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#ShopLocal in BN

Celebrate #NationalSmallBusinessWeek! The Bloomington-Normal area is home to many unique and wonderful small businesses that work hard each and every day to serve our community. From specialty spice shops to hand crafted jewelry to gardening supplies, we are blessed to have a variety small shops that keep our communities fun, vibrant and thriving. While there […]

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Illinois Road Trip Round Up – Best Tacos

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but now that we’re in Phase 4, we’re ready to enjoy our state safely. Check-in every Tuesday for an Illinois Road Trip Round-Up on themed topics showcasing eighteen destinations across Illinois. This week, we’re touring some of the state’s best tacos! So pack up the family, […]

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Family Fun in the Fall | VisitBN

There’s so much fun to be had in McLean County this Fall! The leaves are changing, the air is getting cooler, and the fall activities are coming to life! There’s nothing better than putting on a sweater, grabbing a warm drink and going outside to enjoy fall activities. Wondering what you can do in the […]

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Illinois Road Trip Round Up – Best Pizza

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but now that we’re in Phase 4, we’re ready to enjoy our state safely. Check-in every Tuesday for an Illinois Road Trip Round-Up on themed topics showcasing eighteen destinations across Illinois. This week, we’re touring some of the state’s best pizza joints! So pack up the […]

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Here’s What’s Happening in BN this Labor Day Weekend

Cheers to a long weekend! If you’re looking for things to do to keep yourself, your family, or your friends entertained this weekend — here’s what’s happening in the Bloomington-Normal area! From free concerts to shopping to drinking wine, there’s plenty to do in our area! Downtown Bloomington First Friday Downtown Bloomington | Friday, September […]

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Illinois Road Trip Round Up – Unique Shopping

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but now that we’re in Phase 4, we’re ready to enjoy our state safely. Check-in every Tuesday for an Illinois Road Trip Round-Up on themed topics showcasing eighteen destinations across Illinois. This week, we’re touring some of the state’s most unique shopping opportunities! So pack up […]

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Discover Bloomington-Normal With Your Pup

We all know that one of the hardest parts about heading out on a trip is leaving behind your best friend, the dog! There’s no denying that they are a huge part of the family. Good news is that there’s no need to leave them at home when visiting Bloomington-Normal as there are multiple activities, […]

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Explore Bloomington-Normal from the Constitution Trail

Bloomington-Normal and cycling are intertwined. From annual bike races to the everyday recreational riders, cycling contributes to the Twin Cities’ energy and excitement. This is in large part to the Constitution Trail, a 45+ mile, multi-use trail that runs through both Bloomington and Normal. The Constitution Trail has been a Bloomington-Normal staple since 1989. Much […]

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Illinois Road Trip Round Up – Family Fun!

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but now that we’re in Phase 4, we’re ready to enjoy our state safely. Check-in every Tuesday for an Illinois Road Trip Round-Up on themed topics showcasing eighteen destinations across Illinois. This week, we’re touring some of the state’s best family fun activities and attractions. So […]

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BN the Music | Your Guide to End of Summer Live Music in Bloomington-Normal

Are you missing live music? Get your fix in Bloomington-Normal! Grab a lawn chair and your mask and come jam out to some outdoor live music before summer is over! All of these venues have safety precautions in place so everyone can enjoy themselves while in a socially distant safe environment. BN the know of […]

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