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!

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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Plan a Winter Adventure in Flint & Genesee

As winter settles in, for some this becomes a season of nesting and comfort as far away from the cold as possible. The problem is that there is still fun to be had and adventures to take and you can only find out if you’re willing to brave the weather to do it. Pack a bag, bundle up, and get ready…

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Explore the Theater in Flint & Genesee

Flint & Genesee has a rich tradition of theater that is still thriving. From large-scale touring productions to smaller, local musicals put on in small venues, it’s clear that theater is alive and well and just waiting to be experienced. Located in a former Flint church, The New McCree Theater has…

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Ideas For Those Rainy Days in Flint & Genesee

With warm weather comes the need to find things to do for the kids in our lives. But that gets complicated when the rain comes. With that in mind, it’s always a good idea to have a plan in place for what to do when inclement weather does hit so that you aren’t stuck in the house. While it’s easy to…

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Serving Art and Culture in Flint & Genesee

For decades the Flint Cultural Center has been a destination in Flint & Genesee. It has served as an anchor to arts and culture for the community and has evolved to meet the needs of the present as well as the future. With so many updates happening over the last few years, now is a great time to…

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