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!

Enjoy the Solar Eclipse in Flint & Genesee

A total solar eclipse is coming! A total solar eclipse is when the moon will cross in front of the sun and cover it for a short time, is. While Flint & Genesee residents and visitors won’t be able to witness a full solar eclipse, we can see a near total solar eclipse on April 8. The eclipse will…

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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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