Romantic Wine Tasting Getaways in Southwest Michigan

Romantic Wine Tasting Getaways in Southwest Michigan

by Karen Adams

About Karen Adams

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Karen Adams has been writing professionally since 2003. At the University of Florida, she worked on the school's newspaper while earning her Bachelor of Arts in English. She contributes to many different publications regularly. Currently she lives and works in Florida and is a member of Florida University's Fiction Collective and "Tea Magazine."

The southwestern Michigan wine trail starts at the border of Indiana and Michigan and runs across the southern region of the state. Various vineyards and wineries set up romantic getaways through local bed and breakfasts, which offer comfortable surroundings as well as romantic packages. For a romantic wine tasting getaway in southern Michigan, there are a few places that offer spa and other activities in addition to wine country vacation packages.

Castle in the Country

Just six miles from Allegan, Michigan, Castle in the Country is a Michigan vacation. A bed and breakfast inn in southwest Michigan, it offers accommodations on its 65-acre country estate with wedding, spa and wine tour packages. With your stay, you receive two free glasses of wine at nearby Fenn Valley Winery. There is a romantic tour of the Castle in the Country kingdom as well as cross-country skiing, hiking and snowshoeing trails. Rooms include king- sized beds, lavish furnishings, whirlpool tubs and fireplaces.

DeLano Mansion

Located in Allegon, DeLano Mansion is another choice for a romantic wine tasting getaway. This southwest Michigan vacation spot offers spa and romance packages as well an outdoor adventure package. The southwest Michigan wine trail starts just a few miles from DeLano Mansion, and the bed and breakfast inn has a winery guide with hours and directions. The innkeeper also has extensive knowledge of the area and may refer couples to the best wineries in the area.

Worthenbury

The Worthenbury country house sits in the middle of southwest Michigan's wine country. With three bedrooms and a year-round hot tub, the Worthenbury is surrounded by acres of vineyards and just minutes from other local wineries on the southwest Michigan wine trail, including Contessa Wine Cellars, Tabor Hill Winery and Restaurant, Warner Vineyards, and the Round Barn Winery, Brewery and Distillery. Worthenbury is also just a few miles from Lake Michigan and Jack Nicklaus Golf Course at Harbor Shores.

Port City Victorian

The Port City Victorian Inn is right near Muskegon and close to the southwest Michigan wine trail. For 17 years, the Port City Victorian Inn has operated as a bed and breakfast in the Muskegon area. Their special packages include spa treatments and wine tastings. Rooms include large four poster beds, fireplaces, jacuzzis, televisions and Internet access.

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