In Beloit and the surrounding area there are plenty of opportunities for fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing, sledding and ice-skating. You can also boat, tube, kayak, canoe, scuba dive, golf, horseback ride and skateboard.
Visit the Beckman Mill and the city's Stone Water Tower. Hanchett Bartlett Homestead, Bushnell Wheeler House and Lincoln Tallman Reservations are great examples of the region's historic architecture.
Beloit is known for its Angel Museum featuring over 12,000 types of angels. You can also visit the Lincoln Center and the Wright Museum of Art.
Catch a minor league baseball game of the Beloit Snappers or stop by the Blackhawk Farms Raceway. Take in a play at Wisconsin Theatreworks or check out the nearby Dancing Horse Theatre for an equestrian extravaganza.
In autumn, apple picking and hay rides are popular. Get lost in the Beloit Labyrinth, tour a vineyard, relax at Rotary Botanical Gardens or spend a day at the Colored Sands Bird Sanctuary.
Article Written By Heather Carreiro
Heather Carreiro is a certified English teacher who has been writing since 2008. The editor of Matador Abroad, her work has appeared online at BootsnAll, Matador Network, GoNOMAD, Journey Beyond Travel and Expat Women. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in linguistics and Middle Eastern studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and is pursuing a Master of Arts in English at Bridgewater State University.