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

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,…

Cedarburg’s Oldest Jewelry Store :: Armbruster Jewelers

Turn left as you leave the Inn, head north on Washington Avenue and it won’t be long before you catch sight of a distinctive sidewalk clock, painted dark green, standing proudly outside a handsome building that houses Cedarburg’s oldest jewelry store. Armbruster Jewelers has been serving this community since 1884 and, unlikely as it may…

Wearable Art Show Weekend :: Cedarburg Fundraiser

As you stroll through Cedarburg during the month of March you may wonder why large pink silken bows adorn the doorways and windows of many of the downtown businesses. This catchy visual is in place to alert the public that one of the premier shows in the Midwest is about to take place in downtown…

Cedar Creek Winery :: Cedarburg Winery Celebrating 25 Years

How fortunate we are to have Cedar Creek Winery in Cedarburg, just a few blocks north of the Inn. And, in March, the winery will celebrate a quarter of a century as part of the Cedarburg community! Cedar Creek Winery has been owned and operated by the Wollersheim family since 1990. Located in the restored…

Eclectic Mansion Home to Cedarburg Art Museum

Over the decades, Cedarburg has earned a reputation as a vibrant, small community that wholeheartedly embraces the creative arts. The city is fortunate enough to possess several splendid venues in the downtown area, and the most recent of these is the Cedarburg Art Museum that opened its doors in 2013. “You can’t miss it,” we…

Retro Rivoli Theater :: Huge Hit with Residents in Cedarburg, WI

When you walk out of Washington House Inn‘s front door and turn right, your eyes are automatically drawn to a striking black-and-white Vitrolite Art Deco façade, complete with a marquee that juts out onto the pavement on the west side of the street … Cedarburg’s beloved Rivoli Theatre. But not everyone knows that in 2005, the…