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Best Girlfriend Getaways in Minnesota

October 11, 2011 by SpicerCastle

Best Girlfriend Getaways in Minnesota

Best Girlfriend Getaways in Minnesota

Now is the time to have fun while many husbands and boyfriends are hunting or watching football games. Why not laugh outloud, enjoy great food, sip wine and do fun stuff with the girls?  Visit Spicer Castle Inn and participate in one of our hilarious interactive 5-course murder mystery dinners filled with suspense and intrigue.   Stay for the night and enjoy our complimentary Happy Hour and Hearty Breakfast.

While in our area stop by Mr. B’s Chocolatier to sample fine Swiss and Belgian Chocolates .  Why not bring home a little something special to your sweetheart?  Take in a wine tasting at Glacial Ridge Winery and while you’re there pick apples at the orchard and purchase a caramel apple or two for the little ones.

This will be one of the best girlfriend getaways you’ve planned.  Your friends will be talking about their trip to Spicer Castle Inn for years to come.

 

Central, MN – Murder Mystery Dinner & Lodging Special

March 8, 2011 by SpicerCastle

Are you looking for something fun and different to do this weekend?  Do you like last minute deals?  Why not consider savings of up to $119.00 in our popular, interactive murder mystery and lodging package at our historic bed and breakfast inn located in Minnesota’s beautiful lake country?  This deal is good for reservations made after Tuesday, March 8, 2011 for lodging on Friday, March 11, 2011.

Package includes one night lodging for two adults in a guestroom with double whirlpool tub and fireplace; along with afternoon tea, participation in our murder mystery along with a five course dinner and hearty breakfast.

While visiting our Inn perhaps you may want to stop by Mr. B’s Chocolatier, Glacial Ridge Winery or Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center .

Valentine’s Savings for your romantic getaway!

January 11, 2011 by SpicerCastle

Now is the time to enjoy great savings at Spicer Castle Inn.  You will be able to relax in a double whirlpool tub while you watch the flames dance in the fireplace, enjoy social hour and a hearty breakfast  for only $99 for two per night.  Experience a romantic candlelit dinner in our cozy atmoshere.  Our rustic bed and breakfast Inn is a great escape to celebrate a special birthday, anniversary or getaway.

You can add Mr. B’s Swiss Chocolates, fresh flowers, love poem book, bubble bath kit or one of our romance packages to your reservation to make your special celebration memorable.  Let us know what you are interested at the time you make your reservation and we will be happy to have your items in your room upon arrival.

While staying at our Inn you may want to visit Glacial Ridge Winery and sample a few of their great wines that are featured at our Inn.  See a movie at Twin Spin Cinema, shop at Mill Pond Mercantile, watch the snowmobile races on Green Lake, play board games or read a great book to name a few of the fun things to do in our area.

End of Summer Savings at Spicer Castle Inn

August 24, 2010 by SpicerCastle

Summer in Minnesota is almost over and many of you have yet to take a vacation.  May I suggest a night or two at our Historic Inn and Restaurant located on the shores of beautiful Green Lake in Spicer, MN.  Stay with us Thursday, August 26th or Friday, August 27th and not only get a deal on your room but also a certificate to our restaurant or dinner cruise.    Enjoy a 20% lodging discount along with a $25.00 certificate to our restaurant or dinner cruise.

In the evening relax as you sit  by the bonfire overlooking spectacular Green Lake while you roast marshmallows, make smores and tell tales.   Be sure to bring your camera to remember the magnificent sunset over Green Lake.

Later on enjoy a glass of wine while soaking in a double whirlpool tub and if the night is cool, watch the flames dance in the fireplace.  Sleep peacefully in a cozy bed and awaken to a hearty breakfast.

Central, MN ~ Laugh outloud if you want to at our hilarious murder mystery dinners!

May 5, 2010 by SpicerCastle

Murder Mystery FunGuests at Spicer Castle Inn are laughing outloud as they participate in our hilarious murder mystery dinners and you know why – because they are FUN!  It is hard to contain your laughter once you are transformed into one of the several outrageous characters and meet your fellow suspects during hors d’oeuvres.  The evening continues with a five course dinner and lots of laughter can be heard from the guests as they discover their motive for committing the dastardly deed – but wait, YOU could be the murderer!

Murder mystery parties are perfect for birthday’s, anniversaries, girlfriend getaways, rehearsal dinners, team building events and anyone who enjoys a great laugh.

Our Minnesota Bed and Breakfast has been hosting murder mystery lunches and dinners from 8 to 80 guests for twenty years.  You can purchase tickets in any quantity for the dinner theater or packages that include lodging in one of our 18 guestrooms.

If you could use a good laugh, now is the time to visit our rustic Inn located on five wooded acres along the shores of beautiful Green Lake in Kandiyohi County.

Best Entertainment & Lodging Idea for New Year’s Eve!

December 28, 2009 by SpicerCastle

Do you remember the last time you had so much fun on New Year’s Eve that you laughed out-loud“I haven’t laughed so much in years!” “First experience with a murder mystery – what a blast!” are just a few of the comments we receive every time a guest participates  in our hilarious five-course murder mystery dinners.

This year say good-bye to 2009 and ring in 2010 with laughter, suspense, great food and friends!  Come for the evening entertainment and stay the night.  You will be sure to awake with a promising New Year’s Day resolution to enjoy life more.

Last minute $99.00 lodging special for 2. Reservations made after Monday, December 28th in our guestrooms located in our Honey House, Garden House and Carriage House.  Each guestroom features a queen bed, double whirlpool tub and fireplace.

Our Minnesota bed and breakfast is located on beautiful Green Lake in Spicer.  Just ten miles north of Willmar, forty-five miles from St. Cloud and 95 miles from Minneapolis/St.Paul.  Give us a call at 800-821-6675 or 320-796-5870 to make your reservation today.

Central, MN ~ Best Vacation Idea with lots of Area Indoor and Outdoor Activities

December 22, 2009 by SpicerCastle

Are you looking for a great affordable vacation that offers wonderful food, cozy rooms with double whirlpool tubs and fireplaces, along with lots of activities at the Inn and in the area?  Look at what we have to offer at our Minnesota Bed and Breakfast located along the beautiful shores of Green Lake in Central Minnesota.

Are you able to getaway mid-week?  If so we have a great offer for you!  $99.00 Lodging Special (Sunday through Thursday) along with our newly opened restaurant featuring All You Can Eat dinners served Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights.  Wood Fire Grill Menu available Tuesday through Saturday, seating from 5-9 pm. Perfect gift idea for anniversaries, birthdays and honeymoons.

Winter Activities at our Inn Include Be sure to sign up at the time you make your reservation to be sure your space is reserved.
Participating in our hilarious interactive Murder Mystery Dinners.
Enjoy a relaxing Massage and Dinner.
Relax with a Candlelit Dinner from our Wood Fire Grill Menu
Surprise your special guest with a Romance Box awaiting in your room upon arrival.
Play Board and Card Games.
Read a book from our library.
Take your snowshoes out and enjoy an invigorating hike in the woods or on Green Lake.
Go Ice Skating on Green Lake – right out our front window.
Walk out on Green Lake to your Fish House (make advance reservation).
Sit by the bonfire and view the stars that look vibrant under the crisp winter sky.

Winter Outdoor Activities in our Area:
All listings below are located within 20 miles from our Inn
Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center
There is a variety of outdoor and indoor activities, such as, 6 miles of groomed trails for snowshoeing, cross country skiing  (snow shoe and cross country ski rental available), 40 ft. climbing wall to name a few fun winter events.  Located approximately 10 miles from our Inn on Lake Florida.
Sibley State Park
Sleigh Rides Scroll down the page to find contact information on sleigh rides. Spicer Winterfest and Ice Castle Weekend is January 16th.
Fireworks and outdoor events are planned each year for Winterfest activities.

Winter Indoor Activities in our Area:
Glacial Ridge Winery
Mr. B’s Chocolatier  320-235-1313
House of Jacob’s  Lefse and Gifts
Gossman Pottery
Whitney’s Music Jazz-n-Java
Spicer Floral & Sophia’s Gift Gallery 320-796-0176
Bell Tower Antiques 320-796-5515
Stone Art 4Life  320-796-0848
Uniquely Knit
Flying Goose Quilt Shop
Banner Oak Pottery
Bead Jam
Heritage Falls Market
Mill Pond Mercantile
Angels & Ivy
Three Sister’s Amish Furnishings
Art House
J&L Bison Ranch
Glacial Ridge Alpaca’s

Coffee Shops
Deidra’s Espresso Cafe and Bakery 320-796-6765
Latte Da Espresso
Caribou Coffee
Lulu Beans

Spa’s and Tanning
 Bellezza Spa
The New U Vitality Center 320-796-6398
Deb’s Tanning Salon 320-796-2905
Palm Tree Tanning  320-796-0500
Illusion’s Boutique & Tanning

Fitness
Snap Fitness 320-796-2424
YMCA

Museum
Kandiyohi County Museum
Mikkelson Collection
Schwanke Museum

Movie Theater
Twin Spin Cinema
Carmike Cinema

This is a partial list of events and unique shops in our area.  We would be delighted to put together a personalized package just for you.

Central, MN ~ Best Last Minute Dinner Special at historic Spicer Castle Inn

November 28, 2009 by SpicerCastle

Relax after after a busy Black Friday.  Join us tonight (Saturday, November 28th) for one of the best dinner and/or lodging deals in our area.  $12.00 Sirloin Steak  prepared on our Wood Fire Grill with Salad, Rolls, Baked Potato and Green Beans.  Full Menu is available.  Enjoy lakeside dining at our historic bed and breakfast Inn in Central Minnesota.  We are located 10 miles north of Willmar, 45 minutes from St. Cloud and 90 miles away from Minneapolis/St. Paul.  Call 800-821-6675 for further information.

$99.00 lodging tonight – enjoy a romantic evening in one of our double whirlpool and fireplace rooms and wake up to a four course breakfast served at 9:00 am at our Minnesota bed and breakfast along the shores of beautiful Green Lake in Kandiyohi County.

Central Minnesota Best Vacation Idea at Spicer Castle Inn, Spicer MN

November 15, 2009 by SpicerCastle

Do you enjoy mystery and intrigue ~ laughing out loud and great food? Does Friday the 13th make for a special occasion?  Look no further because Friday, November 13th and Saturday, November 14th you can join us for a mysterious murder mystery dinner and best of all we are offering a Buy One Get One Free murder mystery ticket.

The evening includes a five-course dinner and here is a clue to our menu: Prime Rib and Shrimp, Shrimp Fettuccine, Roasted Chicken, Parmesan Crusted Walleye or Butternut Squash Ravioli and for dessert White Chocolate Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake with Melba Sauce and Whipped Cream.

Our guests have told us that our bed and breakfast located in Central Minnesota is “awesome,” “haven’t laughed this much in years.” “great beds!” .  This is a great idea for a special birthday, anniversary, girlfriend getaway or just an evening of fun.  We enjoy personalizing your special event with fresh flowers, massages, decorated cakes, chocolate covered strawberries and romantic candlelit dinners for two just to name a few ideas.  If you have something special in mind or would like us to personalize your event, let us know and we will be happy to assist you.Birthday Cake

Why not stay the night for only $99.00 for two adults ~and enjoy our cozy guestrooms or guesthouses with double whirlpool tubs and fireplaces.  Sit by our lakeside bonfire during these cool November nights and tell tales while you roast s’more and view the spectacular sunsets over the water.  In the morning enjoy a four course breakfast in the dining room or brought to your guestroom.Sunset over Green Lake ~ Spicer Castle Inn

Spicer Castle Inn is located on five wooded acres along the southeast shore of beautiful Green Lake in Spicer, Minnesota.  Our b&b is located 45 minutes from St. Cloud and 90 miles from Minneapolis/St. Paul.

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 Minnesota Best Entertainment Idea, Spicer Castle Inn

November 15, 2009 by SpicerCastle

Are you looking for lots of laughs, great food and an evening filled with fun?  Look no further – our popular interactive murder mystery dinners are “awesome,” read what our guests have said, “Haven’t laughed this much in years,” “The food was fantastic!”  Are you a foodie?  Be sure to read our menu below.

Friday, November 6th we are offering a Buy One Murder Mystery Ticket and Get One FREE!!  This is an excellent opportunity to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, girlfriend getaway, or just have fun.  Stay the night for $99.00 for two adults and enjoy a whirlpool tub, fireplace and awake to a four-course breakfast.Enjoy a whirlpool tub and watch the flames dance in the fireplace.

Murder Mystery Dinner Menu
Hors d’Oeuvres
Warmed Cinnamon Apple Cider
Spiced and Candies Pecans, Walnuts and Almonds
Dried Fruits and Grapes
Imported Cheeses with House Crostini, Water Crackers and Sliced Baguettes
Roasted Tomato, Basil and Cheese Crostini
Wild Mushroom Flatbread
Soup and Salad Course
Lyonnaise Gratinee Soup
Cranberry and Candied Walnut Salad
Entrees:
Roasted Prime Rib & Shrimp, Pan Au-Jus and Horseradish Cream
Shrimp Fettuccini*
Roasted Chicken with Wild Mushroom Hunter Sauce
Parmesan Crusted Walleye
Butternut Squash Ravioli*
All Entrees Include: Red Skin Mashed Potatoes, Garlic Baby Green Beans. *Pasta Entrees do not include Mashed Potatoes
Dessert
White Chocolate Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake
Beverages
Mocha Java Coffee and Herbal Teas
Wine and Beer List Available
Special Dietary Requests met with advance notice.

Get ready to enjoy an evening filled with laughter and great food as you experience one of Central Minnesota’s best kept secrets – a bed and breakfast murder mystery dinner along the shores of beautiful Green Lake.  We are located 45 minutes away from St. Cloud, and 90 miles away from Minneapolis/St. Paul.

Central MN ~ Holiday Shopping Expo at Spicer Castle Inn.

November 10, 2009 by SpicerCastle

 

 Deer Hunting Widows are you looking for a fun afternoon on Saturday, November 14th?  Stop by our Inn and enjoy shopping and looking at the 1000’s of gift items from several vendors.  Great way to get a start on your holiday shopping list.  While your at the Inn, enjoy our wine tasting with cheese, spiced nuts and hors doeuvres and tour a few of our 18 guestrooms on our five acre estate located on beautiful Green Lake.

Stay for dinner and enjoy our wood fire grill entrees.  Want to make a night of it?  Stay for $99.00 in one of our whirlpool/fireplace guestrooms and enjoy sitting by the bonfire, telling tales and roasting s’mores, laughing out loud at our Buy One Get One Free murder mystery dinner, go to the movies, soak in a whirlpool tub while you watch the flames dance in the fireplace, play board games, put a puzzle together, get a massage,  go for a hike, visit Glacial Ridge Winery, antique stores, Millpond Mercantile, Bead Jam to name a few of the activities to do in our area.

Spicer Castle is located 45 minutes  away from St. Cloud and 90 miles from Minneapolis/St. Paul.

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.

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