Extended Stay America - Rockford, IL
Situated on both sides of the Rock River, Rockford is the third largest city in Illinois. If
you're looking for Rockford
hotels, Extended Stay America has two great places to stay, both offering a great
Just minutes north of the Extended Stay America in Rockford is the Loves Park,
Illinois plant ofHamilton Sundstrand Corporation, a United Technology Company and the area's
largest private employer. Hamilton Sundstrand makes aerospace systems for commercial, regional,
corporate and military aircraft.
Also nearby is the corporate headquarters forAnderson
Packaging, a company specializing in pharmaceutical packaging for over 35 years. With more than a
million square feet of manufacturing space, Anderson Packaging also has a laboratory offering
analytical and microbiological testing.
Another major employer is United Parcel Service's
cargo facilities at Chicago Rockford International Airport. Packages from throughout the area come
through this regional hub.
Rockford is a great place for outdoor recreation thanks to
numerous forest preserves and parks in the area. Just six miles north is Rock Cut State Park and
Pierce Lake. This 3,000 acre park features boating, fishing, hiking and all sorts of water sports.
The park welcomes winter visitors who can brave the chill in order to ice fish or ice
If you prefer plants in a designed setting, visit Rockford's Anderson Japanese
Gardens, a 150 acre park ranked among the top Japanese garden in North America.
interested in dinosaurs and other inhabitants of the Jurassic age must plan to include the Burpee
Museum of Natural History in their Rockford travel plans. The Burpee Museum is home to Jane the
Rockford T-Rex, a fully restored 21-foot tall dinosaur skeleton.
Golfers visiting Rockford
are in for a treat if they plan to play Aldeen Golf Club. This amazing course rated 4½
stars by Golf Digest in 2008, and it is ranked 23rd among the top fifty golf courses
under $50 nationally byGOLF Magazine.
If you are looking for comfortable and
convenient Rockford, Illinois
hotels, then look no further than Extended Stay America.