Mid-Week Weddings

country weddings at our Kansas bed and breakfast

Weddings at Cedar Crest Lodge run the gamut from simple and streamlined to elegant and detailed, but one thing they all have in common is natural beauty. Our property is perfectly set up for making memories to last a lifetime.  Nature has provided our Kansas bed and breakfast with rolling hills and amazing views, but our… Read The Full Story

A Proper Proposal

A man proposes to a woman

What will your story be?  You know, the one you tell your children, then their children . . . the one about how you met and got engaged. Our Kansas City bed and breakfast would love to help you plan your story. How about a quiet walk in the woods with signs leading to your pre-chosen… Read The Full Story

Dinners Open to the Public

Pasta dinner at our Kansas B&B

One of the comments we hear most often is how wonderful our food is at Cedar Crest Lodge.  Why not? – Much of our produce is grown on-site, organically.  We then utilize our harvest throughout the year as much as we can.  We LOVE food and want to make sure our guests are getting an… Read The Full Story

Our Citrus-Berry Breakfast Pizza Lands a Spot in the Sweet 16!

BedandBreakfast.com logo

We are both proud and excited to announce that our Citrus-Berry Breakfast Pizza recipe has been selected by BedandBreakfast.com as one of 16 finalists in their 2016 Breakfast Tournament.  Over 100 entries were submitted and for the second year in a row . . . here we are!  “The Sweet 16 were “judged on uniqueness,… Read The Full Story

Honeymoon Haven :: Romantic Getaways in Kansas City

Young kissing couple under big tree with swing at sunset

Planning a wedding can be so stressful: so many details, emotions, money, the list goes on and on.  That is why the honeymoon shouldn’t be.  Cedar Crest Lodge can help you unwind from the big event by providing a totally stress-free environment to simply be together.  We are nestled in the peaceful country-side an hour outside… Read The Full Story

Kansas Holiday Gatherings

Cedar Crest Lodge fire place

Picture this . . . crisp air outside scented with the smell of firewood, then 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… Read The Full Story

Garden Fresh Meals

Chef slicing fresh tomatoes

The Freshest Produce Right Outside our Door Come on, who doesn’t enjoy a fresh, ripe tomato picked right off the vine that day?!  How about taking the memory of that flavor and beefing it up with ribbons of fragrant basil, a light drizzle of olive oil and balsamic vinegar along with fresh ground salt and… Read The Full Story

Cedar Crest Lodge Grabs Top Eight Breakfast Slot in Nation

Breakfast quesadilla

In as little as 4 months, Cedar Crest Lodge Bed & Breakfast has captured its third prominent accolade! Through BedandBreakfast.com, we have placed in the top eight in the nation for our breakfast entree, Smoked Brisket Quesadillas!  USA Today Travel even featured an article on the contest.  We are beyond excited that we have been… Read The Full Story

Our Kansas Inn Wins! – iLoveInns 2015 Top 10 Romantic Inns

Cedar Crest Lodge grounds

GREAT NEWS! Matt and I have just received notification that Cedar Crest Lodge has earned one of iLoveInns 2015 Top 10 Romantic Inns awards!!!  “For the 22nd year, the company has chosen the Top 10 Romantic Inns. This year, after months of consideration by full time staff members who research inns eight hours a day… Read The Full Story

Romance, Rest and Reunions

Family having a picnic on green grass

– William Cowper The Task (1785)–‘The Timepiece’ (Book II, lines 606-7) I will be the first to proclaim that I like a certain amount of change in my life.  Monotony is NOT my friend and I become very irritable at the thought.  That is one of the reasons I consider myself fortunate to be a part… Read The Full Story