Beloit Most Underrated City in WI


Downtown Beloit Wisconsin

Beloit was named the most underrated city in Wisconsin by House Method for its art, culture, food scene, historic sites, and more! A DIVERSE FOOD SCENE: Beloit offers several authentic farm-to-fork experiences. Double B Farm & Country Café is a favorite for locals and visitors. It’s a true mom ‘n pop working farm with a […]


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Beloit’s Rich History


Old Photo of Tiffany Bridge

Beloit’s History is fascinating and full of surprises! Beloit’s history begins when it was founded in 1836 when Caleb Blodgett purchased the land from a French trapper named Joseph Thiebault for three “looks”, a standard Native American unit of measure. Essentially, Blodgett had to hike as far as he could see three times and stake […]


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What is Kubb?


Kubb player at U.S. Kubb Open

Watch the 2018 U.S. Kubb Open from August 11th! What is Kubb? Kubb (pronounced koob) is a lawn game where the objective is to knock over wooden blocks (kubbs) by throwing wooden batons (kastpinnar) at them. This lawn game can be described as a combination of bowling and horseshoes. Play takes place on a small […]


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Last Chance to See Angel Museum


Inside the Angel Museum

The Angel Museum in Beloit, WI will be Closing at the end of the Season Beloit’s Angel Museum has been home to more than 11,000 unique figurines and artifacts from more than 60 countries around the world for decades. Sadly, the museum is in its last season–they will close their doors at the end of […]


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Beloit Fun for You & Fido!


Dog at Music at Harry's Place

Beloit Offers Lodging and Activities that are Dog-Friendly! You have been planning this family trip for months! Or perhaps it’s a romantic getaway with your loved one, or an exciting reunion trip with friends you haven’t seen in years. Your itinerary has been prepared, your tickets are printed, and your hotel room has been booked. […]


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Authentic Farm-to-Table


Goat at Double B Farm

Get Back to Basics and Experience Authentic Farm-to-Table Dining in Beloit, Wisconsin! There are many Farm-to-Table dining options in Beloit Wisconsin. Who doesn’t enjoy a delicious, homemade-style meal prepared with fresh and nutritious ingredients? Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, dinner, or brunch (or even a vegetarian meal), Beloit’s eateries offer various Farm-to-Fork options guaranteed to make […]


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Beloit Offers Beatific Experience


Ironworks Hotel

Written by Mike Shubic of Mike’s Road Trip. While road tripping around southern Wisconsin this winter, I discovered the beatific city of Beloit. Located just across the northern border of Illinois, this pleasantly unexpected town reinforced my passion for discovering those hidden gems of the road. Beloit is a small city of about 35,000, but […]


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One Fine Day in Beloit


Beckman Mill

One Fine Day in Beloit, Wisconsin-This one-day itinerary shares some of Olio in Iowa’s favorite places to eat, drink, and explore around Beloit, Wisconsin. Written by Olio in Iowa in February, 2018. (Please note the Angel Museum will be closing in fall of 2018) Wisconsin has always been one of my favorite states. No matter […]


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Beloit is an Eclectic City


Eclectic City of Beloit Wisconsin

Written by Howard Blount of Backroad Planet in March, 2018. Beloit, Wisconsin, was the second destination on my first-ever Midwest road trip. For this fly-drive loop, I flew into Chicago, rented a car, and set off to find fun in Rockford, Illinois. The final destination on my road journey would be Janesville, Wisconsin, just 13 miles north […]


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Top Fall Fun Things to Do


Big Hill Park in Fall

Here’s a Short List of the Top Things to do Outdoors in Fall in Beloit, Wisconsin! Click Here to Enter to Win a Beloit Getaway! As a vibrant riverfront city, Beloit has something to offer everyone as the leaves change colors and the air cools during the fall season. With leaves in full color, fall […]


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Antique Shopping Trail


Main Street Antiques

The Beloit Area is Filled with Amazing Antique & Vintage Shops! Antique hunting is almost as good as stepping back in time. Discovering items decades or centuries old, and reusing them, has a unique charm to it. Whether you’re on the hunt for a 19th century carved oak table, hoping to find some unique gift […]


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Best Mexican Food in Beloit


Little Mexico Beloit Wisconsin

Beloit is an eclectic city full of diversity bursting with art, culture, flavor, and Authentic Mexican Food! With a robust Hispanic population, you can expect to find a variety of Mexican restaurants offering delectable, authentic Mexican cuisine. Here is a short list of authentic Mexican restaurants alongside staff favorites in the area. Beloit is also […]


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Winery/Breweries


DC Estate Winery

The Beloit Area is Home to a Beautiful Winery and New Brewery is Opening Soon to Quench your Thirst with Ten Barrels of Delicious Micro Brew! DC Estate Winery & Vineyard DC Estate Winery is nestled in the lightly rolling countryside of South Beloit and gives you the feeling of being in Tuscany. They offer […]


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Best Vegetarian Meals in Beloit


Gourment stuffed burger at Lucy's #7 Burger Bar

Take a Look at Some of the Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Beloit, Wisconsin! Eating out as a Vegetarian can be limited in most towns. You browse the menu, but you know you’re going to end up ordering a side salad, some fries, and eat a lot of the free table bread. If you’re vegan, enjoy […]


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Trails in the Beloit Area


Big Hill Park trail

Trails are easy to find in Beloit, as it sits on the midway point of the Rock River Trail which is a 320-mile course spanning Wisconsin and Illinois! Trails of all kinds are bountiful in and around Beloit. The Rock River Trail is a multi-use trail that was established in 2010 to promote recreational use and areas […]


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Romantic Beloit Getaway


1810 Emerson House Beloit Wisconsin

Plan Your Romantic Getaway Today! As a “Most Romantic Main Street” award winner in 2017, Beloit has been getting the nod by travelers, and locals alike, who are looking for a romantic getaway or romantic stay-cation. With warmer weather around the corner, now is the time to start planning! Experience a Romantic Dinner at Clara […]


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Plan Your Summer Getaway


Lagoon at Riverside Park

Summer Fun in Beloit, Wisconsin! Plan Your Getaway Today! Summer fun in Beloit can be found less than a two-hour drive from Chicago or Milwaukee! Beloit, Wisconsin, is the type of destination that’s perfect for a no-stress, no-fuss summer weekend getaway. This fun and endearing small town sits just north of the Illinois border on […]


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Beloit is Perfect for Any Trip


Downtown Beloit Wisconsin

Whether you’re planning a trip for the whole family, a weekend getaway with the girls or a romantic adventure for two, Beloit, Wisconsin, should be the next destination on your travel calendar. Check out these weekend getaway itineraries below to start planning your adventure to this historic, beautiful destination! Family weekend Come winter, spring, summer […]


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New Things Here or Coming to Beloit!


Hotel Goodwin Beloit Wisconsin

Beloit, Wisconsin has been restoring, revitalizing, and reinventing itself since 2000. The renaissance continues with several new businesses set to open soon! Hotel Goodwin & Velvet Buffalo Café-Opening in Beloit, Wisconsin in Summer 2018! The rendering above shows the new exterior of the soon-to-be-opening Hotel Goodwin and Velvet Buffalo Cafe. The hotel will add a […]


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Nature at the Confluence




Nature at The Confluence (NATC) is a destination, nature-based, public open space dedicated to making City Center’s historic confluence of the Rock River and Turtle Creek a place of gathering, exploration, recreation, learning, and inspiration. The center offers several nature-themed, fun-filled activities for people of all ages and abilities. Things to Do NATC is more than […]


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Hidden Gems in Beloit


Clara Bo & Gatsby Wine Bar

Discover These Hidden Gems in Beloit! Beloit, in and of itself, is quite a hidden gem. It’s not  uncommon for people who have never been to Beloit to mispronounce it, as well as question it’s geographical location. However, once a person has visited the area, they are delighted and surprised by all that Beloit has […]


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Beloit Farmers Market




Every Saturday (Rain or Shine) 8 am-1 pm May through October The award-winning Beloit Farmers’ Market has been drawing thousands of locals and visitors to the heart of downtown Beloit since 1974! Rain or shine, the open-air market bursts at the seams every Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm through October. With more than […]


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Beloit Getaway with Kids!


Riverside Park Lagoon

 Beloit is a family-friendly city offering many indoor and outdoor activities. Take a look at some of the top picks for families below. EAT: Breakfast: Double B Farm & Country Store is a working farm that serves authentic farm-to-table breakfast and lunch. Kids will love seeing the goats, ducks, chickens, and pigs. They are […]


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Beloit Snappers Baseball




Beloit Snappers Baseball—Major League Fun at Minor League Prices! Before the Snappers arrived in town in 1982, the only professional baseball team in Beloit was a team affiliated with the old Class D Wisconsin Association in 1905. The Beloit Snappers were a Class A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers from when the club joined the […]


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Wisconsin’s Oldest College


Beloit College

Beloit College, situated high on a hill overlooking the Rock River and founded in 1846, is the oldest continuously operated college in Wisconsin and was founded while the state was still a territory. The campus offers 40 wooded acres of winding walkways to meander along, and 20 conical, linear, and animal effigy mounds built between […]


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Beckman Mill


Beckmna Mill Blacksmith

Guided Tours Every Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm May-October History Beckman Mill is located at Beckman Mill County Park,  6 miles west of Beloit, Wisconsin. On the grounds of the 50-acre county park you will see an authentically restored 1868 grist mill, a new dam, mill pond, fish ladder, foot bridge, saw mill display, 1840s cooperage, visitor […]


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