Prefer camping to “glamping”? How alone do you want to be? There’s a big difference between “designated” and “non-designated” campsites … and the QC area offers both!
Meet Wade Ellett, our Let’s Move Quad Cities outdoor blogger. By day, Wade is a John Deere Digital Archivist. By evening and weekend, he is an outdoor adventurer who shares his passion for the outdoors, “micro-adventures,” and favorite QC activities here!
Looking for healthy, educational and FUN activities for your kids? Wade’s got some great ideas!
Wade Ellett reports on a few wild, beautiful and remote alternatives to mannerly Quad-City area city and county parks … just in time for warm weather!
Bettendorf, Davenport and Rock Island all have great hidden parks, just waiting to be discovered. Wade Ellett previews them here, for your next nearby outdoor adventure!
Wade has the solution for the winter that wasn’t: Go outside anyway, even if it’s to do something a little weird! Check out his 5 QC-area suggestions!
By Wade Ellett, Let’s move Quad Cities Outdoor Blogger Happy 2017! When my wife and I left the Quad Cities to visit family for the holidays, snow covered the ground, and the temperature hovered in the single digits. We were a little surprised to return to 40-degree temperatures and nary
Shopping for an outdoor enthusiast? Here are a few gift ideas to get you going right here in the Quad Cities!
Spend Black Friday out of the malls and in Nature during the “Opt Outside” movement … and do yourself some good!
In his final Great River Trail post, Wade Ellett takes you to Ingersoll Wetlands Learning Center, outside Savanna, IL. All kinds of wildlife await you there!
The Mississippi River Great River Trail is full of surprising gems that are perfect for fall adventuring. Wade Ellett shares Stop #3 along his way north!