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Rockford, Illinois

  • Graham-Ginestra House

    The Graham-Ginestra House is an 1857 Italianate limestone house with ceiling murals, parquet floors, pocket doors, stained glass, curved staircase, carriage house and stables. English garden. Special ...
    Graham-Ginestra House

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

Graham-Ginestra House Founder's Garden

Delightful English garden on the grounds of an 1857

Rockford, IL Gardens

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

Forest City Queen at Riverview Park

Excursion boat with variety of crusies on the Rock River:

Rockford, IL Excursions

Things to do near Rockford, IL

Burma Shave - Like Signs

Sublette was awarded the signs by Reminisce Magazine, the only such site in Illinois. Signs are approximately a half mile Sou...

Little White Church on the Hill

Restored in 1984, this country church has stained glass, original pews, pine flooring, authentic lighting, and period restroo...

Galena Trolley Tours

Travel through this historic area. 1-hr.nonstop tours offered daily. 2-hr. tours are also available. Groups welcome. Seating ...

Washburne House State Historic Site

This renovated site was home to popular Congressman and political adviser to Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant, and ambass...