Bloomington Attractions

Bloomington is one of the most exciting cities in Minnesota! Here you can experience the very best in family entertainment. With so many things to do in Bloomington, you’ll never get bored.

Make a day of your trip to Mall of America! With more than 500 stores, an amusement park, an aquarium, and several gaming and interactive experiences, there’s much to take in. Meet your favorite Nick characters and ride exciting rollercoasters at Nickelodeon Universe or take an aerial tour of our country’s most gorgeous landmarks with the flight simulation ride FlyOver America.

If the weather is just right, spend the day outside at the amusement park, Valleyfair! Take a spin around Delirious, its new 7-story-loop rollercoaster, or any of the kid-friendly rides, designed to entertain people of all ages! Valleyfair also has a waterpark called Soak City, where you can experience high-speed waterslides or drift along its 1,280-foot lazy river.

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Mall of America

While you’re in Bloomington, you can’t miss Mall of America! Known as the largest mall in the United States, Mall of America boasts more than 500 stores and welcomes millions of visitors a year. You can find absolutely anything at Mall of America—the choices are endless. Beyond its retail selection, you can also enjoy Nickelodeon Universe (the nation’s largest indoor theme park), SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, Crayola Experience, and more! The Holiday Inn offers shuttles to and from the mall, so we make it convenient for you to enjoy your stay.

Minnesota Sculpture Garden

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is truly a hidden gem! A partnership between the Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board, this cultural mecca showcases more than 40 works of modern and contemporary sculpture. Take a self-guided tour through these 11 acres’ worth of public art, which represent work from artists in 10 countries. This is a great place for leisurely strolls and family-friendly entertainment. After your walk through the park, head to the Walker Art Center across the street for more to see.

Minnesota Sculpture Garden

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is truly a hidden gem! A partnership between the Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board, this cultural mecca showcases more than 40 works of modern and contemporary sculpture. Take a self-guided tour through these 11 acres’ worth of public art, which represent work from artists in 10 countries. This is a great place for leisurely strolls and family-friendly entertainment. After your walk through the park, head to the Walker Art Center across the street for more to see.

Valleyfair

Join the fun at the Twin Cities’ own Valleyfair amusement park! Valleyfair is the perfect destination for lifelong family memories. Whether you’re a thrill seeker or a waterpark lover, you’re sure to find something you’ll love here. Don’t miss the Delirious thrill ride, which takes you on a 70-foot-tall loop within the park’s Route 76 nostalgia-themed area, or Soak City, which is Valleyfair’s on-site waterpark! Valleyfair also hosts exciting community events throughout the summer, including food truck festivals and movie nights.

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