Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Rockford

The lake and beaches create a pretty picture of Rockford. Travelers appreciate the boating in this relaxing city. Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park and Grand Rapids Art Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Rockford

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Rockford a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • John Ball Zoo (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Pando Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Cannonsburg Ski Area (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Grattan Raceway (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Thousand Oaks Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Krupp Farms (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rockford

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Rockford. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park (11.2 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Provin Trails Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Donald Lamoreaux Park (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Huff Park (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Blandford Nature Center (15.5 mi / 25 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Rockford

Fly into Grand Rapids, MI (GRR-Gerald R. Ford Intl.), the closest airport, located 16.7 mi (26.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Muskegon, MI (MKG-Muskegon County), which is 37.7 mi (60.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Rockford?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 96 vacation rentals near Rockford. From 48 Houses to 28 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rockford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Rockford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Rockford. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Grattan Raceway: 74 vacation rentals
  • Pando Park: 76 vacation rentals
  • Van Andel Arena: 72 vacation rentals
  • Calvin College: 72 vacation rentals
  • Frog Hollow Playground: 66 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rockford listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rockford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 48 Houses in Rockford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rockford include:

  • Cottages: 28 rentals available
  • Cabins: 28 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 9 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rockford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Rockford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.