Bloomington is located in the Hennepin County of Minnesota. As one of the largest cities in the area, Bloomington Minesota has a population of approximatively 83,000 people. Development, in the case of Bloomington Minesota, is based on the foundation as a suburban area of Minneapolis and the growth adjacent to commercial businesses, making it a great destination for shopping trips.
Top Attractions within Bloomington
The Mall of America, also known as the Megamall or MOA, was opened in 1992, in Bloomington. The giant retail venue is owned by the triple Five Group, that invested 650 million dollars in the development of the structure. The Mall of America has four levels and over 500 stores, making it perfect for people to plan an entire day here, without having the time to get bored. One of the most famous designated spaces here are: the Nickelodeon Universe, Planet Hollywood, the Theme Park Food Court, the American Girl Store; these are accompanied by many other restaurants, retail stores, cinemas, theaters, coffee shops and clubs.
The Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge is a special natural habitat, located just outside of Bloomington, divided into eight different units. The refuge is extremely accessible to all those interested and it makes for a great outdoor experience and a learning activity at the same time. The designated units are: Long Meadow Lake, Bloomington Ferry, Upgrala, Louisville Swamp, Rapids Lake, Chaska, Wilkie and Black Dog Preserve. This is a must see attraction that will benefit the knowledges about flora and fauna of the entire family.
The Bloomington Center for the Arts houses all the major artistic and cultural manifestations in Bloomington Minesota. It focuses mainly on performing and visual arts, having a wide variety of programs for visitors to choose from. People can attend plays and live performances, as well as visit one of the many exhibitions and collections of paintings, photographies and sculptures. There are also available classes for those interested in painting lessons or pottery workshops, for example. The center is a venue that covers the cultural needs of the entire community, regardless of tastes.