Drink up! Minnesota has no shortage of fun and fancy places to enjoy an adult beverage with friends and family. From trendy microbreweries in downtown Minneapolis to wide-open wineries in the metro area, there’s something for everyone.
Microbreweries and Craft Breweries
Minnesota is home to 112 craft breweries. With so many choices, hopping from brewery to brewery (or taking your time at a favorite) is the activity anytime. Check out The Growler’s interactive Land of 10,000 drinks map to plan your stops. And don’t forget to check out local craft brewery classics like Summit Brewing Company and Finnegans.
Distilleries & Wineries
Bourbon, brandy, rye, oh my! No matter your drink of choice, there’s a local distillery for that. Just under 15 minutes away from Richfield, Minneapolis is home to a variety of distilleries. If wine is more your speed, check out some of the local wineries located in and around the Minneapolis metro area.
If you’re looking for an all-day event, Minnesota has several annual drinking events. Don’t miss the Minnesota Craft Beer festival every spring or Minnesota Beer Week in May. There are also themed Bar Crawl events throughout the year, from Harry Potter to Prince.
Save money and stay in one of Richfield’s three affordable, hotels near Minneapolis: Baymont Inn & Suites, Candlewood Suites or Four Points by Sheraton. Each hotel offers unique perks for visitors – airport shuttles, pet-friendly accommodations, continental breakfast, pool and fitness centers and more! Choose the location that’s best for you and your family. Both Baymont Inn & Suites and Four Points offer free shuttle service from the airport, Mall of America and other local attractions.