Cheers Thirsty Travelers and Beer Lovers: Best Beer Locations Across the World
If your last vacation left you feeling a little, well, thirsty, perhaps the problem is that you didn't leave enough time for that all-important vacation activity of hoisting a pint and enjoying a beer. If you plan all your vacations as beer trips, and keep the focus on all things brewskie-related, you’ll find that Beer Travel is a great way to have fun and stay refreshed. So pop open a cold one and consider these locations – both domestic and international -- to get the most out of beer tours. Cheers to beer, and to the best vacation you’ll ever take!
There’s nothing like the atmosphere in an authentic Bavarian beer hall. With 1,200 breweries in the country, you’ll find that the hardest part is selecting the next spot to stop for a “Glas Bier.” Take the self-guided Brewery Trail along the top beer cities of Bamber & Munich to see places that have been brewing since 1050.See vacation rentals near Bavaria, Germany
To look like a native at a Dutch biercafé, be sure to ask for "a pils, please.” Pilsners, such as Heineken, which is brewed here, are usually preferred over lagers in these parts. You can even take in “The Heineken Experience,” a high-tech, self-guided multimedia tour -- and have a sample (or two) afterwards.See vacation rentals near Amsterdam, Netherlands
This French-speaking city is crazy for beer. There are nearly twenty breweries within the city limits, and several more just outside. If you decide to create your own self-guided “pub crawl,” be sure to include local favorites like Dieu du Ciel, Le Chaval Blanc and Le Saint-Bock Brasserie.See vacation rentals near Montreal, Quebec
Home to the best craft breweries and micro beers in the world, Seattle offers plenty of chances to enjoy everything from crisp ale to smooth amber to high-gravity IPA. Many of the local breweries give tours, which typically include a sample of multiple beers produced there, along with a souvenir drinking glass.See vacation rentals near Seattle, WA