World’s Largest Vacation Rental Marketplace Unveils New Index Highlighting the Best U.S. Cities for Travelers to Enjoy a Brew-Filled Getaway


Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – (August 31, 2022) – HomeToGo, the marketplace with the world’s largest selection of vacation rentals, has poured over barrels of data in its Beer Lovers Index to uncover the top 17 U.S. cities to celebrate National Beer Lovers Day on September 7. Taking into account factors such as the cost of beer, number of breweries, brew pubs and beer bars, and accommodation prices for nearby vacation rentals, HomeToGo compared destinations across the country to compile a list of the most iconic, beer-centric cities in the country.

“As more cities in the U.S. continue to expand and diversify their beer scenes, we are excited to share this cheers-worthy guide to help travelers find the best destinations to raise their glasses this National Beer Lovers Day,” said Caroline Burns, Director of PR and Travel Expert, HomeToGo. “We hope this index motivates travelers to seize the hop-portunity to enjoy the end of summer by exploring exciting destinations and trying new brews!”

From enjoying the rapidly growing brewery scene in the Windy City to checking out the deeply rooted beer history in Denver, here’s a glimpse of the top rankings from the 2022 Beer Lovers Index:

Best Destinations for Beer Lovers in the U.S.


Bar Score

Brewery Score

Beer Price Score

Accommodation Price Score

Total Score

1.     Chicago, Illinois






2.     Portland, Oregon






3.     Milwaukee, Wisconsin






4.     Denver, Colorado






5.     Seattle, Washington







For a complete breakdown of the methodology* and all 17 destinations in the Beer Lovers Index, read the full report at:

Additional key takeaways from HomeToGo’s Beers Lovers Index include:

  • Most Affordable Destination for a Pint of Domestic Beer: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (ranked #10 in HomeToGo’s Index) offers the most affordable pint of beer for $4.12.
  • Average Nightly Cost for Nearby Accommodations: Travelers can expect to pay $334.88 per night, on average, for a vacation rental near one of the featured best places for beer lovers this fall.
  • City with the Highest Number of Beer Stops: Chicago, Illinois (ranked #1 in HomeToGo’s Index) boasts the highest number of bars, breweries, craft breweries and beer pubs, equaling to a total of 156 beer stops.

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About HomeToGo:

HomeToGo is the marketplace with the world’s largest selection of vacation rentals, listing millions of offers from thousands of trusted partners, including, Vrbo and TripAdvisor. From vacation homes, cabins, beach houses, apartments, condos, house boats, castles, farm stays and everything in between, HomeToGo combines price, destination, dates and amenities to find the perfect accommodation for any trip worldwide. 

Founded in 2014, HomeToGo operates local apps & websites in 24 countries across Europe, North America, South America, Australia and Asia-Pacific. HomeToGo also operates brands such as, AMIVAC, Casamundo,, EscapadaRural, and Wimdu. To learn more, visit or download the HomeToGo app.


*Methodology: provided Bar Count. provided the average price per domestic pint.  Number of breweries, craft breweries and brew pubs found on Median nightly price per person to stay in an accommodation found on between the dates of September 1, 2022, and October 31, 2022.

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