Located along the banks of the beautiful Rock River, Rockford is known for much more than just being the third-largest city in Illinois. The city boasts a variety of fascinating historical attractions set amid the beauty of the Upper Midwest. Choose one of the available Rockford vacation packages, and begin experiencing everything this city has to offer.
With a Rockford package, you'll be able to explore the city's wonderful historical and natural attractions without breaking the bank in the process. Be sure to visit the Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden, which is open year-round and is known for being one of most serene areas of the city. The Anderson Japanese Gardens feature sculptures and a tea house along harmonious paths. If you'd like to experience some of the city's indoor culture, visit the Rockford Art Museum on Main Street, just five minutes from the Arboretum. For outdoor adventures, rent a car in Rockford and visit nearby Rock Cut State Park.
Rockford vacations offer so much to see and do, no matter what time of year you visit. The city is home to one of Illinois' largest music festivals, On the Waterfront, which happens each year on Labor Day Weekend. Held in downtown Rockford, the festival is well known for its wide variety of musical offerings, including rock, hip-hop, and more. March is the month of Sock Monkey Madness, a fun festival held annually at the Midway Village and Museum Center. You can browse the local arts and crafts scene and even make your own sock monkey souvenir before checking in to your hotel in Rockford.
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