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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.

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.

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