Beloit Travel Wisconsin Welcome Center

Beloit Travel Wisconsin Welcome Center Wisconsin Travel Information Center Beloit Travel Wisconsin Welcome Center is located on interstate 39 Northbound/ 90 Westbound just as you enter Wisconsin from Illinois.

Formerly operated by the State Department of Tourism, we are currently operated locally by Visit Beloit. We enjoy serving visitors from all over the world and welcoming them to our beautiful state of Wisconsin. Our staff is trained to help with all your travel needs locally and throughout the entire state. Stop in for an Official Wisconsin State Map, a visitor guide, directions, weather forecast, information regarding road construction or just to say hello to our friendly staff. Get out and stretch your legs, take your canine friends to the Pet Area provided, have a picnic, quench your thirst and grab a snack. Let us help you with your travel needs and enjoy your stay. Welcome to Wisconsin!

Operating as usual

10/30/2020

The Rest Area is open and we have Official State maps available in our "after hours" display area for you! We will be back open and welcoming visitors this Tuesday Nov. 3rd! See you soon!

Beloit's very own Hotel Goodwin is in the running for the cover of the 2021 Wisconsin Lodging Directory!
10/22/2020
Visit Beloit

Beloit's very own Hotel Goodwin is in the running for the cover of the 2021 Wisconsin Lodging Directory!

Beloit's very own Hotel Goodwin is in the running for the cover of the 2021 Wisconsin Lodging Directory. Help them win by voting for them in the link! 🤩

It's USS Beloit Day! The U.S. Navy's Littoral Combat Ship named after our community!
10/09/2020

It's USS Beloit Day! The U.S. Navy's Littoral Combat Ship named after our community!

We are so excited that today is USS Beloit Day! Governor Tony Evers issued the proclamation today. We are keeping a close watch on the progress of the U.S. Navy's Littoral Combat Ship that was named after our community! These pictures are from the keel laying ceremony earlier this year.

#BeloitProud #USSBeloit #LCS29

09/30/2020
Travel Wisconsin

Explore Wisconsin's falls in the Fall!

A 90-foot waterfall + fall foliage? Welcome to the Northwoods, where rugged meets breathtaking.

Ahhhhhh...it's that time of year! Fall color is just around the corner!
09/10/2020
Fall Color at Wisconsin State Parks | Travel Wisconsin

Ahhhhhh...it's that time of year! Fall color is just around the corner!

Wisconsin explodes in vibrant colors every fall, making it a great place for leaf-peeping. Here are 5 Wisconsin State Parks that offer impressive fall foliage.

Making great progress!
09/09/2020

Making great progress!

Overhead and closeup photos show the progress being made at the Beloit Rest Area / Wisconsin Welcome Center. Crews are completing grading work for the expanded truck parking area and preparing the car parking area for repaving.

This rest area will reopen in late October. The nearby Beloit interchange (Exit 185) remains open to area restaurants, gas stations and lodging.

Happy National Wildlife Day! Enjoy those backyard visits!
09/04/2020

Happy National Wildlife Day! Enjoy those backyard visits!

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
09/03/2020

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Daily trail and park admission passes will again be sold at all state park system properties beginning Friday, September 4, 2020.

You can purchase daily passes through the following methods. Please note: options for purchase will vary by property; not all properties will offer every method. If you plan to purchase a daily pass at one of our properties, please make sure you have both cash and credit card available for use.

TRADITIONAL SELF-REGISTRATION
For this option, complete the information on the envelope, enclose a cash payment and put it in the dropbox. Users are reminded to bring their own pen, have exact change and to use hand sanitizer after conducting their purchase.

E-PAY
There are several properties across the state with electronic pay stations that will be available for visitors to purchase both annual and daily passes with a credit card directly from their vehicles or by walking up to the pay station.

DRIVE-UP
Beginning Friday, the drive-up windows will be available at some properties for visitors to purchase daily or annual admission passes with credit cards, cash or check. Credit cards must not require a pin. Visitors can also seek park information from staff through the drive-up windows. Measures to ensure social distancing will be in place and all equipment used in customer transactions will be disinfected after each use.

State park system headquarters and office buildings will remain closed to the public. Locations and hours will vary.

You can still purchase annual park admission and trail passes over the phone by calling 1.888-305-0398 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Annual park admission passes can also be purchased online: https://yourpassnow.com/ParkPass/wi.

Thank you for supporting the Wisconsin State Park System as we continue to turn the dial on outdoor recreation.

It's getting to be that time of year! Scenic drives in Wisconsin!
09/03/2020
11 Scenic Drives for WI Fall Colors | Travel Wisconsin

It's getting to be that time of year!

Scenic drives in Wisconsin!

Explore 11 beautiful fall scenic drives to enjoy the fall colors in Wisconsin. Get a front row seat for Mother Nature's annual show on these scenic roads!

Wow! It's coming along! We're excited about the much needed improvements for our visitors!
08/28/2020

Wow! It's coming along! We're excited about the much needed improvements for our visitors!

Work is moving along at the Beloit Rest Area near the Illinois state line. Crews recently finished removing the existing asphalt and concrete pavement. Grading operations are ongoing and concrete paving is expected to start after Labor Day.

The Rest Area/Welcome Center is CLOSED and will reopen in late October.

For a complete list of Wisconsin’s rest areas, please visit: https://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/travel/road/rest-areas/default.aspx.

Ahhhhhhh...it's finally here! Enjoy!
08/28/2020

Ahhhhhhh...it's finally here! Enjoy!

Be kind. Why? Just because! Happy National Just Because Day!
08/27/2020

Be kind. Why? Just because!

Happy National Just Because Day!

Celebrate National Dog Day with a hike at one of our beautiful Dog Friendly State Park Trails!
08/26/2020
Dog Friendly State Park Trails | Travel Wisconsin

Celebrate National Dog Day with a hike at one of our beautiful Dog Friendly State Park Trails!

Take a hike with Fido at one of these four Wisconsin state park trails. On our off leash designated areas allow you to take your dog hiking with you. Info here!

Restaurant Week Bites of Beloit
08/24/2020
Restaurant Week Bites of Beloit

Restaurant Week Bites of Beloit

Restaurant Week, named Bites of Beloit, is the first ever Restaurant Week in Beloit, with six of their local restaurants participating.

Work is coming along!
08/19/2020

Work is coming along!

Rest area progress! Crews are using heavy equipment to remove the existing pavement as work continues to expand the truck parking area at the Beloit Rest Area/Welcome Center (Rest Area 22) near the Illinois state line. The expanded lot will accommodate an additional 22 trucks.

The car parking area is also being repaved and will include new curb ramps that are upgraded to meet current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. Crews will also complete concrete patch repairs in the overflow lot.

The rest area will reopen in late October.

08/06/2020
Travel Wisconsin

Ahhhhhhh...nothing says summer like a Wisconsin State Park! Come and see!

On the bluffs with twinkling stars above. 💫

The Welcome Center and Rest Area will be closed now until October 28th for some much needed pavement improvements! Our W...
08/03/2020

The Welcome Center and Rest Area will be closed now until October 28th for some much needed pavement improvements! Our Welcome Center will also be getting freshened up! We look forward to welcoming visitors to Wisconsin again soon! Be safe and enjoy our beautiful state!

07/10/2020
Visit Beloit

Buzzed Into Madison...here in BELOIT!!!

Take a look inside G5 Brewing Company and CheezHead Brewing on Buzzed Into Madison with Emmy Fink!

Game on!!!
07/07/2020

Game on!!!

Game on. #ThisIsMyCrew

Our amazing Welcome Center Team and Bucky wish you safe travels in Wisconsin!
07/03/2020

Our amazing Welcome Center Team and Bucky wish you safe travels in Wisconsin!

Have a safe and happy Independence Day!
07/03/2020

Have a safe and happy Independence Day!

Nominate your favorite Wisconsin brewery!
06/22/2020

Nominate your favorite Wisconsin brewery!

🍻 Each one is truly un-BREW-lievable, but which is No. 1? Nominate your favorite Wisconsin brewery below. 🍻

Get ready to vote on top nominees from each region in the state (Northwest, Northeast, Southwest, Southeast) in the ultimate brewdown next month. 🙌

Beloit is the perfect stop for some great outdoor dining!
06/18/2020
Al Fresco Dining Options

Beloit is the perfect stop for some great outdoor dining!

Outdoor dining is the best part of summer in Beloit! There are several amazing outdoor dining options to pick from throughout the city! Bon Appétit!

Can you say baseball?!!! Check us out!
06/15/2020
Construction Breaks Ground on Downtown Beloit Stadium

Can you say baseball?!!! Check us out!

Final renderings released as development begins BELOIT, WISC. (June 15, 2020) –The Riverbend Stadium Authority today announced construction on the downtown Beloit stadium has commenced and final renderings for the riverside ballpark have been released to the public. Groundbreaking begins as all ag...

Beloit Travel Wisconsin Welcome Center
06/11/2020

Beloit Travel Wisconsin Welcome Center

Great opportunity!!
06/08/2020
Visit Beloit

Great opportunity!!

Looking to launch your career in sports broadcasting or media relations? Attend this epic symposium to hear keynote speakers like Joe Davis (LA Dodgers Broadcaster) and network with broadcasting pros from FOX Sports, ESPN, Big Ten Network, and more! Plus, one lucky winner will receive a PAID BROADCASTING JOB with the Beloit Snappers for the 2021 season! Thank you Sportscasters Talent Agency of America (STAA) and Beloit College for partnering.

Can you say National Cheese Day?!!! Oh, happy day!
06/04/2020

Can you say National Cheese Day?!!! Oh, happy day!

05/06/2020
Visit Beloit

Ahhhhhhh.....we'll see you soon!

Today has been deemed "Wilderness Wednesday" by Travel Wisconsin in honor of National Travel & Tourism Week. Though Big Hill Park may not be an acutal wilderness, it is a magical place full of beauty and wildlife. #NTTW #SpiritOfTravel

Ready for a Road Trip?
05/05/2020

Ready for a Road Trip?

Join us today on Twitter for the first-ever #VirtualRoadTrip to celebrate the #SpiritOfTravel across the U.S. #nttw20

Departing Washington, D.C. at 9:00 a.m. ET
Arriving in California at 9:00 p.m. ET
with stops in EVERY state

What time are we swinging through yours? ustravel.org/VirtualRoadTrip

05/04/2020
U.S. Travel Association

It's National Travel and Tourism Week! Keep the Spirit alive!

Even through the most difficult times, the #SpiritOfTravel cannot be broken. Join us in honoring the industry May 3-9 for National Travel and Tourism Week. Full toolkit of #nttw20 resources now available ⇨ ustravel.org/nttwtoolkit

04/22/2020
Visit Beloit

Happy 50th Earth Day from Beloit!

Happy 50th Earth Day

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Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00
Thursday 09:00 - 16:00
Friday 09:00 - 16:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00

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Hello - sorry I missed you the last time I was there. I love the rest stops, and especially the welcome centers.
Amazing cheese at the Beloit Wisconsin Welcome Center!