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!

Kids Got Cabin Fever? Try these Local 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 […]

Three Fun Kayaking Themed Events to Attend this Weekend

With the weather beginning to break, kayakers are dreaming of getting back onto the water. Along with the news of a Paddlers’ Landing being built at Mott Park Recreation Area, the excitement of the Flint River is spreading quickly. This weekend, three events will be hosted to support crowdfunding efforts of the Corridor Alliance Chapter […]

Sweet Eats: Candy Stores in Flint & Genesee

Valentine’s day is here, and few things are better than a sweet treat for your special someone. In Flint & Genesee, there are plenty of places to find fine chocolates, macaroons and other decadent sweets. If you are planning to shop for your valentine, consider shopping local at these businesses: Semi-Sweets Located at the Flint […]

5 Ideas for Date Night Restaurants

Looking for a great restaurant for a date night in Genesee County? Here are five favorites. Davison A perfect place for a date night in Davison is Black Rock, an award-winning steakhouse specializing in steaks served on a 755-degree volcanic sizzling rock. Fenton Fenton’s newest Andiamo serves Italian food on the first floor of the […]

6 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Flint & Genesee

February is just around the corner. Looking for ways to celebrate Black History Month? Here are six ways to participate in Flint & Genesee. Kick off the celebration with the Genesee District Library 18th Annual Black History Month Brunch, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at 10 a.m. This year the event will feature three-time Grammy-nominated gospel […]