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When it comes time to bring home a souvenir from your vacation, ShermansTravel experts know just where to go. Whether it’s a high-end leather purse or an authentic, locally made craft, we show you which stores and markets to hit up for all your shopping needs – while highlighting the best steals and bargains in your destination.

Shopping in Minneapolis

Gaviidae Common

A posh collection of Nicollet shops anchored by Neiman Marcus; other upscale offerings include Cole Haan, Ann Taylor, and Off 5th.

651 Nicollet Mall between Fifth and Seventh Sts., MN, 612-372-1222, www.gaviidaecommon.com
Tags: shopping | expensive | shopping mall | designer

Mall of America

The staggering pinnacle of American consumer experiences, the MOA boasts more than 500 stores, 50 restaurants, and a much-touted indoor roller coaster.

60 E. Broadway, MN, 952-883-8800, www.mallofamerica.com
Tags: family | shopping | moderate | editor pick | shopping mall | eclectic

Midtown Global Market

Over 50 independent, locally-owned businesses come together in this international public market, which features food, arts, and crafts from around the world.

Lake St. & Chicago Ave., MN, www.midtownglobalmarket.org
Tags: shopping | moderate | crafts | culinary

Nicollet Mall

A long stretch of shopping paradise at the heart of the city, Nicollet Mall features a host of chain stores, including the flagship, two-level Target outlet. A statue commemorates the corner, which was made famous in the opening credits of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.”

Between Washington Ave. and S. Thirteenth St., MN,
Tags: shopping | moderate | shopping mall | menswear


Uptown contains a lively array of indie shops (like secondhander Ragstock) and hip chains (like Urban Outfitters), with the quirky mall, Calhoun Square, at its epicenter.

S. Hennepin Ave. around Lake St., MN, www.ouruptown.com
Tags: shopping | trendy | eclectic | walking district

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