mall in the United States. So if you’re into shopping, go. You’ll be sad if you don’t. But don’t take too long; Minneapolis is packed with stuff to do, from paddling a kayak down the Mississippi River during the summer, to catching a University of Minnesota Gophers football game during the fall. Then there are the festivals in Minneapolis. The Twin Cities (don’t forget about St. Paul) have an impressive festival scene. Save some phone data by visiting the Internet Cat Video Festival, or try to warm up at the ice-laden Saint Paul Winter Carnival.