What to do in Bloomington, MN

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Bloomington Attractions

Smaller cities have a vibe you won't find in their larger counterparts. Take a note of all the fun and exciting things to do in Bloomington before you arrive so you can make the most of your vacation. You'll soon see that bigger isn't necessarily better!

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What to do in Bloomington

Free Things to Do in Bloomington

A break in Bloomington doesn't have to cost a lot. You won't have to spend a penny if you check out:

Normandale Community College - Architecture lovers will enjoy admiring the impressive modern design of this local landmark.

Normandale Japanese Garden - Cultivate your green thumb and admire the glorious plants on display.

Things to Do in Bloomington with Kids

Nothing beats hanging out as a family. Bloomington has a superb range of family friendly experiences that the whole gang will love:


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Bloomington on a sunny day?
A 40-minute Walk-In Axe Throwing Experience Minneapolis is an excellent way to explore your surrounds and enjoy the weather.
What to do in Bloomington on a rainy day?
If it’s pouring down outside and you’re on the hunt for something to do, hang up your raincoat and have a go at a Girlfriend Getaway Package at Mall of America.
What is Bloomington famous for?
Snap some pics at Mall of America — it’s a big-name attraction.
Are there cheap things to do in Bloomington?
What can you do in Bloomington for free?
Your escape to Bloomington won’t cost an arm and a leg with free attractions like these to keep you busy:

  • Mall of America
  • Normandale Community College
  • Normandale Lake Park
  • Lego Imagination Center

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