Fall Bounty

Vegetables form the garden

Gardening seems to be such a temperamental beast.  Even when utilizing the same methods year after year, each season will turn out differently.  In our part of the country we have had more rain than normal (usually a good thing for growers); however, the excess moisture has our okra plants floating and our tomatoes cracking.… Read The Full Story

Stargazing Getaway

Night sky

Matt and I first moved to Cedar Crest Lodge just over 16 years ago.  With an infant in tow and not much business to keep us busy, we sat outside a lot in the evenings enjoying the brilliant starry sky.  Coming from the suburbs, the darkness in the country was the perfect setting for stargazing.… Read The Full Story

3 Southeast Kansas Attractions Everyone Will Enjoy

Kids Feeding Cow On A Farm

Although we at Cedar Crest Lodge pride ourselves on the properties’ quiet, relaxing atmosphere, there are some guests that like to get out and about and experience the area.  Listed below are a few things definitely worth experiencing in our immediate area.   SKYVIEW FARM & CREAMERY – Located a mere 5.2 miles from the… Read The Full Story

Girls’ Getaway Retreats

Cheers! Girls Clink Glasses Of Champagne

Girls just want to have fun, right?  Of course!  And we know just the place to do it!  Cedar Crest Lodge offers everything girls want: a relaxing spa, refreshing pool, tantalizing food and a great environment to sit back and take it all in with your besties! When you book your overnight girls’ getaway with… Read The Full Story

Breakfast for Dinner at Cedar Crest Lodge

Crab Cakes Benedict at Kansas B&B

Guests seek out bed and breakfast accommodations for many reasons: personal attention, intimacy of the location, or perhaps a rich history with unique rooms. And, of course, the breakfast! We realize that breakfast plays a very integral part of the bed and breakfast experience and would love to announce our NEW Breakfast for Dinner Option!… Read The Full Story

Family Reunions Kansas Style

Multi-generation family having fun together outdoors

A Favorite Family Reunion Destination Summertime is officially here and with that comes the excitement of gathering the family all together in one location for the ever popular . . . family reunion in Kansas.  Yours may be boisterous, another may be subdued, but at the very least, they provide a great way to catch… Read The Full Story

Scrapbooking/Quilting Retreats

Scrapbook tools and flowers

Trying to plan a scrapbooking or quilting retreat, but have yet to find the perfect location?  Look no further than our Kansas bed and breakfast  We have been providing groups with a great venue for over 15 years.  Originally built by an artist as a painting retreat, we have continued the tradition of hosting groups… Read The Full Story

Holiday Gatherings with a Rustic Touch

S'mores With Marshmallows Chocolate And Graham Crackers

Picture this . . . crisp air outside, the smell of firewood, enter into a warm home aglow with Christmas finery.  It’s your holiday party at Cedar Crest Lodge!  We LOVE the holidays and it shows with our festive menu, luminous decor, and crackling fireplace. This year, in addition to our standard menu and special… Read The Full Story

Escape on a Relaxing and Fun Midwest Babymoon Getaway

Man and pregnant woman holding hands

Is there a snuggly bundle of joy in your near future?  What a remarkable time for you both!  This is a perfect moment to celebrate your upcoming adventure into parenthood with a relaxing Kansas babymoon getaway for just for the two of you (well, almost) at our romantic bed and breakfast near Kansas City. With our Midwest… Read The Full Story