Michigan Brewery Tours for Beer Lovers

Embarking on a Michigan vacation unveils a hoppy adventure for beer enthusiasts, with each region offering a distinct and vibrant brewery scene.

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Buckle up for an unbeatable Michigan brewery tour through the Wolverine State. Grab your buds and head for the suds!

Eastern Michigan Breweries

In Eastern Michigan, cities like Ann Arbor and Detroit boast a burgeoning craft beer culture, where innovative flavors and unique brews beckon.

Beer lovers will love the Brewery Hop with The Detroit Bus Co. This guided tour will take you to some of the best craft breweries, where you can learn about the history of beer in Detroit.

Head out of the city after a day of brewery tours and rest up in one of our East Michigan vacation cabins.

Northern Michigan Breweries

Heading north to Traverse City and the surrounding areas in Northern Michigan, the landscape transforms into a haven for craft beer enthusiasts, with lakeside breweries offering refreshing brews accompanied by stunning views. There’s no better way to kick back and relax after a day of exploring than at one of the many Northern Michigan breweries. You’ll discover just about every beer under the sun. Explore Silver Spruce Brewing Company, Petoskey Brewing Company, or Bière de Mac Brew Works.

There are plenty of Northern Michigan vacation rentals dotting the Tip-of-the-Mitt, providing those 21 and over with a fantastic option for accommodations on their brewery tour.

Upper Peninsula Breweries

The Upper Peninsula, known for its rugged beauty, surprises visitors with quaint breweries like Ore Dock Brewing Company in Marquette, combining local charm with exceptional brews. With its stunning natural beauty and unique culture, Upper Peninsula breweries offer some of the best beer in the country. There are plenty of places to grab a cold one and enjoy the local flavor. You can also try Blackrocks Brewery or Soo Brewing Company.

Check out our Upper Peninsula vacation rentals for an unforgettable overnight beer tour.

Western Michigan Breweries

Meanwhile, the west side of the state, particularly Grand Rapids in West Michigan, proudly flaunts its title as Beer City, USA. Founders Brewing Co. and Brewery Vivant are just two worthwhile tours in the city.

If you want to experience the heart and soul of beer culture, there is a series of West Michigan breweries that you need to visit. Boasting an array of award-winning breweries, the western side of the state is a craft beer haven, celebrating the artistry of brewing in every pint. North Pier Brewing Company and Greenbush Brewing Company are excellent options for exploring home-brewed perfection.

Our list of Southwest and West Michigan vacation rental properties allows visitors to hop over to Grand Rapids for a full beer tour before retiring for the night.

Whether it’s sipping ales by the lakeshores or sampling innovative concoctions in urban taprooms, exploring Michigan’s breweries promises a frothy journey through diverse landscapes and flavors.