Explore Flint & Genesee Blog

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!

Outdoor Activities You Can Do at a Distance in Flint & Genesee

Feeling stuck inside? With the recent Stay Home, Stay Safe Executive Order, individuals are encouraged to shelter in place. However, you can still enjoy the great outdoors while keeping a safe, six-foot distance from other people. Here are three things you can do to in Flint and Genesee County: Hiking Genesee County is home to […]

Support Restaurants in Flint & Genesee

Wondering if your favorite restaurant is offering carry-out or delivery, etc? Maybe this list will be helpful. List effective as of 3/26/2020 at 2:30 p.m. Disclaimer: Governor Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-21: Temporary requirement to suspend activities that are not necessary to sustain or protect life on March 23, 2020. However, individuals may leave their […]

Where to Find Food To-Go for St. Patrick’s’ Day

In light of the temporary shut down of restaurants and bars, many Flint and Genesee County restaurants are serving carry-out and curbside service to help provide food for locals. Here are some of the places you can find Irish favorites for your St. Patrick’s Day meal. Hoffman’s Deco Deli Downtown Flint, Hoffman’s Deco Deli is […]

The Iron Grate, shopping, Fenton, Michigan

In honor of Women’s History Month, Explore Flint & Genesee is honoring women making history in our region by supporting them. Here are some women-owned businesses you can support in the area. Blondie’s Food & Spirits On Hill Road in Flint Township, Blondie’s Food & Spirits has a unique menu of classic meals and family […]

Three Things You Didn’t Know About Flint, Michigan

Guest blog post by Sherry Trautman Did you know Flint Michigan is home to a famous treehouse that was featured on Animal Planet’s Treehouse Masters? I was intrigued, and a little starstruck, so I ventured to For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum to see this architectural wonder for myself. During the early planning phases, For-Mar determined […]

Got Cabin Fever? Try these Flint & Genesee Activities

It’s been a long winter, but now is a good time to get outside the house with the kids before everyone gets too stir crazy. Whether you’re looking for something to do for an hour or two or an overnight trip, there are plenty of family-friendly places to explore in Flint & Genesee. Flint Children’s […]

The Laundry in Fenton, MI

Flint and Genesee County is home to 16 different communities with unique flavors. In Fenton, MI, visitors and locals can discover a variety of restaurants from casual to fine dining. With many restaurants to choose from, here is a guide to dining in Fenton: Andiamo Fenton The newest restaurant in the Andiamo family is located […]

Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is this Friday. Whether you are planning to spend it with your significant other or looking for fun activities to do with friends, there are plenty of things to do in Flint & Genesee. Victorian Tea Join Whaley Historic House Museum for a love-themed high tea party from 2 – 4 p.m. Enjoy […]

See your favorite movie at the Capitol Theatre

The Capitol Theatre is bringing showings of classic movies to the big screen as we head into Spring. The historic theatre is showing two movies a month starting February 12 – April 15. Here are the movies coming to downtown Flint. When Harry Met Sally… – Wednesday, February 12 To Sir, With Love – Friday, […]

Celebrate Black History Month in Flint & Genesee

February is just around the corner. Looking for ways to celebrate Black History Month? Here are five ways to participate in Flint & Genesee. Kick off the celebration with the Genesee District Library’s 19th Annual Black History Month Brunch, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2019, at 10 a.m. This year’s honorees are The Ivy House, Ms. Melinda […]