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Experience spectacular fall colors in Central Minnesota

September 28, 2011 by SpicerCastle

“While most trees and shrubs have just started to put on their fall colors, the red or smooth sumac along the Glacial Ridge Trail already is sporting firey red and orange colors.  Red Sumac turns color before other fall foliage.

Experience spectacular fall colors in Spicer, MN
Experience spectacular fall colors in Spicer, MN

The DNR predicts the best fall color in 10 years for 2011!” States the Lakes Area Review.

Looking for a spectacular driving route?  The Glacial Ridge Trail is a beautiful driving route that meanders through the prairie and woods that is absolutely gorgeous right now and hopefully will last another week.

While the weather is still nice a bike ride or hike on the Glacial Lakes State Trail or the 12 mile trail that follows around Green Lake would be quite refreshing.

View Green Lake Bike & Hike Trail, Spicer, MN in a larger map
The lakes are calm this time of year and a canoe trip to view the fall colors would be spectacular.

If you are looking for a beautiful fall outing be sure to include West Central Minnesota in your plans.

 

Spicer Castle Inn Last Minute Hot Deals, Spicer MN

July 18, 2011 by SpicerCastle

 

Spicer Castle Inn on the Beautiful shores of Green Lake.

HOT Outside – NOW is the time to COOL off!  Great savings on last minute openings at Spicer Castle Inn and Restaurant located on the shores of beautiful Green LakeLakeside Rooms ~ Double Whirlpool Rooms ~ All Air Conditioned!!

$99 Per Room Per Night; includes Afternoon Tea from 4:30 to 6:00 pm and Full Breakfast at 9:00 am.  Limited number of guestrooms available – reserve yours now before they are gone. 

10 Reasons to Stay at Spicer Castle Inn this week ending Sunday, July 24th
1. Free canoe to enjoy a lake breeze
2. Paved bike trail
3. Swimming in the cool lake water – remember your air mattress
4. Fish from shore OR bring your boat – we have plenty of parking space
5. Lakeside dining at our Restaurant – Tues-Sat 5:00 to 9:00 pm
6. 15% OFF Spicer Castle Belle Dinner Cruise – Thurs-Sat
7. 15% OFF Murder Mystery Dinner – Fri & Sat
8. Visit Glacial Ridge Winery
9. New London Waterdays Weekend Celebration

10. Nearby Golfing OR Horseback Riding OR Ride Go-Karts and Play Mini-Golf
 

For reservation assistance, call us at 1-800-821-6675 or 1-320-796-5870 and we will be happy to assist you.  Visit our website at www.spicercastle.com

Best Mid-Week Lodging Special on Beautiful Green Lake, Spicer, MN

August 9, 2010 by SpicerCastle

$99 Summer Mid-Week Lodging Special
Hurry before Summer is gone – now is the time to slip on your sandals and get out the sunscreen.  Whether you enjoy the indoors or outdoors, Spicer Castle Inn is your summer destination get-away.  Mid-week travelers (Sunday through Thursday night) can enjoy our $99.00 lodging special that includes social hour from 4:30 to 6:00 and full breakfast.  Don’t forget to make reservations for dinner with lakeside dining at the Inn.  John’s Cottage and Raymond’s Cabin are excluded.

While at Spicer Castle enjoy a glass of lemonade while you relax overlooking beautiful Green Lake, dine aboard the Spicer Castle Belle as you enjoy a 2.5 hour tour of Green Lake, laugh out loud at our humorous five course murder mystery dinner, enjoy lakeside dining at our restaurant, go biking on the paved biking trails, canoe by the Inn, try your luck at fishing from shore, take a hike, go sunbathing at the beach, sit by the bonfire while you make s’mores and count lightning bugs, put a puzzle together or play a board game while you reconnect with that special someone in your life.

We look forward to welcoming you to our Inn this summer!

 

Daylight Savings Time is here and Spring is near!

March 9, 2010 by SpicerCastle

Today it is raining and overcast in Spicer, Minnesota and I am excited because Spring is near.  My thoughts turn to the anticipation of seeing the first crocus peak through the ground.

At our Minnesota Inn we are blessed to be located along the beautiful shores of Green Lake on a five acre natural park like setting. Summer is a great time of year in Central Minnesota with boating, swimming, fishing, biking, birding, bonfire’s, s’mores, sandcastles and catching lightning bugs at our MN bed and breakfast inn.

Looking for a fun event try our popular murder mystery dinners, foodie adventure nights, dinner cruises, all you can eat specials, dinner menu, and Sunday brunch. Click here to learn more about dining at Spicer Castle!

While staying at our B&B you may want to visit our areas many interesting shops, parks, cinemas, theaters, golf courses and beaches. Here are a few links to the several fun places to visit while staying at our Minnesota bed and breakfast. Glacial Ridge Winery, Mill Pond Mercantile, Bead Jam, Mr. B’s Chocolatier, Bison Ranch, Sibley State Park, Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center, Barn Theater, Twin Spin Cinema, Little Crow Ski Club and Big Kahuna Park.

Spicer, MN ~ Central Minnesota Best Last Minute Getaway ~ Great Girlfriends Getaway at Spicer Castle Inn

November 15, 2009 by SpicerCastle

Friday, November 6th and Saturday, November 7th $99.00 Lodging Special for any guestroom (excluding John’s Cottage and Raymond’s Cabin).  Enjoy relaxing in a double whirlpool while you watch the flames dance in the fireplace.

Looking for some laughs and great food?  Than our murder mystery dinner is just the ticket.  November 7th sign up for our afternoon Holiday Centerpiece Workshop and create a one of a kind centerpiece for your holiday table.  November 14th join the fun in our afternoon Holiday Shopping Expo and Wine/Cheese Sampling. 

 Or enjoy our new Wood Fire Grille Menu prepared at our new firepit is a great hit with our guests. Enjoy a relaxing evening during this beautiful time of year in central Minnesota’s bountiful lake country.  Embrace the crisp evening air and the yellows of the early fall colors in our panoramic view of Green Lake in our lakeside dining room. $20.00  per person.

Looking for something to do?  Go biking or walking on the paved trails, don’t want to bring your bike, rent one at the nearby Spicer Bike & Sports.  Visit Sibley State Park .   Sit by the shore and read a good book, check out the local Glacial Ridge Winery,  try your luck at shore fishing, shop at the nearby stores or catch a movie at the Twin Spin Cinema to name a few of the many things to do in our area.

Our last minute lodging special applies to reservations made after Tuesday, November 3rd.

Central MN ~ Spicer Castle Bed & Breakfast Inn Fall Wood Fire Dinner

October 28, 2009 by SpicerCastle

Tonight as I am bundled in a cozy blanket and enjoying a steaming cup of peppermint tea I can hear the wind outside rustling through the leaves.  The air is crisp and the trees are turning crimson red and bright yellow ~ fall is here!

I am excited for our new fall wood fire dinner that runs every Thursday throught Sunday night.    To get an idea of the grounds and outdoor fire pit click here to watch a short video.

Be sure to bring your camera as the sunsets are magnificent over  Green Lake.   John Spicer, who built this grand lake home in 1895 selected this spot for the sunsets and during the autumn season when the moon is full the reflection on the water it is truly transpiring.  If you or someone special in your life is  celebrating a birthday, anniversary or other special occasion or perhaps you are  looking for a romantic getaway or fun girls night out our Fall Wood Fire Dinner is just for you.

I hope that you will be able to join us for a fun and exciting evening with great food, fellowship and a laugh or two.  Click here to purchase tickets with or without lodging, or call 1-800-821-6675 and we will be happy to assist you.  Be sure to check out our calendar of events for all the scheduled activities at our bed and breakfast Inn now through December 31st.

Central, MN ~ Historic Spicer Castle Inn Columbus Day Special

October 9, 2009 by SpicerCastle

Are you looking for a last minute getaway that offers relaxation, beautfiul fall colors, scenic lake, walking and biking paths along with great food?  Than our Columbus Day Special(Sunday, October 11 and Monday, October 12) is for you! 

In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue and our special will have you feeling anew.  Stay at our Inn on beautiful Green Lake in Central Minnesota and enjoy our $99.00 lodging special including afternoon tea and four course breakfast.  Add our wood fire dinner, $10.00 per person grill your own or $19.95 per person chef prepared.  All entrees include: cranberry walnut salad, rolls, parmesan potato wedges, acorn squash and parsnip medley or roasted carrots.  Your choice of: sirloin steak, roasted chicken breast, rosemary pork loin or shrimp skewer.  Dessert choices: roasted apples with caramel sauce and ice cream, ultimate brownie torte ala mode or pumpkin cheesecake with caramel bourbon sauce.  Beverages: coffee, tea, hot chocolate, chai tea, soda or we have our wine and beer list available.

While your at our B&B you can go hiking or biking on the paved trail, relax in a whirlpool tub while you watch the flames dance in the fireplace, take our canoe out and and view the shores of Green Lake, sit by our bonfire and roast s’mores as you tell tales, visit scenic Sibley State Park, Glacial Ridge Winery,or Twin Spin Cinema.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to our Inn where you will be greeted by gracious hospitality, great food and comfortable rooms while you enjoy your getaway to Spicer Castle Inn.

Central MN, Spicer Castle Inn and the Fall colors out my window…

October 5, 2009 by SpicerCastle

Only in Minnesota do the seasons change so rapidly, now as I am looking out the window I see the Amur Maple tree is a splendid red color and there is a chance of snow flurries Friday night.

I am excited for the fall season and the opportunity to introduce our wood fire dinners to you. We are offering 12 Pepper Seasoned Sirloin, Herb Pork Loin with Dijon Sauce, Chicken Breast with Italian Marinade and Shrimp Skewers.  To top off your dining exeprience you will want to sample our Roasted Apple with Caramel Sauce and Ice Cream, Pumpkin Cheesecake or Ultimate Brownie Torte.

If you are celebrating a special event, such as a birthday, anniversary or  get-together, I hope you keep us in mind for your dining experience.  We look forward to welcoming you to the Spicer Castle Inn.

Spicer, MN ~ Spicer Castle Inn Fall Wood Fire Dinner

September 22, 2009 by SpicerCastle

We are excited to announce our new fall Spicer Castle Inn Fall Wood Fire Dinners.  You can make your reservation just for dinner or if you are looking for a fun getaway include a night or two at our historic bed and breakfast Inn along the shores of beautiful Green Lake.  The colors are  just starting to show their autumn splendor – now is a great time to visit our Inn and enjoy the outdoors.

Fall is a beautiful season and the splendor of the sunsets across Green Lake was the reason John Spicer selected this location to build his lake home.  There are 18 guestrooms, several with double whirlpool tubs and showers, fireplaces, coffeemakers, refirgerators and microwaves.  Afternoon tea and a four-course breakfast are included with your stay.

Click here to read the menu and purchase tickets or packages with lodging rooms.

Lodging Special for any guestroom (excluding John’s Cottage and Raymond’s Cabin).  Enjoy relaxing in a double whirlpool while you watch the flames dance in the fireplace.

Looking for some laughs and great food?  Than our murder mystery dinner is just the ticket held Friday and Saturday or reserve your murder mystery lunch or dinner with a minimum of 8 guests any day of the week.

Looking for something to do?  Go biking or walking on the paved trails, don’t want to bring your bike, rent one at the nearby Spicer Bike & Sports.  Visit Sibley State Park   or try your luck at mini golf at the Big Kahuna Fun Park. Sit by the shore and read a good book, check out the local Glacial Ridge Winery, go canoeing along the shore of Green Lake, try your luck at shore fishing, shop at the nearby stores or catch a movie at the Twin Spin Cinema to name a few of the many things to do in our area.

I look forward to welcoming you to the Spicer Castle Inn.

Spicer, MN ~ Mid-week travelers special at our historic Inn.

June 19, 2009 by SpicerCastle

Summer Mid-Week Special

Summer is here – now is the time to slip on your sandals and get out the sunscreen.  Whether you enjoy the indoors or outdoors, Spicer Castle Inn is your summer destination get-away.  Mid-week travelers (Sunday through Thursday night) can save  20% on a two-night stay at our Inn. 

While at Spicer Castle enjoy a glass of lemonade while you relax overlooking beautiful Green Lake, dine aboard the Spicer Castle Belle as you enjoy a 2.5 hour tour of Green Lake, laugh out loud at our humorous five course murder mystery dinner, go biking on the paved biking trails, canoe by the Inn, try your luck at fishing from shore, take a hike, go sunbathing at the beach, sit by the bonfire while you make smores and count lightning bugs, put a puzzle together or play a board game while you reconnect with that special someone in your life.

We look forward to welcoming you to our Inn on beautiful Green Lake this summer!

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