View map/directions.Planning to stay overnight in Rockford? Maybe you plan to attend both days?There are 19 hotels in Rockford that are within a couple miles of NIU, near the I-90/ E. State Street (Business 20) interchange. To see the current prices of all hotels within the area, go to http://www.maps.google.com/ and search for "hotels near Rockford, IL." You will then entered your desired check-in/check-out dates. Then zoom in on the map to select the hotel of your choice.