Rockford, IL is the third largest city (by population) in IL and is the county seat of Winnebago County. Rockford has a population of approximately 150,000 and the outlying metropolitan area approximately 350,000. Rockford is located in Northern IL and is situated between Galena, IL and Chicago, IL. Notable features are the Rock River which runs through the vibrant downtown, nationally recognized sports facilities, affordable housing, aerospace companies, abundant health care, fantastic parks and golf courses, manufacturing, and simply lots of fun things to do.
Below is a list of places that come to mind. This list certainly does not include everything there is to do in the Rockford area but simply a list to spark your interest and investigation.
Laurent House (Frank Lloyd Wright)
Home of Cheap Trick
Less than $50k