Mall of America is a must see.

The Mall of America is so much more than a mall – and it’s minutes away from our Burnsville apartments

Sure, you’ve been to a shopping mall before – but you’ve never experienced anything like the Mall of America. This shopping and entertainment destination is well-known across the globe, and for good reason. It’s absolutely massive; it has every store you can think of, an amusement park, an aquarium, and so much more. And the best part? It’s less than 15 minutes away from our apartments in Burnsville. Here’s a crash course in all the Mall of America has to offer, as well as some fun facts about this glorious establishment. You’ll love having it so close to your home when you live at NEON Burnsville.


A Brief Intro to Mall of America

Mall of America is the largest retail shopping mall in the United States. It has nearly 2.8 million square feet of retail space, over 520 stores, 50 restaurants, and Nickelodeon Universe, the nation’s largest Nickelodeon theme park. The theme park has 24 amusement park rides, including a roller coaster that winds around the enclosed atrium of the mall.

Mall of America is also home to a 1.2 million-gallon aquarium with sharks, stingrays, giant sea turtles, and other aquatic creatures. It has an amazing underwater glass tunnel that goes from one end of the aquarium to the other – about the length of a football field.

The mall is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world, attracting more than 40 million visitors annually, more than twice as many people as the world’s largest amusement park, the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World.

Opened in 1992, it’s located on the site of the former Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, Minnesota. The stadium was once home to the Minnesota Twins and Minnesota Vikings professional sports teams.

The Mall of America is a significant economic driver for the state of Minnesota and employs over 12,000 people, and generates over $1 billion in annual tax revenue. It is also a major source of tourism, bringing in millions of visitors each year who spend money on hotels, restaurants, and other attractions.

The Mall of America is a popular destination for families, couples, and groups of friends. It offers something for everyone, from shopping and dining to entertainment and attractions. The mall is a great place to spend a day or a weekend, and it is sure to provide a fun and memorable experience for all visitors.

Fun Facts

  • It has its own zip code! The Mall of America is so big, it has its own zip code: 55425. Make sure to include that when you’re sending mail there!
  • It has thousands of employees. The Mall of America is a major employer in the Twin Cities area, with over 11,000 people working full-time, year-round. These employees come from a variety of backgrounds and skills, and they play a vital role in the mall’s success.
  • Tourists galore! The Mall of America is a popular tourist destination, with over 40% of its visitors coming from outside of the state of Minnesota. This means that the mall is not just a place for Minnesotans to shop and eat, but also a destination for people from all over the world.
  • You can get married here. It is a popular wedding venue, and it’s easy to see why. With over 500 stores, restaurants, and attractions, the mall offers something for everyone. And with its own wedding chapel and bridal shop, couples can find everything they need to plan their dream wedding all in one place. To date, over 8,000 weddings have taken place at the Mall of America.
  • It’s seriously, really huge. 7 Yankee Stadiums can fit inside the mall, 32 Boeing 747s could fit inside, or 258 Statues of Liberty could lie inside. Wow.


When you live at NEON Burnsville, it’s exciting to know you’re located so close to a national landmark. Stop by and tour our gorgeous property today.

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