Nearby Sites & Attractions: Things to do in Delafield WI
405 Genesee St.
Facility features a sauna, steam room and standard exercise equipment. Guests can participate in non-traditional fitness classes, and various in-depth health and wellness assessment programs, such as the Nutritional Consulting & Menu Planning and Metabolic Testing.
Located just west of the scenic Holy Hill Basilica, the nationally acclaimed golf course rests on 652 acres of natural terrain, surrounded by wetlands. Identified as a “natural” gold course, Erin Hills’ topography was virtually untouched during construction(dirt has been moved on only four of nineteen holes).
North Prairie, WI
Broadlands is a beautiful 18 hole championship golf course and driving range. The course has been open to the public since August, 2000 and has hosted many amateur tournaments and hundreds of golf outings. The wide open links style course has bentgrass greens, tees and fairways. Just 20 minutes south of The Delafield Hotel.
426 Wells St.
Listed on the National Register of Historical Places, the Greek Revival Stage Coach Inn dates back to 1846 and features 18 authentically restored rooms. Tours are available upon request.
1101 N. Genesee St.
Founded in 1884, the academy is America’s premier military college prep boarding and day school for young men in grades 7-12. The academy features a public nine-holed golf course and maintains a community service partnership for its cadets with The Delafield Hotel.
S43 W31575 Depot Road, Genesee Depot
Home to late theater legends, Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, the estate now operates as a house museum and national resource for theater, arts, and arts education. The collections and decor are comprised of original pieces from the 1920s, ’30s, and ’40s.
440 Wells Street, Space 105
The Children’s Play Gallery is an interactive museum that features creative, hands-on exhibits, events and classes for children up to nine years old.
West Main St.
Features: Play structures and picnicking facilities.
Kettle Moraine State Forest – Lapham Peak Unit
- Visitors can climb a 45-foot observation tower atop the highest point in Waukesha County (1,233 feet above sea level).
- Features five miles of mountain bike trails and about 21 miles of hiking trails, including a portion of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail with a reservable backpack campsite.
- Abundant bird life and wildlife can be observed from all trails; guided bird hikes are available each spring.
- Kettle Moraine Scenic Drive
- Lapham Peak State Park
- The Ice Age National Scenic Trail
- Glacial Drumlin State Trail
Features: Fishing, picnicking facilities, snowshoeing, hiking and cross-country skiing
Features: Camping, fishing, picnicking facilities, play structures, swimming beach, biking, hiking and boat launch
This outdoor living history museum portrays rural life in the country. It features more than 100 historic breed animals, nearly 50,000 artifacts and 67 historic 19th and early 20th century buildings gathered from across the state; buildings include homes, barns, shops, schools, churches and meeting halls. The museum opens to the public May 1.
Highlights of Nearby Specialty Shops:
623 Genesee St.
Specializes in European and Contemporary design, and features antiques, unique giftware, one-of-a-kind silk and dried creations, and more.
323 E. Summit Ave – Hwy 18, Wales
Features 18th, 19th and early 20th century furniture, accessories and art.
524 Milwaukee St., Suite 100
Features an eclectic and unique collection of eyewear and sun wear for leisure and athletic purposes.
525 Milwaukee St.
Offers M.A. Hadley Pottery and books for children and adults. LargestM.A. Hadley Pottery selection in South East Wisconsin. Specializing in vintage children’s books from Nancy Drew to Dick and Jane.
Hwy. 83 & I-94 2566 Sun Valley Dr.
Specializes in premium cigars, pipes, tobacco and accessories. Cigar lounge in rear of store with TV and specialty beers.
607 Main Street
Collection of luxurious leather jackets, coats, furs and leather accessories, Lieblang Leather has been in business in Delafield since 1985.
Main Street Soap Shop
850 Main St.
Features offer over 45 varieties of Sunrise Showers all-natural handcrafted soaps, shea butter lotions and creams, sea salt and brown sugar scrubs, moisturizing bars, bath salts, lip balms and Spa Soap Scrubs.
(329-B Genesee St.
Operating as a gallery and studio, guests can partake in a variety of pottery classes at the outlet; open studio hours are available for experienced potters. The gallery features a variety of unique artwork from local artists including pottery, sculptures, photographs, paintings and more.
719 Genesee St.
Wisconsin’s and the Midwest’s premier destination for fine art photography of people and events, including maternity, infants, children, graduation seniors, families, weddings and other special events.
700A Genesee St.
Among Downtown Delafield’s newest businesses, the shop specializes in custom jewelry and offers creative and unique accessories.