Paddling & Kayaking Adventures in Beloit, WI


Kayaking at Tiffany Bridge on Turtle Creek

Paddling and kayaking in Beloit and the surrounding area is amazing! Beloit is halfway on the Rock River Trail and has beautiful landscape and wildlife— perfect for water sports. In addition, Beloit has access to Turtle Creek and the Rock River. The Rock River Trail is a National Water Trail, and it also offers 10 […]


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Top Things to Do in August


Music at Harry's Place

Top 10 Things to Do in Beloit, Wisconsin in August If you are looking for things to do in Beloit in August, you’ve come to the right place. Summer is in full swing and August is chock-full of fun! Beloit is just north of Illinois and less than a two-hour drive from Chicago or Milwaukee. […]


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Weekend Getaway




Over drinks one evening with our friends and travel buddies, Jon and Lia, we were discussing where to spend our next long weekend together. My hubby, Chris, had pulled out an old-fashioned paper map, drawing a max two-hour-drive circle around our home base of Chicago. Lia pointed to a dot on the map, “how about […]


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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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Summer Fun in Beloit


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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Top 10 Things to Do In Summer


Girlfriend getaway at Music at Harry's

Top 10 Things to Do This Summer in Beloit, Wisconsin 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 the banks of the Rock River. […]


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Plan a Spring Getaway


Downtown Beloit Art Walk

Springtime is a Fine Time to Visit Beloit, Wisconsin! Looking for things to do in spring? Beloit is the perfect place for a spring getaway! The city exudes Midwest charm and hospitality with an industrial-chic look and feel. Stroll through the historically preserved downtown, and you’ll see an exceptional array of boutiques, galleries, restaurants, coffee […]


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