Petoskey and its environs offer traveling suds lovers four quality craft beer destinations and access to hiking, biking and boutique shopping on the way. Here’s where to sip and stay on a Petoskey beer getaway.
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Where to Sip
1844 M-119, Petoskey // 231.753.2057
Resurrected in 2012, Northern Michigan’s oldest brewery pours forth nearly two dozen brews ranging from their signature Sparkle to small batch jewels like the Stink Fist Triple IPA.
215 East Lake Street, Petoskey // 231.753.2221
Recently relocated into luxe new digs with views of the bay, Beards serves eclectic brew-friendly vittles from pho to flatbreads alongside signature beers like Serendipity Porter and Wunderbrau.
Tunnel Vision Brewery
5699 South Lakeshore Drive, Harbor Springs // 231.526.3276
Pond Hill Farm’s field-to-flagon brewhouse kicks out creative foam like the NWC Radish Wheat Pale Ale and a farm fresh café menu to soak up the suds.
Burnt Marshmallow Brewing
3379 Lake Grove Road, Petoskey // 231.622.4173
Perched on a 190-acre farm property near Walloon Lake’s West Arm, Burnt Marshmallow infuses homegrown rose hips into their Rosey Hipster Farmhouse Ale and taps an on-site apiary to make Blonde Honey Lavender Ale.
Where to Stay
Petoskey State Park
2475 M-119, Petoskey // 231.347.2311
After a day of biking and brew-haha, pitch your tent behind the dunes and settle in for a last call beside the campfire.
Stafford’s Perry Hotel
100 Lewis Street, Petoskey // 231.347.4000
Soak up vintage luxury in a clawfoot tub before zonking out on locally crafted mattresses at this historic Victorian hotel in downtown Petoskey.
Apple Tree Inn
915 Spring Street, Petoskey // 231.348.2900
Affordable and meticulously clean, this independent hilltop hotel offers bay views from every room and free limo service to local bars and restaurants.