All About Families – Zehnder’s in Frankenmuth, MI

Welcome to wow at Zehnder’s Splash Village Hotel and Waterpark. Zehnder’s Splash Village offers two distinct waterparks with over 50,000 square feet of aquatic fun, and it is one of the few waterparks in the world to feature two retractable roofs. Additional amenities include a four-person family raft ride, action river, speed slide, activity pool, private cabanas, concession area and outdoor pool patio. The hotel features 178 deluxe accommodations including 74 suites, Elf Hollow Café for family dining, and video arcade. Can’t stay the night, no problem… Zehnder’s Splash Village offers half and full day waterpark passes.

Make plans for dinner at Zehnder’s restaurant featuring our world famous all-you-can-eat family style chicken dinners, seafood and steaks. Be sure to visit Zehnder’s Marketplace where you’ll find delicious baked goods, seasonal gifts and woman’s boutique items. During the summer months you will be treated like [...]

World’s Largest Christmas Store – Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland in Frankenmuth, MI

The joy of Christmas is celebrated all year long at Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland, the world’s largest Christmas store! If you love Christmas, you’ll love Bronner’s. The sights, sounds and spirit of Christmas completely surround you. Bronner’s incredible store is the size of 1-1/2 football fields. There are over 50,000 trims and gifts including thousands of ornaments, lights, Christmas trees, nativities, and so much more. Many styles of ornaments and Christmas stockings have free personal-ization™. In Bronner’s Seasons Eatings snack area you can enjoy light refreshments, and of course, Christmas cookies anytime of the year. You can easily spend a few hours or more, and you might even find yourself singing along to the Christmas carols. Convenient online shopping is just a click away anytime at

When dusk falls, take a drive down Bronner’s 1/2-mile Christmas Lane and enjoy thousands [...]

Say Hello to Fun in Frankenmuth, MI

Experience the warm welcome of Frankenmuth anytime of the year. Great dining, shopping, lodging, and waterpark fun are all waiting for you to enjoy in charming Frankenmuth, Michigan’s Little Bavaria. It’s a wonderful place to relax and enjoy family time, getaway time, girl time, festival time, fun time …. there are so many ways to create wonderful memories. 

Christmas is a delightful time of year to feel the special holiday welcome of Frankenmuth. Come and enjoy the Christmas cheer and shimmering decorations overflowing throughout Frankenmuth. Enjoy making memories in Frankenmuth where there is an endless supply of family fun!

Frankenmuth is located 90 miles north of Detroit – exit 136 off I-75. 

Frankenmuth Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau
635 S. Main Street
Frankenmuth, MI 48734

Frankenmuth MI Lodging
Full of Old World Charm and Hospitality

Just hours north of the Michigan border, discover The Bavarian Inn Lodge nestled in the heart of Frankenmuth, Michigan’s Little Bavaria. Delight in the old-world charm of dirndls, lederhosen, and Bavarian hospitality. Cross the wooden covered bridge and enjoy an experience unlike any other. Situated on 13 rolling acres alongside the Cass River, the Lodge offers scenic views, delectable food, and plenty of fun for the whole family.

Complete with an arcade of over 160 games, an 18-hole miniature golf course, and an indoor water park including 4 pools and 2 thrilling waterslides, the Lodge provides many opportunities to create memories that will last a lifetime. Explore over 40 locally-owned shops and boutiques just steps away from the Lodge or take a short drive to the Prime Outlet Mall in Birch Run.

Whether you’re planning a couple’s getaway or a [...]

Bavarian Inn Restaurant in
Frankenmuth’s Little Bavaria Famous for Home-Cooked, Family Style Chicken Dinners

There’s something special about coming to Bavarian Inn Restaurant in Frankenmuth, Michigan to enjoy a home-cooked meal. Since 1888, more than 20 million guests have returned to feast on our world-famous “all-you-care-to-eat” family style dinners with:

  • Platters of premium golden chicken
  • Delicious specialty breads
  • Noodle soup, cole slaw, fresh salads
  • Baked dressing, mashed potatoes/gravy, buttered noodles, hot vegetable du jour
  • Homemade ice cream

Our Dinner and Luncheon Menus also feature authentic German dishes such as schnitzel, sauerbraten, steak and seafood. Comfort food? We didn’t invent it – we perfected it! What makes our food special? Fresh ingredients and family recipes. Modern equipment is used to slice, dice and chop, but we control the quality. “Gathering under the Glockenspiel” at Bavarian Inn Restaurant is about welcoming you like family and making it easy for your [...]

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