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 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 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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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 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 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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Upcoming Events

 

21+ After Hours at Sloan

21+ After Hours at Sloan

Enjoy Adult-Only Hours at Sloan Museum of Discovery! Every first Wednesday of the month Sloan Museum of Discovery will host special adult-only hours for our 21 & up guests to explore the museum! Beer and Wine will be available...

Enchanted: A History of Fantasy Illustration

Enchanted: A History of Fantasy Illustration

For hundreds of years, artists have been inspired by the imaginative potential of fantasy. Unlike science fiction, which is based on fact, fantasy presents an impossible reality—a universe where dragons breathe fire, angels battle...

Knee-High Naturalist: Nature's Treasures

Knee-High Naturalist: Nature's Treasures

People are not the only ones who plant seeds. See how seeds move to grow in new locations. Suggested for ages 3-6 Cost: $5 per student Pre-registration is required by 10/4/22 Adult must accompany children Event times: 10-11:30...

Minglings: A Journey Across Time

Minglings: A Journey Across Time

Minglings: A Journey Across Time explores a contemporary fiber artist’s engagement with the past. Inspired by a tapestry remnant from China’s Ming Dynasty (1368–1644), Gerhardt Knodel embarked on an exploration into the...

Ooky Spooky Light Show

Ooky Spooky Light Show

Our most popular Dome Show of the year is back! Come watch favorite Halloween songs like "The Monster Mash," "Ghostbusters," and "Thriller" come to life with amazing graphics and lights. Great for family audiences, this show was...

Outdoor Explorers: Forests Give Us Life

Outdoor Explorers: Forests Give Us Life

Michigan has 19.3 million acres of forest! That is about 50% of the entire state! Join us as we hike through For-Mar’s woodlands to learn about trees, how forests function, and how we can protect them! Dress to be outside for the...

Skies Over Michigan - Live

Skies Over Michigan - Live

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...

Walk on the Wild Side

Walk on the Wild Side

Animals, both real and mythological, have occupied an important place in art from prehistoric to modern times, often carrying a rich variety of symbolic associations. These creatures have served as vehicles for allegory, moral...

Dark Side: The Light Show

Dark Side: The Light Show

Experience Pink Floyd's iconic Dark Side of the Moon album as never before in this one-of-a-kind show, featuring stunning 4k visuals, brilliant LED sequences, and incredibly clear 5.1 surround sound. Please note: This show...

Trivia Night at Barley & Vine

Trivia Night at Barley & Vine

Thursday nights are trivia nights at Barley & Vine. We not only still give out our weekly prizes but also a monthly prize to the team with the most points! So form your team and don’t forget to come every Thursday night to be...