Wales & Delafield, Wisconsin

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Perhaps in no other community along the Glacial Drumlin Trail can one so easily imagine what it must have been like to glide into town aboard the railroad as in Wales, Wisconsin. The broad curving greenspace now bordering the trail was once the Chicago and North Western right-of-way, with businesses and homes flanking either side.

The Village of Wales was settled in the 1840s by Welsh immigrants, and today is home to 2,500 residents.

Located just a short bike ride (3.5 miles) north of the Glacial Drumlin Trail on the paved Cushing Park Bike Trail, Delafield, Wisconsin, offers shopping, dining, historic sites, lakes, and several interconnecting bike trails.

Delafield—population: 7,200—hosts an annual Block Party with food and a music festival in mid-July, and Spring and Fall Art Walks in May and September. Visitors can take in the downtown Delafield Farmer’s Market (Saturdays May through October), the Labor Day Classic Car Show, and the SummerStage Outdoor Theatre at nearby Lapham Peak.

Enjoy your visit to Wales & Delafield!

Kettle Moraine State Forest – Lapham Peak Unit

Hiking, Backpacking, Cross-country Skiing, and more!

Climb a 45-foot observation tower for views of the glaciated topography from atop the highest point in Waukesha County!