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  • Downtown
    Enjoy a huge range of entertainment, dining, shopping and sightseeing opportunities, all within an easy, eye-catching 10-minute walk.
    West Side
    From tigers and coffee to meat markets and Mexican restaurants, the West Side is a fascinating mix of old-school and up-and-coming.
    Heartside
    Grit, growth and creativity characterize this downtown neighborhood, which boasts unique galleries, clever dining spots and many pleasant…
    Heritage Hill
    One of the nation’s top old-house neighborhoods – with 1,300 buildings dating back to 1844 – is just a five-minute walk from downtown.
    Medical Mile
    This world-class health-sciences corridor is spurring new retail and residential developments well beyond its namesake mile.
    North Quarter
    The city’s largest park, tiniest burger joint, oldest sweet shop and newest best-bar winner are just a few of the pleasures that await visitors.…
    Southtown
    Diversity is the hallmark of Southtown, with numerous ethnic groups contributing to a vibrant mix of restaurants, shops and events.
    Uptown
    An eclectic mix of specialty shops, galleries, restaurants and entertainment venues reflect this area’s friendly, funky, fabulous character.
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    Beer City, USA

    Voted Beer City USA in national polls and named Best Beer Town and Best Beer Scene by USA TODAY readers, Grand Rapids is the perfect place for your next beercation. Our Beer City Ale Trail boasts 40+ breweries – that’s more incredible craft beer per square mile than just about anywhere else on earth.

    Come learn how passionate people using locally grown ingredients have created an ever-expanding lineup of uniquely refreshing brews … and treat your taste buds to some of the world’s best beers!

     

    Best Beer Scene

    USA Today 10Best | Grand Rapids named Best Beer Scene Michigan’s second-largest city sports the state’s strongest beer scene, thanks largely to the presence of the world-renowned Founders Brewing Co.…

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    Beer City Brewsader Passport

    Are you a Brewsader? Grab a passport, become a Brewsader by visiting area breweries.

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    Hotel Beer Packages

    The best way to explore Beer City is by staying in one of the great Beer City Hotel Package options.…

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    Beer City Ale Trail

    Print this map and explore the Beer City Ale Trail on your own! Please drive responsibly.

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    Beer Tours

    Explore beer production tours, guided beer tours and our self-guided Beer City Ale Trail.

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    Hotel Beer Packages

    Experience Grand Rapids with these Beer City Hotel Package options that include additional amenities, beer specials and other beercation fun!

    Find Your Inspiration

    The creative spirit that distinguishes Grand Rapids extends to the region's beer makers. Our local brewmasters take an artisan approach to their craft, conceiving and formulating unique beers full of big character and flavor.