Bloomington-Normal, Illinois | Midwest Living
More
Close

Bloomington-Normal, Illinois

The home of Illinois State University holds a great Shakespeare festival every summer and has lively redeveloped downtowns that invite shopping and dining.

More on Illinois

Chicago muralists JC Rivera and Asend bring street art indoors on the West...
Chicago’s rooftops are sprouting green with flowers, plants, shrubs and...
A magic lounge, a hotel facing Wrigley Field, giant wooden trolls and a...
Twice a year, Chicago hosts a massive tweet-up for migrating birds.
The newly expanded Chicago Riverwalk (and a push to clean up the river’s...
A deep dive into this neighborhood’s edgy public art is worth the 20 bucks...
At Evanston’s NaKorn, you won’t even miss your (old) favorite Thai dish.
The University of Illinois anchors the two-in-one metro area, 150 miles...

Latest in Travel

Try looking a little closer to home next time the travel bug bites. Here...
Yoga with animals (goats, bunnies, cats, dogs—even alpacas) is just one of...
A long weekend in Dayton, Ohio, means a chance to delve into aviation...
St. Louis, Missouri
It's a challenge to get to know a city in just one weekend, but our...
Whether you’re looking for a relaxing day at the spa or for a ride on the...
Food tours, a sports-focused attraction at the Children's Museum of...
Chicago muralists JC Rivera and Asend bring street art indoors on the West...
Chicago’s rooftops are sprouting green with flowers, plants, shrubs and...