Just announced by Flipkey.com, the vacation rental company of leading travel site TripAdvisor, The Discovery Center Museum in Rockford is one of the 50 most loved and most talked about family attractions to travel to in the United States. The list includes not only children’s museums, but zoos, botanical gardens, natural history museums and science centers.

The Discovery Center Museum was recognized as the top family attraction in Illinois!

 “We are very proud of our museum for earning the top spot in Illinois,” explains Sarah Wolf, executive director of Discovery Center Museum. “We are always happy to bring positive recognition to our museum and to the Rockford Region,” she added.

In 2013, Discovery Center served almost 136,000 visitors on site and another 72,000 through the museum’s outreach programs.

See the entire list from Flipkey.com here. Here are some of the highlights on the list:

Alabama (Tuscaloosa)Alabama Museum of Natural History

Arkansas (Gentry): Wild Wilderness Drive-Through Safari

California (San Francisco): Aquarium of the Bay

Connecticut (Bridgeport): Barnum Museum

Florida (West Palm Beach): Palm Beach Zoo

Georgia (Atlanta): Atlanta Botanical Garden

Hawaii (Waikoloa): Dolphin Quest Hawaii

Illinois (Rockford): Discovery Center Museum

Kentucky (Louisville): Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

Louisiana (New Orleans): Carousel Gardens Amusement Park

Michigan (Detroit): Michigan Science Center

Minnesota (Brainerd): Paul Bunyan Land

Missouri (St. Louis): Grant's Farm

Ohio (Cleveland): A Christmas Story House & Museum

Texas (Dallas): Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden

Vermont (Waterbury): Ben & Jerry's Factory Tour

Wisconsin (Milwaukee): Milwaukee Zoo

Wyoming (Thermopolis): Wyoming Dinosaur Center & Dig Sites

Congrats to The Discovery Center in downtown Rockford. Now go see it!