The RACVB is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year, and we want to celebrate with you! Visit the sites and events on our list and a fantastic Rockford-themed gift basket could be yours!
Bushnell Wheeler Home - Annual Christmas Open House
November 21, 2014 - November 23, 2014
Times: Friday 5:00pm-9:00pm, Saturday and Sunday Noon-5:00pm
In 1850 Professor Jackson Bushnell of Beloit College admired the view of the bluff south of Turtle Creek and purchased the land. In 1856, Reverend Alexander Montgomery, the agent for the American Board of Foreign Missions, purchased the five acres on which the house stands to build a retirement home...
Looking for a nice spot to pitch a tent or park your RV for the night? Rockford campgrounds, forest preserves and state park offer everything from rustic tent sites to full-service sites on the river. Parks range from small, wooded grounds to 3,000+ acre state park with fishing and swimming lakes. You can enjoy canoeing, fishing and hiking--many offer boat launches. Grab the hot dogs and marshmallows and head to Rockford for a great time!
Did you know Rockford is the home of the sock monkey? Learn more interesting facts about our region.