- Anderson Gardens
- Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden
- Sinnissippi Park
- Midway Village & Museum Center
- Davis Park and Downtown Rockford
- Magic Waters Water Park
Rockford is a city in the U.S state of Illinois. It was first settled in 1834-1835 and was incorporated as a village in 1839.
Rockford was chartered as a city in 1852. By 1860, it started developing into an important industrial center. Furniture and Agriculture was the main production of the city. After the Great Depression and the World War II, the city both the industries disappeared from the city and other industries expanded. Later, it became the county seat of Winnebago County. It is now the third largest city in Illinois.
Hotels in Rockford give an excellent ambience to its customers with well-maintained surroundings, pleasant atmosphere and lip-smacking dishes. This attracts the tourists too such hotels where they can rejoice and relax to the fullest. Hampton Inn , Comfort Inn, Baymont Inns And Suite, Courtyard, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Loves Park, Residence Inn, Quality Suites, Red Roof Inn, Candlewood Suites, Ramada Plaza Suites and Conference Center, Sleep Inn, Super 8 and Exel Inn are some of the renowned hotels in the city.>
21st Century Buffet Restaurant, Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar, China Buffet, Yen Ching Restaurant, Taqueria San Jose, Don Pablo's Mexican Kitchen, Fazoli's Restaurant and Sal's Diner are some of the famous restaurant here.>
Rockford International Airport that handles a number of domestic as well as international airlines serves the city. The passenger rail service in the city including the Metra train service links the city with other cities. The city has a wide road network that constitute interstate highways such as Interstate 90 (Northwest Tollway), U.S. Highway 20 and Interstate 39 help to reach other cities within a short span of time.>
Places to Visit :
Rock Cut State Park, Anderson Japanese Gardens and The Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden are the popular attractions of the city. Some of the famous museums in the city include Burpee Museum of Natural History, Rockford Art Museum, Riverfront Museum Park, Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and Midway Village and Museum Center. These museums exhibit antiques and many other artifacts that describe the story of the city. Handcrafted dolls in Old Doll House are really amazing. Sinnissippi Gardens and Greenhouse Lagoon represent the gardening attractions in the city. Magic Waters Waterpark is also a must to see site in Rockford.
Last Updated on: May 24, 2017