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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

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

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