Shopping is a top activity when people travel, and some travel just to shop.
Major outlet shopping centers throughout the state draw visitors to a variety of bargains. Small town boutiques offer everything from the arts to niche knickknacks.
Many Twin City areas offer unique boutiques, antiques and creative retail stops. Stillwater is a popular shopping destination just east of St. Paul. St. Paul's Grand Avenue is another hotspot, and the Uptown area in Minneapolis brings in the shoppers, and Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis fulfills a variety of fashion desires.