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

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P/CLOUDY
50°F
P/CLOUDY, humidity 100%, barometer 30.06,
wind 0 mph CLM
Thursday
Partly sunny and cooler
57°F | 39°F
Partly sunny and cooler
Friday
Partly sunny and nice
68°F | 56°F
Partly sunny and nice
Saturday
Mostly cloudy and breezy
75°F | 61°F
Mostly cloudy and breezy
Sunday
A shower in the morning; mostly cloudy
72°F | 50°F
A shower in the morning; mostly cloudy
Monday
Cooler with partial sunshine
62°F | 43°F
Cooler with partial sunshine

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