Recreation & Destinations
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, in Milwaukee’s Menomonee River neighborhood, has established a lively entertainment spot, with numerous casino games, regular appearances by big-name performers and a luxurious hotel with accommodations that provide sweeping city views. (Visit Milwaukee photo)
A Visit to Milwaukee: Showing off Why We Love Wisconsin

Our neighbors to the north sure know how to make the most of a season, and winter is no exception. We found some of the places where the locals love to play

The eagles have arrived at Starved Rock State Park, near Utica, Ill., for their annual winter hangout. Join an Eagle Trolley Tour in January and February to spy our national symbol and learn more about their habits. (Kathy Casstevens photos)
NWQ Getaway Guide, Winter Edition

Our region offers endless opportunities for holiday escapes. Here are a few ideas for an easy weekend getaway this winter.

The Ironworks Hotel, in downtown Beloit, boasts plush amenities and a cozy industrial chic decor.
3 Luxurious Wisconsin Boutique Hotels

When looking for a place to rest during your weekend getaway, don’t settle for the ordinary, especially when these three Wisconsin beauties offer plush, unique accommodations – with all the pamperings, too.

Learn some tricks to cross-country skiing and test them on the trails of Byron Forest Preserve, in Byron, Ill., every Friday and Saturday through February.
Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer.

Find all 19 walking tour plaques in downtown Rockford.
Enjoy Fun Local History Events at Midway Village Museum

Midway Village Museum has plenty of events coming up that are both educational and fun. Learn what’s happening this holiday season.