Beercation | Craft Beer & Brewing


Beercation: Nashville, Tennessee

The metro area is booming, with countless cranes on the horizon and traffic to match. Still, this city has managed to retain its Southern charm. The brewing industry has risen with the times. It’s time to go drinking in Nashville.

BY: John Holl

Beercation: Austin, Texas

The catchphrase “Keep Austin Weird” has long reflected the eclectic and creative community that calls the Texas capital home, so it should come as no surprise that the city’s breweries showcase similarly eccentric personalities.

Discovering Beer in Bend, Oregon

An abundance of locally brewed craft beer and stunning outdoor recreation make Bend, Oregon, a sublime destination during any season of the year.

BY: Jon Page

Beercation: Drinking Beer in the Big Apple

A destination on every traveler’s bucket list, Manhattan is often overlooked as a top destination for beer. But ask Manhattan bar owners, and they’ll tell a different story.

Beercation: Finding Great Beer in New Orleans

New Orleans will always be a party town, but until recently, the party has ignored most beer beyond pale lagers. Today, as people turn toward more flavorful alternatives throughout the rest of the country, New Orleans is taking its sweet time to catch up.

Beercation: Yakima, Washington

Yakima, Washington might have a historical reputation as a sleepy agricultural town, but the rapid growth of craft beer has shown a new light on the valley that produces more than a quarter of the hops used in brewing around the world.

Finding the Best Beer in Queens, New York

While Brooklyn may be the borough best known around the world, not many places in the country can rival the rich culinary intricacies of Queens, New York.

Beercation: The Triangle, North Carolina

This region of North Carolina is a worthy, if not requisite, addition to your beercation bucket list.

Beercation: Burlington, Vermont

Beer and travel writer Heather Vandenengel spent a few days in Chittenden County, Vermont, to learn what the new craft-beer scene is brewing . . .

Beercation: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Whether you’re drinking beer to make the long, cold winter bearable, or enjoying a pint on a patio on a warm summer day, these are the spots that have helped this Michigan city earn the name “Beer City USA.”