Delafield - Close to it all. Far from expected.

Delafield, Wisconsin - peaceful trails, pure lakes, trendy shopping & dining.

MAY 30, 2011, DELAFIELD, Wis.— As spring rolls into Wisconsin, bringing with it longer, sun-filled days, it's a great time to shake off winter and come to Delafield, Wisconsin, a welcoming city in an exquisite outdoor setting known as Lake Country. In Delafield, you can rest your head in the finest luxury or camp alongside its serene lakeshore. You can shop for the latest trends in boutiques and popular stores, or tour historic sites from the past. You can sit down for a leisurely meal over a glass of wine or a locally brewed beer, or slow down just long enough for a latte. Delafield is a rare gem because while it's close to the bustle of world class museums, nationally-known summer festivals, and Major League Baseball, it has an allure all its own, making it a true getaway.

Say goodbye to winter and celebrate the arrival of Wisconsin's glorious spring and summer by packing up your car and making a visit to Delafield, where you'll find more than you expected.

Natural beauty - Soothing and energizing
Delafield's natural beauty is its main attraction. Lake Nagawicka is the center of the city, but there are also thirty other nearby lakes, giving you unlimited ways to enjoy fishing, kayaking, sailing, swimming or just floating. There's no less to do on land - Delafield is home to a challenging 18-hole and 9-hold golf courses and lush bike and hiking trails that wind through the city and into the Lapham Peak Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest.

Shopping and dining for every taste
The streets of historic downtown Delafield resemble the Williamsburg Colonial era, but its eclectic blend of trendy boutiques and restaurants feature the very best offerings of today, including the only Preferred BoutiqueTM hotel in the Midwest. Take a drive down Milwaukee Street to a shopping district featuring dozens of well-known retailers and popular shopping, microbreweries, restaurants, and hotels - a shopper's paradise.

Great location close to it all
Just 90 minutes from Chicago, Delafield is an easy drive to popular destinations in Milwaukee and Madison: Summerfest, Old World Wisconsin, Milwaukee Brewers baseball. However, there's so much to enjoy in Delafield and the surrounding Lake Country, why not make plans to come for a weekend, or longer, and do it all?

Hot Summer Events:
• Delafield Antique Show - April 21, 22 & 23, 2011
• Spring Art Walk - May 20 & 21, 2011
• Hawks Inn Museum Tours - Tours start May 7, 2011
• SummerStage of Delafield - Schedule starts June 10, 2011
• 5K Run Walk/Kids' Fun Run - June 18, 2011
• Delafield Block Party: Food and Music Festival - July 8 & 9, 2011
• Lake Country Art Festival - July 9, 2011
• Waukesha BluesFest - August 12 & 13, 2011

Go to visitdelafield.org to find details about upcoming events and plan your getaway to Delafield, or call 1-888-294-1082. Also find us on Twitter (@visitdelafield) and Facebook (facebook.com/visitdelafield). We can't wait to see you!


News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Luke Kloberdanz, IATA staff (800-227-0046, luke@iceagetrail.org)

The City of Delafield becomes an Ice Age Trail Community

Delafield, WI — When complete, the Ice Age National Scenic Trail will cross approximately 132 communities in 31 of Wisconsin’s 72 counties. Along the way, the Trail takes users to some of the best glacial features in the world, provides opportunities for personal rejuvenation, is an outdoor classroom, and is an economic resource for communities. These assets make the Ice Age Trail a welcome addition to many communities ranging from small roadside stops to bustling metropolises.

The Ice Age Trail Alliance has established the Ice Age Trail Community program, designed to help communities leverage the Trail as an economic and social engine, while promoting the Ice Age National Scenic Trail to community members and visitors alike. Commitment to this program represents an agreement to cross promote one another, building healthy and vibrant communities.

The City of Delafield is the most recent addition to the Ice Age Trail Community roster. Tucked in the heart of the Kettle Moraine, Delafield is rich with outdoor beauty and year-round recreational activities. It offers casual and award-winning dining, lodging, specialty shopping and unique historic sites. Delafield is full of friendly faces and stays true to its small town ideals.

To celebrate this designation the Alliance and City of Delafield plan to host a National Trails Day event on June 3rd, 2017. Details to follow.

The Ice Age Trail, one of only eleven National Scenic Trails, is a thousand-mile footpath highlighting Wisconsin's world-renowned Ice Age heritage and natural resources.

The Ice Age Trail Alliance is a non-profit volunteer- and member-based organization established in 1958 that works to create, support and protect the Ice Age Trail. Visit www.iceagetrail.org for hiking information and volunteer opportunities.

Delafield is a vibrant city, nestled in-between Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin, and is set among the tranquil waters and rolling hills of Waukesha County’s “Lake Country." For more information, please call the Delafield Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Council at 1-888-294-1082 or visit www.visitdelafield.orgAlso find us on Twitter (@visitdelafield) and Facebook (facebook.com/visitdelafield).

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