Discovering Wisconsin, One History Marker at a Time

When Melinda Roberts visited Wisconsin for the first time in 2011, she had no idea she would soon be diagnosed with colon cancer. Given two years to live, she began recording Wisconsin’s historical markers as a therapeutic project.

Around the World (Almost) in a Balloon

Since the late 1700s, people have been trying to fly farther and faster by way of hot air balloon. In recent times, a fair number have had ties to the Rockford, area, including Kevin Uliassi, who launched from Loves Park.

Loveland, Colorado: ‘Gateway to the Rockies’

The newest flight out of Chicago Rockford International Airport puts travelers in an ideal location to enjoy the scenic Rocky Mountains.

Franklin Grove: History & Beauty on the Lincoln Hwy.

Located on the nation’s earliest transcontinental highway, this quaint hamlet delivers a combination of history, natural landscapes and relaxing retreats.

Visit Loveland

Loveland, Colorado www.visitlovelandco.com 970-667-3882

Holiday Hour RV

350 W. Lincoln Highway (RT. 38) Corthland, IL 60112 815-756-9438 www.holidayhour.com

The Edgewater

1001 Wisconsin Place Madison, WI 608-535-8200 www.theedgewater.com

RACVB Welcomes a New Rockford

The Rockford that John Groh knew when he grew up is a very different place today, thanks in part to efforts made by the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Janine’s Journal: Discoveries in The Big Easy

It’s amazing what a different perspective and a little traveling can provide. Janine Pumilia explores the wonders of a recent trip to New Orleans.

NWQ Getaway Guide, Holiday Edition

A great weekend’s journey is right inside our region. Here are some of our area’s excellent places to play.