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Fall Apple-Picking in Southwest Michigan

That fresh smell of the apple orchards as you drive by with your windows down. The amazing aroma of spices and pumpkin from your kitchen. And the smooth, tart taste of apple cider after a long day raking leaves. Nothing gets any better than the fall weather in the state of Michigan. Here at Castle…

Romantic Wagon Rides :: Fall Lodging Specials in Michigan

Cooler winds and changing leaves bring with them exciting plans for fall at Castle in the Country. Due to the success of past years’ wagon rides, we’ve decided to extend the fun for our Guests who book any 2 or more night stays that include the following Friday nights from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sept. 18th…

Wineries in Michigan :: Vineyard Tours at Fenn Valley

The best part about Fenn Valley Extended Vineyard Tours (aside from the amazing wine) is getting to ask the experts any question you’ve ever wanted to ask about wine. Travel by wagon through their Southwest Michigan vineyard stopping at every point to try the grapes that correspond to the wine you’re tasting. Ask the questions…

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…

Distilleries – Newest Trend in Southwest Michigan

So many of our guests return to us eager to visit the tasting rooms of amazing wineries like Fenn Valley, breweries like Bell’s, and hard cider tasting rooms like Virtue. The newest trend cropping up in Southwest Michigan are distilleries and we’re happy to direct our guests to some of the best. 1). CopperCraft Distillery–…

Blueberry Season in Southwest Michigan

The U-Pick Blueberry season is in full swing here in Southwest Michigan. Michigan is the number one state of highbush blueberry production. The state of Michigan, alone, creates over 100 million pounds of blueberries a year. Whether it be in our farm-fresh fruit cups, our cornmeal blueberry pancakes, or our lemon curd and blueberry stuffed…

Outdoor Concerts in Southwest Michigan

A visit to our Southwest Michigan Inn in the summer time means access to our beautiful grounds as well as countless events to choose from in the surrounding area. Our guests have always been pleasantly surprised to stumble upon live outdoor music when visiting a nearby town. For other events you don’t want to miss,…

Holland’s Hope Summer Repertory Theater, Live Theater in MI

Located a scenic 30 minutes drive from Holland, Castle in the Country is the perfect summer getaway destination, especially if you’re planning on seeing a show one evening of your stay. We always suggest a wonderful selection of restaurants located on your way from here to Holland. After spending a relaxing day with us on our…