Don't Just Visit – Experience Bloomington!
Get adventurous in Bloomington. At Mall of America®, learn about honey bees thriving at Radisson Blu Mall of America, soar above the country's most exquisite sights at FlyOver America, utilize the finest culinary oils, vinegars and spices from VOM FASS to create a delicious Mediterranean meal, or go behind-the-scenes at SEA LIFE® Minnesota Aquarium.
Don’t just visit Bloomington; experience unique, one-of-a-kind tours for groups with five different experiences conveniently located in Mall of America. Make Bloomington your home base and choose from 30 Signature Experiences in the Metro area. Minutes from the Mall, hop in a canoe with Wilderness Inquiry and explore the Mississippi River, along the way spotting otters, eagles and songbirds and learning about the river and its history. Choose to explore the city on foot, bike, Segway or pedal pub.
Getting To and Around Bloomington
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) is just minutes from the heart of Bloomington and 20 minutes from both downtown Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Most Bloomington hotels offer complimentary shuttle to MSP Airport and to the light rail.
Where to Lay Your Head in Bloomington
Bloomington is simply central: just minutes from Minneapolis and Saint Paul, adjacent to MSP International Airport, and the home of Mall of America. The majority of the hotels in Bloomington offer complimentary shuttles to and from Mall of America and the MSP Airport and FREE parking.
Stay & Play Affordably Getaway Packages
Themed 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.
Take a Culinary Tour of Bloomington
Bloomington has no shortage of restaurants to suit a lot of tastes. From casual, family friendly establishments to fine dining best suited for date nights and those special occasions, the dining scene in Bloomington truly has something for everyone and every palate.
The Big Ticket™ 3-Day Attraction Pass
The 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.