We invite you to visit Grafton, WI! We have so much to offer you, your family, and friends. We're conveniently located 20 minutes North of Milwaukee, and easy to find just off of I-43 North.
Be sure to check out our locally owned shops, large commercial businesses, restaurants, bars and tasting rooms, local and county parks, top rated hotels, and so much more! Business or pleasure, Grafton has it all. We offer a thriving economy, and warm hospitality.
Grafton, WI prides itself on having something for everyone! Be sure to pay us a visit and check out our events and festivals throughout the year. We assure you, you won't be disappointed!
Did you know that Grafton has a rich history behind blues music? Grafton published some of the nation's most important early blues recordings between the years of 1929 and 1932. Grafton is the home of the pressing plant for Paramount Records, which was located at 1819 S. Green Bay Road. Stop in to the Grafton Area Chamber of Commerce office and pick up a walking tour map to check out some of the famous locations in Grafton regarding Paramount Records!
Grafton offers plenty of outdoor recreation. Be sure to check out the Interurban Trail, a 30 mile paved trail that spans the entire length of Ozaukee County, and runs through Grafton. This trail is a great place for cycling, walking, jogging, bird watching, and so much more! Unlike many recreational trails in the State of Wisconsin, use of the Ozaukee Interurban Trail is free for everyone.The Trail route connects historic downtown's with natural landscapes, and views along the Trail include hardwood woodlands, wetlands, farmlands, Cedar Creek, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan.
Lime Kiln Park and Veteran's Memorial Park are perfect places for fishing and setting your kayak in the waters of the Milwaukee River. Spend the day with us, and soak up all that nature has to offer.