Explore Michigan’s Rivers
Session Boldly on this Canoeing, Camping and Fishing Adventure
5 days, 4 nights
Upon arrival you’ll check in at a downtown Grand Rapids hotel and then enjoy an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the brewery and an evening in the taproom. The next day, head to mid-Michigan to set out on an overnight canoe trip on the beautiful Manistee River in the Manistee National Forest. Founders and Moosejaw, a local outfitter, will provide you with all the gear you need to camp overnight – and it’s yours to keep!
After your canoeing adventure, you’ll travel to the legendary Au Sable River to learn to fly fish. Check in at a riverside angler’s lodge with an on-site restaurant. The first order of business is a fly-tying class. Enjoy a delicious dinner tonight at the lodge. The next morning you’ll be up bright and early for a full day on the river with a fun and knowledgeable fishing guide, teaching you how it’s done. Tonight, dinner is at a nearby gastropub. Amble down to the river on your last morning if you have time before your flight for a little more fishing. Head back to GRR and safe travels home!
Discover Leelanau Peninsula and North Manitou Island
Session Boldly with Great Food and Gorgeous Views
5 Days, 4 Nights
Upon arrival you’ll check in at a downtown Grand Rapids hotel and then enjoy an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the brewery and an evening in the taproom. The next day, you’ll road trip to Leelanau Peninsula, a beautiful, laid back destination perfect for food and nature lovers. Spend the next three nights there in a cottage stocked with everything you’ll need to kick back and enjoy.
Visit nearby cuisine and culture hub Traverse City for dinner one night and enjoy a private chef beer pairing dinner experience at your cottage another night. Take a day trip by ferry to stunningly serene North Manitou Island for some hiking and beach time, and spend another day learning to stand up paddleboard on one of Leelanau’s lovely lakes. You’ll picnic at the iconic Sleeping Bear Dunes, and visit a chocolate shop, a cheese shop and as many farm stands as you like. Relax and enjoy the good life on Leelanau Peninsula.
Experience Michigan’s Magical Upper Peninsula
Session Boldly from the Backcountry to a Grand Historic Hotel
6 Days, 5 Nights
Upon arrival you’ll check in at a downtown Grand Rapids hotel and then enjoy an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the brewery and an evening in the taproom. The next day, you’ll road trip to the northern tip of Michigan, its legendary Upper Peninsula Region, for a two-night backcountry backpacking trip at the scenic Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore along Lake Superior. Founders and Moosejaw, a local outfitter, will provide you with all the gear and provisions you need for your adventure – and it’s yours to keep!
Emerge from the backcountry and check in at a lakeview hotel. Then you’ll set out for a memorable guided sunset kayak adventure around the gorgeous Pictured Rocks. The next day, traverse the Upper Peninsula and then take a ferry to Mackinac Island, a car-free island and long-time summer holiday destination. Check in at the opulent and historic Grand Hotel Mackinac for an evening. Hop on a bike and ride around the island before getting gussied up for a five course dinner in the Grand Hotel dining room. The next day, it’s back to Grand Rapids for flights home. Cheers!