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Downtown Bloomington is a mecca for gourmets, art aficionados, and anyone looking to find an eclectic mix of small-town charm with a big city feel. Home to Indiana University, Bloomington is nestled in the rolling hills of southern Indiana.
Downtown's historic courthouse square is a revitalized shopping, eating, and meeting district with a vibrant nightlife. From bed-and-breakfasts to hotels/motels, accommodations are plentiful and suit any traveler's mood or budget. Bloomington's dining choices are second to none, with various restaurants serving authentic cuisines, organic foods, or simple fare. Find many one-of-a-kind and traditional items while shopping. See the rich arts and entertainment culture that Bloomington is known for, from unique art galleries to live shows. Hike the trails in one of the many nearby state parks. Spend the day boating on Lake Monroe. Hit the stands and show your support at a sports game. Participate in Bloomington's vibrant nightlife with plenty of activities and bars from which to choose. Whatever it is you're looking for, you'll find it in Bloomington.
Centrally located in the Midwest, Bloomington is within a reasonable driving distance from major cities, located about an hour south of Indianapolis.