The cities of Janesville and Beloit are about 13 miles apart, a 23 minute drive in a car. Located in Rock County, Janesville is its county seat while Beloit serves as the gateway to Wisconsin.
Janesville is known as ‘Wisconsin’s Park Place’ for a reason. The city has more than 2,500 acres of open land and lovely parks. With picturesque locations, lovely trails and a fascinating array of recreational facilities, Janesville attracts tourists from all across the country. Some of the fun family activities include, boating, swimming, golfing and water and cross country skiing. Visitors to the area love the Rotary International Botanical Gardens and the Lincoln-Tallman Restorations.
In the year 2000, a satisfaction survey was carried out by the City, to determine how happy local residents were with the quality of life in Janesville. Ninety three percent were extremely satisfied with life, primarily due to the clean, beautiful neighborhoods and great recreational facilities.
The City of Beloit is a blend of its rich heritage, diverse culture and modern spirit. A major attraction for tourists and residents alike is the riverfront of Beloit providing amazing leisure and recreational events all year round. Beloit is famous for the renowned Beloit College, its quaint and charming downtown and some of its historic buildings that have been well preserved.
Festivals in Beloit include the Winterfest, the Southern Wisconsin Airfest and the Beloit Riverfest. The Beloit Riverfest is the largest rock festival in the Midwest attracting thousands of people every July.
The Rock County Historical Society has played a major role in preserving the historical heritage of the area as well as holding regular events to involve the local community and make them aware of the rich past of the area.
If you’re thinking of relocating to the beautiful neighborhoods that Beloit and Janesville have to offer, then start your search for a new house without ever stepping outside your door. New Home Source has become a favorite for home shoppers, simplifying the search for new homes and providing access to thousands of listings in your community of choice. The site has a built-in search button that allows you to search through its entire database in minutes to find a house you like.