Now that it’s finally time to start planning that family getaway, we’re dreaming of five nearby destinations where you can’t help but press pause at the water’s edge. ...

You don't need to travel far to have a fun summer vacation. These four destinations known for their watery attractions are just a day trip away. ...

From its home base in Loves Park, Ill., this designer and manufacturer has earned an international reputation for improving our world's water. ...

What's summer without some fun in the water? Take our quiz and see how much you know about our region's waterways. ...

Restaurant Profile: A brand new dining experience opens this summer at Lake Geneva's Gage Marine. Get a sneak peak at the new dockside restaurant and see when it opens to boaters and landlubbers. ...

For generations, the Rock River has provided much to those who settled along its banks. Not only is it a place for commerce, but it's ideal for recreation. Discover the many opportunities for boating, skiing, fishing and more. ...

The Rock River ties together the communities of our region and it's been a driving force for commerce and growth. We celebrate our region by looking at the many recreational and cultural treasures that lie along our riverfront. ...