Shop Around Town
The diverse neighborhoods in and around Minneapolis and St. Paul offer national retailers, local boutiques and one-of-a-kind stops sure to please the most discerning shoppers. And with no sales tax on clothing or shoes, seldom do shoppers leave empty-handed.
The upscale, yet quaint shopping neighborhood of 50th and France, located a few minutes west of the metro, is where a collection of unique shops and stops collide to create a charming cobblestone stretch to explore.
What makes our city center so vibrant is the number of restaurants, venues, attractions and shops that are housed inside its borders.
Named one of the prettiest neighborhoods in America by Forbes, Grand Avenue stretches more than 30 blocks from the Mississippi River to downtown St. Paul.
With more than 520 stores and 50 restaurants not to mention theaters, an amusement park, underground aquarium, comedy clubs and signature experiences, the infamous Mall of America is the undisputed leader in creating the ultimate shopper-tainment extravaganza.
The crown jewel of the Twin Cities shopping scene is, without a doubt, the Mall of America. With more than 520 stores and 50 restaurants, Mall of America is the nation’s largest shopping mall.
This area has long been a hotspot for nightlife and theater going, but now there’s plenty of daytime action in what is one of Minneapolis’ hottest and fastest growing neighborhoods.
Located along the Mississippi riverfront, “Nordeast,” as locals call it, has only continued to grow over the years, adding breweries, art galleries, specialty shops and more as neighbors to longtime staples.
The Twin Cities are home to three, truly amazing outlet malls conveniently located north, east and south of the metro.
This up-and-coming corner has new developments underway, so it shouldn’t be long before more businesses follow, adding to the eclectic collection of eateries, shops and services, most of which are independent or locally owned.
Located just west of the city, this eclectic neighborhood caters to a younger crowd, whether it is hipsters taking a seat in a newly trending restaurant before seeing an indie flick, or young professionals working away in local coffee houses.