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!

Dine out in Flushing in Flint & Genesee

Founded in 1835, Flushing is a community known for the many events that fill the calendar throughout the year. With so many visitors in the area for seasonal festivals and events, there are just as many eateries to cater to any appetite of those visitors. Signature Chop House has become synonymous…

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Having a Small Town Christmas in Flint & Genesee

Flint & Genesee is lucky to have two premiere large-scale holiday events during December. Christmas Holiday Magic at Crossroads has become a tradition in families across the county and the Flint Cultural Center’s Holiday Walk is an event not to be missed for its scale and how much can be done that…

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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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Finding Our History In Flint & Genesee

The Flint & Genesee region has a deep and rich history. Most of us are at least casually familiar with the history of Flint as one of the birthplaces of the automobile and the people that built that legacy but there is much more to the story of this area than that. History is all around us and there…

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