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MileZ for MillennialZ

A tour designed for our wonderful Millennial and Gen Z travelers.

Home to coffee houses, outdoor adventure and authentic cuisine, Rock Falls is the destination spot of any young person’s dreams.

Start the day off with a rich cup of java and a made-fresh-daily baked good from Flip Side Coffee & Espresso. Rock Falls also has some great breakfast restaurants such as Gazi’s, Sophie’s and A’s Kitchen. These are definitely great places to fuel up for your day on the town!

Take a walk around the uptown business district and experience the quaint shops of Rock Falls. Chakra Tree Crystals, Odd Ball, Gramma’z SaltZ and More, and many others shops make their mark on the developing riverfront.

In the summer months, enjoy the Rock Falls Farmers Market for fresh locally-grown products and goods. Visiting outside the summer months? Check out the Twin City Farmers Market in Sterling. This year-round indoor farmers market is open Saturday mornings from 8am-noon. Sterling Marketplace, next to Twin City Farmers Market also houses vendors as weather permits. Visit for the freshest veggies and baked goods, local art, and handmade goods.

Rock Falls Tourism hosts Food Truck Fridays and Art in the Park which are both located in the RB&W Riverfront Park. Check out our Calendar of Events or Annual Events pages for dates and details.

Hungry? Make a stop at one of the many diverse restaurants around town. Touch of Thai, La Familia, Candlelight Inn, Angelo’s, Arthur’s Garden Deli and so many more ensure you get a taste of something new every time you dine in Rock Falls.

For dessert, grab a sweet treat at the Frosted Spoon! Open in the summer, the Frosted Spoon offers a serve yourself frozen yogurt cafe and Bubble Tea!

The night is still young! check out the uptown nightlife! The pubs in Rock Falls offer live entertainment nearly every weekend.

Rock Falls is part of the Sauk Valley area, which offers a plethora of theaters, including the Sterling Theater and Midway Drive-In. There is a lot of adventure to be had, so get your camera ready because there are many exciting things to see on the MileZ for MillenialZ Tour!

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