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Ride The Rapid to explore Beer City USA

Beer City USA Brewsader

We’ve partnered up with FOX17 for another awesome Thrifty Thursday deal we know we know craft beer fans will love.

There’s no shortage of craft beer here in Grand Rapids. So when it’s time to explore all that Beer City USA has to offer, let us do the driving for you.

Not sure where to start your beer journey? Experience Grand Rapids has you covered thanks to their Ale Trail map, which features more than 60 breweries and cider facilities the Greater Grand Rapids area. Many of which can be reached by riding The Rapid. On top of that, you can get a Beer City Brewsader Passport which features 23 different breweries in a passport. If you go to eight of the locations and get a stamp to show you were there, then you can redeem your passport for a t-shirt at the Welcome Center located inside the Grand Rapids Art Museum.

For those looking to get even more out of their Beer City exploration, there’s also the option for a staycation through Beer City package deals. The J.W. Marriott offers an awesome Beer City package deal that includes an overnight stay with them, breakfast vouchers along with four seasonal beers in their room along with snacks. The spa even has some beer and wine-themed package deals, too.

Thrifty Thursday Deal

If you are interested in a Beer City package, in the month of November, book it online, print this coupon and you will receive $30 off.

Hoppy drinking! Don’t forget to travel responsibly and plan your trip with us at

Written by The Rapid

The Rapid (Interurban Transit Partnership) is the authority that provides a variety of public transportation services for the Grand Rapids metro area and beyond. It is organized and operates under Michigan Public Act 196 of 1986.