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

Hefner’s Frozen Custard – Summer Treat in Wisconsin

On a warm summer’s evening, guests staying at the Washington House Inn sometimes enjoy a leisurely stroll through the streets of Cedarburg. They admire the limestone and cream city brick buildings that make up much of the architecture throughout the city, and they marvel at the meticulously kept flower gardens surrounding the homes. For those who…

Strawberry Festival – Summer Fun in Cedarburg

If browsing original art, sipping award-winning wine and munching on plump, juicy strawberries are all equally high on your list of favorite summer activities, be sure to plan a visit to Strawberry Festival in downtown Cedarburg on June 27 and 28. Now in its 30th year, the free, family-oriented festival attracts thousands of visitors to…

Treasures of Oz Eco-Tour – Ozaukee County Event

If the thrill of exploring Ozaukee County’s natural areas and learning of the part each plays in the ecosystem, consider signing up for the annual Treasures of Oz Eco-Tour on Saturday, June 20. Each year, new sites are selected for this popular event, and hosted by scientists and experts in natural fields. It’s a wonderful…

Summer Sounds – The Beginning of Summer in Cedarburg

As temperatures slowly climb, lawns get lush and green and patio pots start to spill over with an abundance of colorful blooms, it’s seems everyone is eager to spend more time outdoors … and this means it’s time for Summer Sounds! Although some of our guests here at the Inn may not be familiar with Cedarburg’s…

Cedarburg Covered Bridge Park

Once upon a time, more than 40 covered bridges once dotted the Wisconsin countryside. Today the sole survivor is the Cedarburg bridge, once known as the “Red Bridge,” located in Covered Bridge Park three miles north of the City of Cedarburg and 20 miles north of Milwaukee. When guests staying at our Cedarburg boutique hotel…

Bringing History to Life in Wisconsin :: Pioneer Village

For over 45 years members of the Ozaukee County Historical Society (OCHS) have been working hard to keep history alive at Pioneer Village in Saukville, Wisconsin. Just a few miles north of Cedarburg, this unique rural village, nestled amidst the rolling Hawthorne Hills, invites visitors to take a step back in time and experience life…

Pampering in Cedarburg :: Wisconsin Spa & Boutique

Just how did you choose Cedarburg as a destination? We sometimes ask our guests this question as they lounge in comfy chairs in front of the fireplace and enjoy a glass of wine before going out for dinner? “We’re here to get away from it all, to refresh and regroup,“ they reply, “and Cedarburg offers…

Fishermen’s Paradise :: Port Washington, Lake Michigan

There’s so much to do in and around Cedarburg, but sometimes our guests like to cast their net a little wider and explore the surrounding countryside before coming back to roost at the Washington House Inn. If this is the case, we might suggest turning the car north and following I-43 as far as Port Washington,…