Trip Ideas

Spend a day or two exploring Flint and Genesee County, Michigan. Whether you're looking to make memories as a family, explorer or historian, we have a suggested itinerary for you! Pick your path and book your stay below.

Explore Flint & Genesee

Explore Folk and Jazz in Flint & Genesee

Enjoy a folk and jazz staycation in Flint & Genesee, where you have multiple opportunities to hear live music in an intimate space.

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Explore Fun in the Sun with Kids

There are many warm weather opportunities for families in Flint & Genesee. Head to a park, hit the water, visit an amazing museums, or take in a drive-in movie. Here are some ideas on fun ways to explore Flint & Genesee. 

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Explore Fun with Kids

Flint & Genesee is home to plenty of places to entertain the whole family. From discovery museums to indoor and outdoor play, kids can definitely have some fun in Flint & Genesee.

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Explore the Great Outdoors

Explore the great outdoors in Flint & Genesee County with this two day trip itinerary full of scenic suggestions.

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Explore the Flint & Genesee Craft Beverage Scene

Take a tour of Flint & Genesee’s craft beverage offerings on your next visit to the area.

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Explore Flint & Genesee History

Flint has a deep-rooted history in the automotive industry. The birthplace of General Motors, there is a reason Flint is referred to as the Vehicle City. That history is what built Flint into what it is today.

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Explore Flint & Genesee’s Haunted Past

Flint & Genesee might be known for a lot of things, but did you know it has a haunted history perfect for any paranormal lover?

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Upcoming Events

 

Atelier 17: A Legacy of Modernist Printmaking

Atelier 17: A Legacy of Modernist Printmaking

In 1927 artist Stanley William Hayter opened an experimental printmaking school and studio in Paris. Located on 17 rue Campagne-Première, it became known as Atelier 17 (French for workshop). Unlike other studios at the time,...

Birth of Planet Earth

Birth of Planet Earth

Birth of Planet Earth tells the twisted tale of our planet’s origins. In the fiery beginnings of our young solar system, worlds were born and obliterated. A young sun vented its rage. Chaos reigned. How did Earth become a living...

Decorative by Design: 250 Years of Japanese Objects

Decorative by Design: 250 Years of Japanese Objects

For centuries little formal distinction existed between all types of Japanese art—from ceramics to sculpture and basketry to paintings. One art form was not more distinguished than another and everything played an equally vital...

Fragile Bodies: The Figure in Glass and Clay

Fragile Bodies: The Figure in Glass and Clay

Of the countless subjects rendered throughout the history of art, none have been more popular than the human body. Fragile Bodies: The Figure in Glass and Clay explores artwork from the FIA’s permanent collection by contemporary...

Knee High Naturalist: Is a Camel a Mammal?

Knee High Naturalist: Is a Camel a Mammal?

Mammals have skeletons! Learn about mammals and play the mammal game. Suggested for ages 3 to 6 Adult must accompany children Cost: $5 per student Pre-registration is required by 2/26/24

Made in Michigan

Made in Michigan

The artworks in this exhibition were created by artists who were either born in Michigan or spent an extended period of time living and working in the state. It shows the depth of Michigan artists who have depicted landscapes,...

Mazes & Brain Games

Mazes & Brain Games

Maneuver your way through this collection of full-body games, 3-D puzzles, and mind-boggling illusions. Conquer puzzling challenges and discover new ways of problem solving around every corner! Mazes winds its way over 5,000...

Outdoor Explorers: Snowshoeing 101

Outdoor Explorers: Snowshoeing 101

Snowshoes have been used for centuries to get around in the harsh winter. Join us as we learn about the history of snowshoeing and try them out ourselves on For-Mar grounds! Dress to be outside for the duration of our program rain...

Revolutionary Times

Revolutionary Times

Revolutionary Times draws from three bodies of work by detroit-native Mario Moore; presenting paintings, silverpoint drawings, and works on paper that focus on American history and current connections to the past. The exhibition...

Skies Over Michigan

Skies Over Michigan

Longway Planetarium’s astronomy experts take you on a tour of the night sky over Michigan in this live planetarium lecture. Learn about the rotation of the Earth, how to find the North Star, and which constellations and planets...