Frankenmuth

Dancers at the Bavarian Fest, Frankenmuth

Dancers at the Bavarian Fest, Frankenmuth

One of Michigan's favorite visitor destinations is Frankenmuth, "Michigan's Little Bavaria.” Come experience the Bavarian heritage that attracts these visitors year after year.

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Greetings from Frankenmuth, Michigan's Little Bavaria. Frankenmuth was founded in 1845 by a group of fifteen German-Lutheran missionaries who came to this area for the purpose of teaching Christianity to the Chippewa Indians. Franken depicts the province from which the settlers came and Muth means courage in German. The name Frankenmuth means “Courage of the Franconians.”

Today, Frankenmuth is a thriving community of 4,900 residents who take great pride in preserving the German heritage. Area homes, businesses and surrounding farms remain neat and clean reflecting this German ethic. Well-tended flowers and lush greenery abound in what many visitors describe as the most authentic Bavarian architecture to be found anywhere in the United States.

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Frankenmuth Weather

Now
M/SUNNY
27°F
M/SUNNY, humidity 74%, barometer 30.20,
wind 13 mph SSW
Sunday
Some sun, then clouds and chilly
27°F | 16°F
Some sun, then clouds and chilly
Monday
Mostly sunny and chilly
28°F | 14°F
Mostly sunny and chilly
Tuesday
Periods of snow
33°F | 21°F
Periods of snow
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, breezy and colder
24°F | 0°F
Mostly cloudy, breezy and colder
Thursday
Mostly cloudy and frigid
18°F | 5°F
Mostly cloudy and frigid

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