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Travel Matters in the Rockford Region

Friday, May 10, 2019 12:00 PM by Guest Blogger

As the RACVB celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week (May 5 - 11, 2019), we ponder what makes Rockford an ideal place to travel for visitors. The answer? We have fantastic attractions, restaurants, and events!

Recognizing Rockford's Rad Art

Monday, August 13, 2018 11:00 AM by Jackie Lindquist

Perhaps you have heard about, seen or even completed the Rockford Sculpture Walk which highlights

Twinkling and Shining

Thursday, December 21, 2017 3:00 PM by Elizabeth Miller

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is looking at all of the light displays throughout the city. I don't have to go far to see some spectacular displays...some of my neighbors REALLY get into the decorating spirit. But there are a few places I make sure I visit at least once before the holidays are done. If you have family in town and are looking for ways to "wow" them, it's guaranteed that a stop to one of these local light displays will be a shining success!

Discover the Spirits at Discovery Center Museum

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 11:00 AM by GoRockford News

Discovery Center welcomes all big kids ages 21 and older to join them for their signature

Picnic en Plein Air in Downtown Rockford

Thursday, September 7, 2017 12:00 PM by GoRockford News

Picnic en Plein Air presented by Illinois Bank & Trust is an outdoor dining experience like no

3 Faces of Tourism in the Rockford Region

Thursday, May 11, 2017 4:00 PM by Andrea Cook

To celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week I'd like to introduce you to a few of my friends who are

On February 25, the Rockford Symphony Orchestra welcomes Ilya Kaler and his son Daniel to perform

The River District Association (RDA) announces the first “Love the Blocks” to downtown Rockford.

In a world that struggles to come together, Rockford is a community where creatives collaborate.

No Snow? No Problem!

Thursday, January 12, 2017 3:00 PM by Elizabeth Miller

Winter birthdays in the Midwest can be difficult. I should know...my birthday is in January. You can't have outdoor parties (unless you want to freeze) and you can't ask for fun pool toys or cute summer clothes because you won't use them for 6 months! There is one good thing about winter birthdays though...snow!

Around my birthday in particular, the Rockford region also gets to celebrate the annual Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition!