This aerial view of Frankenmuth under winter's blanket portrays a small town with population of 3,300. In the foreground is Carling Brewing Co. and the meandering Cass River. Beyond the river is the downtown area including two world-famous restaurants, the Bavarian Inn and Zahnder's Hotel which serve almost 1½ million people annually. Frankenmuth, Michigan - where the gemuetlichkeit of Old Bavaria blends with the Hospitality of New America. Located 6 minutes off 1-75 Expressway at Birch Run Or Bridgeport Exit.