The Delavan and Delavan Lake Recreation area is one of the most popular resort locations in Wisconsin. Exciting water sports, golf, horseback riding, and winter recreation activities abound. The city’s park system contains more than 100 acres of natural preserves, parks, picnic areas, and playgrounds. Included in the town of Delavan’s beautiful recreation system can be found a swimming pond, sledding hills and a Memorial Arboretum. Over two miles of winding waterways are within the city; Lake Comus is a favorite spot for children’s recreation activities. Along the north shore of Lake Comus, just north of the Main Street Manor and beyond the arboretum, is the Dibble Nature Trail where many varieties of trees, shrubs, marsh grass, birds and small animal wildlife can be observed in their natural habitat. The new Rotary Gardens on the east end of the city highlights a seven-rock fountain representing the seven continents. The city owns and operates the 27-hole Delbrook Golf Course rated as one of the finest public courses in the area. It includes a man-made lake, a modern irrigation system, and modern clubhouse. A golf pro is available to help with all your golfing needs. Delavan Lake itself offers outdoor recreation in abundance. Fishing boating swimming, sailing, water skiing and more.
- Delavan’s Food, Recreation & Shopping
You are sure to please your palette at any one of the area’s great dining establishments. Foods for every taste are cooked, grilled, sautéed, baked, and fried to perfection. From burgers to seafood, chicken to steak, fine dining, casual family dining, a light lunch or a Friday night fish fry, you won’t have far to go to discover a restaurant to satisfy your appetite. Numerous watering holes give you plenty to experience every evening around the downtown and lakes area.
Delavan’s historic downtown, is easily walkable from the Main Street Manor. In fact the Manor itself is located directly in Delavan. The downtown district is recently renovated, and includes brick streets and unique shopping. Antique shops, furniture stores, gift shops and a department store are just a few of the retail businesses that Delavan has to offer. You can spend a relaxing afternoon walking around the downtown.
Nearby Area Attractions and Things to Do
Staller Estate Winery W8896 County Rd A, Delavan, WI 53115 Staller Estate provides a variety of award winning wines in a relaxing, picturesque setting for all to enjoy.Voted best winery in the Milwaukee area 2010, Staller Estate Winery is one of Wisconsin’s must see places to visit.
Dancing Horses Theatre http://www.thedancinghorses.com/ This dynamic performance has delighted audiences both young and old, and features the beauty and grace of a variety of horse breeds, performing alongside their trainers. Dinner show packages are available on select dates.
Delbrook Golf Course http://www.delbrookgc.com/ the nearby Delbrook Golf Course offers a unique combination of traditional and modern design throughout our 27 holes.
WillowTan Alpacas LLC www.openherd.com/farms/538/willowtan-alpacas-llc
Visit the alpacas of WillowTan Farm! The alpaca breeders & owners, Tana and Michael, will show you how they care and raise these beautiful creatures. After your tour of the farm, purchase hand spun alpaca yarn as a souvenir of your time spent with these unique & fun animals!
Delavan Lake Pontoon Rentals www.delavanlakepontoonrentals.com