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Rockford, IL, education, transportation and accommodations (Part 2)

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Transportation

And there's no problem about getting there, either. There are three airlines that service the Chicago Rockford International Airport and flights come in from such places as Cancun, Denver, Fort Myers, Las Vegas, Orlando, Phoenix, Puerto Vallarta, Punta Cana and Tampa Bay to Rockford, IL.

In terms of ground transportation, you have Coach USA which offers 17 daily shuttles to and from Chicago's famous O'Hare Airport and no less than nine daily shuttles that go to Chicago's Union Strain Station, as well as Chicago's Midway Airport.

Rockford does well, too, as a auto-oriented city, with taxi and city bus services available and cars for rent at the airport, along with several hotels throughout the city.

Accommodation

Okay, you say, you've got it on education and transportation, but what about accommodations themselves? How does Rockford, IL fare there?

Glad you asked. There are actually 30 brand-name hotels, three bed-and-breakfasts and 3,000 rooms and the Rockford, IL region, has many affordable lodging options on offer.

The above facts are good to know, in case you decide that your visit to the beautiful city of Rockford makes you decide to you want to stay for more than just a visit.

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