Hotel Located near Various Things to Do in Bloomington
Pack your itinerary with fun things to do during your stay at the Country Inn & Suites, offering a convenient shuttle to neighboring Mall of America
. You can explore the sites within the city of Minneapolis, such as Historic Fort Snelling, the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Minnesota Zoo, or head out into the beautiful wilderness at Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Transportation throughout the Twin Cities is always easy thanks to our location near Interstate 494 and Highway 77, as well as our complimentary shuttle the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), just 10 minutes away.Don’t miss these attractions during your visit:
- IKEA (1 mile)
You can spend hours wandering the show rooms before shopping for affordable home goods at IKEA. In addition to selling Swedish furniture, the store features a café.
Phone: +1 (952) 858-8088
- Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge (1.5 miles)
Try your hand at birding, fishing or hunting at this 14,000-acre span of marshlands. Photographers may want to take advantage of the refuge’s portable nature photography blinds, available for rent.
Phone: +1 (952) 854-5900
- Historic Fort Snelling (3.2 miles)
Living history actors offer a variety of demonstrations throughout the day, from hearth cooking and medicine-based lessons to musket and cannon firing shows, to teach guests about life on this historic fort in the 1800s.
Phone: +1 (612) 726-1171
- Minnesota Zoo (8 miles)
Open almost every day of the year, the Minnesota Zoo is an AZA-accredited facility that features 4,000 animals representing 546 different species. You'll see everything from penguins and tigers to bald eagles and flamingos.
Phone: +1 (952) 431-9200
- Science Museum of Minnesota (11 miles)
Overlooking the Mississippi River, this 370,000-square-foot museum is home to real dinosaur skeletons, a human body-focused exhibit, an outdoor space and the IMAX/Omnitheater.
Phone: +1 (651) 221-9444
- Minnehaha Regional Park
Wander through this park's Song of Hiawatha Garden to read excerpts from the Longfellow poem by the same name. Your family can also enjoy the playground, volleyball courts, wading pool and dog-friendly area.
- Pedal Minnesota
The state features more than 1,500 miles of paved trails, so be sure to rent a bike and hit the road to get a unique view of the area. View our local transportation page to plan your ride.
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)