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Frankenmuth River Place Shops

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Address: 925 South Main St., D-2, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
Phone Number: 1-800-600-0105
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Description: Enjoy over 40 unique shops and attractions in this authentic re-creation...
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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We always stop here. Reminds me of the shops in Mackinaw City. Fun, unique shops all conveniently clumped together. Something for everyone here. A bit on the pricey side in most... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Leslie
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We always stop here. Reminds me of the shops in Mackinaw City. Fun, unique shops all conveniently clumped together. Something for everyone here. A bit on the pricey side in most shops though.

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Zeeland, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We visited here on a Saturday afternoon with teenagers. The area is kept clean and landscape is beautiful. The shops were unique however rather touristy. We spent 30 to 45 minutes walking into any of the stores which were all unique. Because of the touristy feel we did not buy anything. Overall this is a nice location that is a... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Great shops! I thought this would be the "tacky tourist" variety of shops, but they are NOT! These shops have high quality merchandise with a large selection and there were many different shops to browse and buy.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I went here to walk about after much of the stuff was already winding down and getting closed in the later part of the day. I love what's available on the Main street, but this place is maybe better for families because everything is all here, but yeah, it's a tourist trap! I would really rather spend the day walking... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

So if you want to walk off a meal or get a great cupcake you can kill an hour, most shoppes are overpriced with touristy stuff but a few good ones.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Nice variety of unique shops clustered together well for minimal walk time. Riverboat ride is located here.

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Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

not too big, but great place to walk around, eat fudge/cupcakes, ride the boat...and have a great day! little shops are cute we parked behind bavarian inn and walked the whole way- not far at all

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This place has lots of unique shops & gifts. Lots of homemade breads, pastries & neat items to look at. Worth the trip.

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Oak Ridge, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Frankenmuth is an awesome little place. They have various events through the year such as car shows and a nice walking downtown and shopping area. I especially like it in the winter - they have an ice sculpture festival and horse carriages.

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Bay Village, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Not on our list of things to do but stopped because we had time. We visited the shops and scoped out the area. Although we did only visit this area we noted that there was much more to do here. We intend to come back and not only revisit the shops but do several of the other things in the... More 

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