Food & Drink

Enjoy cuisine from award-winning chefs in vibrant downtown districts and stop in at landmark spots that have been open for generations. Visit craft breweries that are making creative and delicious beers and sample wines made using grapes grown throughout the region. Explore Kentucky’s Bourbon Country and sample other locally made spirits across the region.  

Friends visiting Finger Lakes Wine Country in New York State (photo courtesy of Finger Lakes Wine Country)

The area of New York State is known for its quaint and idyllic small towns that offer a wide variety of tourist attractions, including wineries. 

Strip District in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (photo by Jin Wu)

This riverside district in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, offers a foodie paradise with restaurants and markets that span cuisines of the world

The Original Tony Packo’s Cafe in Toledo, Ohio (photo by Rachael Jirousek)

This Toledo, Ohio, landmark has a long history, great eats and a fun tradition that has led both celebrities and politicians to pay a visit. 

Rusted Silo Southern Barbecue & Brew House in Lizton, Indiana (photo courtesy of Visit Hendricks County)

Dig into some of the state’s best barbecue at this small-but-mighty railside spot in Lizton, Indiana

Hermitage Farm in Goshen, Kentucky (photo courtesy of Oldham KY Farm Tours)

This former farm in Goshen, Kentucky, is now a food-and-drink destination that offers overnight stays. 

Vegan Food Tour in Cincinnati, Ohio (photo courtesy of Harmony Plant Fare)

This Cincinnati, Ohio, food tour shares a wide variety of plant-based dishes at restaurants throughout the city. 

Hocking Hills Moonshine in Logan, Ohio (photo by Wendy Pramik)

Brothers Brian and Eric St. Clair have been producing their signature corn liquor in Logan, Ohio, since 2015.

Braxton Brewing Co. in Covington, Kentucky (photo courtesy of destination)

This Covington, Kentucky, brewery’s taproom has become a hub where the local community gathers to enjoy tasty traditional styles and fun collaborations. 

Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky (photo courtesy of destination)

Take a distillery tour at this Frankfort, Kentucky, favorite see how the masters craft their bourbons and ryes.

Sherwood Forest Bed & Breakfast in Douglas, Michigan (photo courtesy of destination)

Sign up for a weekend package with access to Saugatuck Brewing Co., a local microbrewery, for a stress-melting getaway in Douglas, Michigan.