Route Selection Information

INSTRUCTIONS FOR BOOKING YOUR PUB CRUISER TOUR

  1. Decide if you want a 2 hr. tour, 2.5 hr or a 3 hr. tour: A 2 hour tour includes 2 stops, a 2.5 hour tour includes 3 stops and a 3 hour tour includes 3-4 stops. Please note that, while rare, it may be necessary to make alternative stops than what have been selected due to construction, road closures, accidents, COVID impact, etc.
  2. Select your desired tour route below
  3. Click on the green Book Now button
  4. Advance the calendar to the month and date you want to book. The Calendar defaults to the current date (we don’t accept same day bookings so calendar looks sold out)
  5. Select your date.
  6. Pull down available time slots that correspond to the length of tour you are seeking.
  7. Fill out all info and enter your credit card, complete the process.

HOW DO I PAY?

We accept payment from 1 credit card, unfortunately our system is not able to process more than one card.

AVAILABLE TOUR ROUTES

Click the name of a route to hop right to it:
Downtown Loop
NW Side
North Monroe District
Sip and Sample
Downtown Market
Sunday Funday
Early Bird
Sun, Sip, Celebrate

 

Downtown Loop

Difficulty: Moderate requires fast pedaling to get to three bars, more inclines
Tour Length: 3.8 miles
Time: 2, 2.5, or 3 hour tours

This tour takes in the Heartside Loop and the Ionia Street Corridor of bars.

Possible Stops:

  • The Apartment Lounge
  • CitySen Bar
  • Cottage Bar
  • Flanagan’s
  • Grand Rapids Brewing Company
  • The Grand Woods Lounge
  • HopCat
  • Peppino’s
  • Rockwell / Republic
  • Stella’s
  • Z’s Bar and Grill

NW Side

Difficulty: Easy, very flat
Tour Length: 3.2 miles
Time: 2, 2.5, or 3 hour tours

 

Possible Stops:

  • Atwater Brewing
  • Blue Dog Tavern
  • Broadway Bar
  • City Built Brewing
  • Condado Tacos
  • Fratelli’s Kitchen & Bar
  • The Holiday Bar
  • Jolly Pumpkin
  • The Knickerbocker (New Holland Brewing Co.)
  • Monarchs Club
  • O’Tooles
  • One Bourbon
  • Steel Cat Bar

North Monroe District

Difficulty: Easy/medium
Tour Length: 1.9 miles
Time: 2, 2.5, or 3 hour tours

Possible Stops:

  • Atwater Brewing
  • BrickYard Tavern
  • City Built Brewing
  • Garage Bar & Grill
  • Eastern Kille Distillery
  • Rocky’s
  • Whitewater Lounge

Sip and Sample

Difficulty: Medium, only slightly difficult on the gradual uphill pedal up Monroe Center.
Distance: 2.2 miles
Time: 2 hours only

This two-stop tour ONLY runs on Saturday at 11:00 or 11:30 a.m. The Sip and Sample Tour includes appetizers at each of the stops in the $375 price.

Potential stops are Cottage Bar, the Grand Woods Lounge, Little Bird, Sundance Grill, Peppino’s, Brick Yard Tavern, and Brick and Porter. The stops for this tour are decided by which bars have availability on a given weekend.

Downtown Market

Difficulty: Easy/medium, mostly flat terrain
Tour length: 2.8 miles
Time: 2.5, or 3 hour tours

This is a great tour for all, but especially great for a corporate outing or a group that wants something different than just a Pub Crawl. This tour will only make two stops; one can be a food or libation stop along the Ionia Corridor of restaurants and then on to the Downtown Market. Highlights of the market include the homemade ice cream shop, the bake shop, and the cheese, wine and beer establishment – where you can actually drink/sample what you may want to buy at their shop. Additionally, there are a few restaurants that offer lunch-type selections. The market stop would be 50 minutes, and the first stop would be 25 minutes.

Note: Because the Downtown Market closes at 7pm, the last tour time to do this tour is the 4:30pm tour.

Check out the Downtown Market’s website.

Sunday Funday

Difficulty: Easy/Medium
Tour Length: 3 miles
Time: 3 hour tour from 1-4pm, 12-3pm, 3-6pm, or 4-7pm

This tour can go on any route for 3 hours at the special price of $400.

The Early Bird

Difficulty: Medium
Tour Length: 2.5 miles
Time: 2 hours (9AM or 9:30AM)

These bars and restaurants are known for their mimosas and Bloody Marys! Join us early in the morning to start your day off right. The Pub Cruiser staff will select the stops based on bar availability.

Possible Stops:

  • Little Bird
  • Steel Cat Bar
  • Sundance Bar & Grill
  • The Morning Belle

Sun, Sip, Sing & Celebrate Tour

Difficulty: Medium
Tour Length: 2 miles
Time: 2 hours

 This two-hour tour is for our true bike lovers! It’s mostly biking with just one 25-minute stop.

Drink as you pedal when you BYOB.

Possible Stops (chosen by driver):

  • The Woods
  • Peppino’s