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

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…

Winterfest in Cedarburg

Cedarburg’s Winterfest was recently listed on Smarter Travel as one of the worlds “zaniest” winter festivals, along with winter greats, Switzerland, Canada and Alaska! Check it out, and join us Feb. 4th and 5th, 2012. This years Brother Grimm theme promises to bring out some top notch costumes!  We can’t wait. See you there.

Fall Colors

The weather has been beautiful, the leaves have begun to change from green to vibrant. Track the progress of Wisconsin’s 16 million acres of forest using this cool link from the State of Wisconsin’s travel site.

Top Ten Reasons To Visit Cedarburg In September

One … Be one of the first to visit the newly opened Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts.  Two … The weather is right to ride the Ozaukee Interurban Trail.    Three … Your favorite shops are open year round; we’re happy to welcome a new neighbor on Washington Avenue, Stacia’s.   Four … Enjoy a wine tasting at award winning Cedar Creek Wineryfollowed by…

Ozaukee County Fair

Visit one of the last free fairs in the state. The Ozaukee County Fair runs August 3-7. Located in Cedarburg, Wisconsin just outside of the historic downtown area. For more information visit

Ozaukee County Genealogy Search

Twice this month by chance, while conversing with incoming guests, mention was made of their genealogy research. Both guests were directed to our Ozaukee County Historical Society Hazel Wirth Archives Research Center. The Center is located in the Historic Interurban Railway Depot, just one block west of the Washington House Inn. The Research Center houses an extensive collection of:…

Getting ready for summer!

June marks the month for Cedarburg’s annual Strawberry Festival, June 25 & 26 which is always loaded with sweet treats, great music, roving entertainers, delicious food, wine and fun contests!  During the week leading up to the festival, dozens of artists will participate in the Plein Air painting competition capturing scenes of the downtown historic district. The paintings are…