VISIT FRANKENMUTH , MICHIGAN

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This spring readeatlive/blog hopes to feature several worthy travel/tourist destinations in Michigan.

Today visit Frankenmuth, sometimes called Michigan’s Little Bavaria. If you like German style food, family fun opportunities, and the largest Christmas store anywhere, this is the place for you.

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The Bavarian Inn Restaurant is one of two large restaurants on opposite sides of main street serving German style food. Most people opt for the world famous chicken dinners.

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The dining room is inviting complete with a strolling musician and her accordion. Along with the chicken are more side dishes than you might wish for, not to mention tantalizing and delicious desserts. We liked the apple strudel.

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After so much food, it’s time to stroll the grounds. Cross the wooden bridge.

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There are more than forty shops nearby of all kinds.

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At the Bavarian Inn Lodge……

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the rooms are inviting.
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and so many things to do and more places to eat.

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multiple swimming pools and a water slide,

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18 holes of mini-golf

and a beautiful Sunday Brunch with all the trimmings and seasonal decorations.

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Down the road is Bronners, the world’s largest Christmas store, or so it is claimed in these parts.

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Yes, it’s for tourists, yes people love to go there. Everyone seems to have a very good time. Staff is the most polite and helpful I have ever encountered.

More information at www.frankenmuth.org and www.bronners.com

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3 thoughts on “VISIT FRANKENMUTH , MICHIGAN

  1. Mary Ann Krengel

    My first Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn visit was when I was 14 years old. My parents, sister, aunts, uncles, cousins, and I started a yearly autumn tradition that consisted of a big table full of delicious chicken, laughter, and love. Those days are some of my most favorite memories.

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  2. Karen Kozian

    My sister, Pat, and I made an annual weekend stay in Frankenmuth for many years. We would stay at the Drury Inn where the breakfasts were delicious and the staff insured a pleasant stay. We purchased beautiful ornaments from Bronners on a weekend between Thanksgiving and Christmas spending many happy hours carefully selecting our treasures. Of course, we enjoyed one traditional chicken dinner at Zehnders.

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