BOOK HISTORY | Matt and Melissa from Rockville, IN

Plan that Concert Date Night you keep talking about like Matt & Melissa did! 

Only a 2 hour drive via I-74 from Rockville, Indiana brought Matt and Melissa to catch a concert in Bloomington, Illinois. Here they discovered “a beautiful memorable place” when they chose to stay overnight with us at Vrooman Mansion.  

With 5 intimate concert venues within a 15 minute walk or a super short drive, you can enjoy a live show, then choose to extend date night and stay overnight in a mansion. Follow these local venues to see what shows are coming to town and make it a date!  

Our gourmet bed and breakfast built in 1869 is sure to add to your new memories together. Vintage glamour and modern amenities mean free WiFi, gourmet included breakfast, endlessly available free coffee and tea, and free snacks in any of our 7 luxury suites with private bathrooms. 

Read more about Matt & Melissa’s experience, then find a live show, and extend date night staying in a vibrant and historic B&B. 


Guest Review from Rockville, Indiana

February 20, 2022 

We come to Bloomington once a year for a concert, this was our first time staying at the mansion. Truly a beautiful memorable place. Our overnight stay made this trip special. Thank you! 

Matt and Melisssa, Rockville, IN 


The Charlevoix Suite at the Carriage House

Surround yourself with luxury in the Carriage House’s extra large Charlevoix Suite. Featuring a beautiful wood-carved king-size bed, this large suite also includes a tufted leather couch, huge antique armoire, marble top dresser, and a private attached bathroom with a high ceiling. With a spa shower and copper soaking tub, this suite is the perfect setting for your romantic getaway to Bloomington, Illinois.



The Only Gourmet Bed and Breakfast in Bloomington, Illinois

Our gourmet breakfasts are always built around the freshest flavors of the season. After all, being in the middle of the richest farmland in Illinois has its perks.

When you wake up the next morning after an amazing live show the night before, you don’t have to worry about a thing. We dream up the best combinations from the season’s available ingredients and surprise you with a new gourmet experience. Here is a sample of the types of creative items we’ve made in the past. Who knows what will be available when you arrive! But if you do have any dietary restrictions please let us know.


Consider Luxurious Extras

Make your stay even more special with a few of our luxurious add-ons like a charcuterie tray available when you arrive, or maybe you’ve got a sweet tooth and would love our chocolate covered strawberries. And if you’re staying more than one night, consider a bike rental so you can explore the paved Constitution Trail that spans all of Bloomington-Normal, Illinois.



Book Your Stay Today

Your relationship is recharged here. Your wedding celebrates here. Your team builds here. Your friends reconnect here. Your weekend getaways anchor here. Vrooman Mansion isn’t just a place where things happened…  It’s the place where things happen.

Located in Bloomington-Normal, in the heart of central Illinois, with convenient access from interstates I-55, I-74, and I-39, historic Route 66, and Central Illinois Regional Airport, so any of your wedding guests or business colleagues can experience the awe and wonder with you. Once you’re here, take a 15-minute walk to downtown Bloomington, and add to your stay with locally owned restaurants, art galleries and even a historic music venue.

For overnight accommodations, intimate weddings, and important business or personal events that leave a lasting impression, choose this visually matchless Bed, Breakfast & Events venue where vintage greets modern with vibrant majesty. Discover how amazing spaces can author significant experiences that become your historic landmark. Your next victorious moment happens at Vrooman Mansion.

Choose to stay in a mansion. 


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