Things to do in Bloomington-Normal

Things to do in Bloomington-Normal

Shoreline Sightseeing has been offering amazing Chicago architectural boat tours to residents and tourists for years. Besides our fun adventures, we also know there is more to see and do around Illinois. For those interested in family fun or who love architecture and history, Bloomington-Normal is a great place to visit. From museums to zoos, there is something for the whole family to enjoy.

Miller Park Zoo

Miller Park Zoo

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If you want to truly experience a fun family time in Bloomington-Normal, then you need to put Miller Park Zoo on that list. You can take in plenty of great animals and see them in a natural habitat. In addition, the zoo offers plenty of food, gift shops, and regular events to ensure that everyone always has a good time.

David Davis Mansion

The David Davis Mansion is filled with history. David and his wife Sarah lived here for 40 years while David moved up from a circuit lawyer to a US Supreme Court Associate Justice. The house is available for touring, and it’s only $4 per adult or $2 per child. Inside, you can see what it was like to live as David and Sarah Davis and experience life in the early 1800s.

US Cellular Coliseum

If you love events, such as live music, then be sure to check out the US Cellular Coliseum. This place regularly offers live music for concerts. It’s the perfect place to take in your favorite band.

George H Miller House

Bloomington-Normal is packed with tons of history. This house belonged to prominent local architect George H. Miller. Miller is responsible for designing most of the buildings in downtown Bloomington after a fire in 1900. His house includes a hexagonal tower, a multi-component roof, and a very attractive and unique front entrance.

Schedule Your Tour Today

Before you head down to Bloomington-Normal to enjoy everything it has to offer, be sure to first take your Chicago architectural boat tour with Shoreline Sightseeing. Be sure to see our schedule to pick the date that’s right for you, or contact us online to schedule your tour with us today.