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

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…

Gothic History Tours :: Old Cedarburg Activities

One of the first questions guests returning to Cedarburg during the month of October often ask us here at the Inn is: “When are the Gothic History Tours taking place?” For those perhaps not in the know, over the past couple of decades the Cedarburg Cultural Center (CCC) has earned a reputation for sharing the dark…

Lions’ Den Gorge :: Hiking near Lake Michigan

Head north from Cedarburg to Lion’s Den Gorge, a beautiful 73-acre nature preserve located on the shores of Lake Michigan in the Town of Grafton. Purchased by the Ozaukee County Parks Department in 2002, over the years, the preserve has become a popular destination for hikers and picnickers, not forgetting dog owners. Sometimes we suggest…

Art Studio Tour :: Luxury Cedarburg Inn

It goes without saying that guests who stay with us at the Washington House Inn in October are hoping to encounter the vibrant fall colors for which Wisconsin is renowned. And what better way for people to experience autumn at its finest than to take part in the annual Covered Bridge Art Studio Tour on…

First Fridays Music Series :: Cedarburg Cultural Center

The shorter evenings of fall usher in a variety of delights – the leaves on the trees take on vivid autumnal hues of red, orange and gold; the Green Bay Packers rev up Wisconsin fans to new heights of anticipation; and the 2015-2016 First Fridays music series returns to the Cedarburg Cultural Center (CCC), ready…

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…

New Exhibit at Cedarburg Cultural Center :: Cedarburg Artists Guild

Imagine you’re spending a few days in Cedarburg. You’ve explored the quaint shops lining both sides of Washington Avenue that garnered rave reviews from Midwest Living. You’ve wiled away some hours in local museums, admired the limestone and cream city brick buildings that line the flower-bedecked city streets, and you’re wondering what to do next.…

Patrick Doughman – Featured Artist in Cedarburg

Our art loving guests will surely be intrigued to find the walls of the Washington House Inn decorated with works of local artists. “We have our own rotating art gallery in the lobby,” shares innkeeper Wendy Porterfield adding that, over the years, Cedarburg has become somewhat of an art destination, taking into account its vibrant artist…