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Top Things to do this spring break in Bloomington, home of Mall of America®

  • Visit Nickelodeon Universe® for thrills and fun galore. With rides ranging from roller coasters to kiddie cars, everyone in the family will have fun at the largest indoor theme park in the country.

  • Have an underwater excursion at SEA LIFE® at Mall of America. Adventure through the underwater tunnel to discover wildlife of the deep sea or learn about coral reefs and the fishy friends that live there. Included in our Stay & Play package, you can get access to discounted SEA LIFE tickets when you book your hotel with this added attraction.

  • Make life colorful at Crayola Experience! With more than 20 different activities, this spot is fun for kids and those wanting to find their inner child. With access to exclusive Crayola products you can’t buy in stores, create and color to your hearts content. Download our Play, Stay & Save Pass for free to get a discount on your Crayola Experience admission.

  • Take a walk through the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, a relaxing respite so close to our urban areas. With over 46 miles worth of trails within the Refuge, you will definitely be able to get your steps in!

  • Visit Hazelwood Food & Drink for a high-quality meal that is also family friendly. With entrees ranging from steaks to flatbreads for the adults and picky-eater friendly options on the kid’s menu, Hazelwood is the perfect balance between date-night and family-night.

  • For the older crowd try your hand at axe throwing at Mall of America’s newest attraction, Fair on 4! Let the kids play arcade games while the adults play with axes if the little ones are not ready for that type of Paul Bunyan activity yet!

  • Vertical Endeavors is a rock climbing adventure for everyone, no matter the skill level! They even offer family classes! Break out of your comfort zone as a family and see for yourself all the benefits that rock climbing and bouldering have.

  • Whirlyball is as fun as the name suggests! A large complex fit for a party, they have multiple courts that groups and families can rent out to play a game of “whirlyball” which is a cross between lacrosse and basketball… in bumper cars! With several other activities like laser tag, escape rooms and a hyper bowling alley that delivers a big twist on traditional bowling, you will never be bored! Make sure to stay for their tasty food and extensive bar options, it is a perfect place for a birthday party, family reunion, corporate event or even just a night out with friends.

  • Expand your view of the world through art and follow our art itinerary! You will be lead to see some magnificent local art pieces and this activity is very safe to complete while staying socially distant.

  • For the music lovers, Paisley Park is a can’t miss spot! They offer a variety of experiences but we would recommend you book your family for an Ultimate Experience tour! You will get the exclusive access to unique behind the scenes Prince memorabilia, footage, spaces in his home and even hear never before released music! Paisley Park truly is a can’t miss spot in Minnesota!

  • Experience wooded turf trails right in the heart of Bloomington. Situated upon a lake, this beautiful park is a great place to take a walk through the trees, take a dip in the lake, have a picnic and just enjoy nature!

  • Discover more hidden gems of Bloomington. Post a photo of the gem and use #BloomingtonMN to help others discover the small businesses that are true gems!