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Highlights Bloomington

  • Historical sites
  • Hiking trails
  • Fishing lakes
  • Wildlife parks
  • Thrill rides
  • Museums
  • Golf

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Bloomington

$202for 18 Feb - 25 Feb
$316 annual average
Apr
May
Jul
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability Bloomington

67%for 18 Feb - 25 Feb
62% annual average
Apr
May
Jul
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Bloomington

A nature filled destination

Bloomington Minnesota is a nature lover’s paradise. There are lakes, wetlands, and rivers to enjoy. Golf courses are a favorite with challenging holes for everyone. Shopping is another favorite pastime and where there’s shopping, there’s food and recreation. You’ll find that one-of-a-kind item and have an exciting dining experience that’s uniquely Minnesota too. Bloomington has it all, including history and interactive museums for you and your family to explore. It’s only ten minutes from the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul where you will find an abundance of culture in the form of music, visual arts, dance, and theaters galore.

Cozy convenient rentals

These rentals are located right in the heart of Bloomington in Hannepin County, near all the amenities. Perfect for solo travelers, couples or groups, guests will appreciate the modern decor and cozy atmosphere. Apart from the view, visitors can expect to find a desk, TV, comfortable living room and even pool and jacuzzi access. Depending on which accommodations you choose, you might even have your very own fully equipped kitchen. These rentals are just what you need to kick off your adventurous holiday in Bloomington!

Vacations in Bloomington

The area and getting around

A foodie and shopping haven

In Bloomington there are many restaurants offering unique takes on popular foods with locally grown produce and meat. Wahlburgers specializes in distinctive burgers and Wahlbrewski beer. Wooley’s Steakhouse has a tropical island ambience with exceptional dishes. Check out the Droolin Moose for their exquisite take on chocolate covered everything from chips to coffee beans. Shopping suggestions for exclusive goodies include Indulge & Bloom for flowers and home décor while Attic to Basement offers antiques & collectibles. The famous Evereve’s hallmark is stylish fashion and Ragstock’s trademark is recycled vintage clothing. And don’t miss Legacy Toys featuring hard-to-find gifts for kids of all ages.

An area full of history and culture

Minnesota has a rich Native American culture dating back thousands of years. In the 1800s it became a center for the fur trade and Native American conflicts occurred, resulting in wars. You’ll find these stories and many more in the Edina Historical Society Museum. Fort Snelling is a historical site that you can visit with many significant buildings and artifacts including its beautiful park. There’s a hidden lake for trout and large mouth bass fishing as well as canoeing and hiking. Pond Dakota is an interactive historical museum dedicated to sharing the Dakota lifestyle, language, and maple sugaring tradition.

Travelers and activities

Bloomington for Naturalists

Bloomington is surrounded by parks, wildlife reserves and lots of water. You will have a wonderful time exploring their beauty and wildlife. Here are a few highlights to consider. Minnehaha Regional Park dates to 1889 and includes a large creek stemming from the Mississippi river. It is well known for its bridges, waterfall, and recreation areas open year-round. Coldwater Spring is at the conjunction between the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers with peaceful walking trails. It’s a sacred spiritual site among the Dakota tribes. Other areas of interest include Minnesota Valley Wetlands and Hyland Lake Park Reserve for their natural beauty.

Bloomington for Entertainment Seekers

Mall of America is the largest venue with all the pops and whistles in one place! You’ll find Nickelodeon’s Indoor Amusement Park, Sea Life Aquarium, The Escape Game, Mirror Maze, Crayola Experience, 520 tax-free shops and much more. It has been said that you will have so much fun exploring this iconic mall that you might spend a week. The dining options are as entertaining as the activities. You’ll find restaurants with unique perks like Hard Rock Café featuring its interactive Rock Tech Wall boasting a virtual experience with the best music memorabilia. Bloomington is home to a dynamic nightlife as well. Live music, comedy and delicious cocktail venues are scattered throughout the city.

Pioneers settling here in 1851 named it Bloomington, meaning flowering field. By the 1960s “All the Businesses That Will Fit” became their slogan.

Top 5 travel tips in Bloomington

1. Discover your adventure skills

OAR stands for Outdoor Adventure Riddles and offers a challenging obstacle course where your team follows the clues, solves riddles, and wins points at the end of the course. This is a relationship and team building exercise centered around fun and adventure for all ages.

2. A family gaming extravaganza

Bowlero offers bowling, billiards, and dart boards on one floor. The laser tag arena has its own designated level. But that’s not all, there are bumper cars and a huge gaming arcade area. Essentially something for everyone, including food and libations for a fun night out.

3. Visit Nickelodeon’s Moose Mountain Adventure Golf

Let your hair down and have some family fun. This magical 18-hole mini-golf activity is fashioned after the North Woods with moose, horses, and trees. You’ll be enchanted while traveling on cartoon-caricature vehicles from one hole to the next on this whimsical adventure.

4. Your kids will love the interactive science

The Works Museum is an interactive space exposing children to the joys of science. These traditionally challenging subjects in school are an avenue of enchantment at this hands-on museum. The Museum’s mission is to inspire kids to be problem solvers through exhibits, competitions, and summer programs.

5. Thrilling indoor rides all year-round

At Nickelodeon Universe you’ll find all the adrenaline pumping attractions you’d expect with their own exciting twist. The Sponge Bob Plunge is the ultimate thrill, taking you straight up and plunging you down through a high-speed loop-d-loop cycle. Then visit Fly Over America for a spectacular IMAX experience and much more.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Bloomington

How much does it cost to book a vacation rental in Bloomington?

Considering the average cost of $424 per night, Bloomington lies at the upper end of the price range for vacation rentals in the USA.

Is Bloomington a good location for a last-minute getaway?

It is better to plan ahead in Bloomington as only 17% of the accommodations are free throughout the year, according to last year's data.

When are more vacation rentals available?

The months that offer the most accommodation options are, on average, February (with an availability of 52%), March (42%), and April (31%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

How many rentals are there in Bloomington?

In Bloomington we offer you a comprehensive catalog of around 120 properties, with options of all kinds, thanks to our 4 local and international providers.

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