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The City of Delafield, with it’s rugged outdoor beauty, award winning restaurants and lodging, specialty shopping, and timeless style, is a year-round destination and an excellent central location to enjoy activities in both Milwaukee and Madison.
Delafield, tucked away in the heart of Kettle Moraine, just 30 minutes west of Milwaukee and 60 minutes east of Madison. Delafield's timeless style and small town ideals are captured not just in the beauty of its architecture, but also in the friendly faces that greet you as you stroll through our city. Take in some of the area's unique historical sights, take advantage of the specialty and convenient shopping, and take comfort in the award winning restaurants, superb hotels, and the many recreational activities available.
We welcome you to stay in the City of Delafield; and we hope our extraordinary community of 7,085 residents will charm you as it has charmed us for so many years.
The City of Delafield is located in Southeastern, Wisconsin!
Just 90 minutes north of Chicago and 30 minutes west of Milwaukee, the City of Delafield is tucked in Southeastern Wisconsin’s “Lake Country”. Art shows, theatre, music festivals and plenty of outdoor recreation choices are just a few ways to enjoy Delafield. It’s also a popular place to find rest at our 4 lodging properties, for easy access to I-94 while attending SummerFest, Wisconsin State Fair, Milwaukee Brewers baseball, Lake Country Art Festival, Waukesha Blues Fest, Oconomowoc Art Fair, SummerStage Theatre, Delafield Farmers Market, Ten Chimneys, Old World Wisconsin, Hawks Inn, and more!
Lodging in the City of Delafield include The Delafield Hotel that is a beautiful, upscale boutique property off Highway C in the downtown district, as well as 3 other properties off the Highway 83/I-94 exit that includes The Holiday Inn Express & Suites, La Quinta Inn & Suites and AmericInn Hotel & Suites.
For a detailed description of our lodging properties, please click here Lodging.
Reserve your place to rest, then make plans to Gear Up, Venture In and Dine Out during your stay.
Welcome to the beautiful City of Delafield. We know you will make this your favorite destination, time and time again!
Recreation in and around the city of Delafield in any season!
Boating, fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding, cross country skiing, golf, skate boarding, walking-hiking- biking trails galore! Local access to city, state and county parks too!
Clear Water Outdoors- 803 Genesee Street – Downtown Delafield. Kayak rentals – take to the water on Nagawicka Lake! Bring your own sports equipment or rent your aquatic gear! Access Nagawicka Lake from Naga-Waukee County Park located off Highway 83 in Delafield. Public boat launch and trailer parking of 22 spaces available. (County entrance and other fees apply.)
Dick Smith’s Live Bait & Tackle – Located off I-94/Golf Road at 2420 Milwaukee Street in Delafield – lower level of The Montage. “Largest selection of live bait in the Midwest”.
* Sorry, there are no boat rental businesses on Nagawicka Lake. Public Access for Nagawicka Lake is from Naga-Waukee Park located on Highway 83.
Cross Country Ski – from groomed trails at Lapham Peak State Park with a daily ski trail conditions report to skiing on ungroomed trails at any City of Delafield park!
Indoor Skating Rink-Nagawaukee Ice Arena- 2699 Golf Road - Just off Highway 83- next to the City of Delafield Park and Ride. Naga
Outdoor Skating Rink – Oakwood Park- at this city of Delafield park during the winter, is a full size hockey and skating rink that is maintained by the city Department of Public works team! Signage indicates rink open or closed status.
Nagawicka Lake – from sailing, fishing, water skiing, ice fishing or just launching your boat and spending the day on the water, visitors are welcome to use our lake! Access for non-residents is offered at Naga-Waukee Park located on Highway 83. We love our lake and know our visitors will help us keep our lake clean. (Be sure to give your boat a nice bath before and after boating on Nagawicka Lake to help reduce the transfer of those tenacious zebra mussels.)
Bike & Walking Trail Locations:
Golf Courses – The June 2017 U.S. Open will be held at Erin Hills which is only 30 minutes North of Delafield! There are many local courses to enjoy while visiting Delafield.
"The City of Delafield has become a real destination for those seeking indoor activities in any season; for any reason!"
Delafield offers a large variety of small and national retailer shopping locations for those looking for items that are unique, trendy or custom-made. It’s the “place to shop in Lake Country", visitors and residents both agree! "The downtown is beautiful and the shops and restaurants and trail systems kept our family busy for a few days alone". -Carol Johnson-mom of 5, Chicago, Illinois.
Gourmet chocolates, antique shopping, boutiques featuring exclusive home furnishings and designer clothing for women and children, and many well-known popular national retail stores keep the most avid shopper busy in Delafield.
Hawks Inn & Delafield History Center – Open for tours in May through
SummerStage of Delafield - Outdoor theater in beautiful Lapham Peak State Park!
Delafield Public Library- 500 Genesee Street – Community based cultural center offering programs and services for all ages, providing wireless connectivity, digital eBook’s & audios, book clubs, story hours and more.
Marcus Hillside Cinema-2950 Hillside Drive-(off Hwy 83)
Shopping in Delafield- The shops in Delafield feature both national retailers, specialty and out-of-the-ordinary items and gifts. View the Venture In-Dine Out Walking Map here for business locations located around the City of Delafield.
Residents and Visitors alike come into the City of Delafield for breakfast, lunch and dinner and for
Restaurants – there are so many choices of restaurants here in the City of Delafield! From national franchises such as Panera Bread, Applebee’s, Perkins, McDonalds, Burger King, etc. to the popular and successful family owned and operated restaurants such as I.d., Belfre Kitchen, Angelina’s Ristorante, Fishbones Cajun and Creole, Delafield Brewhaus, Zin Uncommon Italian California Restaurant, Belfre Kitchen, Prime One, Waterstreet Brewery, Reveres Wells Street Tavern, Seven Seas Restaurant on Nagawicka Lake, Mazatlan Authentic Mexican Restaurant and more, are just a few examples of dining choices in the City of Delafield.
Coffee Houses/Bakeries- abound in Delafield! Choose from businesses such as Milwaukee Street Traders, Starbucks, Great Harvest Bread as examples of where your next expertly brewed cup of coffee and morning rolls can come from.