Plan your Minnesota Fall Getaway

September 28, 2015 by InnKeeper

Minnesota Fall GetawayThere’s never a shortage of reasons to get out of the twin cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul and head for a little respite along the shores of one of Minnesota’s many lakes.  Who would argue with a few days filled with rest, relaxation, scenic water views, and comfortable accommodations?  There’s definitely not a shortage of lakes in Minnesota, but none so special as Green Lake.  Just as a few days relaxing on the beautiful shores of Green Lake will do wonders for your soul during the warm summer months, so, too, will it be during the fall.  In fact, there seems to be something even more magical in the air at Spicer Castle during the fall.  Book your fall getaway at our luxury Minnesota Bed and Breakfast Inn today, and see for yourself how wonderful a few days on the shores of Green Lake truly can be.

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Birding Around Minnesota’s Green Lake

August 14, 2015 by InnKeeper

Minnesota BirdingMost people come to the lake country near Spicer Minnesota to escape the day to day stress of their modern lifestyle.  We can’t think of a better way to enjoy the quiet serenity of Minnesota’s lake country than spending a day in nature, watching the abundant wildlife that calls this area home.  In Minnesota, we enjoy a variety of distinct landscapes, from prairie grasslands, deciduous woods, coniferous forest and aspen parkland to expansive lakes that dot the landscape. Each area has distinct habitats for plants and animals, and offer many unique and exciting opportunities for outdoor activities.  To take advantage of the some of the best birding destinations around Minnesota, book your room at our relaxing Bed and Breakfast on Green Lake, Minnesota today.

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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.

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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.