Bloomington, Indiana

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

61 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"
13 Votes - "Best For Food"
5 Votes - "Most Fun"
5 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
2 Votes - "Friendliest"

Description

Located in the lush rolling hills of south central Indiana, Bloomington is a progressive college town with a special charm that makes everyone feel right at home. From the peaceful forests to the vibrant downtown, Bloomington is filled with contradictions that somehow blend together to form an exceptional community. And with over 100 locally-owned, one-of-a-kind restaurants, Bloomington is a culinary delight. The abundance of fresh produce, meats, and herbs from local providers, combined with the talent of local chefs offers a wide variety of options. The diversity in cuisine types is a perfect example of how influential the university has been on the overall community. In one block alone you can find Thai, Italian, Tibetan and Ethiopian restaurants. There really is a wide variety of food types to suit all tastes, and no matter what time of day or night, you can find good food--and plenty of it--in Bloomington.

You will also find two award-winning wineries and two unbelievable breweries. Each winery provides a beautiful setting to sample unique wines, including some made from local grapes. The breweries also produce unique flavors, in beer and in cuisine (each facility houses a restaurant). You can also find select local beers and wines at area restaurants, so drink local and enjoy the flavors of Bloomington!

What's your pleasure? Bloomington has every kind of food imaginable! Taking a walk around Courthouse Square, Kirkwood or 4th Street is like taking a restaurant tour around the world!
Reviewed by browniescott
on May 2, 2012
Hoosier Hospitality at it's finest! Very welcoming town.
Reviewed by 1965manual
on May 2, 2012
So many good restaurants and marvelous meals at them...
Reviewed by shermism
on May 2, 2012
Hands down best place, people and represents all that America is!
Reviewed by mignonehowie
on May 2, 2012
Hands down the best college town in America
Reviewed by ncaskey
on April 26, 2012
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Population

80,405

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