2021 Janesville Holiday Gift Guide

We believe the perfect holiday gift is personal, one-of-a-kind, and supports our community. Shopping local in Janesville has never been easier with the help from our 2021 Janesville Area Holiday Gift Guide! With help from some of our jolliest local businesses, we have curated a list of must-have items from stores that make our community [Read More…]

Date Posted | November 19, 2021

Discover Trail Running on the Ice Age Trail in Janesville

Article by Stephanie Dannenberg, running coach at Ornery Mule Racing and regional director of the Arbor Ridge Trail Race. You can’t talk about trail running in Wisconsin without mentioning the extensive 1,200 mile long National Scenic Ice Age Trail. The trail winds from the northwestern part of the state, down into a bowl towards the bottom [Read More…]

Date Posted | May 03, 2021

Explore a Portion of Janesville’s Trail System with Kelly Willoughby

Article by Kelly Willoughby. Hi there!  My name is Kelly Willoughby and I am an avid biking and running enthusiast. I have been exploring the outdoors for quite some time now and have discovered many beautiful places on my journeys. One of my favorites is the Janesville Trail System! What do walkers, joggers, bikers, and [Read More…]

Date Posted | April 19, 2021

Janesville, A Favorite Photography Destination

Photos and story by Kim Hoholek Hi, I am Kim Hoholek and I have been a photographer since the early 1990s. During that time I have photographed many beautiful scenes around this great state of Wisconsin but Janesville has become a favorite.  I hail from a very small area of Northern Wisconsin just south of [Read More…]

Date Posted | March 30, 2021

Birding Opportunities Abound in Janesville

Photos and article by Greg Peck If you want to watch birds in Janesville, it can be as simple as hanging a feeder in your own backyard. But for both residents and visitors, Janesville holds many opportunities for observing birds. In large part, that’s why Janesville was designated a Bird City by a statewide organization [Read More…]

Date Posted | February 15, 2021

Five Cozy Coffee Shops to Enjoy in Janesville, Wisconsin

Janesville is filled to the brim with charming and unique coffee shops that are sure to satisfy all your specialty beverage needs! There’s something wonderful about enjoying a warm beverage in a charming coffee shop. Here’s a list of 5 of Janesville’s must visit coffee shops. Mocha Moment Sit back and relax at this cozy [Read More…]

Date Posted | February 02, 2021

Embrace Winter With These Fun Activities

Winter got you feeling a little cooped up? Here are some fun activities you can do solo or with the whole family in the safest and healthiest way possible. Janesville, Wisconsin’s Great Outside offers a variety of winter activities in a charming, friendly, less crowded small-town atmosphere.  Reconnect with Nature Janesville is home to over [Read More…]

Date Posted | December 21, 2020

A Weekend Full of Art, History, Nature & Foodie Discoveries

Article and photos by A Little Time and A Keyboard On a recent weekend, my husband and I completely recharged during a getaway to Janesville, Wisconsin reveling in art, nature, history and foodie experiences. At just under two hours from our home with so many perfect adventures to be had, Janesville welcomed us to the [Read More…]

Date Posted | September 17, 2020

Travel Inspiration

Looking for Travel Inspiration? Check Out These Travel Blogs Here in Janesville, we’ve been very fortunate to work with some incredible travel writers. They play a crucial role in the trip-planning process – they inspire, educate, and can transport you to new and wonderful places around the globe. Now is the ideal time to gather [Read More…]

Date Posted | May 19, 2020

When You’re Ready…

Each and every day we are thinking of you and hoping that both you and your loved ones are able to stay safe, healthy and hopeful 💙 For more information, give us a call at (800) 487-2757. Our staff is happy to assist you!

Date Posted | April 13, 2020

There’s No Place Like Home for Date Night

1. BREAKFAST IN BED Pick it up or get breakfast and coffee delivered from one of Janesville’s favorite breakfast spots. Thanks to curbside delivery, you don’t even need to get out of your car, so no need to change out of your PJ’s for this date. Bodacious Shops of Block 42, Mocha Moment, Citrus Cafe, Jeff’s Coffee Bar, 29 [Read More…]

Date Posted | April 13, 2020

Top Twenty Spring & Summer Ideas for Fun in Janesville, Wisconsin THAT DON’T INVOLVE A CROWD

1. Walk the trails 2. Bike the trails and get ready for this summer’s Janesville Morning Rotary Annual Pie Ride 3. Hike the trails at Devil’s Staircase and the Robert O Cook Memorial Arboretum 4. Go fishing 5. Take your sweet, neglected pet for a long walk Artsy Exploration 1. Download the CLIO app and explore our [Read More…]

Date Posted | March 18, 2020

Weekend Getaway To Janesville, Wisconsin: The Best Things To Do

By Jill Dutton and Travel Awaits Photo courtesy of Facebook If you’re after an active weekend getaway, you’ll be pleased to find an abundance of beautiful parks and recreational areas in the mid-sized city of Janesville, Wisconsin. Janesville, located an hour and 30 minutes southwest of Milwaukee on the Rock River, features rolling hills, a [Read More…]

Date Posted | January 09, 2020

Top 6 Ways to Add Magic to Your 2019 Holiday Season in Janesville, WI

Each year Janesville, Wisconsin’s Great Outside draws visitors from around the region to enjoy heart-warming holiday cheer at fun events like the Holiday Light Show, Janesville’s Jolly Jingle and more than 60 others. Janesville’s affordability and convenient  location make it simple for you to visit. We are less than 2 hours from Chicago and Milwaukee, and less [Read More…]

Date Posted | October 25, 2019

3 Ways to Experience Janesville’s History

By Megan Bannister, Olio in Iowa …From unique museums to engaging walking tours, there are lots of ways to experience the unique history of Janesville, Wisconsin… Continue reading

Date Posted | August 30, 2019