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Top 12 FREE Things to Do in Southwest Michigan

A carpet of red, pink, yellow and white tulips surrounding a windmill in Holland, MI

There aren’t too many things that are free in life these days. So, we’ve put together a list of free things to do in Southwest Michigan this spring and summer, much of which revolves around nature’s bounty. During your next stay with us, we’ll share even more ideas for fun and free things to enjoy,…

Top 10 Indoor Activities in Southwest Michigan

Deeply romantic grey and black guest room with modern touches, 3-sided fireplace and king-size bed.

Mother Nature does not always cooperate with our travel plans. But that’s okay. There is plenty to do both indoors and out in our neck of the woods. So, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 indoor activities in Southwest Michigan. What’s more, this list works great for any time of weather at…

Antiquing & Shopping Around Saugatuck MI

Antique pocket watch propped open on an antique drawing of a ship

In addition to the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline with stunning sunsets, vineyards, wineries and orchards galore, not to mention farm-to-table dining and farmers markets, our neck of the woods is also teeming with places to shop, from antique stores and malls to unique boutiques and shops that sell everything you can imagine. Here is your…

Gardens, Art, Shopping, & Food Galore!

Stone path through gardens

As much as we adore relaxing in our cozy, romantic Michigan bed and breakfast, we also love exploring the beautiful area of Southwest Michigan. We are located just 45 minutes from downtown Grand Rapids. Learn more about the fun and unique activities that are coming up this season in both Grand Rapids and the Allegan area here. Enjoy Unique…

Top 10 Date Ideas for a Romantic Winter Getaway in Michigan

Regardless of the weather, you and your sweetheart deserve some time together. Why not pamper yourselves with a romantic winter getaway to your choice of the best available whirlpool/fireplace suite?   Castle in the Country’s Top 10 Romantic Winter Experiences:  Discover our wooded wonderland by exploring our walking trails (by snowshoe in the snow) or from the…

Rainy Day Adventures in Southwest Michigan

Castle in the Country is located in Southwest Michigan on 65 acres with wooded walking trails, private lake access and beautiful views on our decks overlooking our pond so it’s not surprising that many of our guests choose us for their romantic vacation and plan to enjoy the beautiful outdoor surroundings.  But not every day…

Michigan Getaways near Chicago

Looking for a getaway from the Windy City?  At Castle in the Country we’re honored to have been chosen to represent Michigan’s “Best Room in the House”  in a recent Chicago Tribune article, we were recognized among the top ten Great Hotels of the Midwest. Our rural location is home to many farm-to-table restaurants, wineries, craft breweries…

Things To Do in Southwest Michigan

Couples who escape to Castle in the Country are looking to relax and longing to find quiet and romantic nights away from the busyness of the city or the suburbs. But, after they arrive here, spend a night or two relaxing and taking advantage of all the amenities of our great rooms, experiencing the amazing…