One Illinois resort known for its delicious wine, family-friendly attractions, and beautiful scenery has officially opened the state's first Alpine Coaster, and man does it look like fun!

High-Flying Fun

Aerie's Resort & Winery in Grafton is often said to be one of the best places to go for gorgeous views in Illinois, and now they have upped the ante even further with a brand-new Alpine Coaster!

Aerie's website says;

Our exciting gravity coaster is perfect for family and friends of all ages. With nearly 4,000 feet of track, 7 hair-pin turns, and 8 waves/twisters you'll feel the thrill of a ride like never before!

Anyone age three and over is able to ride this cool coaster that can reach speeds up to 28mph and was built along a beautiful limestone bluff. (Kids under 54 inches tall need to ride with an adult). Aerie's Alpine Coaster will also be open all year long and offers ride packages that allow you to get more thrill for your buck.

More Fun Available at Aerie's Resort & Winery

If Aerie's cool new Alpine Coaster isn't enough reason to make the trip to Grafton, Illinois, maybe its SkyTour, Winery, Zipline, lodging, or FOOD will...

Aerie's Resort & Winery via Facebook
Aerie's Resort & Winery via Facebook

Aerie's Resort & Winery also offers live music and other events throughout the year, so you should definitely start planning a trip there today!

Another Fun Fact About Grafton, Illinois

Although I have never visited Aerie's Resort & Winery before, I have been to the Grafton area several times during the winter months because the Locks & Dams located near there are GREAT places to watch eagles! Get more information about eagle watching along the Mississippi River, here.

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