Normal is a city located in McLean County, Illinois, United States of America. Normal has a population of more than 50.000 people and an area of approximately 14 square miles. The city was formerly known as North Bloomigton. Normal was settled in February 1865 and incorporated 2 years later, in 1867. The city is adjacent to Bloomington and due to this fact - Normal and Bloomington are called "twin cities", "B-N" or "Blo-No". Notable natives and residents of Normal include historian and author Andrew Bacevich, ocean expert Jon Bowermaster, actress Ellen Crawford, poet Roger Sedarat and songwriter and musician Andrew Osenga. If you want to visit a great city of Illinois, Normal is the right choice.
Top Attractions within Normal
Children's Discovery Museum is a great museum located in Normal and dedicated mostly to children and families. The museum's purpose is to stimulate the imagination and creativity and children and to offer answers to a lot of their curiosities. A great agriculture exhibition is also available at this great Normal museum and tools of the first settlers of the city can be admired here.
Illinois State University Golf Course is the best golf course in the area surrounding Normal and in the city, as the course represents a challenge for most golfers. Fortunately, the staff is really nice and helpful and professionals are always ready to offer an advice or to make great contestants in an impromptu match.
Old Courthouse Museum is a history museum of Normal located in the former courthouse of the city, in a building that has a history of its own. Thanks to informational plaques and great organization, self guided tours of the museum can easily be done in order to find a lot of novelties about the city of Normal and of its former residents who lived here during the years.