Midway Village Old-Time Town in Rockford, Illinois

Midway Village is a town of yesteryear in Rockford Illinois. In the old-time Victorian town, guides dressed in turn-of-the-century wear take you around the village to see how people lived in 1900. The Village showcases 26 historical structures and represents the typical rural town in Northern Illinois at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century.

Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois
Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois
Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois
Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois
Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois
Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois
Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois
Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois
Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois
Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois
Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois
Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois
Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois

While in Rockford also be sure to check out Gertrude the Cow!

Site: Midway Village
Location: 6799 Guilford Road, Rockford, IL 61107
Cost: Adults — $7; Children, 3 to 17 years old — $5; Free for members
Hours: Closed Mondays; Thursday – Sunday 11am – 4pm (May & October); Tuesday &ndash Sunday 11am – 4pm (June through September).
Date: May 9, 2008


While you’re at Midway Village be sure to stop next door to visit the sock monkey museum!

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The Road Trip Journal & Activity Book - Everything You Need to Have and Record an Epic Road Trip! By Valerie Bromann

The Road Trip Journal & Activity Book

Everything You Need to Have and Record an Epic Road Trip!

BY Valerie Bromann

Enjoy fun games and challenges to pass the time on your next road trip and have a keepsake to look back on for years to come with this entertaining must-have for your next vacation.

The road trip you’ve been dreaming of starts here! Journal about your stops and get to know your fellow passengers with activities and exercises designed to pass the time and bring you closer together. Instead of “Are we there yet?” you’ll find yourself asking, “We’re there already?”. Complete with prompts you can turn to while driving between locations, this journal will one day be a memento of your life-changing trip.