The Gray Pelican
A seaside retreat away from the sea, The Gray Pelican, located in the beautiful City of Grafton, delivers sweeping landscape views of the mighty Mississippi River. Located within one mile of the Grafton Marina, Raging Rivers Water Park, and within walking distance to shopping, local wineries, and restaurants, The Gray Pelican can provide room for up to ten guests and is open year-round.
The Gray Pelican’s townhome-style property is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath, with amenities like flat screen TV’s, a full kitchen, balcony and patio seating overlooking the river, a full master bath, and is fully heated and air-conditioned with washer/dryer and reserved parking. Watch sunsets, passing steamboats and barges, bald eagles and American pelicans from your back door and sleep soundly in this airy and clean vacation rental.
Sitting on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River, The Gray Pelican is only five miles away from the largest state park in Illinois, Pere Marquette State Park which offers hiking, lodge dining, rock climbing and wildlife viewing. Pere Marquette Riding Stables is a short drive away for guided horseback tours and The Gray Pelican is a fantastic home-base from which to explore Southwest Illinois’ abundant orchards, museums, tours, and river towns.