“Within the Kingdom” Blog

Blueberry Season in Southwest Michigan

The U-Pick Blueberry season is in full swing here in Southwest Michigan. Michigan is the number one state of highbush blueberry production. The state of Michigan, alone, creates over 100 million pounds of blueberries a year. Whether it be in … Continue reading

Outdoor Concerts in Southwest Michigan

A visit to our Southwest Michigan Inn in the summer time means access to our beautiful grounds as well as countless events to choose from in the surrounding area. Our guests have always been pleasantly surprised to stumble upon live … Continue reading

The Lost Raven- Local Michigan Gastropub

The Lost Raven, a Michigan gastropub, opened recently in the Summer of 2014, and has quickly become a guest favorite for both its easy 20 mile drive from our Inn and its amazing menu. Although at first glance, the features may … Continue reading

Holland’s Hope Summer Repertory Theater – Live Theater in Michigan

Located a scenic 30 minutes drive from Holland, Castle in the Country is the perfect summer getaway destination, especially if you’re planning on seeing a show one evening of your stay. We always suggest a wonderful selection of restaurants located on … Continue reading

Southwest Michigan Winery Weekend :: Day-Trips from Allegan

As a Michigan small business, we love featuring Michigan products at our Inn and directing our guests to the best Michigan restaurants and wineries to visit during their stay. Our picnic & dinner baskets  include local wine or sparkling juice, and … Continue reading

South Haven Summer Getaway – Day Trip from the Inn

Our guests love our unique location situated a midst rolling hills and wooded wonderland with our own private lake front access and walking trails open exclusively to them. Although there’s plenty to do on-site, a 20-30 minute drive to several … Continue reading

Antique Market Show – Allegan County Fairgrounds

Are you ever curious where Castle in the Country gets their furniture, artwork, and other antiques? Well the Allegan Antique Market, held on the last Sunday of every month April through September at the Allegan County Fairgrounds,  is our favorite … Continue reading

Lake Michigan Beach Vacation – Top 3 Beaches

Dreaming of the perfect Lake Michigan beach vacation with your special someone? Our Southwest Michigan 10 room destination Inn is centrally located to the best area beaches and we love giving our guests personalized recommendations on the perfect way to spend … Continue reading

Biking Vacation in Michigan- Fat Bike Fun Package

Outdoor weather is here, and we’re excited to get outside and enjoy our piece of the Michigan heaven. What better way to enjoy our 65 acres of wooded trails than by fat bike? If you’ve missed the recent outdoor trend, … Continue reading

Top Michigan Farmers Markets for the Best Produce

 At Castle in the Country Bed and Breakfast we have several farmers markets within a scenic 30 minute driving distance of the Inn and we’re excited to share the bounty of our local experience with our guests.  From the spring freshness … Continue reading