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Fall To Do List in BN

Here is your Fall To-Do List here in the Bloomington-Normal area. Enjoy!

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Historical Sites and Museums

Did you know that the Bloomington Normal area is rich in history? From historic buildings to hidden landmarks, there’s a fascinating story behind every corner. We’ve compiled a list of 14 must-visit spots, but trust us, there are countless more waiting to be explored. Join us on a journey through time and uncover the hidden gems of our historic community.

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Top 50 Photo Ops

Discover the hidden gems of Bloomington-Normal area. From charming murals to picturesque parks, we’ve compiled a jaw-dropping collection of the top 50 photo spots.

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Summer Family Fun in the Bloomington-Normal Area

Get ready for some serious family fun in the Bloomington Normal Area this summer! We’ve got a list of “must-do activities” that are perfect for all ages. From outdoor adventures to indoor thrills, you won’t want to miss out on these VisitBN suggestions.

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Pet Friendly spots

There’s no need to worry about leaving your pets at home when visiting Bloomington-Normal. A wide variety of pet-friendly activities, breweries, restaurants, and hotels are available for you to enjoy with your furry friend.

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Introducing the new Visit BN Gift Shop

The Bloomington-Normal Area Convention and Visitors Bureau presents the Visit BN Gift Shop! The gift shop will feature McLean County made products such as BEER NUTS® Brand Snacks, soaps, candles, jewelry, Rader Farms jams and salsas but will also include other products such as post cards, travel mugs, t-shirts. This new local little gem is located […]

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Summer of Fun

Who is ready for a summer of fun? Grab your friends and family for music, fun, style and more in Bloomington-Normal. From car shows to music concerts to Shakespeare festivals, Bloomington-Normal has entertainment for all ages. It’s a time when BN comes to life: streets are lined with vendors, local artists rock out on stages, […]

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Best Sledding Spots in BN

Oh do we have a lot of snow! Make the most out of it and go speed down some frosty hills! While our area may not be known for hilly terrain, we do have a few hills that are a perfect spot for sledding. Slip on some snow pants, grab a hat and gloves and […]

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