One Fine Day is a series inspired by my favorite now-defunct Chicago Tribune column of the same title. The posts in this series are short, sweet, sometimes themed, and always a charming snapshot of a city.
It’s not difficult to plan the perfect day in Rockford, Illinois. This northern Illinois community is bursting with cultural attractions, breathtaking outdoor areas, and culinary delights. This one-day itinerary shares some of my favorite places to eat, drink, and explore around the Rockford region.
Start your day with an expertly made coffee at Rockford Roasting Company. This cozy coffee shop is located in the heart of downtown is the perfect place to prepare for a day of exploring.