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Bloomington, Illinois

Bloomington is located in the central part of Illinois in McLean County. Bloomington is surrounded by: Yuton, Carlock, Congerville and Goodfield to the northwest; Normal, Kerrick, Hudson, Kappa and El Paso to the north; Towanda, Lexington and Pleasant Hill to the northeast; Barnes, Merna, Cooksville and Holder to the east; Brokaw, Shamrock, Gillum, Downs and Le Roy to the southeast; Burns, Randolph, Heyworth and Bucks to the south; Shirley, Funks Grove, McLean and Atlanta to the southwest; and Twin Grove, Tazewell, Walnut and Dillon to the west. Major roads serving Bloomington include: Illinois State Route 9, US Route 150, Interstate Highway 55 and Interstate Highway 75.

Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) is a small public airport, it can be reached by car after a nine minutes drive from downtown Bloomington. In addition to a high amount of general aviation traffic the airport is also served by several commercial airlines. Some of the airlines serving Central Illinois Regional Airport include: AirTran Airways, American Eagle, Delta Connection and Northwest Airlink.

University of Illinois Willard Airport (CMI) is a small airport owned by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The airport can be reached after a one-hour and six minutes drive from downtown Bloomington. University of Illinois Willard Airport is only served by a couple airlines including American Eagle and Northwest Airlink.

General Wayne Downing Peoria International Airport (PIA) is a small international airport. The airport is fifty-five minutes from Bloomington.General Wayne Peoria International is served by Allegiant Air, American Eagle, Delta Connection, Northwest Airlink and United Express. The Airport is also served by several cargo airlines including ABX Air, FedEX Express and UPS Airlines.

The Bloomington-Normal Public Transit System and Amtrak both service the city of Bloomington by giving residents and visitors and option of alternative transportation that is reliable and affordable to all.

Visitors and residents are welcomed by Bloomington's performing arts centers and institutions to admire the best of the best in arts and theater, including: Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, Braden Auditorium, Community Players Theatre, Illinois Wesleyan University McPherson Theatre, Illinois Wesleyan University Westbrook Auditorium, McLean County Dance Association, Miller Park Outdoor Summer Theater, Prairie Fire Theatre, McLean County Arts Center, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, Twin Cities School of Dance, and USA Ballet. McLean County Arts Center, Merwin and Wakeley Galleries at Illinois Wesleyan University offer visual arts in Bloomington. For those who prefer films, visit the various movie theater offered by Bloomington and its surrounding areas, including: Weherenberg Galaxy 14 Cinema, Palace 19 Cinemas, Parkway 8 Cinemas, Caspen Cinema, Normal Stadium 14, the Historic Normal Theater and University Cinemas.

Bloomington Indoor Golf Club, Highland Park Golf Course, Prairie Vista Golf Course, The Den at Fox Creek, Chucky's Caddy Club Miniature, Illinois Coaches Association Golf Hall of Fame, Pro-Putt Family Fun Center, Golf and The Links at Ireland Grove all offer Bloomington's residents and visitors of all ages an opportunity of enjoying golfing with the many amenities offered by each golf course.

Come learn about history, historic people, places and events, science, cultures, and much more at the many museums offered by Bloomington, including: Vrooman Mansion, Stevenson Graves at Evergreen Cemetery, Site of Major's Hall, Prairie Aviation Museum, Miiller Park Pavillion & War Memorial, Ewing Manor, David Davis Mansion Vrooman Mansion, Challenger Learning Center and McLean County Museum of History.

Miller Park Zoo is home to many animals such as monkeys, bears, reindeer, Galapagos tortoises, birds, Sumatran tiger, California sea lions, bald eagles, snakes and many more.

Whether you like bowling, shooting, practicing sports, theme parks, playing pool, ice skating, roller skating, or swimming Bloomington has a place for you. Some of the many places in Bloomington that offer recreation and entertainment, include: Circle Lanes Bowling, Darnall Gunworks and Ranges, Evergree Raquet Club, Grady's Family Fun Park, Pepsi Ice Center, Pheasant Lanes Bowling, Ride the Nine, Skate N' Place Roller Skating, Upper Limits, and Bloomington YMCA. Also, for those who enjoy walking, jogging, cycling, skateboarding, rollerblading or skiing (during the winter), don't forget to visit the Bloomington-Normal Constitution Trail (24 mile trail).

A & T Tap, Bistro, Canteen, Dabar Incorporated, Daddios, Drifters Pub, Entourage Lounge, Gill Street Sports Bar & Restaurant, Illinois Brewing Companu, Kegler's Pub, Last Lap, Lido Lounge, Maguire's Pub, Mulligans, Rhino's, Six Strings, Western Avenue Tap, Winner's Lounge, Yankee Doodle, Fonny Bone Comedy Club and Treehouse Lounge are just some of the many places in Bloomington offering excellent nightlife.

Shopping lovers will not know where to start with the many shopping centers, shops and places Blooming has to offer, some including: Eastland Mall, Shoppes at College Hills, Auto Row Plaza, Bloomington Commons, Eastland Commons, Beer Nuts Outlet Store, Colonial Plaza, North Veterans & College, Parkway Shopping Center, Shoppes at Corporate Commons, Wal-Mart Supercenters, and Downtown Bloomington.

U.S. Cellular Coliseum invites residents and visitors each season to experience an exciting game of basketball, hockey or indoor football; concerts; and other special events and performances.

Enjoy of outdoor activities by visiting any of Bloomington's parks, some of which include: Airport Park, Alton Depot Park, Angler's Lake, Atwood Wayside, BHS Tennis Courts, Bittner Park, Brookridge Park, Buck-Mann Park, Clearwater Park, Eagle Crest Park, Emerson Park, Evergreen Park, Ewing Park I, Ewing Park II, Ewing Park III, Fell Avenue Park, Forrest Park, Franklin Park, Friendship Park, Gaelic Park, Highland Park Golf, Holiday Park, P.J. Irvin Park, Marie Litta Park, McGraw Park, Miller Park, Northpoint School/Park, Oakland School/Park, O'Neil Park, Pepper Ridge Park, Prairie Vista Golf, Rolling brook Park, R.T. Dunn Fields, Sale Barn Soccer Fields, Stevenson School/Park, Suburban East Park, Sugar Creek Park, Sunnyside Park, The Den at Fox Creek, Tipton Park South, Tipton Park North, Westwood Park, White Oak Park and Withers Park.

Bloomington presents a wide variety of restaurants to its visitors, from fast food to upscale restaurants and anything in between. Anyone is sure to find exactly what he or she is looking for. Some of the restaurants in the Bloomington area include: Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano, Chicago Style Pizzeria, Chili's Grill & Bar, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Dairy Queen, Denny's, Dragon Palace Chinese Restaurant, Front Street Café, Garden of Paradise, Grady's Pizza, Grand Café, Grove Street Pizzeria, Hunan Restaurant, Jim's Steak House, Jumer's Le Radis Rouge Restaurant, Keller's Iron Skillet, Kip's, La Bam Ba Restaurant, Lancaster's, Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon, Lucca Grill, Mugsy's Pub, Ned Kellys Steakhouse, Park View Inn, Ponderosa Steak & Salad, Red Lobster Restaurants, Sand Wedge, Schooner's, Shoney's Restaurant, Sonoma Cucina, Steak 'n Shake, Tachibana Japanese Restaurant, TGI Friday's, Tien Tsin Mandarin Chinese, Time's Past Inn, Yellow Dragon Café, Yen Ching Chinese Restaurant and Yen Ching Express.

Bloomington has cold winters with temperatures around the 20's and warm summers with temperatures averaging close to seventy degrees Fahrenheit. January is the coldest month with temperature averages close to fifteen degrees while the hottest month is July when temperatures can surpass the eighty-degree mark.

We all know how important conservation is, now more then ever, Reduce, Reuse Recycle programs better known as Green or Greening are the responsibility of all people in all places. Bloomington uses a dual stream recycling service, residents must place paper recyclables separate from metals, glass and plastic containers. Bloomington has a commitment to ensure green spaces are created and preserved. Bloomington is concerned with its Urban Environment as well as the Global Environment, From low-flow toilets to conserving gas in our cars and homes, planting trees, shrubs and even a garden to supply some fruits and vegetables helps in taking small step towards Environmental Protection and Conservation, our precious natural recourses hang in the balance. Many cities have issues with the amount of water or the pollution of water, it is each cities responsibility to address these issues and find ways to develop Environmental friendly Energy such as Wind and Solar power, increase Water Energy and create Sustainable Energy for generations to come. Over the last Century we have managed to pollute our world to a point of all most no return. is committed to Environmental Development and will make as many green products and services available as an alternative for people that are concerned for our environment. Many companies are learning Green not only helps the Environment but is also a good business. The Green Economy and Emerging Green Industries if managed properly will have a great impact on the Ecology Environment and in turn assist in preserving our natural recourses. As a commitment to the our Environment and Environmental Projects will create a Simply Green link that will profile companies that provide Green Products and Services this link may be found on every page of website. In addition you may find stories from Individuals, Communities and Businesses that have innovative ways to assist in the greening and conservation of our Environment. will contribute 5% of sales from companies that place ads in the Simply Green section of the website. These donations will go directly to organizations that have proven to make a positive impact on the Environment. All donations will be listed in the Simply Green section of
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