Tips for booking a Rockford hotel

Cheapest month:March
Most expensive month:June
Average price in Rockford:€87/night
Absolute cheapest price found:€16/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Saturday
€48 - €131
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
€84 - €113
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Where to stay in Rockford

About Rockford

Rockford is known for its award-winning museums and world-class art galleries. Spend your days gazing up at dinosaur skeletons, admiring American Impressionist paintings and visiting pioneer homes. You can also throw on your hiking boots and hit the trails in Rock Cut State Park.

Things to do

The Burpee Museum of Natural History welcomes you with a ferocious T-Rex skeleton found in the Badlands of Montana. It's considered one of the most important dinosaur discoveries. The museum also features displays on the Rock River Valley, Native American culture and local wildlife.

The Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum is housed in an old Victorian home built in the late 1800s. Stroll around the house and admire handcrafted features like the gleaming walnut spiral staircase. It's also filled with antiques, artwork, colonial clothing and handwritten diaries.

From steel horse sculptures and hand-blown glass to American Impressionist paintings and Chicago Imagist works, the Rockford Art Museum showcases works from across the United States. There's a big focus on regional artists, with highlights including the contemporary Arnold Gilbert Photography Collection.

Just across the Rock River, the Anderson Japanese Gardens enchants nature enthusiasts with its cascading waterfalls. For a walk on the wild side, head to Rock Cut State Park. It's laced with hiking trails where you can spot muskrats, racoons and waterfowl.

Getting around

Downtown Rockford is easy to get around on foot, with most major sites and attractions within walking distance. The city is well-serviced by a network of local buses and taxis, while rental cars are also available. The drive to Chicago takes around 1.5 hours.

Rockford travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Rockford?

    Rockford is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Extended Stay America - Rockford - I-90, which has a current rating of 7.8. For other potential stays, consider Radisson Hotel & Conference Center Rockford, IL and Comfort Inn Rockford, which can also be great places to stay in Rockford.

  • How much is a hotel in Rockford tonight?

    Over the last 3 days, the starting price of a hotel in Rockford tonight has been as low as €41 and the average price has been as much as €79.