Beckman Mill County Park

Centered on an original grist mill constructed in 1868 along Racoon Creek, the 52-acre grounds of Beckman Mill Park offer both historical education and recreation near the Illinois border west of Beloit. The mill has been fully restored and continues to work. You can learn about the mill, explore the dam, have a picnic, stroll…

Angel Museum

The World’s Largest Collection of Angels can be found along U.S. 51/Pleasant Street in downtown Beloit. Collector Joyce Berg, who tends to wear an angel costume when she shows visitors around, amassed this collection over the years: over 6,000 of them… and counting. Angels aren’t all porcelain figurines, by the way; some are made out…

World’s Largest Can of Chili

At the busy interchange where I-39/90, I-43, and Wisconsin Highway 81 meet in Beloit just north of the Wisconsin-Illinois state line, you’ll find the “World’s Largest Can of Chili.” The “can” is part of the large Hormel plant in Beloit, which cranks out plenty of chili and other meat products here. How much chili can…