What U.S. shopping mall gets more visitors than Italy? According to Travel + Leisure, that would be the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. In their article America's Most-Visited Shopping Malls, they identify the top 30 most-visited malls across the U.S.
Not only are these malls great places to shop for locals, but they can also be top destinations for tourists. For instance in the article they talk about how Woodfield Mall located outside of Chicago is the #1 tourist destination for Illinois. And the size of the malls truly blurs the line between shopping and adventure travel, especially during the holiday shopping season.
Likely you live close enough to at least one of these mega-malls. How many have you visited? Click on each one to see how it ranks.
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