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!

Enjoying the Fourth of July in Flint & Genesee

Good food, great music, fireworks, and friends and family make the Fourth of July a special time of year and one filled with lasting memories. If you are looking for ways to celebrate this Independence Day, look no further than Flint & Genesee! July 3 Start things off early on July 3 in Flushing for…

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Gearing Up for Halloween in Flint & Genesee

This time of year makes it hard to choose which activities are perfect for you, your friends, and your family to do to celebrate the onset of fall and spooky season. There is so much to do that the fear of missing out on something becomes as much an impediment as time, but the good news is that…

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A Love for Donuts in Flint & Genesee

Donuts have become a go-to comfort food for many, and Flint & Genesee is lucky enough to have several independently owned and operated shops that offer dozens of flavors and varieties for even the most discerning of donut connoisseurs. The search for the perfect donut is the sort of adventure that…

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Celebrating 810 Day in Flint & Genesee

It’s time to celebrate Flint & Genesee. 810 Day was created as a day for celebrating the region and the things that make it so beloved. 810 signifies the area code of Flint and the surrounding communities but it has been embraced as a day of love for the city and its culture and community…

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