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!

5 Places to Host a Holiday Party in Flint & Genesee

The holidays are right around the corner. Starting in November, at least seven holidays fall between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. That means there are plenty of opportunities to gather with friends and family to celebrate. In Flint & Genesee, there are several places you can rent to host an…

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Craft Shows Coming Up in Flint & Genesee

With the holiday season quickly approaching, now is the best time to get a head start on shopping for gifts for friends and family. Luckily, in Flint & Genesee there are a number of Craft Shows popping up through the Fall into early Winter. Here are the places you can get handmade goods at Flint &…

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Kid-Friendly Halloween Events in Flint & Genesee

The leaves are falling, the weather is changing and everyone is getting ready for Halloween. Kids everywhere are picking out their favorite costumes, watching Halloween movies and listening to the Monster Mash. Flint & Genesee is booming with fall activities – apple orchards, hayrides…

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Support Hispanic-Owned Businesses in Flint & Genesee

Hispanic Heritage Month is a month dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and contributions Hispanic people have made in the United States. The month is celebrated from September 15-October 15. In Flint & Genesee, it is amazing to see the Hispanic-owned businesses that are making a difference…

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6 Fall Festivals to go to in Flint & Genesee

Fall is here and there are plenty of ways to celebrate the cool weather and changing of the leaves. In the towns and cities that encompass Flint & Genesee, festivals and events are popping up just in time for the season. From apple orchard adventures and small-town shindigs, here are six Fall…

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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 are ready to feel the crisp fall air, see the beautiful autumn colors, and pick up some apples and donuts at a local orchard. Many fall apple varieties including MacIntosh, Honey Crisp and Red…

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5 Places to Get Tacos in Flint & Genesee

Craving a taco? You’re in luck! Flint & Genesee has plenty of places to go to get quality tacos including food trucks, convenience stores and sit-down restaurants. Don’t go just anywhere, check out these top taco spots in Flint & Genesee: Cocina Mio Located on Davison Rd. in Flint, Cocina Mio is a…

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