Bloomington / Normal Attractions

Bloomington Spray Parks

Open: 10am – 7pm Cost: Free
The Bloomington Parks & Recreation Department has three spray parks. Enjoy the newest trends in water play!

Chuck E Cheese

Open: 9am-10pm              Cost: Depends on food and token choices
Chuck E. Cheese’s features age appropriate games, rides, prizes, food and entertainment that children of all ages from toddlers to big kids will love.

Fairview Family Aquatic Center

Open: 11am – 8pm Cost: Adults $6 (Ages 15-3) $5 (2 and under) Free
Exciting brand new waterslides, a spray ground and a birthday party pavilion. The three new slides will offer some of the best thrill rides in Central Illinois, featuring a tube slide, body slide and the incredibly fast speed slide!

Miller Park Zoo and Spray Parks

Open: 9:30am – 4:30pm Cost: Adults: $5 Kids (ages 12-4) $3.50 (3 and under) Free
Miller Park Zoo offers many exhibits and Zookeeper interaction opportunities that are enjoyed by the whole family. Some highlights include: sun bears, reindeer, Sumatran tiger, sea lions, river otters, red pandas, lemurs, Galapagos tortoise, bald eagles, Pallas cats, Amur leopard, gibbons, and red wolves. The Zoo features many large indoor and outdoor exhibits such as a Tropical America Rainforest, ZooLab, Katthoefer Animal Building, Wallaby WalkAbout, Children’s Zoo, and Animals of Asia

Ropp Cheese Farm

Open: Tues-Sat 9am -5:30pm Cost: $3 per person
Children can watch cheese being made, feed calves llamas & goats, milk a cow and learn how milk gets from the cow to the store, along with meeting Tom the turkey.

Children’s Discovery Museum

Open: 9am – 5pm Cost: $6 per person (Ages 2 and under) free
The Children’s Discovery Museum is a different kind of museum — where touching the exhibits is actually encouraged. The exhibits are designed for kids of any age to touch, climb on, climb into, and even take apart and put back together. It’s a liberty kids are seldom afforded in a museum — or anywhere else