- Our list of the best things to do in Grafton, Illinois, features the top 146 nearby activities — including 49 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Grafton, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
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Located along the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers, the Grafton Visitor's Center is a location offering many services to visitors of the town. Those at the visitor's center also commonly observe the American Bald Eagle from its viewing windows.
The longest zip line at the company, Grafton Zipline, is called the 'Soaring Eagle' and measures around two thousand feet in length. The minimum weight to be able to participate is 45 pounds and the maximum is 250 pounds.
The Raging Rivers Water Park is a recreational water park that overlooks the Mississippi River. The park features rides including the 'Itty Bitty Surf City', the 'Wave Pool', the 'Endless River', the 'Shark Slide', and 'Runaway Rafts'.
Visitors can enjoy views of bluffs during 90 minute fully narrated sightseeing cruises on the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers with Great Rivers Tour Boat Company. They offer both public cruises and private charters.
Opened in 1972, Ridge Valley Riding Stables is an equestrian center offering a number of services for horses and their riders. Horse boarding, riding lessons, trail rides, and 'pony parties' are among the services available to visitors.
Food and drink aficionados will discover abundant variety at the Grafton Winery & Brewhaus. Guests enjoy scenic views, live entertainment, entrees from their diverse food menu, and can polish off the experience with a cold fresh microbrew or homemade wine.