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

 

Breaking the Mold: European Cast Glass

Breaking the Mold: European Cast Glass

The process of glass casting has a long, complex history. Although this technique dates back to ancient Egypt and Rome, contemporary artists continue to push its boundaries and create innovative artworks. Unlike blown glass that...

Expressions: Works on Paper by African American Artists

Expressions: Works on Paper by African American Artists

Artists frequently draw on their own experiences to create unique works of art, incorporating personal themes such as identity and memory, as well as aspects of the universal human experience. Through styles that range from...

Ways of Seeing: The Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama

Ways of Seeing: The Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama

The Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama includes one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of 20th century African American art in the world, amassed over decades by Paul Raymond...

Nature Story Time

Nature Story Time

Sprout a love of reading and nature during Nature Story Time. We will share books, songs, games, and make a craft. Suggested for preschoolers and early elementary Cost: $3 per student Pre-register by the day before the event.

Knee-High Naturalist: Beavers!

Knee-High Naturalist: Beavers!

Explore the life of a beaver. Make a beaver puppet! Suggested for ages 3 to 6 Adult must accompany children Pre-registration is required by 2/7/23 Event times: 10-11:30 a.m. or 1-2:30 p.m.

Outdoor Explorers – Rocks

Outdoor Explorers – Rocks

We see rocks every day but what are they really made of? Join us as we learn how rocks are formed, explore different types of rocks, and learn about the rock cycle! Dress to be outside for the duration of our program rain or...

Secrets of the Universe

Secrets of the Universe

January 18 - March 24, 2023, Weds - Friday at 4:00 p.m., Thurs/Fri/Sat at 7:00 p.m. Please Note: Starting on February 14, 2023, there will be Tuesday shows at 4 p.m. In Secrets of the Universe , show-goers are taken back to within...

Cultural Astronomy

Cultural Astronomy

Join Longway Planetarium every second Friday of the month to discuss different cultures and how they interpret the sun, stars, and other celestial objects.

Whooo's In Love - Valentine Day Hike

Whooo's In Love - Valentine Day Hike

Valentine’s Day is just a few days away so why not get started early by joining For-Mar for its annual ‘Whoo’s In Love’ event. This fun filled evening will bring you and your loved one together in a memorable fashion, with a trail...

Glassblowing Demonstrations

Glassblowing Demonstrations

Join the Flint Institute of Arts in the Art School Hot Shop every Saturday and Sunday for free glassblowing demonstrations thanks to McLaren Health Care. The Art School’s interior courtyard has been enclosed, creating a classroom...