5 New Hobbies to Try in Bloomington

It’s 2018 and Bloomington looks better than ever! If you have never had hobbies before this is the best time to try new things out especially other than sleeping.

Everybody needs a hobby and if you are looking for one, don’t you worry because bloomington caters to your needs. 

Here are 5 New Hobbies to try in Bloomington:

1. Squirrel spotting

Well, with all the lush green environment around Bloomington there is a perk- a lot of squirrels. 

Spotting squirrels around Bloomington is a piece of cake, so why not make it into your new hobby. 

All you have to do is grab a piece of paper, walk around, and note down how many squirrels you spotted in a given amount of time. It is even more fun to try it out with a group of friends.

2. Food Surfing

Oh how delicious the food around Bloomington is!

This is the hobby to pursue if you are the ultimate foodie. The food culture in Bloomington could not get any better! There is everything for everyone. From Pizza to Sushi, you can get it all.

If you want to take it up a notch, you could start your own food blog and make recommendations to residents and visitors. 

3. Painting

If you are more of an artistic person, you should definitely pick painting as your new hobby. You can just sit anywhere around Bloomington and paint a great scenic painting. There is so much explore for the world of painting here in Bloomington.

4. Biking

The best part about Bloomington- it’s bike friendly. It is also the best way to explore the small city of Bloomington. The beautiful streets and the fresh breeze are the best way to kick start this new hobby. 

5. Photography

Are you an instagram addict or do you just enjoy taking beautiful pictures? If so, you should be out here in Bloomington and start picking up this new hobby. One cannot get enough of this amazing city that they need to stop and capture its beauty. 

All you need is you phone and you can get started. Take a picture, show it to your friends, and then share it the rest of the world. Bloomington looks gorgeous on all 365 days, so don’t you worry, just pull out your phone and get clicking!

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About The Author
Preeti AlluriInternational Studies major, class of 2021

Born in Atlanta, lived in New Jersey and somehow ended up in India at the age of seven. I like to describe myself as an introvert who loves writing, traveling, watching movies, and absolutely hates math.