Explore Flint & Genesee

Be A Tourist in Your Home Town Series

Themed tours held throughout the year to showcase Flint & Genesee

Be A Tourist in Your Home Town has been re-imagined for 2019! In place of a single event to allow visitors to experience more than two-dozen venues and attractions in Flint & Genesee in one day, Be A Tourist in Your Home Town has been expanded to offer themed, one-day tour packages from May to October.

Learn more about each tour and sign up today!

Flint & Genesee Family Friendly

May 18, 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Bring the family out for a half-day tour of some of our most playful and educational attractions. Imaginations and a love of nature welcome!

Tour stops include:

  • Flint Children’s Museum
  • Applewood Estate
  • Sloan Museum
  • For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum

The event is FREE, with bus transportation provided by MTA.

This event has passed. If you’re interested in taking this tour in the future, please email Courtney Irish at cirish@flintandgenesee.org.

Explore Flint & Genesee’s Craft Beer Scene

June 15 ($20)

You don’t need to travel to the west side of the state for great craft beer. We’ve got them right here! Check out our growing community of breweries and sample Flint & Genesee’s own craft brews.

Tour includes:

Redline Brewery (Flight of five plus 20% off growler)
Fenton Winery and Brewery (One pint and one pizza)
Tenacity Brewing (Two half pours)

Transportation will be provided by Blue Lakes Charter.

Registration closes Friday, June 14 at 12 p.m.

Register for tour

Explore Genesee County History

July 13 (free event)

For history buffs and curious residents alike, this tour will feature iconic spaces and places throughout the county. You will learn about some of our county assets while touring our cherished relics of days past.

Check back for locations and registration soon!

The event is FREE, with bus transportation provided by MTA.

Explore Flint & Genesee County Trails

August 9 (free event)

It’s time to hit the trails! Flint & Genesee’s parks and trails are calling. Join us as we explore some of our county’s more beautiful parks and waterways.

Tour includes:
Walk through Chevy Commons
Kayak the Flint River from Tenacity to Mott Park with Flint Watershed Coalition and Kayak Flint
More locations TBA

Check back for locations and registration soon!

The event is FREE, with bus transportation provided by MTA.

Explore Flint & Genesee County Orchards

September 21 (free event)

Join us for the quintessential fall experience with tours through some of our county’s oldest and beloved orchards. This experience will include behind-the-scenes tours, tastings and demonstrations.

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The event is FREE, with bus transportation provided by MTA.

Explore Flint & Genesee Arts and Culture

October 12 (free event)

Flint & Genesee boasts a rich network of galleries and artists. This tour will take you through many of the county’s art museums and councils.

Check back for locations and registration soon!

The event is FREE, with bus transportation provided by MTA.