Top Ways to Add Sparkle to Your 2018 Holiday Season in Janesville, Wisconsin

Looking for a great way to celebrate the warmth of the holidays, rekindle your spirit and create special memories that last a lifetime? Visit Janesville, Wisconsin this holiday season!  Janesville is quickly becoming known for its array of festive holiday events and activities perfect for families, couples, friends or even a fun girlfriend getaway! Each year Janesville draws visitors from around the region to enjoy [Read More…] Continue reading Top Ways to Add Sparkle to Your Holiday Season in Janesville, Wisconsin

Date Posted | November 01, 2018

Four Fabulous Places to Eat in the Janesville Area

One of my favorite things about dining in this small community was the people I met along the way. At every turn, friendly servers and shopkeepers provided recommendations that went above and beyond my lunch order. Everyone I encountered was not only kind and helpful but also immensely proud of their community. Continue reading

Date Posted | October 12, 2018

3 Ways to Experience Janesville’s History

…From unique museums to engaging walking tours, there are lots of ways to experience the unique history of Janesville, Wisconsin… Continue reading

Date Posted | September 01, 2018

Janesville: A delicious day in Wisconsin’s Great Outside

…on a recent visit to Janesville I was also delighted to discover a burgeoning local food and drinks scene, a historic house museum with a link to presidential history, and a cozy bed and breakfast… Read more

Date Posted | August 08, 2018

Take a Tour at Janesville’s Wisconsin Wagon Company!

When visiting a new community, I love to get to know the more unique aspects of its history. In Janesville, Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Wagon Company holds a special place in the community’s heart and traditions. Read more

Date Posted | July 09, 2018

Explore Janesville’s Great Outside

The city of Janesville is located in the south of Wisconsin, just 25 minutes away from the Illinois border. It lays along the Rock River and offers a range of ways to get out and enjoy the outdoors, after all, it is known for the amount of parks and green spaces! Read more…

Date Posted | June 12, 2018

Tour Scenic & Historic Sites in Janesville, Wisconsin

Written by Howard Blount of Backroad Planet. The city of Janesville, Wisconsin, extends the invitation to study architecture on walks through historic districts, embrace tranquility at Rotary Botanical Gardens, travel the Underground Railroad at the Milton House Museum, and experience a Midwest dining tradition… READ MORE

Date Posted | May 14, 2018

Visiting Janesville’s Rotary Botanical Gardens

Originally posted on Between England & Iowa:
It’s hard to imagine what the area would have looked like before the creation of the Rotary Botanical Gardens in Janesville, Wisconsin.  30 years ago the site was a disused quarry and BMX track but thanks to the creative vision of Dr. Robert Yahr, a local orthodontist, the [Read More…]

Date Posted | April 20, 2018

Hiking The ‘Devil’s Staircase’ Segment of the Ice Age Trail

Originally posted on Between England & Iowa:
The Wisconsin Ice Age Trail is a 1,200 mile hiking trail stretching from the Minnesota border, all the way to Lake Michigan.  Think of it as Wisconsin’s version of the Appalachian Trail!  Over 12,000 years ago glacial ice cut through Wisconsin shaping the landscape, the trail passes some [Read More…]

Date Posted | April 20, 2018

7 Fun Things To Do in Janesville, Wisconsin This Winter

Looking for fun things to do this winter? From cross country skiing to wine tasting and everything in between you’ll find a host of opportunities for fun with or without snow in Janesville, Wisconsin this winter. Here are 7 of our favorites!

Date Posted | December 24, 2017

Explore Janesville’s Downtown & Historic Districts

Whether you’re in search of unique shopping, exceptional dining or craft brewed beer, Janesville’s quaint downtown is a great place to visit. Enjoy the scenic view of the river and downtown from the patio of the Bodacious Shops of Block 42 as you sip espresso and savor a homemade cupcake, or splurge on deep fried [Read More…]

Date Posted | October 31, 2017

Accepting Orange

There is a fifth season in Wisconsin, which we all know as construction season. It is a season that will hit those of us on the I-90 corridor pretty hard over the next 7 years.  As frustrating as the orange cones and teeny tiny lanes can be, we also know the construction is a means [Read More…]

Date Posted | March 21, 2016


It’s February, and as the Hallmark card isle reminds you, love is in air. As you can guess, I love telling people about all there is to enjoy in Janesville. In that spirit of love, here are my Top 10 Ideas for Valentine’s Day 2016: Enjoy the great outdoors. Bundle up and get outside. Winter offers so [Read More…]

Date Posted | February 05, 2016

Winter Wonderful Janesville

There is so much to see and do in Janesville during the winter months. Snow or no snow the opportunities are endless and we just sweetened the deal for you with our Winter Wonderful Janesville promotion….. Visit Janesville December 14, 2015 through January 31, 2016, stay overnight at any of our hotels or Guardian Angel Bed [Read More…]

Date Posted | December 17, 2015

Holiday Shopping Guide

The holidays are in full swing and you need all the help you can get. Here is my insider information on holiday shopping. Janesville is an ideal destination for holiday shopping with choices that range from indoor and outdoor mall facilities to quaint downtown shops. The Janesville Mall is an enclosed mall so it works [Read More…]

Date Posted | December 11, 2015