EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 2021: The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has updated and extended the Gatherings and Mask Order through Monday, April 19, 2021. Restaurants and bars are open at 50% capacity with up to 100 people, in addition to outdoor dining, carry-out, and delivery. Night clubs and water parks remain closed. For additional information, please visit michigan.gov or view MDHHS's Gathering Guidelines. For the most current travel information, please view Travel Michigan's Guidelines for Travelers.

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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!

National Reading Month: Explore Independent Bookstore in Flint & Genesee

March is National Reading Month, a perfect time to buy yourself a new book. In Flint & Genesee,... Read More

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

The Capitol Theatre is reopening its doors once again. Going to see a movie at the Capitol Theatre... Read More

Support Local: Black-Owned Businesses in Flint & Genesee

February is Black History Month and a great way to celebrate the month is to support the Black... Read More

Love Local: Spend Valentine’s Day in Flint & Genesee

Dubbed the most romantic holiday of the year, Valentine’s Day is a day for loved ones to... Read More

Dine Out in Flint & Genesee

As of February 1, restaurants in Michigan have been given the clear to open with some restrictions... Read More

Black History Month: Explore Black culture in Flint & Genesee

February marks Black History Month. Although many traditionally held events are on hold for this... Read More

Explore Nature During the Winter with Snowshoeing

Snowshoes have a long history and have been used by many different cultures for thousands of years.... Read More

Fun in the Snow: Discover the Sled Hills in Flint & Genesee

Feeling stuck inside the house with your family? A safe and fun way to get out of the house is by... Read More

Jump into the Holiday Spirit in Flint & Genesee

December is here and soon people around the world will be celebrating a variety of holidays from... Read More

Support Small in Flint & Genesee

Small business has taken a big hit this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, it is more... Read More