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!

5 Things to Do This Weekend in Flint & Genesee

There are plenty of ways to spend a weekend in Flint & Genesee. Here are five events to attend this weekend in Flint & Genesee. Flint Alley Fest For the ninth year, Flint Alley Fest is gracing Buckham and Brush alley in downtown Flint on July 13. Music, vendors, food and drinks will line the […]

Sweet Songs of Summer: Check Out These Outdoor Concerts

Making the most out of the summer means enjoying the summer weather. Concerts in the park are a great way to get outdoors while enjoying local music. Here are the places you can catch an outdoor concert this summer: Clio Amphitheater Tuesday, July 9 – Tuesday, August 13, Clio Amphitheater hosts a summer concert series. […]

Best Instagrammable Spots in Flint

Summer is the perfect time to explore Flint & Genesee. In fact, many venues are perfect to take photos for social media. Here are a few spots go to get an Instagrammable shot. Stepping Stone Falls Listed as one of the Prettiest Man-Made Waterfalls in Michigan by Only In Your State, Stepping Stone Falls scenery […]

Celebrate Independence Day in Flint and Genesee County

The Fourth of July is just around the corner and many cities and towns in Flint & Genesee are celebrating in their own way. Looking for some ideas on where to hang out? Here are a few places you can celebrate our nation’s birthday: Fenton Freedom Festival On July 4, Fenton will be celebrating the […]

5 Things to Check Off Your Summer Bucket List

Summer is finally here and with it comes farmers’ markets, festivals and lake days. In Flint & Genesee, there are plenty of ways to get the most out of the summer. Here are five ways to make this summer memorable: Attend a Summer Festival: Flint & Genesee is booked with fun things to do during […]

Summerset Salon Day Spa, Flint, Michigan

In the age of self-care, day spas are becoming increasingly more popular. In Flint & Genesee, there are many places you can go for facials, massages, manicures and more. Here are five places you can go to relax, rejuvenate and pamper yourself: Corcova Salt Spa A unique type of spa, Corcova Salt Spa specializes in […]

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 […]