Routes

Here's a handy map of where you'll start, and a list of our favorite destinations. Click the destination name for a detailed description of our suggested route. You can also download a detailed bike map for the whole area produced by our friends at the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition here (~6 Mb PDF; 2017)

All directions given to destinations on this page are one way... so please be sure to budget the time and a little bit of energy for the return trip!

Beer City USA destinations
Family-friendly destinations

 

BEER CITY USA FAVORITES

(SORTED ALPHABETICALLY)

Since Grand Rapids is Beer City USA, after all, our suggested destinations include just a handful of the area's awesome breweries. And, oh, what's this? show your confirmation email at any of these fine establishments (where noted) to receive 10% off your tab*. What a deal!

Atwater Brewery in GR: ~.5 miles (one way)
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Brewery Vivant: 1.8 miles (one way)
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Cedar Springs Brewing Co.: ~21 miles (one way) 
*Note: Discount is for 25% off 4-sample "Tour Flight" 

Creston Brewery: 2 miles (one way)

City Built Brewing Co.: 1 mile (one way)

East/West Brewing: ~2 miles (one way)
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ELK Brewing on Wealthy: ~1.75 miles (one way)
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ELK Brewing of Comstock Park: ~6.5 miles (one way) 

Founders Brewing: ~.5 miles (one way) 
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Harmony Brewing (Eastown): ~2.5 miles (one way)
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Harmony Hall: 1 mile (one way)
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Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales: ~1 mile (one way)
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The Knickerbocker by New Holland: ~1 mile (one way)
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The Mitten Brewing Co.: ~1.75 miles (one way) 

Osgood Brewing: ~8.5 miles (one way)

Rockford Brewing Co.: ~13.5 miles (one way) 

Hopefully we need not remind you not to ever, ever drive your bike if you're not sober! That is extremely dangerous and not allowed as a condition of your rental!! THAT SAID... our Free-Wheeling Rental System gives you the option to have a drink and still be able to take the time to be sober for the return journey.

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FAMILY FAVORITES

(sorted by distance)

Everything in downtown Grand Rapids: all around you! 

John Ball Park & Zoo: ~1.5 miles (one way)

Riverside Park: ~2.5 miles (one way)

Check out this handy guide to a few nice rides starting in Riverside Park or Monroe North, too: 
https://www.experiencegr.com/blog/post/riverside-park-bike-routes/

Richmond Park: ~3 miles (one way)

Millennium Park Beach: ~5.5 miles (one way)

Whitecaps minor league baseball: ~6 miles (one way)

Belmont Trailhead (White Pine Trail): ~9.5 miles (one way)

Marne Trailhead (Musketawa Trail): ~10.5 miles (one way)

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