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Relax on Minnesota’s Green Lake

July 18, 2016 by InnKeeper

Green Lake, Minnesota Summer GetawayHere we are, halfway through summer, and probably many are already wondering where time has gone. However, in Spicer, Minnesota, time seems to be at a standstill.  That’s what happens at our restful Bed and Breakfast, nestled on the stunning shores of Minnesota’s Green Lake.  Here, life just slows down. Worries fade away.  Your focus on the daily grind of modern life will switch to a simple enjoyment of living in the present.  There’s a reason this part of Minnesota has long been considered a top getaway destination.  With numerous recreation areas nearby and an infinite number of ways to relax and unwind, there truly is no better place to be this summer than at the Spicer Castle Inn.  Book your room today, and experience Minnesota’s most relaxing lakeside Bed and Breakfast this summer.

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Summer Activities at Spicer Castle

June 20, 2016 by InnKeeper

Summer Activities MinnesotaAnother warm and adventurous summer is knocking on our door, marking the time of year when everyone seems ready to get outside. For years, the beautiful shores of Green Lake have been considered a top getaway destination in Minnesota. With numerous recreation areas nearby, there truly is no better place to be this summer than at the Spicer Castle.  We’d love to help you plan a variety of summer activities to make the most of your time here. Book your room today, and experience Minnesota’s most relaxing lakeside Bed and Breakfast this summer.

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Visit Local Breweries & Wineries

May 15, 2016 by InnKeeper

Breweries & Wineries MinnesotaIf you’re looking to getaway from the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, we have the perfect getaway destination in mind; the elegant Spicer Castle.  Our Minnesota Inn is the perfect escape; a place where you can relax, rejuvenate your soul, and enjoy the summer sun.  Our Bed and Breakfast is just under 2 short hours away from the thriving metropolis of Minneapolis, but it will feel like a completely different time and place once you’re here. Spend your time enjoying the peace and serenity of our 5-acre lakeside property, then venture out in the region beyond to explore the craft beer and wine at local wineries and breweries in the area.  No matter how you spend your time, a romantic getaway at Spicer Castle will forever be remembered for its elegant yet rustic simplicity.  Book your room at our Minnesota Bed and Breakfast today.

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Birdwatching Near Spicer Castle

April 21, 2016 by InnKeeper

Birdwatching MinnesotaSpicer, Minnesota is a quaint lakeside community located along the shores of beautiful Green Lake, about 90 minutes west of Minneapolis/St. Paul.  It’s the perfect getaway destination for a few quiet restful days in the country.  Spicer Castle’s 5-acres of lakefront property couldn’t be more perfectly suited for those looking to escape the day to day stress of their modern lifestyle.  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.  One of our favorite ways to enjoy the quiet serenity of Minnesota’s lake country is watching the abundant wildlife that calls this area home.  To take advantage of the some of the best birdwatching destinations around Minnesota, book your room at our relaxing Minnesota Bed and Breakfast today.

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Spring Retreat in Minnesota

March 18, 2016 by InnKeeper

Spring Retreat MinnesotaThough there’s still a chill in the air, a quick look out the window tells you that spring is finally on its way to Minnesota. Though the weather can be volatile and variable this time of year, there is no doubt that warmer weather and sunnier skies are soon to be the norm, which has outdoor enthusiasts gearing up for another exciting year of adventure in Minnesota.  As mother nature begins its gradual awakening, treat yourself to a spring retreat along the beautiful shores of Green Lake.  At the historic Spicer Castle, guests can enjoy the sights and sounds of spring all around us.  Book your room today, and experience a glorious spring retreat at our Minnesota Inn.

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Murder, Mystery, a Castle, and Adventure

February 29, 2016 by InnKeeper

Murder Mystery Castle MinnesotaThe frenzied anticipation for spring is building for many of us in Minnesota, as the winter doldrums have us firmly in their grasp.  If you’re looking to getaway from the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, we have the perfect getaway destination in mind; the elegant Spicer Castle.  The Spicer Castle has a rich and storied past, and has always been a valuable part of the Spicer community.  Our historic Bed and Breakfast is a property that stands alone in it’s uniqueness, set apart from others located in this area by it’s rich and deeply rooted history.  Originally used as a seasonal summer house for the Spicer family, our Bed and Breakfast can now be your quiet respite at any time of year. Book your room at our Minnesota Bed and Breakfast today, and experience the continued legacy of Spicer Castle.

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Minnesota’s Top Romantic Getaway Destination

January 18, 2016 by InnKeeper

Romantic Getaway MinnesotaNow that the busy rush of the holidays are over, are you finding yourself daydreaming about a wistful, romantic getaway?  A place where you can escape to relax, to rejuvenate your soul, and to plan for the year ahead?  We have exactly the place for you, at our beautiful Spicer Castle Bed and Breakfast on the Shore’s of Minnesota’s Green Lake.  Our Bed and Breakfast is just under 2 short hours away from the thriving metropolis of Minneapolis, but it will feel like a completely different time and place once you’re here.  Whether you spend your time enjoying the peace and serenity encompassed on our 5-acre lakeside property, or whether you venture out in the region beyond, we know a romantic getaway at Spicer Castle will forever be remembered for its romantic, elegant, and rustic simplicity.  Book your room at our Minnesota Bed and Breakfast today.

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Winter Activities Near Spicer Minnesota

December 28, 2015 by InnKeeper

Winter Activities MinnesotaFor a small town of a little more than 1,000 people, there certainly is plenty to do throughout the year in Spicer, Minnesota. This is especially true during the winter months, as we gather together to celebrate the cold winter months, and get outside to enjoy the many winter activities that we enjoy here.  Whether your idea of a winter getaway includes getting outside to take part in our favorite winter activities, such as snowmobiling and cross country skiing, or whether your ideal getaway is better spent indoors relaxing to your hearts content, Spicer Castle on Green Lake is the perfect place for you.  January is a great time to plan a winter getaway to the Spicer Castle, when the ever-popular Winterfest celebration comes to town. Book your room at our romantic Minnesota Bed and Breakfast today.

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Spend the Holidays at Spicer Castle

November 19, 2015 by InnKeeper

Holidays Spicer Castle MinnesotaThough it sometimes feels like just yesterday when we were talking about and planning for summer and fall adventures around Spicer, Minnesota, the holidays are officially here.  It’s time to start finalizing your plans, and we hope Spicer Castle is on your list.  The holidays are a wonderful time of year to gather with friends and family, to keep up with long-standing traditions, and to make memories that will last a lifetime. Though this is one of the busiest seasons for many families, it’s also a wonderful time to getaway from the hectic rush of our over-scheduled lives, and to enjoy those things that truly matter. Getaway to to the magical holiday season in Minnesota this winter, where you can discover new traditions and make new memories.  Book your room at our beautiful Minnesota Bed and Breakfast today.

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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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Explore Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center

August 28, 2015 by InnKeeper

Prairie Woods MinnesotaOne of the things we consistently hear from guests in regards to what they love about our Bed and Breakfast Inn is the relaxing and natural atmosphere they encounter along the serenely beautiful shores of Minnesota’s Green Lake.  Although there is sometimes nothing better than sitting by the lake and enjoying the quiet calm of Minnesota’s lake country, sometimes our guests are looking to get out and experience the region while they are here as well.  A local favorite attraction to visit is Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center.  Book your room at our Minnesota Bed and Breakfast today so you, too, can enjoy our respite on the shores of Green Lake.

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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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See the Excitement of the Little Crow Ski Team

July 30, 2015 by InnKeeper

Little Crow Ski Team New London MinnesotaSpicer Castle Bed & Breakfast Inn is located on the beautiful shores of Green Lake, new Spicer Minnesota.  Spicer is a charming and quaint town, located about 90 minutes west of Minneapolig/St. Paul, making it a wonderful place to escape to during these warm summer months. Green Lake is the largest lake in the Little Crow Lakes Region, and the friendly community of Spicer will remind you of simpler days gone by.  While there are many fun things to fill your time while here, one of the most unique and exciting events is catching the Little Crow Ski team in action.  Book your room at our Minnesota Bed and Breakfast today, and enjoy an old fashioned water ski show.

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Biking Trails Around Spicer, MN

July 18, 2015 by InnKeeper

biking trails Green Lake SpicerIf you haven’t yet been here, Spicer Minnesota is a beautiful, quaint little community nestled on the shores of Green Lake.  Our community is located about 90 minutes west of Minneapolis/St. Paul, and is a wonderful place to escape the hectic realities of daily life.  Our beautiful and historic lakeside Bed and Breakfast is an extraordinary place to relax, and let the surroundings rejuvenate your tired spirit.  Whether you’re looking for great shopping, fun entertainment, opportunities for biking and hiking, or leisurely time spent on the water, Spicer has what you’re looking for.  Book your stay with us for a few days or more this summer, and explore the beautiful biking trails that navigate around Green Lake.  You won’t regret it!

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Experience the Best of Summer Recreation at Spicer Castle

June 12, 2015 by InnKeeper

Summer Recreation MinnesotaSpicer, Minnesota is a quaint lakeside community located along the shores of beautiufl Green Lake, about 90 minutes west of Minneapolis/St. Paul.  It’s the perfect getaway destination for a few quiet restful days in the country.  Spicer Castle’s 5-acres of lakefront property couldn’t be more perfectly suited to take advantage of the wonderful opportunities for summer recreation.  From hiking and biking, to boating and fishing, you’ll find it all along the shores of Green Lake, and you’ll see first hand why this has become such a popular summer destination.  To join in the summer fun, book your room at our luxurious lakeside Bed and Breakfast today.

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Spring Lake Fishing Near Spicer Castle

May 29, 2015 by InnKeeper

Green Lake fishing MinnesotaIf there’s one thing that Minnesota has a lot of, it’s lakes.  Of course that’s no surprise in the land of a 10,000 lakes.  At first glance, it may seem like you can go virtually anywhere for some spectacular lake fishing throughout Minnesota, but there are several reasons to focus your efforts on the beautiful Green Lake near Spicer, Minnesota.  Green Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in the Willmar Lakes region, and at a mere 2 hour drive away from Minneapolis-St. Paul, it is the perfect destination for a fishing getaway.  Book your room at our beautiful 5-acre lakefront Bed and Breakfast now, and you’ll have access to some of Minnesota’s best lake fishing out your front door.

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The Perfect Girlfriend Getaway from Minneapolis

May 15, 2015 by InnKeeper

girlfriend getaway MinneapolisWhile family vacations to Spicer and surrounding lakes are always wonderful, there’s nothing quite like a girlfriend getaway with your closest friends to recharge your batteries.  Girlfriend getaways are all about connecting with your closest friends, relaxing, eliminating stress from your life, and more importantly, having a lot of fun.  When you stay at Spicer Castle, you’ll find the peaceful serenity of Minnesota’s lake country, plenty of outdoor recreation, wonderful opportunities for nearby shopping, and of course a chance to enjoy our spectacular Murder Mystery Dinners.  Spicer Castle has everything you’re looking for, and is the perfect destination for a girlfriend getaway this spring. Book your getaway at our fantastic Minnesota Bed and Breakfast today, and get ready to have a wonderful time with your closest girlfriends.

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Valentine’s Dinner at our waterfront Spicer Minnesota Restaurant

December 11, 2013 by SpicerCastle

Take your sweetheart out for a romantic dinner waterfront at the Spicer Castle Inn and Restaurant on Green Lake in Spicer, Minnesota.

Valentine’s Dinner is being served 4pm-9pm, and includes the following special offerings.

Starters:
Champagne for Two
Spinach Artichoke Dip with Crostini
Margahrita Flatbread
Honey Buffalo Shrimp
Tapas Valentines Fare 2015 Adv Menu

Entrees: served with artesian greens salad, popovers and honey butter.

Fettuccini ai Frutti di Mare (fruit of the sea), Shrimp, Lobster & Mussels tossed in garlic sauce, served on a bed of fettuccini
12oz. Rib Eye & 5 oz. Lobster Tail served with baked potato and seasonal vegetable
16 oz. King Cut Prime Rib of Beef served with baked potato and seasonal vegetable
MN Walleye & Wild Rice with Walnut Mushroom Sauce and seasonal vegetable
Chicken Alfredo

Desserts:
Decadent Chocolate Cheesecake
Chocolate Turtle Cake ala Mode
Luscious Lemon Mist Cake with Berries and Whipped Cream
Raspberry Sherbet
Ice Cream Sundaes

Ala Carte Menu also available.
For your convenience sales tax and 18% service charge will be added to your tariff.
Reservations recommended.

Please also view our Valentine’s Packages to add to your visit.


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New Year’s Eve Dinner 2015 at Spicer Castle

December 11, 2013 by SpicerCastle

Let’s toast to love, laughter and happily ever after!

Specialty Cocktails
Pear and Cranberry Bellini
Chocolate Martini
White Russian Martini

Starters
Stuffed Mushrooms
Chicken and Broccoli Flatbread
Artichoke & Spinach Dip with Seasoned Crostini

Salad
Artesian Greens, Dried Cranberries, Toasted Walnuts,
Bleu Cheese Crumbles and served with Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing
Popovers and Honey Butter

Entrees
Prime Rib of Beef with Madeira Sauce & Sauteed Mushrooms
Chicken Bearnaise with Grilled Asparagus & Toasted Pecans
Herb Roasted Pork Loin with Peach and Bell Pepper Chutney
Three Cheese Ravioli Alfredo with Artichoke Hearts

Desserts
Pumpkin Cheesecake with Bourbon Caramel Sauce and Cinnamon Whipped Cream
Rum Cake with Candied Pecans and Cinnamon Whipped Cream
Turtle Sundae

Cocktails, Wine and Beer List Available
Ala Carte Menu available
Reservations encouraged, but not required.
For your convenience sales tax and 18% service charge (according to MN Rule is not a gratuity) will be added to your tariff

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

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 .


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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.

Cyber Monday Inn Sale

November 27, 2010 by SpicerCastle

Enjoy Cyber Monday savings at our Inn located on beautiful Green Lake in Central Minnesota – when you book by Friday, December 3, 2010.  Plan your getaway for stays from December 15, 2010 through August 31, 2011.  Visit our website www.spicercastle.com and click on specials to view ALL the exciting deals, from lodging, murder mysteries and dinner cruises.

Plus on Monday, November 29, 2010 only, enjoy additional extraordinary offers like stay 2 nights and get 3rd night (consequtive nights) FREE along with a $40 voucher for dining at our restaurant.  But hurry as inventory is limited and offers will sell out quickly.

Call to order your gift certificate on Monday, November 29th through Friday, December 3rd –  and for every $25 gift certificate you buy, get a $5 gift certificate for yourself.  Be sure to mention the Cyber Monday Inn Sale.

Central MN ~ Best Vacation Deal

September 13, 2010 by SpicerCastle


This time of year is beautiful at Green Lake with a hint of Fall in the air.   Enjoy a great dinner at our restaurant followed by making smores at our lakeside fire pit.  Save at our Minnesota Inn with a 25% off  lodging  for Friday, September 17th, 2010.

Soak in a double whirlpool tub while you watch the flames dance in the fireplace. Enjoy an evening filled with laughter in our hilarious five course murder mystery dinner, or perhaps a romantic candlelit dinner for two.

Your stay includes our social hour from 4:30 to 6:00 pm and full breakfast at 9:00 am.

Looking for something fun to do while visiting our Inn? Stop by Glacial Ridge Winery, see a movie at  Twin Spin Cinema, or visit Mill Pond Mercantile.

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.