Castle in the Country is within a scenic 30 minute drive from some of the Best West Michigan Hiking Trails. Come experience a weekend of pampering with mother nature just outside your door. Who says you can’t have the best of both worlds?
The King Arthur Suite lives up to its name as it boasts a magnificent 14 foot tall window over looking backyard greenery and pond. Sir Lancelot also lends its windows for your viewing pleasure to our tranquil pond capped with lily pads. Last but not least, the Romeo and Juliet suite embodies romance with its Italian villa decor and a lush view sure to please nature and style lovers alike. The views are wonderful, but don’t just look on – get outside and enjoy the beauty of Michigan in the summer!
Hiking on Property
Many of our guests’ favorite hiking trails are right here on our property! Experience the beauty of our 65 acres brimming with wildlife on foot or by renting our Fat Bikes. Take advantage of long summer days by kayaking at our secluded Lake Emerson. Unwind for the evening around our outdoor fire place and stargaze far from city lights.
Three of the best west Michigan hiking trails are only a short drive away from our country haven. Get off property and enjoy the great outdoors too!
Allegan State Game Area
At this local site, just 20 minutes from the inn, you will find a peaceful area that features 50,000 acres of Oak pine barrens and wetlands and over 20 miles of hiking trails. Before you head out for a day in your hiking boots, consult this helpful hiking map and choose your route. You will also have the chance to view wildlife at this peaceful site as well! Keep your eyes peeled and have your camera ready!
Swan Creek Pond
Venture just 20 minutes away from your comfortable room at The Castle and explore this 5.9 mile hike that loops around a serene lake, teeming with woodland creatures. This trail is a hidden treasure, often going unnoticed by tourists and outdoor enthusiasts. Discover its beauty and enjoy the gorgeous Michigan views you will find along the way.
Saugatuck Dunes State Park
Feel like adventuring West to Lake Michigan? Saugatuck Dunes State Park boasts 2.5 miles of pristine shoreline and 200 ft. tall sand dunes, sure to please the birdwatcher and hikers alike. Take a break from the woods and take a hike by the water! Just 15 minutes south of Saugatuck Dunes State Park, another foray awaits…
Want to cool down after a hike? Visit the beach for a refreshing end to a day of outdoor fun. Rated one of the top five beaches in the world, Oval Beach is the perfect place to spend the afternoon swimming in clear, blue water or to watch the sun slip behind the seemingly endless stretch of Lake Michigan.
Don’t let the summer slip away. Book a room today and get ready to enjoy all that Michigan has to offer.