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Places to Get Outdoors in McLean County | VisitBN

Warmer temperatures and sunny skies are back in the Bloomington-Normal area! It’s time to put on those light jackets and get back outdoors to hike, walk, or bike the trails of McLean County. Here are a few places we recommend in the Bloomington-Normal area if you’re looking to hit the trails and enjoy the sunshine: […]

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Take A Hike in the BN Area

Happy National Take A Hike Day! Celebrate the day by inviting a friend or family member to get outside and walk a trail with you. Whether it’s a park in your neighborhood or a nature preserve in McLean County, we encourage you to unplug today and explore the beautiful nature around us! If you’re ready […]

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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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BN A to Z

Discover the people, places and things that make BN such a unique place to visit!   A)  Avanti’s Italian Restaurant Avanti’s was founded in BN in 1971, and now has two locations. They serve pizza, pasta, and of course, their famous gondola. B) Beer Nuts BN is the only city in the world where Beer […]

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New Attractions in BN

In with the new! Check out the newest attractions in BN.   Destihl Brewery 309.220.9901 Destihl’s 6,700-sq. ft. facility features bottles and draft releases of pilot, experimental and barrel-aged beers, which pairs well with its menu of bold flavored, American-inspired pub fare. Want a more in-depth look at the brewery? Tours are also available. […]

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