Situated on both sides of the Rock River, Rockford is the third largest city in Illinois. Just minutes north of the Extended Stay America in Rockford is the Loves Park, Illinois plant of Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, a United Technology Company and the areas largest private employer. Hamilton Sundstrand makes aerospace systems for commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft. Anyone interested in dinosaurs and other inhabitants of the Jurassic age must plan to include the Burpee Museum of Natural History in their Rockford travel plans. The Burpee Museum is home to Jane the Rockford T-Rex, a fully restored 21-foot tall dinosaur skeleton. After a day at the museums enjoy a quiet evening in with our fully equipped kitchen standard in all rooms. See you soon!