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Add A Little German Heritage To Your Next Trip

Frankenmuth  is known for its bountiful German history. From the names of our streets, like, Gunzenhausen, Hubinger St. and Haas St.; to the Bavarian architecture of our buildings (even our McDonald’s). But have you ever really experienced the fun in learning more about the heritage and traditions we still covet today? Here are some simple … Continued

Take an Educational Trip to Frankenmuth

Looking for the perfect destination for an educational day for students or a field trip? Look no further, Frankenmuth has you covered! Whether you have a gaggle of 2nd graders or a studious crew of college students, we have just the ideas that will be fun, engaging, and of course, educational at all levels. Simply … Continued

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

Cross Michigan’s Largest Covered Wooden Bridge And Experience A Precious Piece Of Frankenmuth History

If you’ve ever been to Frankenmuth to take in the sights, sounds, smells, and samples of our Bavarian village, chances are, you’ve spotted this architectural wonder: Bavarian Inn’s Holz Brücke (German for “wooden bridge”). Some call it the Holz Brücke, many call it the Wooden Bridge, and most simply call it the Covered Bridge — … Continued

Discover The Story Behind The World’s Largest Christmas Store: Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland

For most, Christmas comes but one day a year. But here in Frankenmuth, we celebrate a special kind of Christmas magic that lasts the whole year through. You’ll feel it as the cozy, horse-drawn carriages of Frankenmuth Carriage Company and Fantasy Carriage Company clomp along our snow-dusted Main Street, draped in dreamy garlands and jingle … 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

How to Celebrate Christmas in July in Frankenmuth, Michigan

Carols, lights, and garland are on display all year long in Frankenmuth, Michigan. Celebrate Christmas in July (or anytime of year) at Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland – the world’s largest Christmas store. Avoid shopping till you drop so you can grab a delicious meal at The Old Christmas Station Restaurant. Christmas is love in action. Every … 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