Fall leaves in bright oranges and yellows

5 Ways to Experience Fall Foliage

It is still an amazing Indian summer in Michigan but autumn is coming, which means the trees will start to change color. It’s a magical time of year as the trees turn from green to shades of gold, red, and orange. The crisp evening air will soon coax us out to enjoy the fire pit…

Stone path through gardens

Gardens, Art, Shopping, & Food Galore!

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…

Wedding couple looking at a pond

Book a Magical Midweek Wedding or an Enchanting Elopement in Michigan

Say Yes to the Best Wedding Venue in Michigan Imagine celebrating the love you share at an intimate wedding venue in Michigan. Whether you’re looking for a glamorous budget-friendly option or a romantic elopement for two, we have everything you need here at our romantic Michigan bed and breakfast. The best part is no matter…

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…

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…

Strawberry and rhubarb filled crepes

Strawberry-Rhubarb Filled Crepes Recipe

Aahh, the joys of summer: strawberries, rhubarb, blueberries, cherries… Our Southwest Michigan location is prime for summer’s bounty. Herb and his kitchen mates love turning the seasons’ harvests into culinary delights. Here is our much adored Strawberry-Rhubarb Filled Crepes recipe. Enjoy this sweet and delicious taste of Castle in the Country at home! Makes: 10;…

Ramps, or green, wild onions on the kitchen counter ready for cooking

Ramp and Asparagus Quiche Recipe | Perfect for Spring

Springtime at The Castle brings fresh ramps growing wild in the woods. Ramps (Allium tricoccum) are a species of wild onion widespread across the eastern United States and Canada. They are wild leeks that are foraged from wooded, shady areas. They are one of the first signs of spring here on The Castle grounds, and…

Named “Top Ten Most Romantic in the World”

We’re so excited and honored to be selected from over 11,000 Bed and Breakfast Inns as one the “Top Ten Most Romantic Bed and Breakfast Inns in the World” by the largest online directory