Good news Rockford! Zagut.com mentioned that our city is a great place for taking a weekend day trip to!

After all the bad news and less than nice remarks we've received about our city it's nice to see we're getting a nice plug from Zagut.com as one of the 7 best day trips for foodies.

According to the Zagut.com article this is what makes Rockford a great day trip city:

What to Eat & Drink: In addition to Rockford Brewing Company and Pig Minds, the city has a variety of dining options from tapas at Abreo and Five Forks to cocktails at cocktails at Social Urban Bar and Restaurant.

While You Are There: The Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens is one of the largest in the state. An $8 admission gets you access to the 11,000-sq.-ft. facility complete with tropical plants, farm and lagoon that turns into an ice skating rink in the winter.

What other places in Rockford do you think visitors should stop by to get the true Rockford experience?

To read more on the other surrounding areas Zagut.com chose including New Glarius Brewing Company in WI click here.