No matter what time of year, there is always something happening in Bloomington and we want you to be a part of the action!
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when you become a Hoosier Bloomington
becomes your home it's easy to see why
Indiana University's campus is ranked as
one of the most beautiful and the nation
couple that with the charm of the city
of Bloomington you'll find yourself
living in an iconic college town Indiana
University makes a promise to each of
their students and athletes here
education transforms you you'll
encounter ideas and have experiences
that help you refine your goals develop
the skills to reach them and put you on
the path to success these promises are
only the beginning of what I you and
Bloomington have to offer located
between the metropolitan hubs such as
Indianapolis Cincinnati Louisville and
st. Louis Bloomington provides its own
dose of culture tracting global
musicians artists and intellectuals and
this town is for foodies downtown is
full of talented chefs who provide an
array of culinary experiences head down
4th Street for an eclectic global fare
or visit one of many of Bloomington's
popular haunts to experience true
Hoosier traditions but even closer is
the Lake Monroe here there are many
opportunities to boat hike swim or just
take in the view from nearby state parks
in Lake Monroe provide respite from town
life home of world-class mountain bike
trails scenic views and vistas oh and
not to mention
fans are why the Hoosier fanbase is
fanatical and takes pride in the Hoosier
tradition of victory here we believe in
24 sports one team or any Hoosier
victory is a victory for all Hoosiers
Indiana University aims to provide the
best facilities programs and coaching to
ensure our student-athletes have the
tools they need to become their best
long after you graduate wherever your
career takes you and no matter how long
you've been away
you'll always carry a little part of
your time in Bloomington with you
because when you become a Hoosier
Bloomington becomes your home
When the sun goes down the volume goes up. Whether you are looking to sit back and relax with a show or orchestra, laugh out loud with comedians, or rock out with a band, the nightlife is always diverse and exciting. No matter what day of the week or what you are interested in, there is sure to be something for everyone.
The Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market is one of the city’s most beloved traditions. All year round this market happens once a week and is sure to give you the perfect taste of what Indiana has to offer. With over 100 local vendors you are sure to find all your produce needs in an amazing community setting.
The B-Line Trail is a multi-use trail that extends a total of 4.9 km from the west of town, through downtown, to the southern end of town. Walk, run, or bike the trail to see Bloomington from a new point of view and get some exercise along the way.
Bloomingtonoffers a vast network of city bike lanes and trails for you to explore. With so many different options riders of all levels are sure to find a route that suits them. Cycling is a great way to interact with the city and get involved with the community with events such as Little 500 and Hilly Hundred (two different seasonal bike races).
In Bloomington limestone is the foundation of the community. Most major buildings feature limestone, especially on IU’s campus. You can experience the history, artistry, industry, and architecture of Indiana limestone by walking the Indiana Limestone Heritage Trail. The trail features a number of quarry holes, abandoned mills, art sculptures, and amazing buildings.
Griffy Lake is a beautiful nature preserve located about 6 km from downtown Bloomington. The area offers great hiking trails that twist and turn around the lake with a trail for any level of hiker. In warmer months' rent a canoe, kayak, or paddleboard, and explore the lake at your own pace.
Located just 32km from IU,Brown County State ParkisIndiana’s largest park with nearly 32 km of paths and many scenic vistas overlooking this huge forestland. This is a traditional fall season hot spot for studentsand a must see while studying here in Bloomington.
Thereis always something to do in downtown Bloomington! All year round you are sure to see festivals, street performances, street art, or concerts at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. With over 100 restaurants and even more shops and boutiques, you will find everything you need right in the heart of the city.
Bloomington is your one stop shop for all your food needs here in Indiana! With over 100 restaurants just in downtown, there are plenty of options to keep you trying new things every week. From dozens of amazing international restaurants, to your classic American cheeseburger spot, there is something for everyone!
Just to name few:
Buffalouie’s - Known for its wings, burgers, and fries
Anyetsang’s Little Tibet Restaurant - Authentic Tibetan, Thai and Indian cuisine
Chocolate Moose – amazing homemade ice cream
Nick’s English Hut – Iconic bar and restaurant for over 80 years