Best Shopping in Minnetonka & Minneapolis

The Twin Cities region is a true shopping mecca, with everything from the iconic Mall of America to premium outlets available for locals and visitors alike. Whether it’s back to school shopping, holiday time, or you just need a little retail therapy – we’ve got you covered with the best shopping destinations in and around Minneapolis.
Mall of America
When it comes to shopping in Minneapolis, one name instantly comes to mind – the Mall of America. This iconic shopping destination is the largest mall in the nation and is visited by more than 40 million people each year. Discover over 500 shops and attractions, including the SEA LIFE® Minnesota Aquarium and America’s largest indoor theme park - Nickelodeon Universe®. Whether you’re looking for designer labels, Disney® collectibles, or sporting goods, you’ll find it all right here. The Mall of America is located 20 minutes from our hotel.
Ridgedale Center
Visitors seeking a more approachable shopping experience will appreciate the Ridgedale Center. This popular mall is home to department stores like Macy’s and Nordstrom as well as an eclectic mix of upscale shops including an Apple Store, Sephora, Coach and Ann Taylor. You’ll also find mall staples like GAP, Express, H&M, Lush and more, as well as several restaurants, such as Big Bowl, the Lakeshore Grill, and Kona Grill. The Ridgedale Center is about 12 minutes from our hotel.
Opitz Outlet
If you love outlet shopping, you won’t want to miss an outing at the Opitz Outlet. Featuring well-known brands at up to 70% off retail prices, this popular outlet mall features men’s and women’s designer clothing from brands like Michael Kors and Ralph Lauren, as well as shoes, accessories, handbags and more. The Opitz Outlet in Minnetonka is about 15 minutes from our hotel.
General Store of Minnetonka
A legendary local landmark, this famous shop has been around since 1984 and offers more than 15,000 square feet of unique home décor, gifts, and classic items you won’t find anywhere else. The General Store also features its own Café & Bistro, which offers seasonal fare crafted from fresh, natural ingredients. The General Store of Minnetonka is about 15 minutes from our hotel.
Eden Prairie Center
This family-friendly mall has it all, including great shops, dining and entertainment. Shop your way through over 100 stores like American Eagle, DAW, Eddie Bauer, GAP, Express, Loft, Target, and Victoria’s Secret. When you need to recharge, there is an impressive food court with nine quick-serve options, several restaurants including Crave, Wildfire, and Great Mandarin, as well as an 18-screen AMC Theatre. The Eden Prairie Center is about 12 minutes from our hotel.
Nicollet (Mall)
Located in downtown Minneapolis, Nicollet (formerly known as Nicollet Mall) is a pedestrian-friendly shopping oasis with a variety of shops and boutiques as well as sidewalk cafés, public art and public events held throughout the year. Whether on the street or using the Skyway System, you’ll encounter a variety of tempting stores including Brooks Brothers, Banana Republic, Marshalls, Target, Saks OFF 5th and more.