Welcome to Bloomington

There are two defining characteristics that have shaped this Indiana town and its people: the land and the university. The hills, forests, and lakes provide a sanctuary; one that is valued and protected. Students and faculty from across the country and the world flock to Indiana University, bringing ideas and dreams to a community that embraces them all. It’s a place for everyone. Welcome to Bloomington. 

Home is Where you Left It
Courthouse Drawing

BLOOMINGTON UNCOVERED

Taking you behind the scenes, to give you insider information you won't find anywhere else.

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Dog-Friendly Bloomington

  • 4 min read

If traveling just isn't the same without your tail-wagging friends, you'll be thrilled to know that Bloomington is an extremely pet-friendly destination. A huge variety of hotels, restaurants, and local businesses welcome doggos to join their human pals in their tour around our town. All you need to…

EAT LIKE A LOCAL

Hive

  • 2608 E. 10th Street

A counter-serve restaurant where the unique menu features comfort foods with an…

Need ideas? We've got some for you.

There are a lot of engaging activities available in Bloomington. So many, in fact, that it can seem a bit overwhelming trying to plan a visit. Take a look at these Experiences to get inspired; pull a few ideas from each or just copy one in its entirety and go with it.