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Discover Bloomington!

Great shopping, interesting cultural & heritage experiences, fun attractions, a variety of restaurants... and over 38 hotels.

Food-Tastic Fun at Mall of America

Plan your Gastro-Trek through Mall of America during your visit.  With something to please every taste bud, bring your appetite and review the suggestions below for the best plan of attack.  For additional assistance, visit to map it all out.


  • Sky Deck Sports Grille and Lanes
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Dick's Last Resort
  • Cadillac Ranch All American Bar & Grill
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que
  • Kokomo's Island Café
  • Hooters
  • The Magic Pan Crepe Stand
  • Tucci Benucch
  • IKEA
  • Stir Crazy Fresh Asian Grill
  • Tony Roma's
  • Cantina #1
  • Starbucks Coffee
  • Caribou Coffee
  • Nordstrom Café

The Big Ticket™ 3-Day Attraction Pass

Big Ticket logoThe official Twin Cities attraction pass, The Big Ticket, is a three-day bundled attraction pass that gives visitors 30% savings on top Twin Cities attractions with added Bloomington and Mall of America discounts and values.  Once your ticket has been scanned at the first attraction, you are allowed to visit each attraction one time within three days.  The Big Ticket is valid at the following six attractions:

  • Nickelodeon Universe® at Mall of America
    Unlimited Ride Wristband
  • SEA LIFE Minnesota® Aquarium at Mall of America
    All-day Admission
  • Water Park of America
    Full-day Admission
  • Minnesota Zoo
    General Admission & Parking
  • Great Clips® IMAX® Theatre at the Minnesota Zoo
    One IMAX Film
  • Science Museum of Minnesota
    General Admission

$89.00 (adults), $79.00 (kids ages 3-12)

Itineraries Help Plan Your Trip to Bloomington, MN

SEALIFEAquariumWhether you are looking for the best way to spend a weekend shopping in Bloomington, or what to do with the kids on a long holiday weekend, check out the itineraries planned out, in detail, for the perfect Bloomington getaway!

Shop 'til You Drop
The Big Ticket™ Adventure
Free Things to Do in Bloomington/Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
Art Hop in Bloomington
Minnesota Historical Excursion
Culinary Masterpiece

Where to Lay Your Head in Bloomington

hotelBloomington is the perfect place to stay because of its central location, its close proximity to MSP International Airport and, of course, because its home to Mall of America and just minutes from downtown Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Majority of the hotels in Bloomington offer complimentary shuttles to and from Mall of America and the MSP Airport and FREE parking.  Bloomington's 38 hotels house more than 8,200 guest rooms and offer top-notch dining, important amenities like wireless Internet and indoor pools, and superior customer service.  Whether you're here to shop, splash or dine, Bloomington welcomes you with open arms.

Click here to check out all 38 properties in Bloomington! Then pick one you'll call home during your stay.

Stay & Play Affordably in Bloomington with Getaway Packages

shoppingThemed getaway packages, like the Girlfriend Getaway, Family Fun and The Big Ticket Getaway, along with others are available now and include incredible hotel and attraction packages.  Each getaway package includes complimentary Mall of America Coupon Book, along with many no-cost extras that make each getaway package special for those who visit.  If our themed packages do not suit your needs, create your own perfect getaway with customized vacation, complete with discounted attraction tickets and added value coupons.

For more information, visit to book your getaway or call 888-795-3696.