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Sweet Potato Crusted Quiche

This delicious and healthy Sweet Potato Crusted Quiche will easily become a new favorite breakfast or brunch recipe!  Thanks to the sweet potato crust, it’s gluten-free and lower in carbs and calories than traditional quiche.   Ingredients 1 Medium Sweet Potato 1 C Feta Cheese Crumbled 6 eggs 1 1/3 C heavy cream 1C Fresh…

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

Top 12 FREE Things to Do in Southwest Michigan

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,…

Cozy and tranquil massage room with dim lighting, two massage tablesl for couple's massages

Sublime Spa Getaway in Southwest Michigan

Are you in need of some rest and relaxation after the hustle and bustle of the holiday season? We have the perfect solution. Head to Castle in the Country for a sublime spa getaway in Southwest Michigan. Our Royal Retreat Spa room is in our Castle Keep building and is exclusively for use by our…

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

Top 10 Indoor Activities in Southwest Michigan

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…

From left to right: Herb's homemade sourdough bread loafs; Herb's homemade stuffed pumpkin French Toast

Stuffed Pumpkin French Toast with Sourdough Bread

Enjoy a taste of Castle in the Country this season with Herb’s delicious Stuffed Pumpkin French Toast made with his very own scratch made sourdough bread in honor of National Homemade Bread Day! Ingredients Filling 4 oz. cream cheese, softened ¼ cup powdered sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract ½ tsp. almond extract French Toast 8…

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

Perfect B&B in Michigan for a Romantic Fall Getaway

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…

Barrel of red apples on a sunny day.

Your Guide to Apple-Picking in Southwest, MI

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…

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

Antiquing & Shopping Around Saugatuck MI

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…