Fall adventures await you all along Illinois’ Great River Trail from Rock Island to Savanna. Here, QC Outside blogger Wade Ellett takes you to the Thomson-Fulton Sand Prairie!
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!
Spend Black Friday out of the malls and in Nature during the “Opt Outside” movement … and do yourself some good!
Shopping for an outdoor enthusiast? Here are a few gift ideas to get you going right here in the Quad Cities!
By Wade Ellett, Let’s move Quad Cities Outdoor Blogger I love winter fun in the QC, and now that we’ve got snow, I’ll be enjoying lots of activities. Here are some of my favorites: 1. Sledding You’ll find more hills around the Quad Cities than most places, so if you
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!
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 Ellett reports on a few wild, beautiful and remote alternatives to mannerly Quad-City area city and county parks!
Looking for healthy, educational and FUN activities for your kids? Wade’s got some great ideas!
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!