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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Top 5 Winter Hikes in Bloomington

While the warmer months may seem the best for a hiking excursion through Bloomington’s rolling hills and vast forests, there’s a certain magic in the crisp air of a wintertime hike. The soft blanket of snow covering the ground and the sparkle of ice-crusted trees create a unique beauty that's often…

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Bloomington's Most Unique Hiking Destinations

Secret waterfalls, sparkling geodes, lakeside views, rolling vistas, wildlife sightings — Bloomington's most unique hiking destinations offer it all and more. Discover what's in store at each destination, then grab your hiking boots and set-off on your trail of choice. Amy Weingartner Branigin…

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Free Things to Do in Bloomington

Sometimes you want to get out of the house and roam around town without spending any money, and Bloomington is the perfect place to do just that. Our community offers a long list of free things to do for a variety of interests, from activities for kids and live music performances to nature…

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Bloomington's Prettiest Spots for Fall Photos

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…

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Outdoor Adventure in Bloomington

The possibilities for outdoor adventure in Bloomington are aplenty. With three large lakes, twelve nature preserves, hundreds of miles of trails, two state forests, a national forest, and (believe it or not) much more, there's an outdoor experience for every type of person in B-Town. The question…

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Life on the Water in Bloomington

Almost every outdoor destination in Bloomington shares a common variable: water. Lakes, rivers, and springs can all be found just minutes away from the hustle and bustle of downtown. Monroe Lake, the largest inland lake in Indiana, resides in Bloomington, along with the smaller but still popular…

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The Ultimate IU Bucket List

As an incoming freshman at Indiana University, you learn about the many must-do activities that truly make you a Hoosier. Between New Student Orientation and upperclassmen friends, you're likely to learn about the things you just have to experience during your time at IU and in B-Town. Whether…

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48 Hours in Bloomington This Spring

Spring is a special time in Bloomington. Rising temperatures allow us to get back out in nature, dine on outdoor patios, browse farmers' markets under the sun's rays, and explore the glory of Old IU once more. Simply being witness to the miles-upon-miles of beautiful blooming landscape is enough to…

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