To us, summers in Southeastern Wisconsin are a little slice of heaven. Beautiful weather and scenery combined with daily events and festivals make our area a popular destination year after year. And if you’re looking for a place in the center of all the activity, then Delafield is your perfect destination.
Located conveniently off Interstate 94 just 30 minutes west of Milwaukee, Delafield is the charming gateway for all your summer fun. Our rugged, spacious outdoor beauty will draw you in to experience a vibrant community rich with places for adventure, food, shopping and plenty of room to relax for the night.
For the outdoor enthusiast or those just interested in open-air fun, you’re invited to explore Delafield’s scenic hiking, biking and lake options. Start your day off with a family trip to beautiful Naga-Waukee Park, 206 acres of oak hickory forest and trails with spectacular views and access to Nagawicka Lake. Settle on the beach to watch the sailboat races, take a dip in the clear water or throw some fishing poles in the car and get after the lake’s panfish, northern pike and walleye.
Hikers and bikers have exceptional options in Delafield’s Lapham Peak State Park. The park is open throughout the year and offers an inspiring setting filled with beautiful foliage and thriving wildlife. Get an extra-special view of the area from the 45-foot observation tower—the highest point in Waukesha County. And if you’re looking for a little more of a challenge, traverse through the 7.8-mile Lapham Peak Segment of the famous Ice Age Trail.
Some of the biggest events in the area are just a short drive from Delafield, too. Hop on Interstate 94 to see the Milwaukee Brewers at American Family Field just 20 minutes away, or head to Summerfest, the World’s Largest Musical Festival, just 10 more minutes east in Milwaukee. If you prefer smaller crowds, there’s no need to travel—the fun-filled Lake Country Arts Festival in July is in Delafield at Naga-Waukee County Park and has over 80 creative exhibits to see.
When you’re ready to unwind from the day’s activities, check the family into one of Delafield’s four comfortable hotels. One of Wisconsin’s most celebrated boutique properties, the Delafield Hotel, has 38 guest suites in a uniquely cozy-contemporary setting. And if you want to take a break from the sun and relax in an indoor pool, you’ve got three great options with the AmericInn by Wyndham, Holiday Inn Express & Suites and La Quinta Inn & Suites.
Don’t wait until the season gets away—start planning your Delafield summer at visitdelafield.org today.