Explore an array of things to do in Bloomington, IL

Within a few miles of the Country Inn & Suites in Bloomington, you can find a lot of things to do. Our hotel rooms are great for campus visits to Illinois State University or Illinois Wesleyan University. Take a simulated flight over the city at the Prairie Aviation Museum at the Central Illinois Regional Airport. Step back in time with a visit to the David Davis Mansion, a mid-19th-century Victorian house filled with decorative arts. Pick up a new pair of shoes at Eastland Mall, or play mini golf at Miller Park. If you’re a fan of Beer Nuts, visit the manufacturing facility and stop by the company store for samples of your favorite flavor.

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Children's Discovery Museum

2.9 mi / 4.67 km from the hotel
It's easy to spend hours at this family-focused attraction with three stories of hands-on educational exhibits relating to science, art, and engineering.

David Davis Mansion

2.35 mi / 3.78 km from the hotel
Originally the home of Abraham Lincoln's campaign manager, Judge David Davis, this gorgeous 19th-century mansion boasts 36 rooms that reflect a warm, Victorian charm.

Ewing Cultural Center

1.58 mi / 2.55 km from the hotel
Take a tour of Ewing Manor or see a play at this center located on the Sunset Hill estate in Bloomington. During your visit, take a peaceful stroll through the lush gardens.

Grossinger Motors Arena

3.23 mi / 5.19 km from the hotel
Sports fans can find their fill of athletic excitement at this multipurpose venue, which is home to the Midway Marauders football team. The arena also hosts concerts and shows throughout the year.

Illinois State University

3.38 mi / 5.44 km from the hotel
With an enrollment of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students from around the globe, ISU enhances the Bloomington area with a wide range of academic offerings and cultural experiences. Go for a campus visit or attend an athletic event.

Illinois Wesleyan University

2.87 mi / 4.62 km from the hotel
Family, friends, and prospective students appreciate staying close to this university, which has been an educational fixture in the Bloomington-Normal community since 1850.