Book History | Guest Stories from Hollywood, CA and Normal, IL

One amazing suite. Two different stories. Wendy & Alec from Normal got engaged in the Julia Vrooman Suite with surprise champagne and chocolate covered strawberries. Another weekend Mack & Kate enjoyed popcorn in bed watching the Karate Kid. From proposals to spontaneous road trips, no matter your story your next chapter unfolds at Vrooman Mansion in Bloomington, IL. Continue reading

2022 Graduation Dates & Lodging in Bloomington-Normal

Graduation season will be here soon! Plan ahead with family and friends, so that everyone has a place to stay, a place to celebrate, and can share in your student’s huge milestone as they walk across the stage. We’ve compiled all of the graduation dates and locations in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, as well as some tips to help make your celebrations historic. Continue reading

Presidential Connections at Vrooman Mansion

Vrooman Mansion has always been a place where people connect. It still is. What you might not know are the presidential connections linked to Vrooman Mansion and the broader Bloomington-Normal, IL community. This President’s Day start making plans to explore more on your own, and consider central Illinois as your next historic road trip. Route 66 is waiting! Continue reading

3 Reasons to Choose Vrooman Mansion as your Wedding Venue in 2022

Attend the Elegant Bridal Expo in Bloomington, Illinois on January 23, 2022 and we can talk with you about what you want the wedding experience to be for you and your guests, share packages and pricing, and schedule time for you to come and tour the mansion. Because to be honest, you need to see Vrooman Mansion in person to experience our intricate details and epic spaces for every moment of your wedding weekend. See photos of our favorite spaces for various wedding activities including where the bridal party can get ready, the ideal honeymoon suite the night of your wedding, and the beautiful staircase in the foyer for you to make your grand entrance. Continue reading