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Alyssa is a former Digital Content Coordinator at Visit Bloomington. 

Bloomington's Best Bakeries

When it comes to freshly baked sweets & savory treats, Bloomington's bakeries deliver at another level. From vegan donuts to completely customizable cookies, every sweets shop in town offers their own spin on baked goods. Forget a bar crawl — use this round-up to do a bakery crawl instead! Baked…

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Where to See a Show in Bloomington

Bloomington is known for many things, one of which being its vibrant arts scene. On any given week, you're likely to find at least one live production happening at one of B-Town's famed theater, dance, and comedy venues — here are the places you need to know to catch a show during your stay…

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How to Spend a Day in Greene County

Just an hour southwest of Bloomington is Greene County, home of a variety of great outdoor attractions. From Goose Pond Fish & Wildlife Area to the Sculpture Trails Outdoor Museum, there's much to do during a day in the area. Enjoy Greene County's peaceful nature activities and sight-seeing, then…

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Bloomington's Best Places to Take Kids

If you're planning a visit to Bloomington with your children, you'll be thrilled to know that we offer plenty of kid-friendly attractions. We may be known as a college town, but we're also a fantastic destination for families! Below you'll find an assortment of fun things to do, both indoors and…

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Indiana University's Most Unique Attractions

Indiana University is one of Bloomington's most unique attractions, and within itself, the university offers several additional unique attractions to be explored & enjoyed. From attractions you can't find anywhere else in Bloomington to attractions you can't find anywhere else in the world, campus…

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A Day on Campus with Kids

For IU alumni, showing your kids around campus is an extremely special, fun way to spend a day in Bloomington. There are many, many things to do on and around campus, but we've created this day-long itinerary for you so you don't have to. Follow it to a T, or take inspiration from it and make it…

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Experience Global Cuisine in Bloomington

If you ask a local to describe Bloomington's food scene, they would likely say "diverse and delicious" and point you in the direction of 4 th Street. Though that street is home to many incredible international restaurants, you'll find mouthwatering global cuisine in every part of town. You can truly…

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Restaurants Near the Indiana University Campus

If you're a new student, or you're family of a new student, you're likely not quite familiarized with Bloomington yet. Finding a good spot to eat near campus can seem like a daunting task, which is why we've put together a comprehensive list of every restaurant within a five-minute walk of any edge…

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Quick & Cheap Lunch Spots Near Campus

Bloomington boasts a huge variety of locally-owned restaurants, and many of them are close to the Indiana University campus, which is extremely convenient if you need to grab a bite to eat without straying far from the university. If you're looking for a quick & *cheap lunch between classes or…

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Experience the Thrill of Stranger Things in Bloomington

Years ago, Netflix swept us away with the mysterious happenings in Hawkins, Indiana in their retro sci-fi series, Stranger Things. As they wrap the show for good this year, it only seems right to lean into the Stranger Things lore — especially since Bloomington is home to many places that have an…

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