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!

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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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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