The Active Times recently featured Rockford in a recent article titled, “Weekend Trips to Take This Spring in Every State.”

Illinois: Rockford

Nestled along the banks of the Rock River is Rockford, a vibrant and historic city in Illinois. Springtime offers a variety of recreational opportunities from kayaking to stand-up paddleboarding, wakeboarding, canoeing, biking, swimming and more. The city is home to more than 10,000 acres of natural and recreational areas. Visit one of Rockford’s newest attractions, West Rock Wake Park; take the kids to the Discovery Center Children’s Museum; and indulge in the beauty of the Anderson Japanese Gardens. When you’re hungry visit the Rockford City Market, which takes place every Friday from Memorial Day through the end of October.

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