Top 10 US cities for a beer-fuelled getaway
September may indicate the end of summer, but for those of us still in need of a break, we bring you the top 10 US cities perfect for a beer-filled getaway, because, as we all know, beer tastes just as good all year round.
For any beer lovers out there, we bring you a complete list of getaway destinations for the ideal city break.
The Beer Lovers Index, which data was supplied from, was created by HomeToGo, the marketplace with the world’s largest selection of vacation rentals.
HomeToGo researched each city based on four data points: the number of top rated beer bars in each city, the number of breweries & brew pubs, the median nightly price of an accommodation and the average price of a pint of beer.
Caroline Burns, director of PR and travel expert at HomeToGo, said of the new figures: “As more cities in the U.S. continue to expand and diversify their beer scenes, we are excited to share this cheers-worthy guide to help travellers find the best destinations to raise their glasses this National Beer Lovers Day.”
The national celebration will take place on 7 September, making now the perfect time to book a flight to your closest beery destination.
“We hope this index motivates travelers to seize the hop-portunity to enjoy the end of summer by exploring exciting destinations and trying new brews,” Burns added.
Here’s the official list of the top 10 destinations for beer lovers in 2022:
10. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina also offers the most affordable pint of beer for US$4.12.
9. Tampa, Florida
8. Austin, Texas
7. Asheville, North Carolina
6. New York, New York
According to HomeToGo’s research, travellers can expect to pay $334.88 per night, on average, for a vacation rental near one of the featured best places for beer lovers this fall.
5. Seattle, Washington
4. Denver, Colorado
3. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2. Portland, Oregon
1. Chicago, Illinois
Finally, coming in at number one in the list of top 10 US cities for a beer heavy getaway, Chicago, Illinois boasts the highest number of bars, breweries, craft breweries and beer pubs, equaling to a total of 156 beer stops, so you’ll never run out of places to visit and pints to drink.
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