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Rockford Tourism and Sightseeing
Illinois' Rockford Region is just a hop, skip and jump from Chicago's hustle and bustle - in the rolling, beautiful hills of Northern Illinois. When it comes to size, we're a Big City. When it comes to low-cost, no-hassle things to do, we're a Small Town. Best of all, you'll find Real, Original experiences you won't find anywhere else.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. Visitor Information. View Map.


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Rockford Art Museum
Rockford Art Museum Top Attraction!
Museum in Rockford, IL USA

Illinois' largest art museum outside of Chicago with over 1,500 works of art; noted for its permanent collection of 19th and 20th Century American art, plus dynamic and changing exhibits featuring regional and national artists. Gift store.

Midway Village Museum
Midway Village Museum Top Attraction!
Museum in Rockford, IL USA



Anderson Japanese Gardens
Anderson Japanese Gardens Top Attraction!
Botanical Garden in Rockford, IL USA


Burpee Museum of Natural History
Burpee Museum of Natural History Top Attraction!
Museum in Rockford, IL USA


Discovery Center Museum
Discovery Center Museum Top Attraction!
Museum in Rockford, IL USA


Coronado Performing Arts Center
Coronado Performing Arts Center
Shopping in Rockford, IL USA

This ornate movie palace and vaudeville hall is a example of an atmospheric-style theater with gilded Spanish castles, Italian villas and Chinese dragons in relief on the sides and a starry false sky. Hosts performing arts groups and traveling shows.

Erlander Home Museum
Erlander Home Museum
Museum in Rockford, IL USA

The cultural centerpiece of Rockford's Swedish-ancestry community, Erlander Home Museum has many artifacts recalling Swedish immigration to northern Illinois.

Ethnic Heritage Museum
Ethnic Heritage Museum
Museum in Rockford, IL USA

Six nationalities that helped shape the cultural region are represented in this home museum, built in 1850. Galleries: African American, Irish, Italian, Lithuanian, Polish, and Hispanic.

Historic Auto Attractions
Historic Auto Attractions
Historic Site in Roscoe, IL USA

Over 75 historic autos and historical memorabilia are displayed in 36,000 sq. ft.

Klehm Arboretum
Klehm Arboretum
Museum in Rockford, IL USA

Tour this 155-acre "living museum filled with spectacular gardens and rare trees with a guide or on your own. A 1.8 mile, handicapped-accessible paved path winds through the arboretum plus many secondary, chipped trails.


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Best Places to Stay in Rockford


Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Freeport
Guest Score:
From $84 / night.


Free Breakfast.
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Rockford
Guest Score:
From $110 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Hampton Inn Freeport
Guest Score:
From $99 / night.


Restaurant, Free Breakfast.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sycamore
Guest Score:
From $145 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Staybridge Suites Rockford
Guest Score:
From $125 / night.


Free Breakfast.

Best Time to Visit Rockford


The best time to visit Rockford is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 40's and highs in the low 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Rockford


Month Low Avg High
January 10.8 19.0 27.2
February 16.3 24.7 33.0
March 26.7 36.1 45.5
April 36.8 47.9 59.1
May 47.9 59.6 71.2
June 57.6 68.8 79.9
July 62.6 72.9 83.1
August 60.9 70.9 80.9
September 51.8 62.8 73.9
October 40.1 51.0 61.8
November 29.0 37.2 45.5
December 16.9 24.4 32.0

Rockford Weather



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Visit Real, Original Rockford, IL!

Visit Real, Original Rockford, IL!





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