels! Not only is it a fun... Read More

Celebrate Fourth of July in Flint & Genesee

With the Fourth of July weekend approaching, many people in Flint & Genesee are planning ways to... Read More

Movies are Back: Catch a Flick in Person at the Capitol Theatre

The Capitol Theatre has reopened its doors. Going to see a movie at the Capitol Theatre has been a... Read More

Explore Flint & Genesee Farmers’ Markets

Local farmers’ markets are a staple in many midwestern cities and towns. Throughout Michigan... Read More

Explore the Water in Flint & Genesee

Summer is approaching, and now is the time to explore the water in Flint & Genesee with the... Read More

6 Taprooms in Genesee County Perfect for any Wine or Beer Lover

Flint might not be Beer City, USA, but with the craft beverage industry on the rise, Genesee County... Read More

Celebrate Juneteenth in Flint & Genesee

Juneteenth is an annual celebration that signifies the day that federal troops marched in Galveston,... Read More

Celebrate Pride in Flint & Genesee

June is officially Pride Month in Flint & Genesee, a month dedicated to celebrating and... Read More

Experience Sports in Flint & Genesee

Flint has been known for its sports culture for decades. From the Flintstones – Flint natives... Read More

Back this Summer in Flint & Genesee

Events and attractions are coming back or reopening in Flint & Genesee. Favorites to both locals... Read More