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!

Five Holiday Hot Spots to Get Your Holiday Cheer

For some it’s the sound of a familiar holiday song, for others, it’s catching a favorite advertisement that gets you sentimental about the season. But for others, it’s the food and drink distinctive of this time of year that puts them in the mood for celebration. Whether you are taking in the Flint…

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Shop Local for the Holidays

With Halloween over and the weather turning colder, minds switch to thoughts of winter holidays. Will you brave the cold and crowds of Black Friday? Do you want to jump online for Cyber Monday? Or do you want to take a moment and be more thoughtful this year about what you buy and where you buy it…

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Explore Hollywood in Flint & Genesee

When you think of Flint & Genesee you might think of the automotive industry and its history, or perhaps the lakes and waterways. What you might not think about though, is the connection Genesee County has to the movies. While there have been several documentaries made about the area or shot here…

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