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  • Awesome Autumn

    Autumn all around Alton

    Autumn is right around the corner! Leave the dog days of summer behind and check in along the Meeting of the Great Rivers National Scenic Byway in Alton, Illinois! From beautiful fall color drives to a jaunt out into the apple orchard, an authentic autumn experience is waiting for travelers.

  • Calhoun Peaches

    They're Here! Look for Calhoun County Peaches Now

    Move over Georgia, Calhoun County in southwestern Illinois is the place to find some of the best peaches in the Midwest. And peach season is now in full swing. Take a bite into a juicy, sweet Calhoun County peach and find out what visitors throughout the ...

  • Call for Artists for Grafton's Art in the Park 2015

    Grafton Art in the Park 2016: Call for Artists

    Grafton's Art in the ParkSept. 10 - 11, 2016Sat.: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun.: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.The Grove Memorial Park, Grafton, IllinoisHello, artists. Welcome to the the registration form for Grafton's annual art fair scheduled for Sept. 10 - 11. Please note: The ...

GALLERY

  • Grafton Ferry

    The Grafton Ferry, which is open spring through late fall, carries cars and passengers across the confluence of the Mississippi and Illinois rivers to St. Charles County, Mo.

  • Confluence of Rivers

    The once thriving riverboat industry in Grafton has become a thing of the past, but you can still see the towboats and barges pushing their way along the Mississippi.

  • Grafton, Illinois

    At the confluence of the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers, experience life in a real river town - Grafton, Illinois. The early settlers of Grafton saw the potential of this plat of land at the confluence of the Mississippi and Illinois rivers.

  • Pere Marquette State Park

    If you are looking for outdoor recreation, look no further than Grafton. Pere Marquette State Park, the largest state park in Illinois, is located just west of Grafton. There are hiking trails, opportunities to eagle watch and much more.

  • Grafton, Illinois

    The resilience of the town is evident in the bustling tourist community that Grafton has become. Gift shops, antique stores, wineries, guest houses, "hot fish" sandwich stands line Main Street and the riverfront.