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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Enjoy Winter Festivals and Fun in Flint & Genesee

There is a beauty to the winter that we sometimes forget as we clamor for warmer months. It’s the twinkle of light on newly fallen snow though and the glimmer of sun along the ice that takes us back to childhood and the joy of winter adventures. With so many events and festivals coming that revel in…

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Enjoying a Great Meal in Linden

Part of the fun of living in a place like Flint & Genesee is exploring the many places you have never eaten. There are dozens of wonderful restaurants to try in the county and if you have a sense of adventure, you can make plans for a very delicious foodie staycation. Linden is a beautiful city in…

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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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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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