Winter Elopement in Kansas

Winter Elopements in Kansas

If you’re dreaming of a magical winter wedding in the country, consider a winter elopement in Kansas at our rustic and elegant bed and breakfast near Kansas City. With over 100 acres of beautiful rolling hills, trees, and ponds, we have several locations on the property that create the perfect backdrop for your special day.… Read The Full Story

Holiday Parties at Cedar Crest Lodge

Who doesn’t love a good holiday party? Great food, good company and seasonal festivities – it’s such a special time of year but the planning process can be another story. At Cedar Crest Lodge we have the perfect recipe for a laid-back, intimate party that even the host can enjoy. While there are many more,… Read The Full Story

Romantic Midwest Getaway near Kansas City

Are you looking for a romantic Midwest getaway near Kansas City? Treat yourself to a stay at our beautiful Kansas bed and breakfast! Our inn is perfect for outdoor lovers, foodies, and those who just want to relax and unwind. When staying at Cedar Crest Lodge you can relax in our private spa, experience true Farm-to-Table dining,… Read The Full Story

Experience the Beauty of a Kansas Wildlife Refuge

Swans on a lake

Marais des Cygnes, meaning “Marsh of the Swans” in French, is a 7,500-acre Kansas wildlife refuge and recreation area in Pleasanton, Kansas. The refuge was established in 1992 to protect and restore the bottomland hardwood forest.   Although the area’s history is quite interesting, it is the spectacular beauty of the habitat and wildlife that make… Read The Full Story

Garden-Fresh Meals & A Sensational Spinach Salad Recipe

Did you know our seasonal dishes use freshly harvested produce from our on-site garden? We always create our menu items from scratch using the finest possible ingredients. But right now, our mouthwatering farm-to-table meals are overflowing with crisp spinach and asparagus from our latest harvest. Dishes featuring garden-fresh lettuces, berries, peas, tomatoes, green beans, okra,… Read The Full Story

Lunch Club & A Killer Italian Bean Soup Recipe

Have you heard the news? We’re now open for lunch on Thursdays! Savory sandwiches and soups made from scratch all with fresh ingredients from our gardens. Plan a special lunch date or escape a little early for a weekend getaway and treat yourself to some home-style cooking. Head over to our dining page to learn… Read The Full Story

She Said YES!

Every girl dreams of the way her beau will propose.  Will it be over a romantic dinner?  Will it be during a walk in the woods?  Or, will it happen at that perfectly simple moment when you’re snuggling together in front of the fire? Well guys, you know your girl – or you really should… Read The Full Story

Elopement Packages

As couples look for more unique ways to tie the knot, it’s not surprising that many are attracted to the simplicity of elopements.  Although, there is some planning involved, obviously, it is much easier to plan for a party of 2 or 10 rather than a small wedding for even 50 or 100 guests.  Elopements… Read The Full Story

Cooking & Fun at Cedar Crest Lodge

My name is Laura and I love food. There, I’ve said typed it for all the world to read. For as long as I can remember, food has been an integral part of my life. When I was young, I would climb up on a chair and remove my Mom’s “The New Good Housekeeping Cookbook”… Read The Full Story