Top Things to Do in Cedarburg, WI : Ozaukee Trail & Wine Tasting

Work by Printmaker Jack Pachuta Featured this January at the Inn

Cedarburg is known as a destination where “Art is a Tradition.” We couldn’t agree more. The Washington House Inn loves the fact that the Cedarburg Artists Guild numbers over 260 members whose talents run the full gamut of artistic endeavors. To show our pride in this cadre of creativity, each month the work of one…

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…

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…

Holiday celebrations in Cedarburg start with a flourish

It’s again time for Five Festive Friday Eves at Cedar Creek Settlement … one of our favorite Cedarburg events the clearest indicators here in town that the festive season is well and truly here. As the name suggests, the first Friday Eve (5-9pm) on Nov. 21 titled “O’ Tannenbaum,” has a definite German flavor. Musicians…

The Perfect Holiday Gift – Free Cookbook with $100+ Gift Certificate

As Thanksgiving approaches and the gift giving season arrives, we are offering, in celebration of our 30th year of hospitality, the Washington House Inn commemorative cookbook FREE with the purchase of a Gift Certificate (valued $100 or more) during the month of November 2014. The most requested recipes from our Cedarburg inn have been compiled,…

Inn is Perfect Retreat for Concordia Parents

Relaxing with a mug of steaming hot chocolate or a glass of wine in front of the inn’s cozy fireplace is how many of our guests choose to end a busy day in Ozaukee County. It’s also been the perfect spot for parents visiting sons and daughters at Concordia University Wisconsin to catch up with…

Ozaukee Art Center/Brewery Works Fine Arts Complex- Worth a Visit

Tucked away on Riveredge Drive, overlooking Cedar Creek, is Cedarburg’s oldest building that dates all the way back to 1848. True to the city’s German heritage, this building once housed a brewery works – one which boasted production of 2,200 barrels annually, but all this came to a halt in 1920 during Prohibition. The building,…