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Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Bloomington is home to a long list of great outdoor destinations. While they're all incredible during any time of the year, certain places seem to really shine during specific seasons. While you're visiting B-Town this fall, check out the following forests, trails, nature preserves, and other... Read More

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Coffee connoisseurs will be delighted with the selection of locally-roasted java and handcrafted espresso beverages in Bloomington. Whether you're craving an iced coffee on a hot day, a pumpkin spice latte during your fall visit, or a steaming cuppa Joe to keep you warm in the cooler months, these... Read More

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

There's nothing like fall in Bloomington, especially for families. With fun seasonal festivals and events, cozy adventures, and an abundance of leaves to be stomped through, there's plenty to do with kids in B-Town. Whether you're here for a day, a weekend, or a week, there's much fall fun to be had... Read More

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Bloomington is known for many things, one of which being its vibrant music scene. On any given night of any given week, you're likely to find a live show happening at one of B-Town's famed music venues, many bars & breweries, and even a handful of local restaurants. If you're coming to town and you... Read More

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

By Phil Bloom Leaves. Orange. Red. Yellow. Colorful, brilliant leaves paint autumn’s fall portrait in the rolling hills that surround Bloomington. Drive any road, stand at any vista overlooking the landscape, and nature’s kaleidoscope is magnificent. The best vantage point from which to view the... Read More

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Fall is Bloomington’s most beautiful season, and as such, it’s also the busiest for travel and tourism. Don’t let that deter you from making an autumnal voyage, though — with these tips and tricks, you’ll be able to make the most out of your fall trip to B-Town. Take a Mid-Week Trip As you can... Read More

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

There’s a long list of reasons to visit Bloomington during the fall season, but we’re giving you the scoop on the best-of-the-best activities a visitor should seek out during an autumnal voyage to make the most of a fall trip to B-Town. From pumpkin patches to college football, you won’t want to... Read More

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Living a healthy lifestyle and traveling aren't always the easiest to do simultaneously, but Bloomington visitors will be happy to know there are several local eateries that serve nutritious and delicious food. Next time you're in town, try a few — or all, if you're up to the challenge — of these... Read More

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

There's nothing like fall in Bloomington. Between Indiana University Football, seasonal festivals, and the stunning fall foliage that paints our city in golden tones, an autumnal visit to B-Town is a must on any traveler's fall bucket list. Take a scenic drive through the rolling hills of Southern... Read More

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Bloomington is ultra-photogenic during any season, but B-Town's beauty reaches an unreal level come fall. Between the fiery rolling hills, the stunning landscaping on the Indiana University campus, and the golden-toned leaves reflecting in our many lakes, Bloomington's fall features are an Instagram... Read More