One of Transform Rockford’s goals is to promote healthy lifestyles and create recreation assets that receive national acclaim. In fact, several of our favorite destinations have already received national attention. Here are 10 reasons we're already excellent. ...

Our region's many top-notch museums are stimulating our imaginations and enriching our understanding of science, art, local history and more. Find a few great museums to explore. ...

We’ve looked high and low for some of this area’s most spectacular wedding destinations. Discover some of our favorites, and discover exclusive content from the stories of couples who recently said “I do.” ...

Summertime is nearly here, and so are a variety of outdoor musical shows, from major headliners to local acts. See a summary of a few local hotspots inside. ...

We easily take for granted the remarkable variety of impressive gardens here in Rockford. Take a brief tour of seven excellent, national-attention-grabbing places that you can explore today. ...

Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer. ...

For a city our size, we have an awful lot of good things going for us, but it's nice to hear it from "outside experts," too. Paul Anthony Arco talked to some writers after their recent visit, and you know what? They liked us. They really liked us. ...

We've looked high and low for some of this area's most spectacular wedding destinations. Discover seven of our favorites, and discover exclusive content from the stories of couples who recently said "I do." ...

These world-class gardens are more than just a pretty sight. Now, they're host to a fun weekly concert series. ...

If you've never strolled through these three magnificent gardens maybe this is the year to stop and smell the roses ... and hundreds of other flowers. Discover the horticulture at three of our favorite local attractions. ...