Discover family-friendly attractions near Mall of America®

In addition to comfortable hotel rooms and suites, the Country Inn & Suites in Bloomington provides a convenient shuttle to the neighboring Mall of America® and the MSP airport, making it easy to reach your destination. You can also safely walk to the mall via the Skyway over Killebrew Drive. Ready for some fun outside the mall? Head to exciting Minneapolis attractions like Historic Fort Snelling, the Science Museum of Minnesota, and the Minnesota Zoo. You can escape to the wilderness at Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge and hike to see the beautiful waterfall at Minnehaha Falls Regional Park.

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Minneapolis Institute of Art

7.59 mi / 12.21 km from the hotel
Stroll through the Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA) to view a collection that spans millennia, styles, and the globe, from ancient objects to contemporary works by Minnesotan artists. Admission is free.
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Historic Fort Snelling

4.14 mi / 6.66 km from the hotel
Located near the junction of the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers, Fort Snelling has hosted fur traders, soldiers, and other historical figures since its construction in the early 1820s.

IKEA Twin Cities

0.57 mi / 0.91 km from the hotel
You can spend hours wandering the showrooms as you shop for affordable home goods at IKEA. In addition to its popular Swedish furniture, the store features a café.

Mall of America®

0.27 mi / 0.43 km from the hotel
Revolutionize your shopping experience at one of the world’s largest malls, which features more than 500 stores. This famous shopping destination also offers a variety of entertainments such as a theme park, mini golf, and an aquarium.
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Minnehaha Falls Regional Park

4.73 mi / 7.61 km from the hotel
Paved trails and outdoor shelters make this park perfect for families who love to hike and picnic. Walk along Minnehaha Creek to find the beautiful waterfall.

Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge

1.38 mi / 2.22 km from the hotel
Enjoy bird-watching, fishing, hunting, and other outdoor pursuits at this urban oasis along the Minnesota River. Check the event calendar for free programs for the whole family.

Minnesota Zoo

6.19 mi / 9.96 km from the hotel
Set out on an adventure into the wild with more than 4,300 animals to visit. Home to areas such as a lush tropical forest, a marine center, and an animal farm, this zoo is a leader in conservation.

Science Museum of Minnesota

9.47 mi / 15.24 km from the hotel
Get a healthy dose of learning and fun at this interactive museum featuring the hands-on Experiment Gallery, the world’s only real triceratops skeleton on public display, and the Omnitheater—a 90-foot dome screen showing mesmerizing short films.