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7 Beautiful Beaches to Visit in Southwest Michigan This Summer

path to a sunset beach. winding trail through dune grass leads to a sunset beach on the coast of the inland sea of lake michigan. hoffmaster state park. muskegon, michigan.

Does Michigan Have a Beach? Nestled amongst the Great Lakes, Michigan has not just a beach but many beautiful beaches. We have curated a list of the best beaches to visit in Southwest Michigan this summer. Southwest Michigan is well-known and beloved for many attributes: u-pick farms plum full of blueberries, apples, and peaches, great…

Lake Michigan Beach Vacation – Top 3 Beaches

Dreaming of the perfect Lake Michigan beach vacation with your special someone? Our Southwest Michigan 10-room inn is centrally located to the best area beaches and we love giving our guests personalized recommendations on the perfect way to spend their day before returning to our scenic and secluded property. 1) Oval Beach – Saugatuck Ranked #1…

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…

Top 10 Date Ideas for a Romantic Winter Getaway in Michigan

ozy loveseat, fire stove, charcuterie board and wine in the outdoor igloo during the winter.

Every couple deserves some quality time together. A romantic winter getaway in Michigan provides tender memories that will last a lifetime. At Castle in the Country, we specialize in quality time. From wooded trails and outdoor fire tables to delicious breakfasts and luxurious rooms, here are our top 10 date ideas for a royally romantic…

Experience the Return of Springtime at Castle in the Country

Front porch of the Inn with white trim, blue siding, wicker furniture and hanging baskets of red flowers

Castle in the Country Bed & Breakfast is happily situated on 65 wooded acres in the Southwest Michigan countryside. Our property provides 10 luxurious rooms and suites and is your best location to experience the signs of spring!  As one of the “Top Ten Most Romantic B&Bs” in Michigan, we’re the perfect choice for couples…

5 Spring Activities in Michigan to Enjoy

purple flowers

Now is the perfect time to get away to Michigan. Winter is over, the 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, here…

Enchanting Summer Weddings at the Castle

bride and groom at our gazebo during the ceremony

Finally, the stars have aligned and your prayers have been answered; your best friend and life partner has asked you to be theirs forever. Your ring is now correctly sized and you have posted at least 10 Instagram and Facebook pictures showing it off in every light; so now what? Wedding planning, that’s what! With…

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 at Castle in the Country, just waiting for you.   #1 – Enjoy a Picnic on the Castle Grounds The Castle…