Like small-town, know-your-neighbors charm—but need an occasional “big city” getaway? Our central location gives you the best of both.
Sterling/Rock Falls is within 100 miles of everything from world-class shopping, museums and dining to theater and sports so you can have an exciting day away—and still be home in time to sleep in your own bed! Plus, ready access to some of the world’s most popular airports means it’s easy to get to business functions and your next great vacation.
Day trips made simple
|Rockford, IL||150,115||47 miles|
|Davenport, IA||100,827||49 miles|
|Galena, IL||3,333||51 miles|
|Madison, WI||208,054||90 miles|
|Chicago, IL||2.8 million||100 miles|
Gardens, hockey games, beautiful rivers and a 66 million-year-old T. Rex! And that’s just the beginning.
Davenport, IA—and the “Quad Cities”
Take a riverboat cruise on the beautiful Mississippi, see a play, visit a museum or take in a show or sporting event. All this and more is less than an hour away!
This tiny town packs a big city’s worth of charm. Overlooking the beautiful Galena River, this popular tourist destination offers beautiful Victorian era homes and quaint shops set amidst the rolling hills and scenic roadways of northern Illinois. A great place to relax and unwind!
Home to the University of Wisconsin and the world of Big 10 sports, plus a variety of theater, shopping, museums and outdoor activities.
You’re less than two hours away from all the Windy City has to offer including art, history and science museums; major league sports; fine dining and “Gold Coast” shopping on Michigan Avenue.
Easy airport access
|Chicago/Rockford International Airport||53 miles|
|Quad City International Airport||59 miles|
|O’Hare International||113 miles|
|Chicago Midway||118 miles|