In Bloomington, Minnesota, the Mall of America is a one-stop destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment. With hundreds of stores, a wide variety of dining options, and numerous attractions like a state-of-the-art rock climbing facility, a thrilling flight simulator, and a stunning aquarium, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Plus, if you're in the mood for something sweet, don't miss out on their latest addition—it's a must-visit for dessert lovers!

Mall Of America in Bloomington, Minnesota

The Mall of America is truly astounding when you look at the numbers. It cost over $650 million to build and covers a massive 5.6 million square feet.

Mall of America Entrance Sign
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With more than 520 stores, it draws in over 40 million visitors annually. There's plenty of parking too, with 12,750 spaces available.

It's hard to imagine, but the Mall could fit 347 statues of liberty inside. Despite its size, it's committed to sustainability, collecting 32,000 tons of trash annually and maintaining 30,000 live plants.

Plus, it's a significant contributor to Minnesota's economy, generating over $2 billion annually.

New Business Opens In Mall of America

Chocolate Moonshine, a gourmet chocolate factory originally from Pennsylvania, offers an extensive selection of delicious treats including fudge, chocolate truffles, panned candy, caramels, confections, and sipping chocolate.

At their store, located at 326 West Market inside MOA, customers can indulge in sampling the delectable creations.

Chocolate Moonshine has been recognized as the #1 Fudge in the USA and has researched each state's favorite flavor -Here in Minnesota, it's Black Cherry Bourbon.


Every 'Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives' Episode that Features a Minnesota Restaurant

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