Explore Area from Hotel’s Location by Mall of America
Conveniently situated right off I-494 and Highway 77, the Country Inn & Suites Bloomington is an ideal spot to lodge while visiting the exciting attractions of the Twin Cities. The hotel’s location by the famous Mall of America means guests are just a short walk from hundreds of stores, restaurants, the Nickelodeon Universe theme park and Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium, all housed within the mall. Guests are also an easy drive or bike ride from the natural beauty of the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge and the fascinating historic Fort Snelling. Plus, you’re near world-class shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities in happening downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul.Plan Your Bicycle Adventure
Cyclists, be sure to check out Pedal Minnesota
, an ongoing campaign dedicated to encouraging bike riding in Minnesota. The state features more than 1,500 miles of paved bike trails as well as municipal bike racks and world-class shops. Visit the Pedal Minnesota website or the hotel's local transportation page
to plan a bike outing during your stay.The Country Inn & Suites Bloomington at Mall of America is located near these attractions:
- Mall of America (0.1 mile)
This popular tourist attraction is home to more than 500 shops, including Harley-Davidson, a four-level Lego Store and an American Girl Store. It also houses the Nickelodeon Universe theme park, an ACES flight simulator, Moose Mountain Adventure Golf, Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium and a host of other attractions.
Phone: +1 (952) 883-8800
- IKEA (1 mile)
For affordable yet well-designed contemporary home décor, visit this Swedish superstore, which also features a delicious café.
Phone: +1 (952) 858-8088
- Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge (1.5 miles)
Experience the breathtaking natural beauty of this 14,000-acre stretch of marshland, which spans 99 miles of the Minnesota River. Visitors can fish, hunt, birdwatch or just enjoy the fresh air.
Phone: +1 (952) 854-5900
- Historic Fort Snelling (3.2 miles)
Built in the 1820s, this fort features interesting educational exhibits about the Minnesota fur trade, slavery, military history and area culture.
Phone: +1 (612) 726-1171
- Minnesota Zoo (8 miles)
Take a walk on the wild side by visiting this local zoo, which features 4,000 animals representing 546 different species. If you prefer, you can take a ride on the wild side instead, since the zoo’s convenient monorail system runs seven days a week.
Phone: +1 (952) 431-9200
- Science Museum of Minnesota (11 miles)
This 370,000-square-foot structure is built into the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River. Kids are sure to love the museum’s exciting interactive exhibits, dinosaur skeletons and the giant Omnitheater screen.
Phone: +1 (651) 221-9444
- Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
Visit this website to learn more about the wide array of activities and destinations available in this vibrant city, which features lakes, parks, trails, recreation centers, golf courses, wedding venues and gardens. Make the most of your time in the “City of Lakes” and try something new, whether you canoe the Chain of Lakes or skate one of the seasonal citywide ice rinks.
Nearby businesses include:
- ADP (1 mile)
- Allstate Insurance (less than 1 mile)
- American International Group (6 miles)
- Ceridian (less than 1 mile)
- Cuna Mutual (less than 1 mile)
- Cypress Semiconductor (less than 1 mile)
- Ecolab (7 miles)
- Emerson Electric (11 miles)
- General Dynamics (1 mile)
- HealthPartners (1 mile)
- Kaplan Professional Schools (adjacent)
- Lockheed Martin (6 miles)
- Medtronic (5 miles)
- National American University (less than 1 mile)
- Panasonic (2 miles)
- Polar Fab (less than 1 mile)
- US Bank (2 miles)
- Wells Fargo (adjacent)
- WPS Health Insurance (adjacent)
- Ziegler Inc. (6 miles)
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