Summer Weekend Getaway in Beloit

Beloit is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway! The city is full of historic charm peppered with urban flair. With its beautiful riverfront, revitalized downtown, and passion for the arts, Beloit exudes Midwest charm and hospitality with a cosmopolitan look and feel.

Stroll through the historically preserved downtown, and you’ll see an exceptional array of boutiques, galleries, restaurants, coffee shops, a record store, and even an old-fashioned barber shop!

Experience the award-winning Farmers’ Market! This open-air market has been in operation for more than 40 years and is the second largest in the state, showcasing over 100 vendors and bursting at the seams with fresh produce, flowers, meats, cheeses, jewelry, crafts, handmade soaps, kettle corn and pastries, and that’s just the beginning!

There are also several museums and historical opportunities including the Wright Museum of Art, the Logan Museum of Anthropology, the Angel Museum, Historic Auto Attractions, guided tours of Beckman Mill, and the Beloit Fine Arts Incubator just to name a few.

The city has been praised for its live music, Class A minor league baseball team and affiliate to the Oakland Athletics, the Beloit Snappers, festivals and events, and  “Music at Harry’s Place”—a free summer concert series along the Rock River.

Beloit, and the surrounding area, offers much to explore and experience for a weekend getaway. Whether you want to kick up your feet and relax, or go on an outdoor adventure, you are sure to have an amazing time and leave Beloit with life-long memories!

Below are a few of our top picks for places to eat/play/stay on your next weekend getaway this spring or summer! Please browse through the rest of the website for more great ideas!

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