Retirement should be enjoyed. You worked your entire life, and now it’s time to kick back and relax. Or it’s finally time to go wild! Bloomington, MN is small enough to enjoy your peace and quiet but it’s large enough to have some exciting experiences. Here’s a few things you can do to spice up your retirement without leaving Bloomington.
Have you experience FlyOver America? Even if you have it’s worth going again. According to their website they use the latest virtual flight ride technology and special effects such as wind, scents, mist, and moving seats, which makes it feel like you’re flying. The experience will take you over America’s most iconic landscapes over a ten minute “flight.” It’s located in the Mall of America and tickets can be bought anytime, and cost less than $20 per person.
The Escape Game
Have you done an escape room yet? Host a private event, or team up with a group. You’ll select a challenge then be locked in a room for 60 minutes to complete your mission and escape. The Escape Game has five different escape experiences to select: The Heist, Mission: Mars, Gold Rush, Prison Break, and Special Ops. Still unsure? The Escape Game has a 4.5 out of 5 star rating and higher on Yelp, Tripadvisor, and Google. Try something new during your retirement and book your escape room today.
Have you been to Valleyfair? If you’re afraid of rollercoasters your retirement might be a good time to overcome that fear. Valleyfair, just 20 minutes away from Bloomington, is 125 acres of pure fun. It has 75 rides and attractions including eight roller coasters. Not only can you enjoy all the rides, but the cost of admission includes the their Soak City Waterpark. There’s never been a better time to act like a kid than when you’re retired.
Can’t make it to the Kentucky Derby? You don’t need to. Canterbury Park is the best place in Bloomington to host a “stay-cation.” From horse racing to card casino action, Canterbury Park is home to year round fun. Rent out a room for the weekend and have your own mini vacation without having to spend the money on travel. You’ll be able to enjoy the race track, the card casino, some of the best food in the Bloomington area, and even Riversouth. You’ll also be just a few minutes from Valleyfair. Plus, if you plan your trip just right, you’ll even be able to experience the yearly Renaissance Fair.
ProKART Indoor Racing
Get your competition on with some indoor go-kart racing. Grab a group and see who the fastest is. We can guarantee you’ll crack yourself up as you and your friends try to pass each other on the track. Take some private lessons on the down low and learn how to win the race, then invite all your friends out for a dinner and a drive.
Retirement is your time. Make sure you’re making the most of it, in whatever way that means to you. Whether spending time in the garden or facing your fear of roller-coasters, it’s time to kick back and do what you want. After all, you’ve worked long enough.