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

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!

Gear Up for Back to the Bricks

The annual car show, Back to the Bricks, is back this year in traditional fashion with its tune-up week and the main event. Classic car lovers will fill downtown Flint for the weekend to show off and see a variety of vehicles lining the historic bricks. Leading up to that day, other events will be…

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Experience Golf in Flint & Genesee

Home to over 20 public and private golf courses, Flint & Genesee is a golf lover’s dream. As the birthplace of the Buick Open, golf is a clear part of the history of the region. Now, with Warwick Hills Country Club as the host site for the Ally Challenge presented by McLaren, golf is tied to the…

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Flint & Genesee is the Future of Travel

This National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), there is more reason than ever to celebrate the collective strength and promising future of the U.S. travel and tourism industry. The 39 th annual NTTW, taking place May 1-7, recognizes the Future of Travel and the critical role our industry will play in…

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U.S. 23 Drive-In Opens for 2022 Season

Located in Mundy Township, the US 23 Drive-In Theater is one Michigan's few remaining drive-in theaters. And, later this week, the local landmark will officially open its gates for the 2022 season. According to a Facebook post, the theater will be open only on Fridays and Saturdays for the time…

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Discover an Accessible Outdoors in Flint & Genesee

Flint & Genesee is filled with places to enjoy nature. But did you know that Flint & Genesee also has a number of fully accessible nature spots to accommodate people of varying abilities? According to the CDC, 1 in 4 adults live with a disability and from that, the most common is mobility which…

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Celebrate Earth Day in Flint & Genesee

Earth Day is an annual global event that has been celebrated for 52 years. The purpose of the day is to demonstrate support for environmental protection and in Flint & Genesee there are plenty of ways to do just that. Individuals can give back to the earth in several ways including planting a…

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Professional Sports in Flint & Genesee

Flint has been known for its sports culture for decades. From the Flintstones – Flint natives who took the Michigan State Spartans Basketball team to the 2000 NCAA Division I Men's National Championship – to boxing stars like Claressa Shields and Tony Burton, Flint has produced some major athletes…

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Explore Easter in Flint & Genesee

Easter is April 17 this year and in Flint & Genesee there are plenty of events leading up to the big day for families and friends to enjoy the holiday. See how you can celebrate Easter in Flint & Genesee: Easter Egg Hunts For families: There are a number of family-friendly egg hunts happening this…

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Discover Local Nurseries and Greenhouses in Flint & Genesee

The weather is warming and soon will be time to get your garden spring-ready. Annuals, perennials, hanging baskets and more, there are plenty of things to get at your local nursery to make your life a little more colorful. Find out where to shop at these Flint & Genesee nurseries. Wojo’s Garden…

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