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An Overnight Couple's Getaway in Bloomington

One of the best things about Bloomington is that it has something to offer everyone. No matter your interest, there are a wide range of things to do in the area. Grab your significant other, pack your bags, and choose your couple's getaway adventure — you'll love what B-Town has in store for you…

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5 Things to Do with Dad in Bloomington

Father's Day is coming up in a few weeks, but you don't need a special occasion to spend time with dear old dad! Whether you're looking for things to do with dad on the big day or you simply want to do something fun together, here are five activities you can do in B-Town with the father-figure in…

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Restaurants with Outdoor Dining in Bloomington

With the return of spring comes the return of patio dining — one of our favorite things to do in B-Town. Something about enjoying dinner & drinks outside in the spring warmth feels oh-so right after a long winter spent inside. Tons of eateries in town offer outdoor dining, and we've rounded them all…

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Fall Bloomington Bucket List

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…

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Where to Shop Dorm Decor in Bloomington

One of the most exciting aspects of becoming a college student is decorating your dorm room. We have to admit: Target is a great one-stop-shop for most dorm decor and furnishing items, but why not really lean into the culture of Bloomington by decorating your new digs with items from local stores…

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Fourth of July Festivities

It's not an Independence Day celebration without fireworks! Enjoy the following fireworks shows and Fourth of July festivities in Monroe County. Stay tuned as more events may be added. Friday, June 28 Fireworks & Cruise-In Time: 6:00 PM Location: Monroe County Fairgrounds Admission: Donations…

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Dog-Friendly Bloomington

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…

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Bloomington's Best Outdoor Hidden Gems

Bloomington is home to a slew of fantastic outdoor destinations, including some of which you might never discover unless a local tells you about them. Consider us your local source for outdoor hidden gems in the area — attractions located off the beaten path, tucked away from the hustle and bustle…

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Fourth Street Restaurant Round-Up

Downtown's beloved 4 th Street is home to a variety of international restaurants that serve incredible authentic fare that's isn't found too often in the Midwest. The street, known as "International Row," is well-loved by students, locals, and visitors — there's something for everyone to enjoy, and…

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LGBTQ+ Resources

Organizations Indiana University LGBTQ+ Culture Center IU's LGBTQ+ Culture Center is a vast organization with many resources for the IU community. The organization's main mission is act as a helping hand in the academic and personal development of IU's LGBTQ+ community. They have information on…

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