Imagine soaring 200 feet above the forest floor on nearly two miles of zipline course. Reaching speeds of 30 mph, you’ll encounter a rappel descent, 2 suspended bridge walks, and 7 total lines on our adrenaline-pumping canopy tour. Did you know, ziplines aren’t the only things up our sleeves at Aerie’s Resort? Read on to discover 4 hidden benefits of ziplining through Grafton’s overlooks.

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1. Conquer Your Fears
Show your fear who’s boss with a zipline tour at Aerie’s Resort. Research has found that exposing yourself to your fears helps you alleviate and eventually eliminate them completely. What are you waiting for? Aerie’s helps you gain the courage you need to conquer your fears.

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2. Team Building/ Shared Experience
Zipping is a great experience to share with coworkers, friends and family. Encourage each other as you defeat your acrophobia, lead the way as you hold hands across the hanging bridges, and support each other as you rappel back to Earth. Bond 200 feet above the forest canopy!

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3. Exciting Getaway
After chasing your thrills on the zipline, return to the ground and indulge in the wonders of Aerie’s Resort. Known far and wide as the “Best View in the Midwest”, take in the intoxicating view as you sip private label wines and explore our brand new full menu. End your storybook day with a storybook evening in one of our resort cottages, or other overnight options.

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4. Tallest Area Zipline
Aerie’s offers a 7-line canopy tour at up to 200 feet above the Illinois forest. Zoom alongside the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers as you adventure through the tallest zipline in the St. Louis metro area - offering an unbeatable  adrenaline rush!

Don’t just take our word for it - experience it for yourself. From our zipline tours to our private label wines and beautiful bluff top views, we have something for everyone. Come to Aerie’s Resort in Grafton for an adventure-filled getaway close to home.