Enjoy Convenient Commutes to Illinois State University
Situated just off of I-55 and less than four miles from Illinois State University, the Country Inn & Suites, Bloomington-Normal West, IL allows for easy commutes to and from the campus. Business travelers appreciate the hotel’s convenient proximity to local businesses and corporate offices, and guests attending an event at the Grossinger Motors Arena enjoy staying less than three miles from the venue. If you’re in town for a relaxing getaway with your family, nearby attractions like the Miller Park Zoo and the Children’s Discovery Museum offer entertaining excursions just a short drive from the hotel.
Sports and Entertainment
- Upper Limits (2 miles)
Whether you’re looking for a personal challenge or a team-building exercise, make your way to this local climbing gym that features obstacles like 65-foot silos, outdoor boulders and a 110-foot outdoor wall.
Phone: +1 (309) 829-8255
- Grossinger Motors Arena (3 miles)
Sports fans can find their fill of athletic excitement at this multipurpose venue, which is home to the Bloomington Edge football team and the Flying Aces hockey team. The arena also hosts concerts and shows throughout the year, so check their schedule for events during your stay.
Phone: +1 (309) 434-2679
- Redbird Arena (3.9 miles)
The Illinois State Redbirds make their home at Redbird Arena, which is located on the beautiful ISU campus. Reserve your tickets and experience the excitement of NCAA basketball and volleyball action just minutes from the hotel.
Phone: +1 (309) 438-8787
- The Corn Crib (7.2 miles)
Home field of the Normal CornBelters, the Corn Crib can hold 7,000 fans and offers high-end amenities that include 11 luxury suites. In addition to rousing baseball action, the stadium hosts softball games, soccer matches, music concerts and more.
Phone: +1 (309) 454-2255
History and Education
- Cruisin’ with Lincoln on 66 (3 miles)
Located in the heart of Bloomington on the ground floor of the McLean County Museum of History, this visitors center provides a look back at central Illinois’ history along with informative displays about notable points of interest along Route 66.
Phone: +1 (309) 827-0428
- Miller Park Zoo (3 miles)
With a stunning array of wild animals that includes bald eagles, a Galapagos tortoise and snow leopards, the Miller Park Zoo offers educational entertainment for the entire family.
Phone: +1 (309) 434-2250
- Illinois Wesleyan University (3.1 miles)
Family, friends and prospective students appreciate staying close to this university, which has been an educational fixture in the Bloomington-Normal community since 1850.
Phone: +1 (309) 556-1000
- David Davis Mansion (3.7 miles)
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.
Phone: +1 (309) 828-1084
- Illinois State University (3.9 miles)
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.
Phone: +1 (309) 438-2111
- Children's Discovery Museum (5.2 miles)
Hosting more than 1,500,000 visitors since 2004, this 34,000-square-foot museum gives kids the chance to engage with science and art through interactive exhibits and educational workshops.
Phone: +1 (309) 433-3444
Be sure to visit the Bloomington-Normal events page to find events happening during your stay!
The Country Inn & Suites, Bloomington-Normal West is located off of interstates 55, 74 and 39.
- Take Exit 160 Market Street/Illinois State Route 9 W.
- Follow Market Street/Illinois State Route 9 to Wylie Drive.
- Turn right onto Wylie Drive.
- Turn right onto Maple Hill Road.
- Follow Maple Hill Road to hotel.