It seems as though every year it gets harder and harder to get away from the daily hustle and bustle and truly enjoy a much-needed vacation. With skyrocketing airfare and ever-increasing airline security measures, travel can easily make you feel like you're burning through your own pocket just to feel more stressed than when you left. But don't give up on getting away just yet. Swap some of those high cost big city attractions that are a hassle to get to for some low cost, high value attractions in conveniently located Rockford, Ill.