Long Layover at MSP? Go to Nearby Mall of America and Save

Nickelodeon Universe in Mall of America

If you’re following me on Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter, then you know that I recently returned from Bloomington, Minnesota, home of the largest mall in the United States: Mall of America. It was my third time visiting and each time, their 4.2 million square feet of space (and growing) blow my mind. Not only do […]

6 Iconic Winter Treats of Minneapolis

Minneapolis' historic mill distric

While many of you know Minneapolis is beautiful in the summer with 22 lakes within city limits, hiking trails and rolling green urban landscape, there’s something really special about this city, even in the freezing cold of winter. I trekked through Minneapolis this winter and found it’s iconic beauty even while it was a tad […]

10 reasons to visit the Mall of America

Riding Roller Coasters all by my lonesome

When I was invited to go to Minnesota to attend the ONE Travel Conference in late January I had one thought: “What are they crazy?!” But when the organizers informed me I would be receiving TravMedia’s Travel Journalist of the Year award, it suddenly didn’t seem so crazy—and I quickly accepted as those kinds of […]