Castle Farms welcomes a diverse range of groups, from motorcoach tours to clubs and small organizations, providing an unforgettable experience for all. Conveniently located just fifty miles south of Mackinaw, Castle Farms is a seamless addition for groups exploring Michigan.

Constructed in 1918, this exquisite French Renaissance castle offers guided walking tours that showcase soaring towers, stone buildings, and expansive gardens inspired by European design. Throughout the castle, vintage museum-quality collections featuring castles, toys, and WWI artifacts, as well as royal family memorabilia, create a captivating ambiance. The seasonal Outdoor Model Railroad boasts an impressive 30 trains running on 2,500 feet of track. Elevate your group’s experience with a catered meal on-site, featuring a custom menu tailored exclusively for your group. For an extra touch of sophistication, consider indulging in a private wine tasting.

Our dedicated Group Tour Specialist at Castle Farms collaborates closely with receptives, group tour leaders, and organizers across the United States and Canada. Castle Farms takes pride in being a member of prestigious organizations such as the American Bus Association, the Group Travel Family, and Circle Michigan. Countless itineraries feature Castle Farms as a highlighted stop, ensuring an enriching visit for every group.

To explore options for your group tour, discuss menu preferences, and inquire about pricing, please contact us today. Castle Farms looks forward to creating a tailored and memorable experience for your group.

Recommended Time to Allow

Tour: 2 hours

Meal: 1 hour

Wine Tasting: 1 hour

Tour Packages

Visit Castle Farms in the summer season (May-October) to immerse yourself in the vibrant beauty of the Castle when our gardens burst into full bloom. Marvel at our garden model railroad and explore collections featuring treasures from castles across the globe. Delve into our rich history spanning over a century. Join us for an enriching experience that combines natural splendor, international allure, and the captivating tales embedded in our heritage.

Visit Castle Farms in the winter (November-April) to discover the enchanting winter magic at Castle Farms from November to April, where the castle and collections are adorned with a serene blanket of snow. Embrace the unique charm of our historical site as it transforms into a winter wonderland, offering a picturesque and peaceful experience against the backdrop of glistening snowfall.

Fairy Garden Make & Take (May-August): Craft your own enchanting miniature garden to attract fairies, dragons, and gnomes. Our skilled gardener provides a brief history of miniature gardens and guides all ages through the key aspects of creating a magical fairy haven. Unleash creativity in this captivating class, and let the magic of your tiny oasis unfold!

Sample Itineraries

Fairy Dust and High Tides:  From Traverse City to Mackinaw Island, explore a scenic lake drive through Majestic Michigan’s Upper Lower Peninsula!

Land of the Million Dollar Sunsets:  Follow in the footsteps of Hemmingway as you travel winding roads to the gorgeous harbor towns of Charlevoix, Petoskey, & Harbor Springs.  You’ll understand why this region has been called ‘Land of the Million Dollar Sunsets’ since 1874.

Hand Made:  For groups who want to be immersed in hands-on activities, this Michigan itinerary is for you!

Michigan’s Great Treasures: Featuring Traverse City, Charlevoix, and Petoskey

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