Discover the Possibilities of Vehicle City from your Flint Rental Car
Discover the Possibilities in the Vehicle City
Rich in history, Flint is the birthplace of General Motors and the beginning of the UAW.. Founded in 1855, visitors to the area will be intrigued by the wide variety of activities, accommodations, shopping, outdoor and indoor recreational and cultural attractions. Whether you’re up for a ride on the Huckleberry Railroad at historical Crossroads Village or would like to enjoy a round of golf at one of the many courses of the city, Flint offers many sights, sounds and experiences to be enjoyed by all ages throughout all seasons.
Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad
Park your Flint rental car and get ready for a whole new kind of ride on this magnificent steam railroad. Travel back in time as you experience the living history village of 34 historic structures including Masters Cider Mill and even friendly villagers that will welcome you in period dress to explore the many homes, mills and shops.
Flint Children’s Museum
If you’re traveling with little ones ages two to 10 in your Flint rental car, you’ll want to stop by and explore. The Flint Children’s Museum serves more than 40,000 children and families each year because it’s where the power of play inspires lifelong learning. One of the only three Nature Explore-certified outdoor classrooms in the state of Michigan, this museum features 40 hands-on educational and fun exhibits that change monthly — so no experience is ever the same.
The Pierce Municipal Park Golf Course
Add 2302 Brookside Drive to your Thrifty rental car, and pack your golf clubs, because you won’t want to miss this serene golf course. Nestled in the city of Flint since 1965, this traditional course was designed by Arnold Trousdale for the avid and aspiring golfer alike. The 18-hole course features 1,202 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 27. Reservations can be made online or by phone and are open to the public.
The Flint Institute of Arts
Also known as the FIA, this second largest museum in the state is a cultural icon located in the heart of downtown Flint. This institute offers exhibits, interpretive programs, film screenings, concerts, lectures, family events and educational programs for visitors of all ages year round. Explore the Voila Bray collection, Graphics Gallery, library, gift shop, primitive arts gallery and even rotating exhibits in the Hodge Gallery. Be sure to visit on a Saturday because it’s free to the public.
The Flint Farmer’s Market
Open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., be sure you have plenty of room in your Thrifty car rental for all the fresh produce this farmer’s market has to offer. Featuring friendly farmers with seasonal fruits and vegetables, you’ll also find fresh brewed espresso, assorted cheeses, smoked meats, custom arranged fresh cut flowers, candles, oils, sweets, treats and more! This farmer’s market is also proud to offer a wide variety of organic offerings including Michigan wines.