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The City of Rockford, IL

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Rockford is a popular city in the state of Illinois with a total of 157,280 residents living there. Rockford is ranked as the third most populated city in Illinois and the 137th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Winnebago County. The largest nearby city to Rockford is Janesville, approximately 24 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Rockford, including Doc's Diner, El Patio Mexican Restaurant, Burger King, Al's Italian Pizza & Pasta and Backyard Grill & Bar. For a larger selection of Rockford restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Rockford Golf Courses, Auto Race Tracks, Botanical Gardens, Museums and/or Arenas, including the Burpee Museum of Natural History, Rockford Speedway, Aldeen Golf Club, Anderson Japanese Gardens and Atwood Homestead Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Rockford please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following 2 airports are located in or near Rockford:
- Greater Rockford Airport (RFD)
- Janesville Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport (JVL)

Rockford, Illinois Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Rockford
In the month of July, Rockford experiences an average high temperature of 83 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in July are usually about 63 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.1 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Rockford with daytime temperatures averaging 79 degrees in the summer, and 31 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Rockford to receive an average of 1.6 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.93 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 112 degrees in the summer and as low as -27 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Rockford should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 60 degrees, and nighttime lows of 39.


                                                                                    
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Rockford, Illinois Attractions

Abbey Springs Golf Course Fontana Wisconsin
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Abbey Springs Golf Course  - , Fontana,
The Abbey Springs Golf Course is an 18 hole resort golf course in Walworth County Wisconsin. Built in 1971, this Fontana course designed by Ken Killian & Dick Nugent is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 30 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 262-275-6111. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: S Shore Dr Route 1, Fontana, WI 53125
Aldeen Golf Club Rockford Illinois
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Aldeen Golf Club  - Rockford,
The Aldeen Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Winnebago County Illinois. Built in 1992, this Rockford course designed by Dick Nugent is open apr 1 to nov 15. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 815-282-4653. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 1900 Reid Farm Rd, Rockford, IL 61107
Alpine Hills Golf And Practice Center Rockford Illinois
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Alpine Hills Golf and Practice Center  - Rockford,
The Alpine Hills Golf and Practice Center is a 9 hole public golf course in Winnebago County Illinois. Built in 2000, this Rockford course is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 815-398-1901. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 4402 Larson Ave., Rockford, IL 61108
Anderson Japanese Gardens Rockford Illinois
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Anderson Japanese Gardens  - Rockford,
The Anderson Japanese Gardens is a 14-acre group of Japanese gardens located in Rockford, Illinois.

 

 

Atwood Homestead Golf Course Rockford Illinois
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Atwood Homestead Golf Course  - Rockford,
The Atwood Homestead Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Winnebago County Illinois. Built in 1971, this Rockford course designed by Charles Maddox is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 815-623-2411. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 8990 Old River Rd, Rockford, IL 61103
Beaver Creek Golf Course Capron Illinois
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Beaver Creek Golf Course  - Capron,
The Beaver Creek Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Boone County Illinois. Built in 1997, this Capron course designed by Gordon Cunningham is open mar 1 to nov 30. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 815-569-2427. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 19619 LeRoy Center Rd, Capron, IL 61012
Blackhawk Farms Raceway South Beloit Illinois
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Blackhawk Farms Raceway  - South Beloit,
Blackhawk Farms is a 1.95-mile private circuit racetrack located outside South Beloit, Illinois, on a 219-acre farm on the border between Wisconsin and Illinois. Blackhawk Farms was established in 1967, about a decade after nearby Road America.

 

Blackhawk Golf Course Janesville Wisconsin
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Blackhawk Golf Course  - Janesville,
The Blackhawk Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Rock County Wisconsin. Built in 1961, this Janesville course designed by A. W. Tillinghast, Ken Killian, Dick Nugent & Bob is open mar 29 to nov 3. Tee times are accepted up to 10 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 608-757-3090. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1200 Palmer Dr, Janesville, WI 53545
Buena Vista Golf Course De Kalb Illinois
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Buena Vista Golf Course  - , De Kalb,
The Buena Vista Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in DeKalb County Illinois. is open mar 1 to nov 15. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 815-758-4812. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 131 Buena Vista Dr, De Kalb, IL 60115
Burpee Museum Of Natural History Rockford Illinois
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Burpee Museum of Natural History  - Rockford,
The Burpee Museum of Natural History is located along the Rock River in downtown Rockford, Illinois at 737 North Main Street.

 

 

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Rockford, Illinois Hotels

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Lexington Hotel Cliffbreakers Riverside Resort
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Lexington Hotel Cliffbreakers Riverside Resort
700 W Riverside Blvd
Rockford, IL 61103

 

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Quality Inn & Suites Loves Park
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Quality Inn & Suites Loves Park
4313 N Bell School Rd
Loves Park, IL 61111

 

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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Rockford-loves Park
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Rockford-loves Park
7552 Park Place Road
Rockford, IL 61114

 

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Homestead Studio Suites Chicago Schaumburg
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Homestead Studio Suites Chicago Schaumburg
51 E. State Parkway
Schaumburg, IL

 

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Rockford Alpine Inn And Suites
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Rockford Alpine Inn And Suites
4404 E State St
Rockford, IL 61108

 

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Sweden House Lodge
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Sweden House Lodge
4605 E State St
Rockford, IL 61108

 

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Travel Inn Rockford
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Travel Inn Rockford
4850 E State Street
Rockford, IL 61108

 

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Comfort Inn Rockford
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Comfort Inn Rockford
7392 Argus Dr
Rockford, IL 61107

 

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Residence Inn By Marriott Rockford
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Residence Inn By Marriott Rockford
7542 Colosseum Drive
Rockford, IL 61107

 

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Extended Stay America - Rockford - State Street
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Extended Stay America - Rockford - State Street
747 N Bell School Rd
Rockford, IL 61107

 

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Rockford, Illinois Restaurants

This is a list of Rockford Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out and Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops. Happy Dining!

 
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Al's Italian Pizza & Pasta
7904 North 2nd Street
Machesney Park, IL 61115
(815)877-1000
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Burger King
630 Machesney Road
Machesney Park, IL 61115
(815)282-1732
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Doc's Diner
6499 North 2nd Street
Loves Park, IL 61111
(815)282-3657
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Backyard Grill & Bar
6473 North 2nd Street
Loves Park, IL 61111
(815)636-9430
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El Patio Mexican Restaurant
6457 North 2nd Street
Loves Park, IL 61111
(815)282-3752
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Arby's Roast Beef Restaurant
6233 North 2nd Street
Loves Park, IL 61111
(815)633-3038
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Beef-A-Roo
6116 North 2nd Street
Loves Park, IL 61111
(815)633-6585
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Baskin-Robbins 31 Ice Cream Stores
7937 North Alpine Road
Loves Park, IL 61111
(815)877-5030
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Cousins Subs
1935 Harlem Road
Loves Park, IL 61111
(815)282-1330
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Burger King Restaurants
7120 Windsor Lake Parkway
Loves Park, IL 61111
(815)282-0126
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