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Visting Rockford

Visitors to the Rockford area will certainly find activities to keep them busy.  Museums, theater, art, an outstanding park system, and Illinois' largest water park are just a few of the attractions you will find here.  Combine that with excellent dining options and a variety of lodging options and you have a great getaway for any traveler.

Beyond these pages, an excellent resource for visitors is the Rockford Area Convention and Visitor's Bureau website, which contains a wealth of information on the area and maintains a calendar of community events.  Visit them at


The Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) is located 85 miles northwest of Chicago and encompasses over 3,000 acres. RFD is home to 30 industrial tenants and the largest regional parcel-sorting facility in the UPS system - the only facility of its type that handles coast-to-coast cargo. The airport has progressively evolved from a general aviation facility to a dynamic commercial service airport. Visit them at

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Special thanks to Jason Rotello and Tamika Jones for contributing images for the City of Rockford website.