Beloit is a family-friendly city offering many indoor and outdoor activities. Take a look at some of the top picks for families below.
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 open Wednesday-Sunday 8am-3pm.
Tip #1: Allow plenty of time for your meal. It takes more time to prepare your food when it’s homemade!
Tip #2: Don’t leave without having a famous “Duck Butt” muffin. Take some to go if you’re too full!
Tip #3: BRING CASH! They don’t accept credit cards or checks.
Lunch: Lucy’s #7 Burger Bar is a great place to bring the kids for a stuffed burger and the best sweet potato fries in town. The shakes will be a big hit with the young ones as well!
Tip #1: Lucy’s is a very popular place, and they don’t accept reservations, so going early is a great idea!
Tip #2: Cut your burger in half before biting into it. The toppings are inside the burger and can be molten lava hot!
Dinner-A: Domenico’s is a wonderful Italian restaurant that offers a huge menu as well as an awesome dinner buffet (Tuesday-Sunday 5:30-8:30pm) with several types of pasta, seafood, pizza, salad, and dessert!
Tip #1: Try a cookie, they look unassuming, but WOW!
Tip #2: You can easily make a reservation through their website.
Dinner-B: The Rock Bar & Grill is located right on the Rock River and offers a large menu, great appetizers, and several craft beer options.
Tip #1: Go between 3:00 & 6:00pm for great happy hour specials.
Tip #1: Go on a Friday for their famous All-You-Can-Eat Friday Fish Fry!
There are so many fun activities for families, here are just a few!
• Beloit Snappers Baseball. The Snappers are a Class A affiliate of the Oakland A’s, and they have fireworks on several Saturdays throughout the summer.
• Visit the new nature center at Nature at the Confluence, to learn about the unique ecology and history resulting from the confluence of Turtle Creek and the Rock River in South Beloit. Nature Center opening in June!
• Spend a day at the beach at Pearl Lake!
• Take a tour of Beckman Mill, an authentically restored 1868 grist mill on the grounds of a 50-acre county park. You will see a new dam, mill pond, fish ladder, foot bridge, saw mill display, 1840s cooperage, visitor center, gift shop, creamery, blacksmith shop, picnic shelter, vintage garden, nature trail, and more!
The Hampton Inn is an award-winning hotel conveniently located just off Interstate 90 with easy access to nearby attractions. You can start your day right with a free hot breakfast and enjoy free tea and coffee throughout the day. Guest rooms feature mini-fridges and microwaves. There is also a heated indoor pool and whirlpool! Click here for more lodging options.