Attractions in Bloomington

The Twin Cities Gateway area is a great travel destination with numerous exciting attractions for visitors of all ages. Catch a Timberwolves or Twins game at Target Field, or see the Vikings play in their new U.S. Bank Stadium, just minutes away. Guests will want to explore the nation’s largest shopping and entertainment destination the Mall of America, featuring a shopping center with 520 unique stores, the largest indoor amusement park, and 60 delightful dining options. Visit the Minnesota Zoo or explore Lake Minnetonka or enjoy a day out on the waters of Bde Maka Ska Park formally known as Lake Calhoun. Enjoy a live performance at the Tony Award-winning Guthrie Theater, or spend a day exploring the Science Museum of Minnesota.

Baymont by Wyndham Bloomington MSP Airport is located within minutes to all Bloomington’s exciting attractions, delicious restaurants, and competitive sporting events. We would be pleased to welcome you as our guest.

Featured Attractions

Mall of America

While you’re in Bloomington, you can’t miss Mall of America! Known as the largest mall in the United States, Mall of America boasts more than 500 stores and welcomes millions of visitors a year. You can find absolutely anything at Mall of America—the choices are endless. Beyond its retail selection, you can also enjoy Nickelodeon Universe (the nation’s largest indoor theme park), SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, Crayola Experience, and more! Don't forget to check out the delicious drink and dining options as well.

U.S. Bank Stadium

U.S. Bank Stadium is an epicenter of excitement and Minnesota pride. The Vikings are an important part of Minnesota’s proud heritage and the relationship between the Vikings and the citizens of Minnesota runs deep. Visitors not in town for a football game can enjoy the stadiums informative 90-minute tour. Take a guided adventure through the stadium with the knowledgeable and well-versed guides to get behind-the-scenes access. Discover the stadium’s inner workings including its premium clubs and suites, stadium art collection, team locker room, stadium floor and much more.

Bde Maka Ska Park
(Formerly Lake Calhoun)

The largest lake, Bde Maka Ska, in the Chain of Lakes offers three beaches and a variety of water recreation activities. Formerly known as Lake Calhoun, the name was changed in 2018 to Bde Maka Ska and translates to White Earth Lake in the Dakota language. Outdoor adventurers can spend the day on the beach, launch your boat from the boat dock, cast a line from the fishing pier, or take a walk around the beautiful lake. Water lovers can rent canoes, kayaks, boats, and paddle boards offered through Wheel Fun Rentals.