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

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…

2015 PGA Championship :: Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin

This year’s PGA Championship on Aug. 10-16 will again take place at Whistling Straits in Kohler, a mere 30 minutes north of Cedarburg as the crow flies. Guests staying at the Washington House Inn, local golf enthusiasts and, indeed, anyone who enjoys following the game, are all rubbing their hands in glee at the thought…

Cedarburg Grist Mill – Register of Historical Places

Listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places since 1961, the Grist Mill on Columbia Road has dominated the Cedarburg landscape from almost the beginning of this city‘s history. Built overlooking Cedar Creek in 1855 by Friederich Hilgen and Wilhelm (William) Schroeder, the massive five-story stone mill replaced a log structure erected in 1844.…

Cedarburg Farmers Market – Summer Getaway in Wisconsin

Any Friday between 9am and 2pm, watch for the locals with recyclable bags in hand–chances are they’re heading to the Cedarburg Farmers Market which, this year, opened in a new location behind the Cultural Center. After you leave the Inn, go south on Washington Avenue, make a left on Mill Street and you’re there. You…

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…