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

Hooray for July 4th in Cedarburg!

Musicians drumming, children chattering, horses whinnying, dogs barking and engines revving … these and more are the sights and sounds that meet your eyes in Firemen’s Park, starting around 7:30 am on July 4. “Organized chaos,” is how the organizers describe the scene, just before the largest parade in southeastern Wisconsin slowly makes its way…

Cedarburg Awash With Artists During Plein Air

As you leave the Washington House Inn after one of our tasty breakfasts and wander along Washington Avenue, you may be surprised and delighted to see numerous artists on the street, working at easels capturing the charms of Cedarburg. Following in the footsteps of the French Impressionists from the 1870s and painting en plein air…

Cycling Getaways along the Ozaukee Interurban Trail

Some years ago, you might have said that cyclists were a fairly rare sight in our fair city … but all this is changing, thanks in part to a unique trail that runs through the heart of downtown Cedarburg. That, and the fact that bike racks for guests to safely tether their steeds are springing…

Step Back in Time at the General Store Museum

Visitors to Cedarburg, hoping to find information on what to do and where to go, often make their first stop of the day at a 150-year-old gray frame building with burgundy trim located on the corner of Spring and Washington. Not only is this the city’s Visitor Center, but it’s also home to a fascinating…

Maxwell Street Days: Thrill of the Chase

On Sunday, May 25, people will be rolling out of bed at the crack of dawn, pulling on their clothes, grabbing a quick cup of coffee and heading to Firemen’s Park, just six blocks north of our downtown Cedarburg Inn for the first Maxwell Street Days of the year. Serious bargain hunters will find a…

Cedarburg Artist Guild: May Artist of the Month

We have interesting new paintings from Claudette Lee-Roseland on display and for sale in our lobby at Washington House Inn! Loving puzzles and mysteries, she creates paintings that provide the viewer an opportunity to interpret the work with their own meaning. She creates interesting “layers of thought” with each application of paint, working back and…

Sip, Shop & Stroll!

After a long and grueling winter during which most of us have been cooped up indoors for a lot of the time, it’s not surprising that everyone’s chomping at the bit and ready for a night out. Perfect timing, you might say, for Cedarburg’s 5th annual ladies night out, Sip, Shop & Stroll, organized by…

Musical treat planned for Mother’s Day Eve

Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 11 this year … so for those of you scratching your heads because ideas are a little slow in coming, here’s what might be the perfect surprise for that special woman in your life. On Saturday, May 10, it’s an easy drive south of the Washington House Inn to…