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Traverse City

Three Day Beer, Wine, and Spirts Tour

Traverse City Three Day Beer, Wine and Spirits Tour

Traverse City is the place to be, and it just keeps getting better!  Come and fall in love with "TC"

The area, not long ago, was mostly known as a quiet getaway for families and outdoor enthusiasts.  The rich soil, rolling hills, and ideal climate provided bountiful fruit and vegetable harvests.  And then came the wine!  This, one could say, is destiny for the area.  It does share space along the 45th Parallel with the world's premier growing regions such as Bordeaux and Cote de Rhone France, Piedmont Italy, and Willamette Valley Oregon.  This provides the ideal climate for vines to flourish.  The soil provides nutrients that are replenished by its coastal location and the morning fog drifting through hill and valley keep the grapes cool into the day, yielding bursting and flavorful harvests each fall.

All of these components explain not only fantastic vineyards but also contribute to distilling and beer making.  True to the long held, locally sourced mentality of the area, farmers provide hops and barley to the bustling craft beer scene.  Local grains and botanicals lend to premium spirits.  Combine the local resources with hard work, experience, and dedication and you have one of the worlds up and coming communities of finer beverage production!

We'll take it a day at a time and explore and learn about one aspect each day.  Hop farms, malting facilities, and brewery visits give a start to finish look at how that delicious sample came to be.  A day of winery visits with vineyard tours, tasting rooms, and ample time for sampling.  And finally, a chance to try your new favorite spirit, be it whisky, gin, vodka, or cordial! Enjoy lunches in the Taprooms, Winery Dining Rooms, and local favorite restaurants along the way.  Dinners each night provide opportunity to discuss, trade tasting notes and pairing ideas, exchange recipes, and share the some of the most beautiful surroundings your eyes have ever seen! 

Tours to Savor - Following That Fork in the Road

Snap Shot of your Three Day Beer, Wine, and Spirits Tour:

Deluxe Motor Coach Transportation

  • Enjoy this stress-free form of travel with none of the hassles of driving
  • Motor coach transportation allows you to relax and have fun with friends
  • Motor coach is Wi-Fi equipped
    • Free of charge
  • 110 power outlets for charging phones, tablets, and other electronics
  • Clean bathroom on board for your convenience

Tour Concierge

  • Your guide is here to ensure that you have a memorable trip
  • Tour Concierge makes all of your culinary reservations 
  • Scheduling all of the events for your trip is provided by your concierge
  • We are here to answer any questions to meet all of your needs

Hotel Stay

  • The Hotel Indigo - newly opened in 2016
  • Located steps from downtown and Grand Traverse Bay
  • Rooftop bar that overlooks the water

Meals and Drinks - Day One

  • Arrive in Traverse City for a delicious lunch
  • Visits to three breweries and a distillery
  • Dinner at one of Traverse City's finest eateries
    • We rotate restaurants from trip to trip to keep the venues fresh

Meals and Drinks - Day Two

  • Leisurely breakfast
  • Explore three wineries and a distillery along Old Mission or Leelanau Peninsula
  • Dinner at an acclaimed farm-to-table venue
  • Optional after dinner drinks out or relax and enjoy the many hotel amenities

Meals and Drinks - Day Three

  • Explore downtown for breakfast or brunch offerings...mimosa's anyone?
  • Lunch reservations and a final winery, rounding out the variety of your trip

Other Offerings Included with Your Trip

  • Afternoon stop at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons
  • Spend time in the Downtown or Warehouse shopping Districts
  • Outings to Old Mission or Leelanau Peninsula

What's Not Included:

The cost of meals, beverages, and associated tips are not included with the price of your tour.  Our mission is to provide you the opportunity to indulge in the full offerings of each venue.  This insures your dining options won't be impeded by prix-fixe (limited) menus.  We know quality, you know your taste, which makes for a wonderful experience!

Cost of Tour:

Prices from $449.00 per person (USD based on Double Occupancy)

Please contact Tours to Savor for Single Occupancy.

Click Availability link for dates and prices.


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Flight of 5 beers on sampler tray on outdoor table  Hops growing along building near window

Bartender placing 2 glasses of whiskey on the rocks on top of bar  Group of people cheers-ing wine glasses at table

Glass of wine, martini cocktail, cocktail in rocks glass, and pilsner glass of beer   View down row of a vineyard with grapes in the foreground

Departure for your tour:

You can join your tour in one of two convenient ways:

  1. Tours to Savor schedules two pick-up locations for each tour.  Simply select your preferred pick-up location to join upon booking.  All guests will check-in by name at the pick-up location.  Your tour guide will be at the pick-up location to greet you for your trip.
    • There is parking available at both locations if you are not being dropped off for your trip.
  2. Guests who prefer to start their tour locally will simply choose "Join in Traverse City" when choosing a pick-up location.  Tours to Savor will send you a email with your local meeting location and time.

Important information:

*The minimum age for travel is 21 years of age by the departure date.
*To book a tour via phone please call us and a friendly agent will be happy to assist you in booking your trip. 1-866-8SAVOR9 (1-866-872-8679)
*Please see FAQ's for information about travel insurance and refund policy.

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