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Frankenmuth River Place Shops

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Address: 925 S Main St, D-2, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1808
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+1 800-600-0105
10:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 20:00

Enjoy over 40 unique shops and attractions in this authentic re-creation of...

Enjoy over 40 unique shops and attractions in this authentic re-creation of a Bavarian village. Fun for the whole family!

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Fun little area near everything

Little quaint shops in a little quaint area in a little quaint town. What could go wrong? Nice area to spend an hour or so while in Chickentown.

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Little quaint shops in a little quaint area in a little quaint town. What could go wrong? Nice area to spend an hour or so while in Chickentown.

Thank ZippyZZZ
Grand Blanc, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The area is so lovely. Clean, picturesque landscaping and structures with a wide variety of shops to choose from. All price ranges available.

Thank Lisarver
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304 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Unbelievable to me that smoking is allowed in this outdoor park-like setting! It's really hard to walk around and enjoy the area when your forced to breathe cigarette and even cigar smoke the whole time. 😷Saw multiple people smoking and complained to one of the cashiers and she said "I know..."

Thank Kona-ray
Greensboro, North Carolina
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited on an off-season Monday morning. It wasnt too crowded, but there were other people there. The shopping area is well maintained and clean. The foliage had not been planted yet, so the pots and gardens were bare still, but the place still looked pretty. The man-made stream in the back was pretty. They put something in the water... More 

Thank spiritcoke
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute area that is well kept. Ate at the crepe shop and it was good. It was nice to walk around and let the kids run around

Thank leanne s
West Bloomfield
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While at the Bavarian Inn, we decided to walk through Riverwalk. There are several shops here. We especially liked Emilie B's. The clerk was very nice and helpful.

Thank kscolton
Saginaw, Michigan
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this place. Here are some neat little shops that have something for every age group. Prices are very reasonable for a touristy town. Our teenagers love the crepe store and would stay there all day. Delicious fudge shop, cool little store full of garden accessories, jerky...tons of things all in a quaint little setting.

Thank greenkelly25
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215 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The River Place Shops area is a walkable outdoor facing shopping area. Shoppers walk outside along winding paths from one shop to the next. There is a nice variety of stores including an Irish store and a distillery sales place.

Thank John C
Brighton, Michigan
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889 reviews
204 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The River Place Shops are always a good place to walk around, with several decent places to stop in and browse. There also happens to be a couple of places to do some wine tasting - Cherry Republic, and Grand Traverse WineryDistillery. All in all, not bad to spend some time browsing.......

Thank Matt S
Williamstown, New Jersey
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is lots to see and do in the area. The shops are set near a picturesque setting overlooking a river.

Thank tam6016

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