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Frankenmuth River Place Shops

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Address: 925 South Main St., D-2, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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You have to stop at the Grand Traverse Distillery

The River Place Shops are great- so many cute little shops in one location. Buy popcorn, cupcakes, sample wine, shop for clothes, candles- you can do it all! If you're an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The River Place Shops are great- so many cute little shops in one location. Buy popcorn, cupcakes, sample wine, shop for clothes, candles- you can do it all! If you're an adult, you have to stop at the Grand Traverse Distillery. Sample 3 different wines or spirits for only $5 and keep the sampling glass as a souvenir. The bartender/employee... More 

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Bluffton, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My husband and I recently stayed in Frankenmuth and even though the weather was cold, we decided to walk down to the River Place Shops. There's typically a lot more happening in the warmer months but we still enjoyed browsing the many shops there. I think my favorite shop is still the Michigan shop which offers a variety of souvenir-type... More 

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Mena, AR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

On good weather days this is a wonderful place to spend a few hours or longer visiting various artisans and specialty shops. There are shops for serious shoppers and there are shops for those who enjoy unique artistic creations. There are places to sit and enjoy the day and visit with friends. If you are traveling thru Frankenmuth, it is... More 

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Apollo, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

River place is one of my favorite stops in Frankenmuth. They have a lot of really cool cute boutique type stores. My must sees are: sugar high bakery, here comes treble and the Michigan shop.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Riverplace is a great way to do some shopping and take a walk. The landscaping is very nice and they have a wide variety of shops. There is a pub for adults and a game room for kids. My favorite is the popcorn shop and also at the cupcake place I get chocolate covered bacon, Also you can jump on... More 

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Waterford, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

River Place is our first stop entering Frankenmuth. Lots of parking and a short walk into town. Perfect place to park when there are festivals in town. Quant speciality shops throughout the complex. Bead Haven is an outstanding bead store. Well stocked and organized. Staff are extremely helpful. Classes are provided for all levels of beaders. Make a bracelet on... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We loved this shopping area as it is so beautiful with the flowers and the unique shops. I really enjoyed the delicious cupcakes. I bought some unique gifts from the music store as well. It is very enjoyable to shop these stores.

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Lincoln Park, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Go Evey year my birthday weekend great food great shops outlet malls are amazing love it will continue to go great family tradition . Trust mevif you have never been there go fudge is so good made right in front of you taffy shop is great and love the country store also pandora shop just opened love love love

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Jackson, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

I loved walking thru all the unique shops and it kept my kids well entertained. We liked the chocolate covered bacon and of course all the delicious cupcakes from the bake shop. Also enjoyed the river boat & our stay at the local waterpark hotels.

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I always love coming here. The stores always have such unique items, and you can definitely catch some good deals. If you are a Perks member, your card is good at many locations. Can't wait to go back...may just have to do that during Snowfest!

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