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The Ultimate Booze Cruise! Hit All These Breweries In MI!

Cheers! A list of Michigan breweries

Michigan is full of breweries where you can get a taste of amazing beers that you wouldn’t find anywhere else. Take the ultimate booze cruise and hit all these breweries in MI! Just make sure to play it safe, drink responsibly, and never drive drunk. Luckily many of these breweries are clustered in specific areas, making a cab ride or a brisk walk easy. We’ll share them grouped as counties so you can get an idea of what’s near each other.

Blackrocks Brewery


Our tour starts off in Marquette County located in the Upper Peninsula. With a host of great breweries and a ton to do you can see why this is the prefect destination. Make sure to have lots of room in your belly and on your camera because freshly brewed beer, great food, and amazing scenery all go hand in hand in this county.


    • Ore Dock Brewing Company

    • Vierling Restaurant & Marquette Harbor Brewery

    • Blackrocks Brewery

    • Jasper Ridge Brewery & Restaurant

    • Cognition Brewing Company

    • Upper Hand Brewery

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Awesome Things To See/Do

    • Sugarloaf Mountain

    • Lakeview Arena

    • Presque Isle Park

    • Tourist Park Campground

    • Iron Ore Heritage Trail

    • Perkins Park & Campground

    • Alder Falls

    • Big Pup Creek Falls

    • Black River Falls

    • Carp River Falls

    • Cliff Falls

    • Dead River Falls

    • Frohling Falls

Hereford & Hops


Next up we’re headed to Delta and Alger Counties. These counties lay side by side and alone they don’t seem all that exciting, but when looking at the two as a whole, you’ll be amazed at what they have to offer.

Awesome Things To See/Do

    • Pioneer Trail Park and Campground

    • OB Fuller Park and Campground

    • Rapid River Fall Park

    • Sand Point Light Station and Museum Complex

    • Fayette Historic Townsite & State Park

    • Hiawatha National Forest

    • Bays de Noc-Grand Island Trail

    • Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

    • Alger Falls

    • Bridal Veil Falls

    • Horseshoe Falls

    • Miners Falls

    • Mosquito Falls

    • Munising Falls

    • Spray Falls

    • Tannery Falls

    • Wagner Falls Scenic Site

    • AuSable Light Station

    • Grand Sable Falls

    • Rudolph Olson Memorial Falls

    • Sable Falls

    • Chapel Falls

    • Scott Falls

    • Au Train Falls

    • Laughing Whitefish Falls Scenic Site

    • Rock River Falls

    • Whitefish Falls


    • Hereford & Hops Steakhouse & Brew Pub

    • Lake Superior Brewing Company at the Dunes Saloon

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Definitely a trip worth taking, especially if you love waterfalls!

Soo Brewing Company


Where the big boats move through a small area, Chippewa County is an amazing sight! There are tons of natural and man-made wonders to explore here as well as an abundance of Native American and early European settler history.


    • Tahquamenon Falls Brewery & Pub

    • Soo Brewing Company

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Awesome Things To See/Do

    • Soo Locks

    • Tower of History

    • River of History Museum

    • Museum Ship Valley Camp

    • Fort Brady

    • The Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians Interpretive Center

    • Drummond Island

    • Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

    • Whitefish Point Bird Observatory

    • Lower Tahquamenon Falls

    • Tahquamenon Falls State Park/Trails

    • Sugar Island

Beards Brewery


As you head down from the UP into the Lower Peninsula, you come to Emmet County. This is one end of the great Mackinac Bridge and the beginning of the Lower Peninsula. While there isn’t an abundance of waterfalls here, there’s still plenty to check out.


    • Petoskey Brewing

    • Beards Brewery

    • Mackinaw Trail Winery & Brewery

    • Burnt Marshmallow Brewing

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Awesome Things To See/Do

    • The Headlands International Dark Sky Park

    • McGulpin Point Lighthouse

    • Camp Petosega

    • Cecil Bay

    • Crooked River Lock

    • Bear River Recreation Area/Kayak Park

    • Petoskey State Park

    • Historic Gaslight District

    • Wilderness State Park

Right Brain Brewery


This is probably one of the most beautiful places in the Mitten State. Grand Traverse County has so much to offer, it was hard to pick what to highlight and what to leave off. As you make your way through here, keep you eyes open as there is so much to see!


    • North Peak Brewing Company

    • Arbutus Lake-Paradise Point

    • Mackinaw Brewing Company

    • The Workshop Brewing Company

    • Brewery Ferment

    • The Filling Station Microbrewery

    • Traverse City Whiskey Co.

    • Right Brain Brewery

    • Brewery Terra Firma

    • Grand Traverse Distillery

    • Jolly Pumpkin Restaurant, Brewery, Distillery

    • Beggars Brewery

    • Bravo Zulu Brewing

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Awesome Things To See/Do

    • Mission Point Lighthouse

    • Jacob’s Corn Maze

    • Clinch Park

    • Haserot Beach

    • East Bay Park

    • Sunset Park

    • Traverse City State Park

    • Grand Traverse Bay

    • Interlochen State Park

    • GT Butterfly House & Bug Zoo

    • Spider Lake

    • Boardman River Nature Center

    • Grand Traverse Natural Education Reserve

Northport Brewing


Resting on the “pinky” of the Mitten and shooting out into a peninsula between Grand Traverse Bay and Lake Michigan is where you'll find Leelanau County. With a plethora of wineries and breweries, there's something for every palette.


    • Northport Brewing

    • Northern Latitudes Distillery

    • Hop Lot Brewing Company

    • Beggars Brewery

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Awesome Things To See/Do

    • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    • Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive

    • Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum

    • South Manitou Island Lighthouse

    • Empire Bluff Trail

    • Leelanau State Park

    • Leelanau Sands Casino

Mountain Town Brewing Company


Right smack in the middle of the Mitten’s palm is Isabella County. While it’s not on any of the Great Lakes, it still has it’s own charm. The casino is where pretty much everyone gathers in this area, so if you’re the gambling type, get your player’s card ready!


    • Mountain Town Brewing Company-The Tap Room

    • Hunter's Ale House

    • Four Leaf Brewing

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Awesome Things To See/Do

    • Soaring Eagle Casino & Water Park

    • Mount Pleasant Discovery Museum

    • Deerfield Nature Park

    • Pere Marquette Rail Trail

Pigeon Hill Brewing Company


Our favorite places to be, these three counties all run in a line down Lake Michigan’s coast. Since they are best seen together, we lumped them into the same category. Use caution! Once you come here, you may never want to leave!


    • Fetch Brewing Company

    • Unruly Brewing Company

    • Pigeon Hill Brewing Company

    • Old Boys' Brewhouse

    • Odd Side Ales

    • Grand Armory Brewing

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Awesome Things To See/Do

    • Mears State Park

    • Mac Wood’s Dune Rides

    • Silver Lake State Park

    • Michigan’s Adventure

    • Pere Marquette Beach

    • Duck Lake State Park

    • Milwaukee Clipper

    • Muskegon State Park

    • PJ Hoffmaster State Park

    • Kruse (Old Bronson) Park

    • USS Silversides Museum

    • USS LST-393

    • Heritage Landing

    • Coopersville and Marne Railway

    • Grand Haven State Park

    • Grand Haven Musical Fountain

    • Tri-Cities Historical Center

    • Rosy Mound Natural Area

    • Holland State Park

    • Holland Museum

    • Windmill Island & Dutch Village

    • Tunnel Park

    • Window On The Waterfront

Grand Rapids Brewing Company


Home to the second largest city in the state, Grand Rapids, is Kent County! Although not located on the water, Kent County is only a short drive from Lake Michigan. Kent County has a bustling brewery scene, so put your drinking hats on! They also have an excellent public transportation system making it that much easier to get from place to place without driving.


    • Perrin Brewing Company

    • The Hideout Brewing Company

    • Flat Lander's Barstillery

    • Mitten Brewing Company

    • Long Road Distillers

    • Gray Skies Distillery

    • Brewery Vivant

    • New Holland Brewing

    • Harmony Hall

    • Grand Rapids Brewing Co.

    • B.O.B.'S House Of Brews

    • HopCat Grand Rapids

    • Harmony Brewing

    • Elk Brewing

    • Founders Brewing Co.

    • Rockford Brewing Company

    • Schmohz Brewery

    • Kitzingen Brewery

    • Osgood Brewing, LLC

    • Cascade Winery & Jaden James Brewery

    • Cellar Brewing Company

    • Railtown Brewing Company

    • Cedar Springs Brewing Company

    • EB Coffee And Pub

Awesome Things To See/Do

    • Frederik Meijer Gardens

    • John Ball Zoo

    • Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park

    • Fifth Third Ball Park

    • Fish Ladder

    • Cannonsburg Ski & Ride Area

    • Millennium Park

    • White Pine Trail State Park

    • Blandford Nature Center

    • Frog Hollow Boundless Playground

    • Grand Rapids Treetop Adventure Park

    • Grand Rapids Children’s Museum

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HopCat in East Lansing


Michigan’s state capitol and one of the state’s largest universities (MSU) are found in Ingham County along with plenty of other things to do. A bunch of breweries make this stop ideal for this booze cruise.


    • EagleMonk Pub & Brewery

    • Midtown Brewing Company

    • American Fifth Spirits

    • Lansing Brewing Company

    • Ozone's Brewhouse

    • Sleepwalker Spirits and Ale

    • Harper's Restaurant and Brew Pub

    • HopCat East Lansing

    • Ellison Brewery and Spirits

    • Red Cedar Spirits Distillery

    • Bad Brewing Company

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Awesome Things To See/Do

    • MI State Capitol

    • Potter Park Zoo

    • Michigan State University

    • Carl G. Fenner Nature Center

    • Woldumar Nature Center

    • Central Park

    • Reutter Park

    • Michigan Audubon

    • Fred Meijer Grand River Valley Rail Trail

Woodward Avenue Brewers


Just outside the hustle and bustle of Detroit is Oakland County. Here you can find lots of places to visit without having to deal with the busy city area.


    • Lily's Seafood Grill and Brewery

    • Bastone Brewery

    • Monk Beer Abbey

    • Roak Brewing Co.

    • Valentine Distilling Co.

    • Woodward Avenue Brewers

    • Big Rock Chop & Brewhouse

    • Griffin Claw Brewing

    • Black Lotus Brewing Company

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Awesome Things To See/Do

    • Detroit Zoo

    • Kensington Metropark

    • Meadow Brook Hall

    • Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum

    • Cass Lake

    • Holocaust Memorial Center

    • Indian Springs Metropark

    • Bald Mountain Recreational Area

    • Sea Life Michigan

    • Pine Knob Ski Resort

    • Waterford Oaks

    • Founders Sports Park

    • AirTime Trampoline & Game Park

    • Polk Penguin Conservation Center

    • Paradise Park

Sherwood Brewing Company


Hugging Anchor Bay of Lake St. Clair is Macomb County. Here you can kick back and relax with all the soothing parks and recreational areas.


    • Irish Craft

    • The Liquor Book

    • Sherwood Brewing Company

    • Brooks Brewing

    • Great Baraboo Brewing Company

    • Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

    • Falling Down Beer Company

    • Dragonmead Microbrewery

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Awesome Things To See/Do

    • Edsel and Eleanor Ford House

    • Lake St. Clair Metropark

    • Stony Creek Metropark

    • Rover Bends Park

    • Dodge Park

    • General Motors Heritage Center

    • St. Clair Shores Park

    • Holland Ponds

    • D’Escape Misson

    • Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society

    • Selfridge Military Air Museum

Detroit Beer Company


The largest city in Michigan, Detroit, is found in Wayne County. Home to the birth of the automobile, you can learn a lot about how they were made, how they advanced, and the man behind it all.


    • Detroit City Distillery

    • Detroit Beer Company

    • Atwater Brewery

    • Traffic Jam & Snug Restaurant

    • Motor City Brewing Works

    • Brew Detroit

    • Two James Spirits

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Awesome Things To See/Do

    • The Henry Ford

    • Detroit Institute of Arts

    • Belle Isle Park

    • Detroit Historical Museum

    • Ford Field

    • Dossin Great Lakes Museum

    • Museum of African American History

    • Fox Theater

    • Fort Wayne

    • Bell Isle Aquarium

    • Michigan Science Center

    • MGM Grand Detroit

Arbor Brewing Company


Ann Arbor, home to the University of Michigan, is in Washtenaw County. As the largest city in the county, it’s no surprise that pretty much everything to see and do is located here, making it easy to get from place to place.


    • Jolly Pumpkin Cafe & Brewery

    • Glasshouse Brewing

    • Wolverine State Brewing Co.

    • Grizzly Peak Brewing Company

    • Arbor Brewing Company

    • Blue Tractor BBQ & Brewery

    • Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery

    • Salt Springs Brewery

    • Original Gravity Brewing Company

    • Null Taphouse - Northern United Liquid Libations

    • Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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Awesome Things To See/Do

    • Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

    • Nichols Arboretum

    • University of Michigan

    • Matthaei Botanical Gardens

    • Pinckney Recreation Area

    • Waterloo State Recreation Area

    • Delhi Metropark

    • Gallup Park

    • Argo Park

    • Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden

    • North Bay Park

    • Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum

Bell's Brewery


Another college area, Kalamazoo County, is home to Western Michigan University. Here you’ll find a great balance of a party town and relaxation. With a ton of breweries in the area, you’re bound to have your RV’s fridge stocked by the time you leave.


    • Bell's Brewery, Eccentric Cafe and General Store

    • Kalamazoo Beer Exchange

    • Olde Peninsula Brewpub & Restaurant

    • Tibbs Brewing Company

    • Gonzo's Biggdogg Brewery

    • Arcadia Brewing Company - Kalamazoo

    • Rupert's Brew House

    • Boatyard Brewing Company

    • Brite Eye Brewing Company

    • Bilbo's Pizza In a Pan- Kalamazoo

    • One Well Brewing

    • Texas Corners Brewing Company

    • Latitude 42 Brewing Co.

Awesome Things To See/Do

    • Air Zoo Aerospace & Science Museum

    • Al Sabo Preserve

    • Gilmore Car Museum

    • Leila Arboretum

    • Escapology

    • Scotts Mill Park

    • Kalamazoo Nature Center

    • Binder Park Zoo (though outside the county, it's worth the trip)

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How much beer will your RV be stocked with by the end of this trip? The great thing about this plan is that you not only get to hit those breweries, you can see a lot of the main attractions this great state has to offer.

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2024 Camping Season Kick-Off
2024 Camping Season Kick-Off