Bloomington, Minnesota Travel & Tourism 


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Visit for a complimentary Visitors Guide.

Bloomington’s #1 attraction by far is Mall of America, the largest retail and entertainment center in the United States, welcoming over 40 million visitors annually. This shopping mecca boasts 2.5 million square feet of retail space, over 520 stores, 50 plus restaurants and countless entertainment options that range from Nickelodeon Universe® amusement park to axe-throwing. And, with tax free shopping on clothing and shoes, there is no better place to see what the trends are and shop away.

With a beautiful location on the banks of the Minnesota River, the city of Bloomington has much more than shopping to offer travelers. This city is also home to the stunning Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, an extensive system of hiking and biking trails and a refuge for animals. One of only 6 urban setting wildlife refuges in the country. Twin Cities visitors also enjoy Bloomington’s many travel conveniences, including its central location to the Twin Cities, proximity to the airport, and easy freeway access to Interstates 35W and 494. In addition, Bloomington offers free parking, free hotel shuttles to the airport and Mall of America, and the Blue Line Light Rail, which runs from MOA to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and downtown Minneapolis.

Sign up for the Bloomington Play, Stay, and Save Pass for special offers on Bloomington attractions, hotels, and restaurants! Whether you’re visiting Mall of America® for a getaway full of shopping, dining, and fun, or booking a staycation at one of Bloomington’s 40+ hotels, the Play, Stay, and Save Pass has all you need to make your time in Bloomington relaxing and affordable.
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With all these great attractions, delicious restaurants, and convenient location, it’s easy to see why Bloomington is home to more hotels than Minneapolis and Saint Paul combined - over 40 total, ranging from luxury to economy to suit families, tourist groups and business travelers alike. Start planning your trip and view our visitors guide here:


The Bloomington Convention and Visitors Bureau is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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