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A Magical Cedarburg, Wisconsin Winter Getaway

It is magical in Cedarburg during the winter. The beautiful snow, the cozy and festive town all together make for a fun winter escape. Whether you stay indoors or venture out in the cold, we have something for everyone in our sleepy winter town. Top 11 Winter Activities in Cedarburg, Wisconsin 1. Cedarburg Winter Festival…

Christmas decorations

Christmas in Cedarburg

Leaves are still clinging to the trees in and around Cedarburg, but there’s a definite nip in the air that warns of cooler weather just around the corner. Farmers markets recently closed for the year, and already many of the shops are intermingling seasonal items on their shelves amidst Thanksgiving turkey platters and pumpkin-spiced candles,…

Festive Fridays at Cedar Creek Settlement :: Holidays in Cedarburg

As the holiday season draws near, one of the most highly anticipated events in the Cedarburg area is surely Five Festive Friday Eves at Cedar Creek Settlement on the corner of Bridge Road and Washington Avenue, just a few blocks north of the Inn. Settlement merchants are already busy at work decorating the restored 1864 woolen mill…

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…

Carriage and Sleigh Rides Prove Irresistible

Consistently ranked as a favorite small town getaway by visitors, Cedarburg’s historic limestone and cream city brick buildings are known for providing a relaxing backdrop to a day of leisurely shopping and exploration. But, for some of our guests, a carriage ride through 40 acres of pristine woodland at the end of the day could…

December – A Wonderful Time to Visit Cedarburg

Is there any other small town as charming as Cedarburg at Christmastime? We, at the Washington House Inn, don’t think so but, then again, perhaps we‘re biased. Take a leisurely stroll along Washington Avenue and marvel at the thousands of tiny white lights festooning each of the historic buildings. Admire the shop windows decorated for…