Rockford, Illinois

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Burpee Museum of Natural History

Burpee Museum is a natural history museum specializing in paleontology, geology, biology, and Native American life with three floors of exhibits. After four years of preparation, Jane is now on display as the centerpiece of a new exhibit at Burpee Museum - Jane: Diary of a Dinosaur

Rockford, IL Museums

Coronado Theatre

The Coronado Theatre is a fantastically ornate movie palace and Vaudeville hall built in 1927 and restored in 2000. The Coronado hosted legends of show business, the Marx Brothers and Milton Berle. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Coronado showed its first "talkie,"

Rockford, IL Historic Theatres

Bengt Sjostrom Theatre & Studio Theatre

Newly renovated, stunning open-air theater with retractable roof, home to Starlight Theatre, the area's oldest summer theatre, and to RVC'

Rockford, IL Theatres

Anderson Japanese Gardens

Rockford's 12-acre, "pond-strolling"

Rockford, IL Gardens

Mitchell's Holsteins Dairy Farm

A family farm since 1960, with a dairy herd of 100 milking cows and 100 replacement heifers, plus 320 acres of corn, 85 acres of alfalfa, 75 acres of soybeans, 40

Rockford, IL Tours

Things to do near Rockford, IL

Lincoln-Douglas Debate Square

Experience the history of the second of the famous debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas. It was at this sit...

West Street Sculpture Park of Galena

Take a break from downtown shops and wander through this outdoor gallery of large steel sculptures by local artist John Marti...

Hidden Cove Family Fun Park

37 acres of indoor/outdoor activities. Arcade/game center, fun jungle, batting cages, miniature golf, driving range, rollersk...

Byron Natural History Museum

The Byron Natural History Museum shows prairie, woodlands, wetlands, and other interesting exhibits showing life as it existe...

Mendota Golf Course

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...