5 days in Grafton & Alton Itinerary

5 days in Grafton & Alton Itinerary

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Grafton
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Alton
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Grafton — 2 nights

Grafton is the oldest city in Jersey County, Illinois, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Blumenhof Winery (in Dutzow) and Quivre River State Park (in Troy). There's lots more to do: make a splash at Raging Rivers, learn about winemaking at Piasa Winery & Pub, and admire the majestic nature at Pere Marquette State Park.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Grafton holiday planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Grafton. In June, daily temperatures in Grafton can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Alton.
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Wineries · Parks · Nature · Theme Parks
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Alton — 2 nights

Alton is a city on the Mississippi River in Madison County, Illinois, United States, about 15mi north of St. On the 18th (Sat), see the interesting displays at World's Tallest Man Statue and then cruise along Great Rivers Scenic Route. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site and then don't miss a visit to World's Largest Catsup Bottle.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Alton trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Grafton to Alton in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Alton can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 64°F.
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Outdoors · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Museums
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