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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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BN the Holiday Spirit: November Events

Nothing lifts your spirit like holiday events! November and December are perfect for spending time with your family, friends and loved ones. Uptown Normal, Downtown Bloomington and many of our attractions are ready to fill you with the spirit of the season. The Baby Fold’s Hybrid Festival of Trees November 16 – November 21 Are […]

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Public Art in BN

Bloomington-Normal is home to many gorgeous murals, sculptures, and public art pieces. From Downtown Bloomington and Uptown Normal to ISU and IWU campuses, public masterpieces can be found at nearly every corner. Local artists for these pieces range from high schoolers to seasoned professionals! With winter coming, you might want to warm up by perusing […]

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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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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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Illinois Road Trip Round Up – Outdoor Art

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 must-see outdoor art! So pack up the […]

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Illinois Road Trip Round Up – Best Picnic Spots

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but as we hit the unofficial start of summer, 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 picnic spots! So pack […]

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Illinois Road Trip Round Up – Farmers Markets

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but as we hit the unofficial start of summer, 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 farmers markets! So pack up […]

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Illinois Road Trip Round Up – Golf Courses

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but as we hit the unofficial start of summer, 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 top golf courses! So pack […]

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