Discover Bloomington's best attractions

Vacationers and business travelers alike appreciate the Country Inn & Suites in Bloomington, which offers a convenient shuttle to neighboring Mall of America and the MSP airport. Ready for some fun outside the mall? Hop on Interstate 494 or Highway 77 to explore Minneapolis sites like Historic Fort Snelling, the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Minnesota Zoo, or escape to the wilderness at Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge.
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Historic Fort Snelling

4.14 mi / 6.66 km from the hotel
Located near the junction of the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers, Fort Snelling has hosted fur traders, soldiers and other historical figures since its construction in the early 1820s.

IKEA Twin Cities

0.57 mi / 0.91 km from the hotel
You can spend hours wandering the showrooms as you shop for affordable home goods at IKEA. In addition to its popular Swedish furniture, the store features a café.

Mall of America

0.27 mi / 0.43 km from the hotel
Revolutionize your shopping experience with more than 500 stores at your disposal. The nation’s largest shopping destination also offers entertainment in the form of a theme park, mini golf, an aquarium, and much more.
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Minnehaha Falls Regional Park

4.73 mi / 7.61 km from the hotel
Paved trails and outdoor shelters make this park perfect for families who love to hike and picnic. Walk along Minnehaha Creek to find the beautiful waterfall.

Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge

1.38 mi / 2.22 km from the hotel
Enjoy bird-watching, fishing, or hunting at this urban oasis along the Minnesota River. Photographers can take advantage of the refuge’s portable photography blinds, available for rent.

Minnesota Zoo

6.19 mi / 9.96 km from the hotel
Set out on an adventure into the wild with more than 4,300 animals to visit. Home to areas such as a lush tropical forest, a marine center, and an animal farm, this zoo is a leader in conservation.