Explore Flint & Genesee Blog

The Explore Flint & Genesee blog has a new home on the Flint & Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau’s new website. Check it out for the latest on 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!

NEW Explore Flint & Genesee Blog

Experience Fall Colors in Flint & Genesee

September is in full swing and soon the leaves on the trees will change bringing about the colors of fall. According to the Smoky Mountains Fall Foliage map, Flint and Genesee County will be at peak color around mid-October. However, colors will begin popping up in the next few weeks. Here are four ways you […]

5 Places to Get Local Produce

Flint and Genesee County has a vibrant agriculture industry with many local farmers growing fruits and vegetables during the warm seasons in their fields and during the wintertime in greenhouses and hoop houses. Access to fresh, local produce is never far. Here are five places you can shop: Rich’s Greenhouse and Farm Market Located on […]

Back to the Bricks, Flint, Michigan

Despite having to cancel the original format of Back to the Bricks, the annual festival is bringing an opportunity to classic car lovers to “Discover Flint”. This new event, hosted on Aug. 15, 2020, and presented by Back to the Bricks and General Motors, is an incredible, free opportunity to explore the history of downtown […]

Places to Picnic in Flint & Genesee

A great way to get out of the house and enjoy the warm weather is with a picnic. Flint & Genesee has plenty of places to have a meal. Here are some of the places you can go. Stepping Stone Falls In Flint, Stepping Stone Falls has a great picnic area and a beautiful view […]

5 Free Things to Do in Flint & Genesee

Flint & Genesee is filled with places to explore. Looking for a way to spend a day without breaking the bank? Check out these no-cost attractions. Stepping Stone Falls Flint’s very own man-made waterfall is a beautiful sight for walking, bike rides and picnics. The waterfall connects Mott Lake to the Flint River with a […]

Explore the Waterways in Flint & Genesee

Flint and Genesee County offers many places to get out on the water. From all-sports lakes to rivers, the options to enjoy the water in Flint & Genesee are endless. Kayaking and canoeing is a great way to explore Flint & Genesee rivers and lakes. The Flint River is accessible from a variety of locations […]

Flint & Genesee Virtual Races

The 2020 HAP Virtual Crim isn’t the only virtual race you can participate in this summer. Many organizations are updating their normally scheduled races to virtual races in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some races you can participate in virtually this summer: Snuggle Sacks Run, Walk n’ Roll Virtual 5k This virtual race […]

Kearsley Lake Golf Course, Flint, Michigan

Home to 21 public and private golf courses, Flint & Genesee is a golf lover’s dream. As the birthplace of the Buick Open, golf is a clear part of the history of the region. Now, with Warwick Hills Country Club as the host site for the Ally Challenge presented by McLaren, golf is intertwined in […]

5 Things You Can Do Starting Next Week in Flint & Genesee

With Governor Whitmer’s Stay at Home restrictions lifted, Flint & Genesee is ready to start re-opening with restaurants, stores and attractions putting guidelines in place to encourage social distancing. Here are five things you can safely do starting next week: Local restaurants are beginning to open at 50 percent capacity starting next week. However, the […]

6 Things You Can Buy at the Flint Farmers’ Market

On Tuesday, June 2 the Flint Farmers’ Market will reopen their doors for the first time since March with new guidelines for vendors and customers. The Market will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. while still offering curbside pickup on Saturdays with pre-ordering online on Wednesdays. Guidelines include: Wearing […]