briar patch inn

Our Sunset Magazine Mention

We are delighted to share some exciting recent news; in the November issue of Sunset Magazine, our Inn was named as one of the West's "37 Best Cabin Getaways." It was such an honor to be included in such company as Silver City Mountain Resort in Sequoia National Park or The Resort at Paws Up in Montana. The recognition alone was exciting but it really put us over the

Experience AZ Top 5 Finalist

Honored by our distinction with Ranking Arizona as the state's #1 Bed and Breakfast, we were delighted to hear that another organization has recognized us.  Experience AZ, an online and in-print publication detailing the best places to eat, play, and stay in Arizona, recently announced that we've been selected as a Top Five Finalist for their Reader's Choice Awards.  In the category of "Bed and Breakfast," we are among

Honey Bran Bundt Cake

Breakfast is something we take very seriously at the Patch.  Besides it being the most important meal of the day, it is also one of the best ways we get to know our guests as they join us in the office each morning for fresh orange juice, coffee, a bowl of granola, or a delicious egg quiche.  Over the years we have varied several of our recipes, dropping this

Our Oak Creek Winter

Having our property nestled along Oak Creek Canyon certainly has its perks during the hot summer months.  Unlike the rest of Arizona, or even nearby  Sedona proper, our shady trees and close proximity to cool, creek water make for a much more pleasant and manageable summer temperature. The sheep pen, creek side tables, and trees all dusted in snow. Winter along Oak Creek is similar to summer in its

Camp Soaring Eagle Returns

In the first week of August, we will once again open our doors to Camp Soaring Eagle, a non-profit dedicated to providing meaningful, fun-filled, medically supervised camp experiences to children living with serious illnesses.  This will be our fourth year of dedicating our entire property to this special cause. We host the Oncology Family Retreat, giving these children along with their families, a chance to experience a burden-free week

Five Scenic Reasons To Visit Sedona

Sedona is a wonderful place to vacation.  It has great restaurants, shopping, jeep tours, and more.  But by far, the single most compelling reason to visit is the beauty of Sedona's natural landscape.    In case you've never been, here are five scenic reasons why Sedona should be your next travel destination... Red Rock State Park With over 286 acres of natural red rock, you won't be short on