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!

Savannah Turbett

5 Unique Date Ideas for Couples in Flint & Genesee

When you think of date night, you might think of dinner and a movie. But in Flint & Genesee, there are several activities couples can do to shake up date night. Here are five unique date ideas for couples in Flint & Genesee. Throw an Axe A recent trend, Axe Throwing facilities have been popping up…

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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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Great Brunch Spots in Flint & Genesee

The best way to spend a Sunday morning is by enjoying brunch out with friends or family. Mimosas or a Bloody Mary with some eggs benny or stuffed French toast. Who could ask for more? In Flint & Genesee, there are several places throughout the county that serve weekend brunch. Here are five places…

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Check Out These Unique Boutiques in Flint & Genesee

With birthdays, holidays and special occasions, someone is always looking to buy a present for family, friends or coworkers. Luckily, Flint & Genesee has plenty of small businesses with great gifts. Have someone on your list with unique tastes? Check out these unique boutiques in Flint & Genesee…

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5 Places to Hit the Ice in Flint & Genesee

With the winter season around the corner, folks are looking out for fun winter-themed activities. In Flint & Genesee there are plenty of ways to get in the mood for outdoor winter fun. From winter hiking to ice climbing, there are several fun experiences for winter lovers. One thing you can look…

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Un-Wine-d at These Bars in Flint & Genesee

Flint & Genesee has great craft breweries and unique cocktail bars. But did you know the region also has a number of wine bars that a great for people who prefer the vino? From local winemakers to wine bars that serve up wide selections, Flint & Genesee is a great place for people who live to…

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Where to See Holiday Lights in Flint & Genesee

With holiday decorations going up in your local neighborhood, the holiday spirit is starting to shine in Flint & Genesee. Communities and attractions are also lighting up for the holidays with walking and driving tours for visitors to view. Here are three places where you can see beautiful holiday…

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Experience the Holiday Season in Flint & Genesee

The holiday season kicks off next week with Thanksgiving and many are looking forward to celebrating the various holidays between now and the end of the year. In Flint & Genesee there are plenty of events to help get you in the holiday spirit. Here is what you can do to experience this holiday…

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