Illinois Hotel Reservations
Motorcycle Riding Along Rock River
The Ultra Scenic Ride on Illinois State Route 2
For a quick ride through northern Illinois, try the Rock River Run taking you from Dixon to the city of Rockford – south of South Beloit. Just over 40 miles, this route follows Illinois State Route 2 and the Rock River the entire way, granting travelers with superb views of Illinois' countryside. Travel through Prairie State towns like Byron and Oregon – the perfect pit stops for food and shopping – or pull over for a deep breath of fresh air
Keep an eye for the Black Hawk Statue when passing the Lowden State Park, or maybe pull over for lunch at one of the park’s many picnic areas. Open throughout the year, these areas are equipped with tables, stoves, and restrooms. One more tip, keep watch for some Illinois critters on the road.
Whether traveling to or from this city, feel free to check into the Best Western hotel in Rockford. This is the ideal place to rest before a day of riding, or to stretch out after a long day on the road. No matter what you do, you’ll find a great time this summer in when motorcycle touring in Illinois.
Featured Motorcycle Rides in Illinois:
Taking the Extra Scenic Route: Starved Rock State Park to Peoria
Pass Illinois' Impressive Wilderness: Rock River Run
For Wind & Sand in Your Hair: Lake Michigan Ride
These rides through Illinois are provided solely as travel information for Best Western friends and guests. Please consider current road and weather conditions as well as consult accurate travel maps for detailed directions.
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