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Things To Do In Bloomington, MN

When you book your stay at Great Wolf Lodge Indoor Water Park & Resort Minneapolis / Bloomington, MN, discover some of the attractions the area has to offer.

The Guthrie Theater
The Guthrie Theater is an American center for theater performance, production, education and professional training, known for its dynamic productions of classic and contemporary plays. Open to the public year-round, this award-winning cultural destination houses three theaters on site.


Hyland Ski and Snowboard Area
Located within the 1,000-acre Hyland Park Reserve, this recreational area attracts downhill and snowboard ski enthusiasts.


Mall of America
Mall of America® is located in Bloomington, Minnesota—only 15 minutes from downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. As one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world, Mall of America features over 500 stores. Some attractions at the Mall of America include: SEA LIFE® Minnesota Aquarium; The LEGO Store; American Girl Minneapolis and more.


Minneapolis Institute of Art
Travel through 4,000 years of world history as you view more than 80,000 works of sculpture, photography, paintings, drawings and prints.


Minnehaha Regional Park
One of Minneapolis' oldest and most popular parks features a majestic 53-foot waterfall, limestone bluffs, and river overlooks, attracting more than 850,000 visitors annually.


Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge
The refuge is part of a corridor of land and water stretching nearly 70 miles along the Minnesota River, from Bloomington to Henderson, Minnesota. Comprised of more than 14,000 acres, the refuge offers a variety of free outdoor recreational experiences for individuals and families.


Normandale Japanese Garden
Normandale Community College's Japanese Garden is a two-acre oasis on its campus in Bloomington, Minnesota. The garden is open year-round at no charge, except when reserved for special events.


Target Field
Tour Target Field and experience the magnificence of the Minnesota Twins’ home. During guided tours, you'll see areas of the ballpark many guests normally don't see. These spaces may include the Herb Carneal Press Box, clubhouse, dugout, suite level, Metropolitan Club, Delta SKY360 Club, Budweiser Roof Deck, and Thompson Reuters Champions Club. Guests will be exposed to the art work, displays of memorabilia, environmental and sustainability features of Target Field, as well as Twins history. All public and private tours are wheelchair accessible, with complimentary wheelchairs available upon request.


U.S. Bank Stadium
U.S. Bank Stadium is a multi-purpose facility and home to the Minnesota Vikings. This state-of-the-art facility hosts prominent national and international programming including the Minnesota Vikings, concerts, family shows, college and high school sporting events, conventions, trade/consumer shows, and corporate or private meetings and other community events. U.S. Bank Stadium has been chosen as the site of the Summer X Games (2017 and 2018), Super Bowl LII (2018) and the NCAA Men’s Final Four (2019).