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Comfort Meets Historic Charm at our Cedarburg Bed and Breakfast

Best known as Cedarburg’s first inn, founded in 1846 by Conrad Horneffer, our Wisconsin bed and breakfast offers 34 incredible guest rooms with beautiful original details and luxe amenities like spacious beds, relaxing steam baths, walk-in showers, and cozy fireplaces. To keep the unique history engrained within the modern renovations we did, we chose to…

a young family having fun in the park

Celebrate Father’s Day: A Cedarburg Guide for Dads

Father’s Day is almost here and it’s the perfect time to get away from everyday life and celebrate! Take out all the guesswork in planning and leave the details to us, with our exclusive Cedarburg Guide for Dad’s and a stay at our beautiful bed and breakfast in Wisconsin. Make this Father’s Day the most…

Cedarburg Arts Festival- Oil Paints

Celebrate the Arts at Cedarburg, WI Plein Air Festival

Get ready to “paint the town” at the 19th annual Plein Air Event in Cedarburg, WI. Over 150 artists, and countless art lovers gather in Cedarburg every year to celebrate this “open air” style of painting. It’s a wonderful time to get outside and discover all of the talent of the participating artists, as well…

Guest Review

We received an extra special review from a recent guest, and while we don’t want to boast, we felt it was worth sharing! “The level of quality found providing a unique, aesthetically stimulating if not comfortable accommodation at the Washington House inn seems unsurpassed. For a family, a business person, a couple or an out…

Washington House Inn :: Voted the Best Milwaukee Bed and Breakfast

It’s always nice to be recognized, and we’re thrilled to have been chosen as the area’s #1 Milwaukee bed and breakfast by wisn.com’s A List voters.  The A List asks local residents to vote on the businesses and attractions that make Milwaukee great.  You can watch the announcement and visit the Inn here:  Milwaukee is…

Washington House Inn and Cedarburg–the perfect overnight trip from Chicago

We’ve been getting calls from folks who heard about us on Chicago’s ABC7 show 190 North.  Host Janet Davies featured us in a story about Cedarburg a few weeks ago.  The show covered a lot of the town’s must-see attractions including the Cedar Creek Winery, Anvil Pub and Grill, the General Store Museum, and the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts. …

Tailgate Tour

The Washington House Inn was honored May 18, 2012 to have past and present Green Bay Packers, as well as President & CEO Mark Murphy, as our overnight guests. Cedarburg/Grafton was the 4th stop on their five-city Tailgate Tour. Local non-profit, Portal, Inc., was selected by the Green Bay Packers to be the host and…

Baking with Jodi

Cedarburg and the Washington House Inn have been showing up on TV all over the state lately. With such a photogenic town, why not? Recently the TV show Living with Amy from FOX 11 Green Bay came to visit and they filmed our own Jodi making her award-winning cherry pecan scones.  Jodi likes to point…