- TripBuzz found 65 things to do with kids in or near Flint, Michigan, including 35 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Frankenmuth, Lapeer, Grand Blanc and Burton.
- From Flint Children's Museum to CRU Paintball, the Flint area offers 71 different types of family activities, including: Theaters, Parks, Movie Theaters and Bowling.
- Only 66 miles from Detroit, Flint, MI is situated along the Flint River and, with a population of over 100,000, is the 7th largest city in Michigan. With a number of shopping opportunities, spas, and elegant restaurants, Flint is almost resort-like. Of course, for the bold and daring there are also outdoor activities including skiing, driving in the off-road vehicle area, boating, and much more.
Sweet Peaces Veggie Bistro 300 East 1st Street, Flint, MI MoreLess Info
Vegan eatery in the Flint Farmers’ Market serves South Asian–inspired dishes like Nepalese dumplings, turmeric smoothies, and pumpkin curry
Grandpa Tiny's Farm in Frankenmuth is a working historical farm. It offers tours, petting farms, and a horse-drawn wagon ride including demonstrations of draft horses plowing, planting, and harvesting in addition to a seasonal pumpkin patch.
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1375 Weiss Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734 MoreLess Info
Adventurists and thrill seekers will enjoy a visit to the Adventure Park at Frankenmuth. A short drive from Flint, it provides an array of outdoor activities centered around climbing and zip lining.
At Zehnder's Splash Village, visitors can spend the day at an indoor waterpark on attractions such as shallow wading pools, playgrounds, and volleyball courts. Visitors can spend the night at the lodge or rent a cabana for the day.
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1250 Weiss Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734 MoreLess Info
Frankenmuth's own Michigan Military and Space Museum features indoor and outdoor exhibits on the Michigan Army, Navy, and Air Force. The museum also includes information on Michigan's governors, astronauts, and Medal of Honor winners.
The Fortress Golf Course is a golf resort featuring a 6,813 yard, 18 hole championship golf course designed by architect Dick Nugent. The Fortress also maintains a hotel, waterpark, and multiple in-house restaurants.
An indoor amusement facility, Mirror Maze features the titular maze of mirrors as well as a challenging laser maze area. The facility also sells a variety of candy and other refreshments, and is available for party rentals.
The Frankenmuth Historical Museum in Frankenmuth tells the history of the settlement of Frankenmuth. Special exhibits include information on John F. Kennedy with self-guided and guided tours available in addition to educational programs.
Frankenmuth FunShips offers a one-hour cruise on a 12-passenger electric boat pass Heritage Park, Frankenmuth covered bridge, the waterfall, and other attractions. The company also offers paddle-yourself aqua cycles, wine tasting of 20 Michigan wines, and tastings of 75 handmade chocolates.