Now is the perfect time to explore all the outdoor activities that Frankenmuth has to offer. There is so much to do in Michigan’s Little Bavaria, we guarantee you’ll find something fun for everyone.


Bavarian Belle Riverboat

Enjoy a relaxing 1 hour narrated tour of the Cass River and surrounding Frankenmuth area on a family owned and operated 150-passenger vessel. The boat is an authentic Stern Driven Paddlewheel riverboat with an open air canopy on the upper deck and a fully enclosed lower salon with restrooms. They also offer snacks and soft drinks. The Bavarian Belle is located in the River Place Shopping village, docking at the waterfall. The dock and lower level are handicap accessible.


Frankenmuth Aerial Park

What’s more fun than zip lines and rope courses? This aerial park offers “combination of ladders, bridges, climbing elements and zip lines spread throughout acres of wooded beauty.” This is the perfect thrilling adventure for anyone 7 or older.



There’s no better way to experience the beauty of Frankenmuth than by playing a round of golf. Alleviate some stress, get some exercise outdoors with a relaxing game whether it’s just you or the whole family!


Canoe or Kayak

Discover Frankenmuth through a new perspective by paddling down the Cass River. You can book a self guided tour through Frankenmuth Kayak Adventure.


Frankenmuth Farmer’s Market

Check out the market’s fresh local produce, baked goods, flowers, home goods, and so much more!  Stop by from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturdays and  3- 6 p.m. on Wednesdays.



Cast a line into the Cass for an additional outdoor activity. You’ll have the opportunity to catch bass, bluegills, crappies, walleye, and more!



There are plenty of beautiful spots along the Cass River’s edge to set a lovely spring picnic. The Bavarian Inn Lodge’s lawn is a great place to settle down and enjoy a view of the river, as well as Frankenmuth. Stop into the Castle Shop Bakery for Takeout & Curbside to Go to make prepping for your picnic a breeze.



Frankenmuth Carriage Company

Take a 20 or 30 minute horse-drawn carriage ride through charming downtown Frankenmuth. Highlights include the Covered Bridge, Frankenmuth River Place Shops and our spectacular Main Street.

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