Summer Fun and Lasting Memories Begin in Delafield

DELAFIELD, Wis.—The days are getting warmer– welcome news for those of us ready for
summer. Create lasting memories this year with a getaway to Delafield, Wisconsin.

Great Location Close to it All:
Just 90 minutes from Chicago, 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 the spring and summer in Delafield. It’s also an easy drive to
popular Wisconsin summer stops in Milwaukee and Madison: Summerfest, Old World
Wisconsin, Milwaukee Brewers baseball, and the colorful farmers’ markets and festivals that
spring up in the warmer months.

Fun in the Water and on Land:
Delafield’s natural beauty is its main attraction. Nagawicka Lake is the center of the city and offers many opportunities for fun in the sun. However, Delafield is within minutes of thirty other nearby lakes, giving you unlimited ways to enjoy skiing, sailing, tubing, fishing,
swimming or just floating along clear waters. For those who get their kicks on land, take in a few rounds of golf or pedal through prairies and alongside lakes, in the lush bike and hiking trails that crisscross Delafield.

Shopping and Dining for Every Taste:
Take in historic downtown Delafield, an eclectic blend of local boutique stores and restaurants and the only Preferred Boutique™ hotel in the Midwest. Cruise by the lake on Milwaukee Street and stay at one of many well-known hotels in an area abundant with familiar stores and restaurants – a shopper’s paradise.

With so much to do in and around Delafield, you should start planning your visit today! Call
1-888-294-1082 or go to: www.visitdelafield.org/summer

Hot Summer Events:
• Hawks Inn historical tours, beginning May 1
• Delafield Art Walk, May 21-22
• SummerStage Outdoor Theatre, starting June 12th
• Annual 5K Run/Walk & Kid's Fun Run, June 19
• Delafield Block Party with food and live music, July 9-10
• Lake Country Women’s Art Festival, July 10
• Tent Sale – Downtown Delafield, August 21

Delafield is located among the tranquil water and rolling hills of Waukesha County’s “Lake Country” and is home to 6,500 residents. For more information, please call the City of Delafield Chamber of Commerce at 262/646-8100 or visit www.VisitDelafield.org. 


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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