• Dancing daffodils! April 29, 2016



    Maybe……..possibly……..can it be?  YES!  There ARE daffodils dancing in our yard!  Are they confused?  Do they think it’s spring just because April is about to turn to May?   Haven’t they heard about climate change?  Evidently not; these harbingers of spring are undeterred!

    Dancing daffodils might be good mascots for those of us waiting for perfect weather before we make plans.  Increasingly it seems that weather predictions have us in their grip…….this might happen……that may happen……   We forget that when we couldn’t access weather predictions 24/7, we had more freedom to make plans!  Perhaps, like the daffodils, we were hardier for being undeterred.

    Having a good time isn’t about waiting for optimum conditions?   Maybe not, and that would be the good news!

    Come to Port Washington Inn where the inn weather will make you smile:)

  • Twisted Willow Harvest Feast October 24 October 2, 2015



    Most of our guests would agree that good food and good company are top priorities for a good time. That makes dining at the Twisted Willow while spending time at Port Washington Inn a win/win.

    Therefore, we are happy to spread the word about:

    The Harvest Feast at Twisted Willow Saturday, October 24th!

    Here are some details:

    Two separate seatings

    Five-course dinner with or without beverage pairings
    $59.95 with beverage pairings
    $49.95 without pairings

    Menu available Tuesday, October 6th

    Limited seating; make reservations well in advance
    Call Twisted Willow at 262-268-7600

    Additionally, each Thursday & Saturday during October The TreeHouse at the top of the Twisted Willow will be the place to enjoy live entertainment.

    If you must travel to Port Washington and need a place to stay, take advantage of Port Washington Inn’s multiple night discounts (15% off a two night stay; 25% off three or more nights) and make your weekend extra special.

    Port Washington Inn is 3 blocks from Twisted Willow!

  • Labor Day weekend, the Denis Sullivan Tall Ship, Port Washington Inn: what do they have in common? August 6, 2015

    S/V Denis Sulivan

    S/V Denis Sulivan

    Labor Day weekend is just one month away so make plans now to take advantage of the Denis Sullivan’s presence in Port Washington September 4-9!



  • Summer, July, Ozaukee County Wisconsin: what’s to do? July 4, 2015

    Guests at Port Washington Inn are invited to enjoy the back deck.

    Guests at Port Washington Inn are invited to enjoy the back deck.

    Drink in the beauty of July:

    1) enjoy parks along Lake Michigan Lions Den Gorge, Coal Dock Park, Rotary Park, Lower Lake Park, Upper Lake Park in Port Washington; Harrington Beach State Park in Belgium

    2) hike or bike the Interurban Trail

    3) attend Gathering on the Green Music Festival (262-242-6187 for info)

    4) participate in Port Washington’s Garden Walk (262-284-1948 for info) or Cedarburg’s Garden Walk (262-349-1147 for info)

    July Blooms at Port Washington Inn

    July Blooms at Port Washington Inn

    5) take in an old-fashioned Friday Night Flick at the bandshell in Port Washington (262-284-5881 for info) t

    6) enjoy a Seasonal Produce Cooking Class or a Farm Tasting Tour at Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm (414-522-6989 for info)

    7) learn about the history of Port Washington and its connection with Lake Michigan at the Port Exploreum

    8) Visit the Fiber Art Exhibit at the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts in Cedarburg (262-349-1147 for info)

    9) take a trip back in time at the antique tractor and machinery show at Ozaukee County Pioneer Village in Saukville (262-377-4510 for info)

    So much to see, so little time, you say? Then Port Washington Inn’s Stay Longer Special is made to order:

    reserve three or more consecutive nights and receive 25% off your entire stay! You will enjoy homemade treats and a full breakfast and excellent coffee (or tea…..) each day of your stay AND you will be situated in the heart of Ozaukee County, in a peaceful neighborhood with views of Lake Michigan and outdoor space to enjoy!

    Off street parking for guests at the Port Washington Inn

    Off street parking for guests at the Port Washington Inn


    Stella d'Oro daylilies in bloom at Port Washington Inn

    Stella d’Oro daylilies in bloom at Port Washington Inn

    Roses I give to you..........

    Roses I give to you……….

  • See fireworks from Port Washington Inn June 9, 2015


    Around the country, people will jockey for position to watch fireworks in celebration of July 4th. After 19  years as innkeepers of the Port Washington Inn, we tend to take for granted our ability to enjoy Port Washington’s fireworks from the comfort of the inn….or the front porch….or the lawn. We love our location and our guests do, too!

    Prime real estate for viewing the fireworks from Port Washington Inn is the private balcony of Grace’s Suite and the sitting room of Top of the World Suite; guests also report viewing fireworks from Dorothy’s Room.

    Our Two Nights Are Better Than One Special gives you 15% off a two night stay;

    Stay Longer and you receive 25% off three or more nights!

    Whether you are coming to Port Washington for an excursion on the tall ship Denis Sullivan (in our harbor July 4 & 5), for charter fishing, canoeing or kayaking, strolling the beach, or exploring the Interurban Trail, you will likely be making plans to return to take in the additional outdoor opportunities you didn’t have time for on your first visit.  This is a place rich in history and intent upon honoring its history (visit the amazing Port Exploreum). Good things are happening here; come check us out!