FROM MAKERS MARKETS TO THE WORLD-FAMOUS MALL
The opening of Southdale Center, the first fully enclosed shopping mall in the United States, put Minnesota on the map as a shopping destination in 1956. Interest in shopping here increased exponentially with the subsequent opening of the most famous mall in the world, which will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a variety of special events in 2022. Over the years, many unique shops have also popped up in Twin Cities area shopping districts and along the state's small-town main streets. So bring your curiosity and your credit card and come poke around. You are sure to find some one-of-a-kind treasures.
Mall of America in Bloomington
The nation’s largest shopping and entertainment destination, Mall of America features 520 stores, 60 restaurants and a variety of attractions, including a theme park and an aquarium. Best of all, there’s no sales tax on the clothing or shoes.Read More
Shopping Hot Spots in the Twin Cities
Home to shopping centers, boutiques and outlet malls, the Twin Cities area offers retail options that range from the massive Mall of America to unique boutiques in Minneapolis, St. Paul, Edina, Stillwater and beyond.Read More
Up North Finds
Northwest Minnesota offers inviting boutiques and stores with products ranging from quaint and quirky to classy and chic, not to mention practical: Seek out toasty winter duds like lumberjack Bunyan plaids or kayaks for summertime fun.Read More
Hunting for Antiques & Collectibles
Looking for an old fishing basket or ceramic pot? Whatever your vintage product passion, you can find it in one of Minnesota’s antiquing destinations. Numerous stores and flea markets cater to both serious collectors and casual shoppers.Read More
Pick Up Perfect Souvenirs
The Twin Cities are a treasure trove of stylish souvenirs that will evoke memories of your trip and please the folks you give them to. Many of the goods you’ll discover, be they jewelry, candles or foods, are made by local artisans.Read More
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