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Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Spooky season is upon us, and Bloomington has plenty to offer for those seeking chills and thrills. From classic Halloween-themed fun to legitimately unsettling experiences, check out B-Town's most spooky attractions this fall — there just so happens to be 13 items on the list. Que the goosebumps!... Read More

Monday, July 26, 2021

There's nothing like fall in Bloomington, especially for families. With fun seasonal festivals & 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

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

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

Friday, July 16, 2021

Playing Sink the Biz at Nick's English Hut, hiking through the Charles C. Deam Wilderness, taking a photo at Sample Gates — there are certain things you have to cross off the B-Town bucket list to truly experience Bloomington. The same goes for fall in Bloomington: take part in as many items on this... Read More

Thursday, July 15, 2021

As the leaves start changing throughout Southern Indiana, Bloomington comes alive with vibrant festivals and events to entertain spectators of all ages and interests. The beautiful scenery is enough of a reason to visit B-Town in the fall, but these incredible events are an added bonus you don't... Read More

Thursday, July 15, 2021

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

Monday, July 12, 2021

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 trips, 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

Monday, July 12, 2021

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

Friday, July 9, 2021

If you like to frequent dive bars when you travel, Bloomington has several to offer you. From the no muss, no fuss ambiance to your favorite drinks at a lower price point, B-Town's best dive bars will win you over as soon as you walk through the door. Kick back and enjoy a cold beer or stiff drink... Read More

Thursday, July 8, 2021

The Square is the heart of downtown Bloomington, lined with over 30 locally-owned businesses including shops, restaurants, art galleries, and more. There's so much to do directly on The Square, but there are even more incredible businesses and attractions surrounding it. Venture off the beaten path... Read More