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Rockford Travel Guide

The third largest city in Illinois, Rockford is a hub for family entertainment, wholesome values, and both medical and financial prosperity. The city, home to roughly 147,000 people and numerous vacation rentals, is rich in a outdoor activities, shopping, and art. With so much to do, it’s no wonder that visitors from all over the country -- and the world -- flock to Rockford each year.

Things to Do in Rockford

Those with a thirst for knowledge won’t be disappointed in Rockford, as the city is home to a number of museums and historical centers, including the Burpee Museum of Natural History which features life-sized dinosaurs, the Discovery Center Museum which features hundreds of hands-on children’s exhibits, and the Rockford Art Museum, featuring a collection of Chicago’s most significant art. A few historical centers worth a visit include but aren’t limited to the Ethnic Heritage Museum, Macktown Living History Education Center, and Tinker Swiss Cottage -- all of which offer guided tours.

Rockford also offers an abundant supply of outdoor activities such as hiking and canoeing in Blackhawk Springs Forest Preserve, playing baseball at Searls Park, wake boarding on Levings Lake, bird watching in Rock Cut State Park, and golfing at the ever-popular Elliot Golf Course. Visitors can also enjoy a live play or musical at the Starlight Theatre, or enjoy a drink at Octane.

Best Time to Visit Rockford

If you’re hoping to visit during the hottest months of the year, the best time to visit is in July and August. When September rolls around, the weather starts to cool off.

Best Events in Rockford

The annual Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition is a creative winter event that has residents from all over Illinois brushing up on their sculpting skills. The Glow in the Garden Festival, on the other hand, encourages flower lovers to enjoy nature through participating in a 5K run, listening to live music, and engaging in a number of other fun activities that are set up throughout the expanse of the Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens.

Things to Do for Families in Rockford

The Anderson Japanese Gardens will enchant family members of all ages with their lush flower gardens, authentic Japanese foot bridges, and cascading waterfalls. Many families choose to take photos here, as the gardens provide a beautiful background.

Apple picking at Curran’s Orchard is another fun, family-friendly activity that is not only exciting, but tasty too. Visitors can pick their own apples, purchase homemade apple-based goods, marvel over the glass-sided beehive, pet the farm animals, and get lost in the corn tunnel. Volcano Falls is every kid’s dream, offering laser tag, go-karts, and mini-golf; while spending the day at Magic Waters -- a 1 million gallon water park -- is the best way for family and friends to cool off during the summer.

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Rockford tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Rockford tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Rockford is in March, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Rockford is in the high season in June. Rockford has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Rockford

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Rockford. The hottest month in Rockford is May, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -10 ˚F. The wettest month in Rockford is April with 6.61 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.54 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Rockford

Pick the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. We have 398 vacation rentals, hotels and other places to stay in Rockford ranging from inexpensive options to extravagant places to stay. A vacation in Rockford can be affordable - the cheapest price rental is available at $15 per night. On average, a place to stay in Rockford will cost you $86 per night.

If you need to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 131 accommodations in Rockford that have WiFi. 34 places to stay include a morning meal. You can maintain your workout regime by staying at one of 36 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on getting to Rockford by car, be sure to choose from 134 accommodations that provide parking. 37 vacation rentals come with a pool or jacuzzi

AllTheRooms has 35 pet-friendly places to stay in Rockford, so if you're traveling with your pet you won't have any problems.

We compare vacation rentals, hotels and other bespoke accommodation types from loads of providers in Rockford, including 109 places to stay from Airbnb, 21 accommodations from Priceline and 11 places to stay from Agoda

207 of the accommodations in Rockford have been rated by previous guests. They rated 68% as excellent or good. 88 accommodations allow instant booking.

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