Destination guide

The friendly city of Bloomington awaits you

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Bloomington. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, hockey games and restaurants. Mall of America and Minnehaha Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bloomington

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Bloomington a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hyland Greens Golf and Learning Center (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Hyland Ski and Snowboard Area (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Water Park of America (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Nickelodeon Universe (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Crayola Experience (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Bloomington

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Bloomington is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Minnehaha Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Mill Ruins Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Normandale Lake Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Lake Harriet (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Purgatory Creek Park Pavilion (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Bloomington

The nearest airport is in Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.), located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Minneapolis, MN (FCM-Flying Cloud), which is 6.8 mi (11 km) away.

You can get around Bloomington by catching a ride on the metro at Mall of America Station, 28th Avenue Station or Bloomington Central Station.

Where to stay near Bloomington?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 937 holiday rentals near Bloomington. From 592 Houses to 250 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bloomington is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bloomington?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Bloomington:

  • Central Minneapolis: 142 holiday homes
  • Midway: 19 holiday homes
  • Southwest Minneapolis: 107 holiday homes
  • Nokomis: 57 holiday homes
  • Northeast Minneapolis: 61 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bloomington?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Bloomington. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bloomington Ice Gardens: 911 holiday rentals
  • Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge: 893 holiday rentals
  • Mall of America: 933 holiday rentals
  • Hyland Ski and Snowboard Area: 916 holiday rentals
  • Nickelodeon Universe: 895 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bloomington listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bloomington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 592 Houses in Bloomington. Our other popular types of Bloomington holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 250 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 11 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 43 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bloomington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 59 holiday homes with pool available in Bloomington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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