Vrooman Mansion

Region: Central

Innkeeper(s): Dana & Pam Kowalewski

Address: 701 E. Taylor St., Bloomington, IL  61701

Local Phone: 309-828-8816

Toll Free: 877-346-6488

Fax: 309-828-2596

Rooms with Private Baths: 5

Rooms with Shared Baths: 2

Open Since: 1995

Dates Closed: None

Rate Range: $110 - $275

Types of Payment Accepted: Cash, Personal Check, Travelers Check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover

Inn Description:

The Vrooman Mansion is a bed & breakfast inn located in the heart of Bloomington/Normal, Illinois. The Vrooman Mansion is a historical estate situated in the quiet neighborhood of Dimmitt’s Grove and offers the utmost in privacy and luxury.

This bed & breakfast allows guests to explore the fine restaurants, shops, and attractions of Central Illinois while providing a welcoming and comfortable home base. Guests can choose from a myriad of activities offered by the surrounding communities – as long as they can pull themselves away from their luxurious accommodations. Because of its central location-just off of I-55, I-74, Route 39 and Historic Route 66 – the Vrooman Mansion is a great place for friends and family to meet. In addition, its relative proximity to the larger cities of Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis makes for an ideal weekend getaway for city dwellers.

Winter Sports:

Cross Country Skiing, Ice Skating

Site Seeing:

David Davis Mansion, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, McLean County Museum of History

Water Sports:

Boating, Sailing, Canoeing, Water Skiing, Fishing, Swimming


Wineries, Constitution Trail (Bicycling, Walking, Jogging)

Daredevil Sports:

Indoor Rock Climbing, Parachuting

Out on the Town:

U.S. Cellular Coliseum, Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Castle Theatre, Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Other Sports:

Golf, Horseback Riding

Out in Nature:

Miller Park Zoo, Funks Grove Pure Maple Sirup, Sugar Grove Nature Center

Rides / Tours:

Route 66, Spirits of Blooming Ghost Walking Tours