Welcome to Bloomington, Indiana, commonly referred to as the "Gateway to Scenic Southern Indiana." The city is home to a top-rated university, numerous shopping destinations, and a wide variety of cultural attractions. Vacations in Bloomington provide both relaxation and excitement with the city's diverse activities and gorgeous scenery.
Booking car rentals in Bloomington affords you the freedom you need to roam the city and explore its various attractions at your leisure. Once you've picked up your vehicle, start your day by visiting Indiana University. There are a number of interesting sights on campus, such the internationally recognized exhibits of the Indiana University Art Museum. Sports lovers will enjoy catching a football game at Indiana University Memorial Stadium, or a basketball game on Branch McCracken Court, if you visit in the right season. If you're interested in some shopping, head just 2 miles east of the IU campus to College Mall and the many shops located there. End your day with some outdoor relaxation at Monroe Lake, a stunning, serene lake where you can boat, swim, fish, or just take a stroll and enjoy nature. There's a little something for everyone with Bloomington vacations!
Bloomington is home to several annual events, so no matter what time of year you visit, you're sure to have something exciting to attend. A famous springtime event is the IU Little 500, a collegiate bicycle race held in Armstrong Stadium. Summertime sets the backdrop for the IU Summer Music Festival, which features music from many genres performed by students from the IU Jacobs School of Music. If you're a holiday traveler, stop by the Holiday Market held Thanksgiving weekend and featuring various holiday gifts and decor items to make the season more festive.
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