My Weekend Trip to Rockford

A few weeks ago, I took my family to Rockford, IL for a weekend getaway. We fell in love with this beautiful, historic town! The people were so friendly and welcoming!

If you're looking to escape the city this summer, you should definitely do a weekend getaway to Rockford!!

Here's some of our pics from the trip!

Rockford City Market

Open Fridays, the market features local growers and vendors selling unique items. Live music and food!

Harrison and I loved it!

The Historic Auto Attraction Museum

Over 75 historic autos displayed in 36,000 sq feet!

Discovery Center Museum

Amazing children's museaum. My son LOVED it there!

Burpee Museum of Natural History

Don't forget to check out the Jane the T-Rex exhibit! Thanks to Ryan for the great tour of the dinosaur exhibit!

Anderson Japanese Gardens

A beautiful escape into nature with acres of amazing Japanese gardens and culture!

With my wife Claire enjoying the gardens.

Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens

Beautiful conservatory with over 11,000 square feet of tropical plants!

Some great places to grab lunch and dinner:

Octane Interlounge

Woodfire Brick Oven Pizza

Tavern on Clark

Lydia's Cafe

Stockholm Inn

Mary's Market

Thanks to my friends at the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau for showing us a great time!

Make sure you stop there when you get to Rockford to learn about all the great local attractions!

Mick Lee

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