Bloomington, IL

Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

Bloomington’s first plots sold at auction on July 4, 1831. Today the Twin Cities of Bloomington and Normal have over 130,000 residents in one of the most prosperous communities in Illinois. State Farm Insurance National Headquarters are located there as well as Beer Nuts Brand Snacks, a national snack company.

David Davis Mansion Historic Site

In 2015, the Cruisin’ on Route 66 with Abraham Lincoln themed visitor center opened in the first floor of the McLean County Museum of History. Since opening, Bloomington Normal has seen a surge in tourism, sharing their Route 66 and Abraham Lincoln history with visitors from around the country and the world.

City of Bloomington
109 E. Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 434-2210

Bloomington-Normal Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
3201 CIRA Drive, Suite 201
Bloomington, IL 61704
(309) 665-0033
Bloomington SmugMug Photo Gallery