Bloomington Convention and Visitors Bureau 

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Visit www.bloomingtonmn.org for a complimentary Visitors Guide and valuable coupons.

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 a 14-screen cinema. 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 to offer travelers. Not only is it home to the world-famous Mall of America, but this city of 85,000 also houses the stunning Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, an extensive system of hiking and biking trails and much more. Twin Cities visitors also enjoy Bloomington’s many travel conveniences, including its central location, 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.

Another popular Bloomington destination is the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, spanning 14,000 acres, with miles of hiking and biking trails, prime bird-watching opportunities, and an extensive visitor’s center.

The Bloomington Convention and Visitors Bureau offers the official attraction pass of the Twin Cities, The Big Ticket™, to help you enjoy all the area has to offer. This three-day pass offers savings of 30% regular admission. The Big Ticket bundles admission to:
• Nickelodeon Universe®
• SEA LIFE™ Minnesota Aquarium
• FlyOver America
• Crayola Experience
• Minnesota Zoo
• GameWorks

Purchase it online today at www.bloomingtonmn.org/bigticket and let the fun begin!

With all these great attractions, fine 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.

Hours & Dates

Year-Round

  • Monday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
The Bloomington Convention and Visitors Bureau is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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