If you’re a craft beer connoisseur, you’re in luck. Across the U.S. craft breweries are popping up like crazy across the U.S., turning many cities into craft beer meccas across the U.S.
Eager to explore America’s craft beer scene? Many TurnKey vacation rental homes are near the epicenter of such sudsy action in top travel destinations like Portland, Maine; Austin, Texas; or Seattle, Washington.
Here are 6 of our favorite vacation rentals near craft breweries.
Portland, Maine’s Munjoy Hill neighborhood is a craft beer hub. Sip at Rising Tide Brewing Company’s taproom as well as Maine’s largest brewery (Shipyard Brewing) nearby. This3 bedroom/3 bath 1870 home — with enough space for up to 6 — is prepped for a night in once you’ve scored local beers, including a clawfoot tub, hanging bubble chair in the living room, and in-home theater with a 100” projection screen. Clean up after takeout meals from some of Portland’s best restaurants is a piece of cake thanks to a deep farmhouse sink and Bosch dishwasher. A courtyard off the kitchen, a balcony off the master bedroom, and a small yard makes outdoor living just steps away.
Tech companies aren’t the only place to find entrepreneurs in Seattle, Washington – it seems like everyone’s opening up a craft brewery too. This 1 bedroom/1 bath condo, which sleeps 4, near Pike Place Market is anything but micro thanks to a rooftop deck, private balcony, indoor pool, and landscaped courtyard—from the roof, check out the Seattle skyline and Puget Sound with a beer in hand. Taprooms that are only a short walk away include Old Stove Brewing, The Taproom at Pike Place, and The Pike Brewing Company.
Sleeping up to 6, this 2 bedroom/2.5 bath home in Austin, Texas’ East Cesar Chavez neighborhood–also close to Rainey Street Historic District and the Red River Cultural District – has an abundance of outdoor living spaces, including in the front yard. Up to 8 can sit comfortably around the indoor dining table . There’s even a full drumset in the house if you want to rock out. Lazarus Brewing Co. and Hops and Grain Brewing are both nearby.
Germantown is Nashville’s latest “It” neighborhood – -in part for its many taprooms (from Bearded Iris Brewing to Sedona Taphouse), which you can easily access from this 4 bedroom/3 bath home that sleeps up to 10. If you’re a fan of historic homes, this 1899 beauty with its stained-glass windows and exposed brick walls is just for you. It’s also a great place to retire back to with a stash of local beers – sip at the wet bar, around the huge kitchen island, on the back deck, or under twinkly lights in the backyard.
With enough room for 8 guests, this 3 bedroom/2.5 bath home, which sleeps up to 8, is in Austin, Texas’ hipster east side neighborhood. New construction means top-of-the-line amenities across 2 levels, including a covered patio and fenced-in backyard (equipped with lawn games) to enjoy 6-pack purchases. Whipping up beer-paired snacks is a breeze thanks to double ovens and a gas stovetop (up to 6 can be seated at the dining table). Visit neighborhood taprooms at Hops & Grain Brewing, Zilker Brewing Company, and Friends and Allies Brewing Company.
San Diego, California’s Little Italy neighborhood has always been a haven for chic culinary activities and now the city’s craft-beer scene is here too. Convenient to this 3 bedroom/1.5 bath historic bungalow, which sleeps 6, are taprooms for Bolt Brewery and Ballast Point Brewing (bonus: it’s kid-friendly) as well as Bottlecraft, which carries many local beers and features a tasting room to try them all. A balcony, back patio and main living area hooked up with Roku are nice at-home spots to sip San Diego’s beers too.
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