Find an Array of Things to Do near the Mall of America
Fill your itinerary with fun during your stay at the Country Inn & Suites, offering a convenient shuttle to neighboring Mall of America
. You can explore sites within the city of Minneapolis, such as Historic Fort Snelling, the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Minnesota Zoo, or explore the beautiful wilderness at Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Twin Cities’ transportation is simple thanks to our location near Interstate 494 and Highway 77, as well as our complimentary shuttle to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), just 10 minutes away.
- IKEA (1 mile)
You can spend hours wandering the show rooms before shopping for affordable home goods at IKEA. In addition to selling Swedish furniture, the store features a café.
Phone: +1 (952) 858-8088
- Mall of America (adjacent to the hotel)
Next door to the Country Inn & Suites, the largest shopping mall in America offers a full day of entertainment with more than 500 stores, an on-site amusement park and an aquarium.
Phone: +1 (952) 883-8800
Twin Cities Attractions
- Historic Fort Snelling (3.2 miles)
Living history actors offer demonstrations throughout the day, from hearth cooking and medicine-based lessons to musket and cannon firing shows, to teach guests about life in the 1800s.
Phone: +1 (612) 726-1171
- Minnesota Zoo (8 miles)
Open year-round, the Minnesota Zoo is an AZA-accredited facility that features 4,000 animals representing 546 different species. You'll see everything from penguins and tigers to bald eagles and flamingos.
Phone: +1 (952) 431-9200
- Science Museum of Minnesota (11 miles)
Overlooking the Mississippi River, this 370,000-square-foot museum is home to real dinosaur skeletons, a human body-focused exhibit, an outdoor space and the IMAX Omnitheater.
Phone: +1 (651) 221-9444
- Minnehaha Regional Park (7.6 miles)
Wander through this park's Song of Hiawatha Garden to read excerpts from the Longfellow poem by the same name. Your family can also enjoy the playground, volleyball courts, wading pool and dog-friendly area.
- Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge (1.5 miles)
Enjoy bird watching, fishing or hunting at this 14,000-acre span of marshlands. Photographers can take advantage of the refuge’s portable nature photography blinds, available for rent.
Phone: +1 (952) 854-5900
- Pedal Minnesota
The state features more than 1,500 miles of paved trails, so be sure to rent a bike and hit the road for a unique view of the area. View our local transportation listings to plan your ride.
- ADP (1 mile)
- Allstate Insurance (less than 1 mile)
- American International Group (6 miles)
- Ceridian (less than 1 mile)
- Cuna Mutual (less than 1 mile)
- Cypress Semiconductor (less than 1 mile)
- Ecolab (7 miles)
- Emerson Electric (11 miles)
- General Dynamics (1 mile)
- HealthPartners (1 mile)
- Kaplan Professional Schools (adjacent)
- Lockheed Martin (6 miles)
- Medtronic (5 miles)
- National American University (less than 1 mile)
- Panasonic (2 miles)
- Polar Fab (less than 1 mile)
- US Bank (2 miles)
- Wells Fargo (adjacent)
- WPS Health Insurance (adjacent)
- Ziegler Inc. (6 miles)