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!

Exploring the Flint Children’s Museum

There is a place in Flint & Genesee where the turrets of a castle can be seen from miles away. A place where wonder and magic walk hand in hand with learning and fun. One that teaches with play and experience. And it’s not far from the heart of downtown Flint. The Flint Children’s Museum is a…

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Hitting the Fairways in Flint & Genesee

Spring is nearing and so are warmer days and hours spent out on one of the many fairways in Flint & Genesee. Better than that though, many of the area’s golf courses offer more than just golf and can give you a full day of food and fun. Atlas Valley Country Club - Once you step into Atlas Valley…

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Dine out in Flushing in Flint & Genesee

Founded in 1835, Flushing is a community known for the many events that fill the calendar throughout the year. With so many visitors in the area for seasonal festivals and events, there are just as many eateries to cater to any appetite of those visitors. Signature Chop House has become synonymous…

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Enjoy the Solar Eclipse in Flint & Genesee

A total solar eclipse is coming! A total solar eclipse is when the moon will cross in front of the sun and cover it for a short time, is. While Flint & Genesee residents and visitors won’t be able to witness a full solar eclipse, we can see a near total solar eclipse on April 8. The eclipse will…

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Enjoy Flint & Genesee’s Out of the Way Hot Spots

With so many amazing options for casual dining and drinks in Flint & Genesee, it’s hard to narrow down where to go for a night out. Anywhere you choose will be a great backdrop for a wonderful night, but sometimes it is the discovery of a new place that can make for a memorable time. As you plan for…

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Explore Easter in Flint & Genesee

Easter is fast approaching with the holiday falling on Mar. 31 this year. As you start to make your family’s plans, here are some things you may want to check out. EASTER BUNNY BASH – Mar. 15 In Fenton, you can celebrate Easter a little early with the Easter Bunny Bash happening on Friday, Mar…

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Flint & Genesee

With the arrival of March and the ever-increasing temperatures, there is a clear buzz that fills the air as people begin to count down the days to St. Patrick’s Day. Whether you are Irish by birth or by choice, this time of year is full of smiles, music, laughter, drink, and song. There are plenty…

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Listen to Live Music at Flint & Genesee’s Machine Shop

In between Grand Blanc and downtown Flint is a music venue that’s become beloved throughout the music industry. This venue has managed over all its years to remain a thriving independent that hosts concerts that can rival the excitement of an arena show. From outlaw country music to comedy shows…

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Dining In Davison in Flint & Genesee

The city of Davison, on the east side of Genesee County, is home to many wonderful restaurants. Families can head out together for a night of dining that won’t break the bank. Couples can take in a romantic evening with one another. Friends can go out and catch the game and not feel embarrassed to…

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Black History Month in Flint & Genesee

February marks National Black History Month in the United States – a month honoring the history and achievements of Black Americans. In Flint & Genesee, there are some longstanding events in the community that locals and visitors can enjoy. Additionally, local institutions are hosting events or…

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