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!

A Guide to Bike Trails in Flint & Genesee

May is National Bike Month and what better way to celebrate than experiencing local bike paths. In Flint & Genesee, the variety of bike trails make for a unique experience for cyclists. Here are some of the places you can bike in the area: Creasey Bicentennial Park On the western edge of Grand Blanc lies […]

5 Must-Try Craft Cocktail Bars in Flint & Genesee

Since the early 2010s, craft cocktail culture has been on the rise. From a traditional old fashioned to cocktails using Amaro, bitters or shrubs, there are plenty of places to go in Flint & Genesee and be part of the craft cocktail revolution. Here are five places you can go to: The X Downtown Flint’s […]

A Guide to the 4th Annual Flint Restaurant Week

It’s that time of year again! Flint Restaurant Week 2019 is May 14 – 18 featuring the best culinary experiences Flint has to offer. To participate, you can pick up a “passport” at any participating restaurant during the week and start collecting stamps by ordering items featured on the Flint Restaurant Week menu. After collecting […]

5 Restaurants with Delicious Vegan and Vegetarian Options

Eating out while eating vegan or vegetarian can sometimes be a struggle. However, in Flint & Genesee there are many places that alleviate that struggle by offering vegan and vegetarian options. Here are five places to try: Blondie’s Food & Spirits Located on Hill Road in Flint Township, Blondie’s Food & Spirits offers an entire […]

A Guide to Capitol Theatre Spring & Summer Line Up

The Capitol Theatre in downtown Flint has been building its show schedule for the spring and summer over the last few weeks. Coming off hosting Mark Farner and the Guess Who, the renovated historic theatre is ramping up its programming with these new shows: Black Violin – April 26 & 27 Led by classically trained […]

Experience Professional Soccer in Flint & Genesee

Professional soccer has made its way to Flint & Genesee with the Flint City Bucks. The 2019 home season will kick off May 4. Founded in 1995, the USL League Two team has been one of the most successful minor league soccer teams in the United States. The team has qualified for eleven U.S. Open […]

Opening Weekend: US 23 Drive-In Theater

It’s that time of year again. Spring has sprung and along with it comes a family tradition – movies under the stars at the US 23 Digital Drive-In Theater. One of eight drive-in theaters left in Michigan, the US 23 Drive-In has been in the community for decades. In rain, starlight or even snow, the […]

Read All About It: Local Bookstores You Can’t Miss

In Flint & Genesee, each local bookstore offers a unique experience for book lovers. From used books to records and everything in between, these local shops have something for everyone. Discover which local bookstore fits your personality: For the live arts lover In downtown Flint, Totem Books offers a variety of new and used books, […]