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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…

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…

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…

A fun filled day trip to Grand Rapids Michigan

Are you thinking about having an extended visit at Castle in the Country? With so much to do on the property alone and the surrounding area, many of our guests treat themselves to a longer stay at our b&b.   With at least a 4 or 5 day stay we’ll be able to customize our…

Top 10 Most Romantic Activities in Southwest Michigan

We are so excited to be awarded by iLoveInns as one of 2015’s Top Ten Romantic Inns! Our mission here at Castle in the Country B&B Inn is to deliver great lodging experiences that respond to the need for couples to get away in a beautiful and peaceful place and spend quality time together in a…

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…

A Day-Trip in Kalamazoo for the Guests of Castle in the Country

Thinking about bringing your sweetheart on a getaway to Castle in the Country?  Take our suggestions for some Foodie experiences in the nearby town of Kalamazoo. With a “university town” vibe, the downtown area of Kalamazoo makes for a perfect day-trip for the guests of Castle in the Country during anytime of the year. Where To Eat &…

Top Michigan Farmers Markets for the Best Produce

Table topped with fresh and brightly colored vegetables

At Castle in the Country, we have several farmers markets within a scenic 30-minute drive of the Inn. We’re excited to share the bounty of our local experience with you! From the spring freshness of rhubarb, to the juiciest blueberries of mid-summer, to the crisp apple season of the fall, we offer a variety of…