Bloomington Apartments for Rent
An energetic city in the heart of Illinois, Bloomington is famous for being the location of two major universities: Illinois State University and Illinois Wesleyan University. But Bloomington’s attraction doesn’t end there; as the county seat of McLean County and one of the largest cities in Illinois, Bloomington’s charms are endless.
Bloomington is a beautiful city with a focus on green technology and is home to Twin Groves Wind Farms. Groups can tour the impressive farm, which meets the annual energy needs of over 100,000 homes. Timber Pointe Outdoor Center is located on Lake Bloomington and features five miles of paths and roadways. The hardwood and pine forests house camping areas, cabins, and lodges. The center also features a 300-foot zip line for groups by appointment.
Funks Grove Nature Preserve consists of more than 1,000 acres of forest and prairie, giving visitors plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities that include hiking, a nature play area, an observatory, and picnic areas. With Bloomington’s extensive public parks system, residents enjoy boating, fishing, skiing, canoeing, kayaking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, and more.
Theaters and art galleries in the area are abundant and include the McLean County Arts Center, the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, Castle Theater, and McPherson Theatre. The McLean County Museum of History dates to 1892 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum has a permanent collection of artifacts as well as special exhibits. The Prairie Aviation Museum has an impressive collection of aircraft and aviation memorabilia.