County: Walworth County
City Info: Local government website
To Milwaukee: 52 Min
To Chicago:103 Min
Surrounding Delavan Lake is an array of charming cafes, pubs, and restaurants hidden within the waters inlet. From cottages to spacious homes, the lake path is decorated with a mix of visitors and full-time residents making it a quiet place to retreat and enjoy nature.
Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy the many activities such as hikes around the lake, world-class golfing, horseback riding, boating, and water sports. Yet, there’s something for everyone from miniature golf for the kids, festivals, museums, world-class spas, and antique shopping.
Delavan-Darien is the local public school district making up four separate elementary schools and one public high school: Delavan-Darien High School, Phoenix Middle School, Darien Elementary, Turtle Creek Elementary, Wileman Elementary.
The Delavan Lake area has a robust history, one of art, industry, and even the Ringling Brother’s famous circus. The cobblestone roads of downtown Delavan make for a charming town, filled with sweet cafes, bakeries, jewelry stores, and antique shops.