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Bloomington [Normal], IL

Uptown Station • 11 Uptown Circle • 61761-8701

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Uptown Station  12 points of interest  13 hotels  5 car rental

Points of interest

Historic Normal Theater

209 North Street • Normal, IL 61761-2533
(0.1 mi NW)
(309) 454-9722 - Website

Uptown Normal

North from Amtrak station • Normal, IL 61761-2576
(0.2 mi NW)
(309) 454-9556 - Website
restored shopping and entertainment district located north and west of Amtrak station.

Children's Discovery Museum of Central Illinois

101 E Beaufort St • Normal, IL 61761-3026
(0.3 mi N)
(309) 433-3444 - Website
Exhibits and programs geared for kids, with emphasis on hands-on experience. Open Tue-Sat.

Illinois State University

100 N University St • Normal, IL 61790-0001
(0.8 mi NW)
(309) 438-2111 - Website

University High School

500 Gregory St • Normal, IL 61761-1556
(1.3 mi NW)
(309) 438-8163 - Website

Illinois Wesleyan University

1312 Park St • Bloomington, IL 61701-1773
(1.5 mi SW)
(309) 556-1000 - Website

Lincoln College in Normal

715 W Raab Rd • Normal, IL 61761-4107
(2.3 mi N)
(309) 452-0500 - Website

Bloomington Center for Performing Arts

600 N East St • Bloomington [Normal], IL 61701-3023
(2.4 mi S)
(309) 434-2787 - Website

McLean County Arts Center

601 N East St • Bloomington, IL 61701-3003
(2.5 mi SW)
(309) 829-0011 - Website
Open Tue 10:00a-7:00p, Wed-Fri 10:00a-5:00p, Sat noon-4:00p. Sponsor of Sugar Creek Arts Festival

The Corn Crib

1000 W Raab Rd • Normal, IL 61761-9578
(2.7 mi N)
(309) 454-2255 - Website
Home field of the minor-league Normal Cornbelters

David Davis Mansion

1000 Monroe Dr • Bloomington, IL 61701-3333
(2.7 mi S)
(309) 828-1084 - Website
1872 mansion built for U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Davis.

McLean County Museum of History

200 N Main St • Bloomington, IL 61701-3912
(2.8 mi SW)
(309) 827-0428 - Website

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Hotels

Marriott Conference Center

201 Broadway St • Normal, IL 61761
(0.4 mi NW)
(309) 862-9000 - Website

Hampton Inn

320 S Towanda Ave • Normal, IL 61761-2212
(1.5 mi E)
(309) 452-8900 - Website

Fairfield Inn

202 Landmark Drive • Normal, IL 61761-2119
(2 mi E)
(309) 454-6600 - Website

Holiday Inn Express

1715 Parkway Plaza • Normal, IL 61761-2283
(2 mi E)
(309) 862-1600 - Website

Courtyard

310 A Greenbriar Dr • Normal, IL 61761-2278
(2.1 mi E)
(309) 862-1166 - Website

Super 8

818 IAA Drive • Bloomington, IL 61701-2220
(2.1 mi SE)
(309) 663-2388 - Website

Candlewood Suites

203 Susan Dr • Normal, IL 61761-6188
(2.3 mi E)
(309) 862-4100 - Website

Comfort Suites

310 Greenbriar Dr • Normal, IL 61761-2278
(2.3 mi E)
(309) 452-8588 - Website

Super 8

2 Traders Circle • Normal, IL 61761-4142
(2.5 mi N)
(309) 454-5858 - Website

Best Western University

6 Traders Circle • Normal, IL 61761-4142
(2.5 mi NW)
(309) 454-4070 - Website

Quality Inn

1803 E Empire • Bloomington, IL 61704-3502
(3.5 mi SW)
(309) 662-7100 - Website

Hampton Inn

906 Maple Hill Rd • Bloomington, IL 61701-2217
(4.4 mi SW)
(309) 829-3700 - Website

Quality Inn

401 Brock Drive • Bloomington, IL 61701-2654
(4.4 mi SW)
(309) 829-7602 - Website

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Rent cars

A-1 Rent-A-Car

611 Osage St • Normal, IL 61761-2916
(1.3 mi SW)
(309) 454-6747 - Website

Enterprise

301 Veterans Parkway • Normal, IL 61761
(1.7 mi E)
(309) 665-7000 - Website

Hertz

1101 W Oakland • Bloomington, IL 61701-4880
(3.7 mi SE)
(309) 662-8844 - Website

Avis

3201 CIRA Dr, Ste 115 • Bloomington, IL 61704-8395
(5 mi SE)
(309) 663-5831 - Website

National

3201 CIRA Dr, Ste 116 • Bloomington, IL 61704-8395
(5 mi SE)
(309) 663-9353 - Website

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Upcoming events

The American Passion Play

Mar 30 - Apr 27 • Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, 100 E Mulberry St
Dramatization of Jesus' entire three-year ministry. Oldest continually performed passion play in USA. Five weekend performances. All seats $25.

IWU Spring Commencement

May 5 • Illinois Wesleyan University, 1312 Park St

Illinois State Spring Commencement

May 10-11 • Redbird Arena

U-High Graduation

May 19 • University High School, 500 Gregory St

Illinois Shakespeare Festival

Jun 27 - Aug 8 • Ewing Cultural Center, Bloomington
As You Like It, Julius Caesar, Pride and Prejudice

David Foster Wallace Conference

Jun 27-29 • Illinois State University, Normal
Forum for discussions on writing and culture, with an emphasis on themes and topics related to works by David Foster Wallace

Sugar Creek Arts Festival

Jul 13-14 • Uptown Normal (6 blk area on north side of station)
Juried art show (130 artists), food, music performances

Medici Craft Beer and Jazz Street Fair

Jul 20 • Uptown Normal on North Street
Featuring over 45 craft beers, many of which are limited release or products not typically available in Central Illinois.

McLean County Fair

Jul 31 - Aug 4 • Interstate Center Fair Grounds

Cruisin' Uptown Normal

Aug 10 • uptown
hundreds of classic and contemporary show cars, 4pm-9pm

Sweet Corn Blues Festival

Aug 24-25 • Uptown Normal
Live music, corn eating contest

Illinois State v. Morehead State

Sep 7 • Hancock Stadium

Illinois State v. Northern Arizona

Sep 21 • Hancock Stadium

Illinois State v. North Dakota State

Oct 5 • Hancock Stadium
Family Weekend

Annual Land of Lincoln Thunderbirds Car Show

Oct 6 • Hampton Inn and Suites, 320 S Towanda Ave, Normal, IL 61761

Normal West Marching Band Invitational

Oct 12 • Tucci Stadium at Wilder Field, IWU campus
Juried competition of 22 Illinois high-school marching bands.

Illinois State v. Indiana State

Oct 26 • Hancock Stadium
Homecoming

Illinois State v. Northern Iowa

Nov 2 • Hancock Stadium

Illinois State v. Missouri State

Nov 16 • Hancock Stadium
Senior Day

Illinois State Winter Commencement

Dec 14 • Redbird Arena

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