10 Free Things to do Frankenmuth Michigan!

10 Free Things to do Frankenmuth Michigan | By Sherry Trautman | Travel-Mi.com

Have a rockin' time in Frankenmuth without spending a dime!

Frankenmuth is such a vibrant Bavarian town in Michigan!  You can wander for hours, sample delicious treats, be awed by the beauty of the area without spending a bunch of your hard earned money.  

10 Free Things To Do Frankenmuth

  1. Stroll across the iconic Bavarian Inn Holz Brücke Covered Bridge!  It's super fun to cross the bridge just as the Bavarian Bell paddle wheel boat glides by below.  But be prepared as when they blow their horn, you might jump!
  2. Watch the Glockenspiel clock tower as it tells the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin at 3:00, 6:00 and 9:00 p.m.  Enjoy the ornate characters as they spin and speak!
  3. Watch delectable fudge being made or taffy being pulled on Main Street.  
  4. Pop into cheese and sausage shops on Main Street and taste a variety of samples. Which are your favorites?
  5. Tour the city's founding church, St. Lorenz Lutheran Church.  Photograph the beautiful windows!
  6. Wander through the Bavarian Inn and Zehnders to read about their history, check out the paintings on the walls and just explore the beautiful buildings!.  
  7. Frankenmuth Brewery: Check out their shop and see the brewing tanks
  8. Wander along the Cass River bank near Heritage Park-very peaceful summer and winter! Watch the tour boats glide by.
  9. Sit on one of the benches facing Main Street near the Bavarian Inn and people watch!  Very fun to sit on these benches during the Auto Fest.  It's like a parade of muscle cars revving their engines to show off to the crowds! 
  10. Snap your pic next to the giant cheese and mouse statue in front of the Frankenmuth Cheese Haus.  There are lots of other photo opportunities-go find your favorites!

BONUS IDEA: Wander through Bronner's and be wowed by the thousands of Christmas ornaments!  

We hope you are inspired to visit Frankenmuth with our list of fun free things to do Frankenmuth!

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