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Frankenmuth River Place Shops

Open today: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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A definite "to do"

About a week ago, I read a blog about how this place is amazing...well, decided to stop on the way... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Just another place to shop and do stuff

River Place is a shopping area to catch tourists with their wallet open. Typical shops like... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cedar Springs, Michigan
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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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925 S Main St, D-2, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1808
+1 800-600-0105
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

About a week ago, I read a blog about how this place is amazing...well, decided to stop on the way home to Virginia from Michigan ..glad we did..we were able to see such fun things and taste Germanic foods and drinks...sure was worth the time.

Thank Navy_wife_1992
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

River Place is a shopping area to catch tourists with their wallet open. Typical shops like snacks, video arcade, tickets to the river boat etc. You can sample wines in the one shop too. If you are sightseeing downtown walking around are bored, stop by...More

Thank beachbum40w
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Don’t miss this hidden gem of unique shops on the banks of the Cass River in Frankenmuth. It is easy to find on Main Street just before you cross the bridge into downtown from the south. If you take The Bavarian Belle Riverboat Cruise (another...More

Thank Cougar152
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the extra time so we went to see this because some one working at the hotel recommended. It's definitely a touristy stop. Best thing there was the cupcake place. If you need a cheesy souvenir that's your place. Several of the stores are...More

Thank VetteGirl6Xs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fun, carefree walk about of a Bavarian themed shopping area. They do a really good job making it feel like an event day with music, it has a nice vibe. I recommend hopping on the Bavarian Belle paddle wheeler for an hour...More

Thank Todd P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love walking through here when we come to town. Lots of unique specialty shops and snacks. It’s very pretty and they often have shows or activities going on. Fun place to visit! We never skip it.

Thank mimommyof2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The river place a great place to find some great deals.they have a wide variety of things there's a arcade for the children,and a place to get ice cream and , there is places to buy clothes ,purses. If you want something you will most...More

Thank geanelle8
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in the area for business took the short drive to Frankenmuth since a colleague recommended I should. I was able to park in the information area at no charge and walked to the River Place Shops which took less than 10 minutes. I...More

Thank Carmen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This shopping center is really just a place to dispose of income. Nothing of real utility here, mainly specialty and gourmet shops. Alcohol, bakeries, and nik-nak type items. That being said, the beignet place is amazing, the wine and beer shops have wonderful selections and...More

Thank snipe49445
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed to stroll along and check out the shops. Lots of seating in the courtyard as well. People were very helpful whenever we had a question about the area.

Thank carolW9591NA
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5 June 2018|
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Response from jlhoover94 | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at Bavarian Inn, when I checked in they gave me a coupon booklet. Had great deals everywhere! I recommend staying at Bavarian Inn or Zehnders. Bavarian Inn has great room rates and a giant arcade if you have kids... More
4 November 2016|
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Response from Aaron M | Reviewed this property |
You might call the Tourist 8003868696 or visit their information center on line for the answer.