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Rockford, Illinois

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

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

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

Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden

Modern buildings, themed gardens and groves accessed by miles of paved and chip paths, workshops, special events, an art gallery and gift shop make this 150-acre premier garden, with plantings dating back to 1910

Rockford, IL Aboretums

Trolley Car #36

Take a 45-minute ride along the Rock River, into Rockford'

Rockford, IL Tours

Things to do near Rockford, IL

Blackhawk War Monument

Located on the site of Kellog's Grove, an early settlement established in 1827 on a mail route between Peoria and Galena, and...

Forest City Queen at Riverview Park

Excursion boat with variety of crusies on the Rock River: sightseeing, dinner, pizza, water ski shows....

Labyrinth Meditation Garden

This quiet place is for healing, reflection, prayer and meditation. The site has a walking labyrinth, an ornamental grass ber...

NickelWorld, Inc.

Family amusement center with more than 78 free and five-cent games; 40 redemption games dispense tickets to redeem for prizes...