Discover local attractions for family fun
A stay at Park Plaza in Bloomington puts you near top local sights like the Mall of America, the Minnesota Zoo and the Children's Theatre Company, making it the ideal home base for vacationing families. If you're here on business, our hotel is also close to a number of major corporate centers and includes a free shuttle service
to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) for simple and stress-free travel. Whether you're here to work or play, our location offers easy access to hiking trails at Fort Snelling State Park, shops and restaurants at Eden Prairie Center and thrill rides at Valleyfair Amusement Park.
Local attractions include:
- Canterbury Park (13 miles)
Feeling lucky? Head to Canterbury Park to enjoy live horse racing, poker and other casino table games. Be sure to have a bite to eat at one of the partner restaurants like Turtle's Bar & Grill.
Phone: +1 (952) 445-7223
- Downtown Minneapolis (11 miles)
Stroll the streets of downtown Minneapolis to find exciting attractions, great restaurants and unique shops.
Phone: +1 (888) 676-6757
- Eden Prairie Center (5 miles)
Find some of your favorite retailers at this destination, home to well-known stores like Sears, American Eagle Outfitters and Barnes & Noble. You can also catch a movie at the on-site AMC Theatres 18.
Phone: +1 (952) 941-7650
- Fort Snelling State Park (7 miles)
Travel to the heart of the Twin Cities to hike, bike or ski at Fort Snelling State Park. Stop by the visitor center to see exhibits and a film that offers insight about local history.
Phone: +1 (612) 725-2724
- IMAX® Theatre at the Minnesota Zoo (14 miles)
Fun for all ages, the larger-than-life IMAX® screen features films on topics like the universe and humpback whales that offer a visual experience unlike any other.
Phone: +1 (952) 431-4629
- Mall of America (5 miles)
This attraction with more than 500 stores and restaurants is worth more than just one visit during your time in Bloomington.
Phone: +1 (952) 883-8800
- Science Museum of Minnesota/Omnitheater (8 miles)
Don't miss a family outing at this museum that offers exhibits on dinosaurs, the human body and the Mississippi River.
Phone: +1 (651) 221-9444
- SEA LIFE Minnesota (5 miles)
You'll be amazed at the aquatic creatures, including clownfish, sharks and sea turtles, on display at SEA LIFE. At the Pacific Northwest Rockpool exhibit, you can pet a sea star or a sea cucumber.
Phone: +1 (952) 853-0612
- Valleyfair Amusement Park (11 miles)
Roller coasters, family rides and children's rides keep visitors of all ages busy for hours at Valleyfair Amusement Park.
Phone: +1 (952) 445-7600
*The hotel offers transportation to Mall of America. The light rail
makes a stop there as well.Directions
Park Plaza Bloomington is located at 4460 W 78th St Circle in Bloomington, MN 55435. The hotel is north of Highway 494, between France Avenue and Highway 100. Call the front desk at +1 (952) 831-3131 for specific directions.