Janesville in Southwest Wisconsin is home to roughly 64,000 people.
This city lies some 35 miles (56 kilometers) from the state capital of Wisconsin, Madison and about 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Milwaukee.
To enjoy natural beauty in the Janesville area head to one of its many beautiful green spaces. Set aside a day to explore Riverside Park, Palmer Park or Traxler Park, all recommended green settings for those seeking a little relaxation.
Among the more interesting historic attractions in Janesville is the Lincoln-Tallman House. Educational and intriguing, it is well worth a trip. Read up about the site in your guide book, get photographs and deepen your knowledge of the local history.
If you enjoy souvenir and fashion shopping, head to the stores of the Janesville Mall. See what locals are buying and take home some keepsakes to remind you of Janesville.
While you are in Janesville, make time in your schedule and check out the local botanical gardens to relax, smell the flowers and admire a collection of plants, trees and flowers. In the manner of other botanical gardens on the continent this special place is important in conserving a number of plant species.