Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Grafton is ready to explore

The lake and forests create a pretty picture of Grafton. Renowned for its hiking, restaurants and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Grafton

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Grafton a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cedar Creek Winery (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Port Washington Ghost Walk (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Possibility Playground (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Walter Schroeder Aquatic Center (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Ray's MTB Indoor Mountain Bike Park (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Washington County Fair Grounds (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Grafton

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Grafton is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lynden Sculpture Garden (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Schlitz Audubon Nature Center (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Harrington Beach State Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • West Bend Labyrinth Garden (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Regner Park (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Atwater Park & Beach (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Grafton

The nearest airport is in Waukesha, WI (UES-Waukesha County), located 25.5 mi (41 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Milwaukee, WI (MKE-General Mitchell Intl.), which is 26.4 mi (42.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Grafton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 18 holiday lettings near Grafton. From 9 Houses to 4 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Grafton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Grafton?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Grafton:

  • Historic Water Tower: 23 holiday homes
  • East Town: 53 holiday homes
  • Lower East Side: 51 holiday homes
  • Westown: 32 holiday homes
  • Historic Third Ward: 23 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Grafton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Grafton. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kettle Moraine Ice Center: 56 holiday lettings
  • 1860 Light Station and Museum: 58 holiday lettings
  • Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum: 157 holiday lettings
  • Schlitz Audubon Nature Center: 156 holiday lettings
  • BMO Harris Bradley Center: 168 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Grafton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Grafton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 9 Houses in Grafton. Our other popular types of Grafton holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Grafton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Grafton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.