NWQ Getaway Guide, Holiday Edition

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

Holiday Shopping: 20 Gift Ideas You Won’t Find on Amazon

If your idea of holiday shopping is buying what a robot thinks you want, you’re missing out. We think there’s something irresistible about searching local stores for unique treasures. So, we tracked down a few ideas to help you get started.

Northwest Quiz: Forgotten History

Our nation is very young, but thousands of important events have already been forgotten. Test your knowledge of the region once known as the “Old Northwest Territory.” Scroll down for…
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From Prairies to Dairies … And Back Again

Before Wisconsin became the cheese capital, dairy farms in Kane and McHenry counties were milking a golden opportunity in Chicago. Join Jim Killam for a look into the industry’s past and the effort to protect the family farms and open pastures that still remain.

NWQ Summer Getaway Guide

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

Ishnala Supper Club: A Wisconsin Tradition ‘By Itself Alone’

An hour wait to be seated might be a good thing at this eatery. Discover a popular summer hangout where you can enjoy stunning views of Mirror Lake while sipping a Brandy Old Fashioned cocktail and other Wisconsin Supper Club staples.

5 Authentic Midwestern Vacations

Great food raised locally, still waters calming our souls, rustic retreats to lay our heads – are you already dreaming? Yeah, this is how we vacation in the Midwest.

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.

An Eclectic Lineup at Music by the Lake

Music by the Lake draws world-class entertainers to Williams Bay, Wis., every summer. This year’s lineup promises musical diversity, seasoned talent and well-regarded speakers.

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.