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Cedarburg Wine & Harvest Festival :: Fall Getaway in Wisconsin

The days are getting shorter and, sometimes, there’s even a nip in the air which can mean only one thing … it’s almost time for Wine & Harvest Festival. Now in its 43rd year, Cedarburg’s popular fall festival combines the best of autumn’s delicious bounty with rocking live music at stages throughout town, and fun…

Cedarburg Grist Mill – Register of Historical Places

Listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places since 1961, the Grist Mill on Columbia Road has dominated the Cedarburg landscape from almost the beginning of this city‘s history. Built overlooking Cedar Creek in 1855 by Friederich Hilgen and Wilhelm (William) Schroeder, the massive five-story stone mill replaced a log structure erected in 1844.…

Hefner’s Frozen Custard – Summer Treat in Wisconsin

On a warm summer’s evening, guests staying at the Washington House Inn sometimes enjoy a leisurely stroll through the streets of Cedarburg. They admire the limestone and cream city brick buildings that make up much of the architecture throughout the city, and they marvel at the meticulously kept flower gardens surrounding the homes. For those who…

Treasures of Oz Eco-Tour – Ozaukee County Event

If the thrill of exploring Ozaukee County’s natural areas and learning of the part each plays in the ecosystem, consider signing up for the annual Treasures of Oz Eco-Tour on Saturday, June 20. Each year, new sites are selected for this popular event, and hosted by scientists and experts in natural fields. It’s a wonderful…

Bringing History to Life in Wisconsin :: Pioneer Village

For over 45 years members of the Ozaukee County Historical Society (OCHS) have been working hard to keep history alive at Pioneer Village in Saukville, Wisconsin. Just a few miles north of Cedarburg, this unique rural village, nestled amidst the rolling Hawthorne Hills, invites visitors to take a step back in time and experience life…

Pampering in Cedarburg :: Wisconsin Spa & Boutique

Just how did you choose Cedarburg as a destination? We sometimes ask our guests this question as they lounge in comfy chairs in front of the fireplace and enjoy a glass of wine before going out for dinner? “We’re here to get away from it all, to refresh and regroup,“ they reply, “and Cedarburg offers…

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,…

Cedar Creek Winery :: Cedarburg Winery Celebrating 25 Years

How fortunate we are to have Cedar Creek Winery in Cedarburg, just a few blocks north of the Inn. And, in March, the winery will celebrate a quarter of a century as part of the Cedarburg community! Cedar Creek Winery has been owned and operated by the Wollersheim family since 1990. Located in the restored…