Welcome to Bloomington-Normal!
The Bloomington-Normal area is a vibrant community, home to 167,699 people who exemplify the values of the Midwest and our remarkable quality of life. Our location in the heart of Illinois at the intersection of Interstates 39, 55 and 74 makes getting here easy; we're just a few hours from Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis. Bloomington-Normal boasts a bustling airport as well as frequent Amtrak service.
Experience one of our outstanding hotels, unique restaurants or exciting leisure attractions such as the Children's Discovery Museum, the David Davis Mansion or the McLean County Museum of History. Enjoy premier entertainment at the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, the U.S. Cellular Coliseum or Illinois State University's Braden Auditorium.
Our community is the proud home of the headquarters for State Farm Insurance, Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. and COUNTRY Financial. Our institutions of higher education include Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, Heartland Community College and Lincoln College-Normal.
Whether you are here for a weekend, attending an event or here on business, we hope you enjoy your visit and return often. We are proud of our Midwestern Hospitality!
The Bloomington-Normal Area Convention and Visitors Bureau's mission is to enhance the economy of McLean County through promotion, attraction and retention of events, conventions and tourism.