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Perfect B&B in Michigan for a Romantic Fall Getaway

Beautiful view of the lake through the trees in the fall at The Castle

Are you dreaming of a fall getaway, where just you and your sweetheart can spend quality time together with access to romantic amenities? Do you picture scenic drives down country roads lined with an array of trees in autumn hues? How about a quiet stroll in the woods with nothing but the sounds of the…

Your Guide to Apple-Picking in Southwest, MI

Barrel of red apples on a sunny day.

Yellow, green, and red, oh my! Fall is just around the corner, which brings one much-anticipated activity – apple picking. Round, shiny apples in various shades and varieties become ever abundant and evident in the surrounding Michigan orchards and farms from late August through October. Our Castle in the Country Bed & Breakfast, nestled in…

7 Beautiful Beaches to Visit in Southwest Michigan this Summer

Overlook of South Beach in South Haven, sandy beach, Lake Michigan in the distance and grass on the dunes

Southwest Michigan is well-known and beloved for many attributes: u-pick farms plump full of blueberries, apples and peaches, award-winning vineyards and wineries, breathtaking and challenging golf courses, charming and artistic towns, and beautiful beaches along Lake Michigan. The second largest of the Great Lakes by volume, you’ll find abundant access via several quaint beaches in…

Relive History at the Gilmore Car Museum in Southwest Michigan

Shiny black vintage car with chrome trim

Come relive history at the Gilmore Car Museum in Southwest Michigan, North America’s largest auto museum. The Gilmore Car Museum is situated halfway between Detroit and Chicago in Hickory Corners, Michigan, and features a 90-acre historic campus with an incredible collection of almost 400 vintage automobiles, motorcycles, and memories. The Gilmore Car Museum’s mission is…

Visit the Enchanting Frederick Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids

Beautiful butterfly flying around yellow wildflowers

Spring is a magical time of year. Nature returns to life, and the landscape changes from muted greys and browns to pretty pastels. Even the air changes with the rich, fresh scent of soil and new plant life. Naturally, spring is a time to get outside and awaken our senses after winter’s slumber. We have…

7 Fun Fall Activities in Southwest Michigan

View of the lake surrounded by trees in the fall

Pure Michigan is pure bliss, especially in the glorious fall season. Michigan’s lush green landscape gradually transforms into a rainbow of vibrant autumn hues. The popular fall foliage season begins in mid-September and typically peaks the first two weeks of October. But, you can still enjoy the season into early November, when the vibrant colors…

5 Michigan Activities to Enjoy This Spring

purple flowers

Now is the perfect time to get away to Michigan. Winter is over, birds are singing, flowers are blooming, and the weather is warming up. Shake off the winter blues, kiss work goodbye, and revel in the joy of springtime. From outdoor fun like biking and birding, to local attractions and great food, you can enjoy…

The Best Skiing in Southwest Michigan

Young couple playing with snow outdoor in a winter day. Happy wo

We are lucky to have our Michigan bed and breakfast located near the best of the best Southwest Michigan ski areas! Whether you are a beginner or a pro on the slopes you are sure to find a trail just right for you at one of these mountains near us. Can’t decide where to go?…