Recreation & Destinations
Heidel House’s location on the shores of Green Lake, in Wisconsin, puts it in an optimal location for recreation, dining and relaxing – and, of course, exploring the city of Green Lake.

NWQ Getaway Guide, Spring/Summer Edition


A great weekend’s journey is hours away. Here are some excellent places to visit.

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Children can explore Anderson Japanese Gardens, in Rockford, with special activities every  Thursday through Aug. 9.

Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

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

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Tristan Crist Magic Theater combines magic, comedy and illusion in a show that appeals to children and adults alike.

The Best of Lake Geneva

No matter what the season, Lake Geneva is prepared to offer visitors adventurous experiences for lifelong memories. Here, we share our favorite restaurants, hotels, shops and excursions to stumble upon during your stay.

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Tour the 18 canyons at Starved Rock State Park, in Utica, Ill. (Kathy Casstevens photos)

NWQ Getaway Guide, Annual Edition

A great weekend’s journey is hours away. Here are some excellent places to visit. See the Best of the Season Unfold this Spring at Starved Rock By Kathy Casstevens, marketing…
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Stock up on native plants during the spring sale at Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, in Rockford, on May 11.

Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

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

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Recreation & Destinations NEWS & EVENTS
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Smart Living Weekly – June 6, 2018

  Summer Fun, Learning at Midway Village Right in Our Region: Summer is a time to get away from the routine of work and school and enter the classroom of…
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Smart Living Weekly – May 30, 2018

  German Valley Days: Big Fun in a Small Town Right in Our Region: “Laughing Out Loud” is the theme of this year’s German Valley Days, June 8-10, when the…
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Smart Living Weekly – May 23, 2018

  Garden Fair Fun at Klehm Arboretum Right in Our Region: The 25th annual Garden Fair Weekend at Klehm Arboretum continues to grow each year, thanks to the tender loving…
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