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How World Famous Chicken Got Its Start in Frankenmuth

Waitresses in front of Zehnder's famous neon sign

It’s no secret that among the things we’re famous for here in Frankenmuth, family style chicken dinners top the list. Simply pull up a chair at Bavarian Inn Restaurant or mosey across Main Street (just beyond the neon sign and giant chicken-shaped topiary) and into Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth, and you’ll soon find why the family-centered traditions … Continued

4 Fresh Ways To Experience Harvest Time In Frankenmuth

In a place where it’s Christmas all year long, you might think our other seasons couldn’t possibly match up to the magic of winter. But, truth be told, harvest time is one of our favorite times here in Frankenmuth – when the temperatures are cool, the fall festivals are red hot, and the produce plucked … Continued

11 Stops on Your Frankenmuth Beer Tour

Every month is beer month in Frankenmuth! But, because July is National Beer Month, we decided to raise a glass and do a little something extra. We understand that beer is serious business, and because we have so many places to grab a growler or throw back a brew, we figured we should equip our … Continued

5 Reasons Frankenmuth Is For Foodies

Here in Frankenmuth, our family-style chicken dinners are served piled-high on heaping platters… but the sheer foodie heaven of Michigan’s Little Bavaria stretches beyond our well-loved, world-famous favorites – bringing unexpected dining experiences and fresh, signature Frankenmuth flavors to the table. Get ready to tuck in your napkins, loosen your belts, and join us on … Continued

7 Ways to Spend the First Day of Summer in Frankenmuth

We’re happy to say, it’s officially Summer! (As if the warm temperatures and flowers lining the streets weren’t a clue.) Summer in Frankenmuth marks the beginning of what we like to call “Festival Season” with a different festival or big event happening nearly every other weekend. It also means the Frankenmuth FunShips and Bavarian Belle … Continued

What You Need to Know About Chicken Dinners in Frankenmuth

Make room for TWO unforgettable chicken dinners in Frankenmuth, Michigan. That’s right. Frankenmuth is home to two of the largest independently owned restaurants in the country that feature world famous chicken dinners. Although each restaurant brings something unique to the table, you have to try both before you leave Michigan’s little Bavaria. Here’s what you … Continued

The Ultimate Bavarian Checklist in Frankenmuth, Michigan

Enjoy the ultimate Bavarian experience in Frankenmuth, Michigan. From Bavarian architecture, to German Festivals, and biers – the culture is deep within the roots of Frankenmuth. Whether you have a strong German heritage, or are simply a fan of wursts, everyone is sure to be swept up in the culture and authenticity of Michigan’s little … Continued

Muth Moment: A Spring Day in Frankenmuth

Greetings from sunny Los Angeles, California! My name is Kana and I’m a Travel Instagrammer & Blogger. I’m so excited to be here writing about my experience in Michigan’s Little Bavaria on Frankenmuth’s Blog! Ever since graduating from college in Washington State, I’ve lived in 5 different states, including Michigan. I lived in Detroit for … Continued

When in Frankenmuth, Wine not?

It’s National Drink Wine Day, and we felt like doing a little celebrating! There are so many ways to enjoy wine in Frankenmuth. From sampling a selection of fruity reds at St. Julian Wine Co., Michigan’s Oldest Winery, to sipping your favorite Rosé on an intimate electric Duffy boat while cruising the Cass River on the … Continued