Voted Beer City USA in national polls and named Best Beer Town, Best Beer Scene and Best Beer City by USA TODAY readers, Grand Rapids is the perfect place for your next beercation. Our Beer City Ale Trail boasts 80+ 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!
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Are you a beer buff? An ale enthusiast? An IPA aficionado? Then you may have what it takes to become a Beer City Brewsader® – download the Beer City Brewsader app (Google Play and Apple stores) and earn a collectible t-shirt to wear with true brew pride by visiting area breweries! Join the Brewsade® today. Already a Brewsader? Become an Ultimate Brewsader!
There are all sorts of ways to experience Beer City USA. Go behind-the-scenes at select local breweries to learn the secrets of the production process. Take a guided tour of multiple breweries to compare the handiwork of different brewmasters. Hop on a party bike, trolley or tuk that makes the journey as much fun as the brewery destinations. Or use the Beer City Ale Trail map below to plot your own course among our 40+ craft breweries.
Explore the options below to determine your preferred touring method(s) – and consider booking a Hotel Beer Package to give yourself more time to try more beer!
Experience Grand Rapids with these Beer City Hotel Package options that include additional amenities, beer specials and other beercation fun!