Nature at the Confluence


Duffy Childrens Garden Kanoe

Nature At The Confluence Nature at the Confluence (NATC) allows visitors to discover nature right in the middle of an urban area! The center is located on property surrounded by the Rock River, Turtle Creek and Kelly Creek, and you’ll find scenic beauty during every season. The campus offers a 5-acre prairie restoration, learning gardens, […]


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Win a Getaway to Beloit


Ironworks hotel suite

The Win a Getaway to Beloit April Sweepstakes Package Includes: A one-night stay at one of Beloit’s luxury boutique properties, Ironworks Hotel The Ironworks Hotel has gorgeous suites featuring industrial charm and modern amenities. The luxury suites include a two-sided gas fireplace with a sitting area, queen-sized sofa sleeper, spa-like bathrooms, plush robes, minibar, and […]


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Spring Wine Walk-Sold Out!


Downtown Beloit Wine Walk

Downtown Beloit Spring Wine Walk April 17th-Sold Out! Every year, the Downtown Beloit Association hosts a Spring and Fall Wine Walk in beautiful Downtown Beloit. The Wine Walks feature more than a dozen unique venues offering red, white, sweet, and dry wines. The tasting venues offer a variety of hors d’oeuvres, music, specials, drawings, and […]


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Beckman Mill Tours May-Oct


Beckman Mill Blacksmith

Beckman Mill Offers Guided Tours Every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4 pm May-October. The mill is open for public tours on Saturdays and Sundays, 1-4 pm, May-October. Corn grinding takes place the first Saturday of each month. Admission is $3 per person. Children 6 and under and members of Friends of Beckman Mill are admitted […]


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Fridays in the Park May-Sep


fridays in the park

  Fridays in the Park is an annual summer lunchtime concert series that has been held in the heart of downtown for three decades. Because of COVID-19, the weekly event changed in 2020 to everyone safe. Stay tuned for 2021 event information.


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Beloit Snappers Baseball May-Sep


new beloit baseball stadium

Beloit Snappers To Have New Baseball Stadium and New Team Affiliation Beloit Baseball has signed a Professional Development License with the Miami Marlins, officially beginning a 10-year contract to serve as Miami’s Advanced-A affiliate. This will elevate Beloit after 39 years at the Class A level while aligning the team with a Marlins franchise that […]


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Rockton River Market Jun-Aug


rockton river market

The Rockton River Market is all about fun, and features a great variety of vendors, food, and drinks in downtown Rockton! The market is held every Wednesday from 4-8 pm June through August at Settlers Park, 125 E. Hawick Street. The market offer an eclectic mix of food and vendors selling a variety of goods. […]


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Beloit Farmers Market May-Oct


farmers market

View Post Beloit Farmers Market May-October 2021 Beloit Farmers Market has been drawing thousands of locals and visitors to the heart of Downtown Beloit since 1974! Shop the wonderful open-air market in the heart of historic Downtown Beloit. The Market is an award-winning community tradition, with vendors selling local produce, organics, baked goods, honey, jams […]


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Trails in Beloit


Winter Trail in Beloit

Trails In Beloit Beloit is widely known for its cool downtown, Farmers’ Market, and fabulous dining. However, Beloit is also a great place to enjoy nature. There are many trails in Beloit to hike and bike, as well as paddle. Take a look below for some of the best places to get away from it […]


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Outdoor Dining


Lucy's #7 Outdoor dining area

Outdoor Dining in Beloit Outdoor dining is one of the best parts of summer. Restaurants are open again for inside dining, but the weather is finally nice, and Beloit is filled with amazing outdoor dining options! Bon Appétit! Be sure to explore all the options for dining under the “Eat/Drink” Button in the top menu! […]


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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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Kayaking Under Tiffany Bridge – Guest Blog


kayaking in beloit

Kayaking in Beloit on Turtle Creek—Going Under Tiffany Bridge By Lisa & Craig Hurda Lisa & Craig’s Adventures Kayaking in Beloit on Turtle Creek My husband and I are both full-time professionals with teenage kiddos. In between working and parenting, we make getting outdoors together a priority. One of our fave things is kayaking in […]


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Kayaking From Sweet Allyn to Shollmeyer Park


kayaking on Turtle Creek in Beloit

Kayaking in Beloit: An adventure story from Visit Beloit’s director of marketing—a novice paddler. Kayaking in Beloit on Turtle Creek is a great way to get away from it all and enjoy nature—at times, right in the middle of the city! The section of Turtle Creek that runs through Beloit is quite a hidden gem. […]


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Family Getaway in Beloit


family getaway in Beloit

Family getaway on your mind? Beloit offers the perfect destination! With the kids already on summer vacation, Erik and I took time off work to take a family getaway with my parents. Our first stop upon reaching Beloit: the hotel. We were impressed by the hotel’s boutique fee: warm woods and brickwork, with a sophisticated […]


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Top Things to Do in Beloit This Summer




Summer is the perfect time to visit Beloit, Wisconsin. You will be delighted by our accommodations, dining options, and outdoor spaces to relax and rejuvenate. Below you’ll find the top things to do in Beloit this summer. We hope to see you soon. Relax in Luxury Nothing beats a restful night after a long day […]


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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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