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Fishermen’s Paradise :: Port Washington, Lake Michigan

There’s so much to do in and around Cedarburg, but sometimes our guests like to cast their net a little wider and explore the surrounding countryside before coming back to roost at the Washington House Inn. If this is the case, we might suggest turning the car north and following I-43 as far as Port Washington,…

Cedarburg’s Oldest Jewelry Store :: Armbruster Jewelers

Turn left as you leave the Inn, head north on Washington Avenue and it won’t be long before you catch sight of a distinctive sidewalk clock, painted dark green, standing proudly outside a handsome building that houses Cedarburg’s oldest jewelry store. Armbruster Jewelers has been serving this community since 1884 and, unlikely as it may…

Wearable Art Show Weekend :: Cedarburg Fundraiser

As you stroll through Cedarburg during the month of March you may wonder why large pink silken bows adorn the doorways and windows of many of the downtown businesses. This catchy visual is in place to alert the public that one of the premier shows in the Midwest is about to take place in downtown…

Eclectic Mansion Home to Cedarburg Art Museum

Over the decades, Cedarburg has earned a reputation as a vibrant, small community that wholeheartedly embraces the creative arts. The city is fortunate enough to possess several splendid venues in the downtown area, and the most recent of these is the Cedarburg Art Museum that opened its doors in 2013. “You can’t miss it,” we…

Winter Festival is Around the Corner :: Cedarburg B&B

Here in Cedarburg, we pride ourselves on being a hardy lot … maybe that’s why Winter Festival is so popular and has been delighting people of all ages for the last 41 years. This year the festival is scheduled for Feb. 21 and 22, and everyone’s invited. Stroll along Washington Avenue on Saturday, with a…

Hike, Ski or Snowshoe at Riveredge Nature Center

Visitors to the Inn frequently share with us that they’re here to relax. The quaint shops and restaurants in limestone and cream city brick lining Washington Avenue are a far cry from the hustle and bustle of city living, and wandering from gallery to specialty store to museum, and pausing for a bite to eat or…

Consignment Shopping — All the Rage

Are you stuck in a shopping rut? Instead of heading to the mall and viewing the exact same items displayed in many of the large stores, have you ever thought about checking the consignment stores in your area? Chances are you’ll find a totally different array of interesting pieces that you would probably never come across…

Gastro Pub takes Cedarburg by Storm

On New Year’s Eve, almost one year ago, The Stilt House opened its doors to the public … and it’s fair to say that the new gastro pub has been a huge hit with local residents and tourists ever since. Still boasting the original tin ceiling that it had when it operated as a tavern…