New lodging, restaurants Aug. 2013

Cochise County visitors now have new lodging options with new guest houses in Sierra Vista and a bed and breakfast inn in Willcox.

River Ridge Guest Ranch
Adjacent to the San Pedro River, the River Ridge Guest Ranch is a cozy ranch-style guest house with a full kitchen, a queen bed, and a wood stove in the living room area. It also has a “bunkhouse,” which is a travel trailer, to accommodate additional family members or guests. Rates start at $125 per night, with an additional fee for the bunkhouse. Info:

Sundowner Bed & Breakfast is a one-bedroom cottage that sits on seven acres of land. With native grasses, trees and a desert wash running through the property. It is in the shadows of the Huachuca Mountains. Near the world famous Ramsey Canyon, birders will especially like this private cottage. Info:

Nakai’s Bed & Breakfast
A new bed & breakfast inn opened in downtown Willcox. Whether traveling with the kids or tasting wine with friends, visitors now have an option to stay near Railroad Avenue’s attractions. Steps away from the Rex Allen Museum, 3 wine tasting rooms, dining options, and the Willcox Historic Theater is Nakai’s B&B, on 137 E. Maley Street. Its 5 rooms with shared baths are only $50 per room. Next to Isabel’s South of the Border Mexican restaurant, it is a convenient option for those taking in Willcox’s historic Railroad Avenue. Info: Nakai’s Bed & Breakfast, 137 E. Maley St., Willcox, Ariz.; 520-766-5500

The Lodge Sasquatch Kitchen, Sierra Vista
Wood paneled with wildlife trophies hanging on the walls, The Lodge Sasquatch Kitchen is a hunting and fishing lodge right in the middle of Sierra Vista. In winter you’ll find comfort in front of the stone fireplace under the pine-beamed ceiling. In summer, grab a seat at the bar for a cold, refreshing beverage. Generous portions of great tastes greet you at the Lodge. Info: 4177 E. Highway 90, Sierra Vista, 520-459-8380;