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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…

10 Romantic Things to Do in Southwest MI this Summer

Spring picnic on green grass

Are you looking for some added romance? Keep the sparks flying with these 10 romantic things to do in Southwest MI this summer. From elopements and massages to picnics and sunsets, it’s all here waiting for you.   #1 – Enjoy a Picnic on the Castle Grounds The Castle grounds encompass 65 acres of grassy…

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…

Top Outdoor Winter Activities in Southwest Michigan

Man snow skiing downhill

Pure Michigan is pure delight during the winter months. Michigan simply sparkles with its abundance of open spaces and scenic wonder. From snowshoeing and skiing to skating and hiking, many fun opportunities are available during the colder months. During your stay at Castle in the Country, you will relish these top outdoor winter activities in…

7 Fun and Unique Ways to Enjoy the Holidays in Southwest MI

Close-up view of Christmas tree with red bulbs and white lights

During the holidays, Southwest Michigan offers the best of this magical time of year. Come experience the joy of the season, from shopping local markets and admiring twinkling lights, to savoring holiday fare and cuddling fireside in our romantic Castle in the Country. Here are 7 fun and unique ways to enjoy the holidays in…

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…

Perfect Spring Getaway for Couples

couple laughing with glasses of wine

Have you been focused on everything but your mate? Make yourselves a priority and book the perfect getaway this spring at Castle in the Country. These fun things to do in Michigan for couples this spring will get you started. You’ll be able to anticipate luxuriating in your romantic guest room, being pampered with spa…