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Mall of America: Nickelodeon Universe Unlimited Ride Pass

1. Mall of America: Nickelodeon Universe Unlimited Ride Pass

Enjoy a full day of fun at Nickelodeon Universe, the nation's first indoor Nickelodeon theme park, with an unlimited ride wristband. Experience 26 unique rides and attractions suitable for all heights and ages at this 7-acre indoor theme park located inside the Mall of America, MN. Besides all the unique rides, enjoy some retail therapy at the park's unique shops and grab a bite to eat at one of the many dining options. Plus, meet your favorite Nickelodeon characters including SpongeBob SquarePants, Paw Patrol, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Get your adrenaline pumping on Thrill rides such as Avatar Airbender, Brain Surge, Fairly Odd Coaster, Pepsi Orange Streak, Splat-O-Sphere, SpongeBob SquarePants Rock Bottom Plunge, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shell Shock. For juniors, enjoy Family and Junior rides such as PAW Patrol Adventure Bay, Back at the Barnyard Hayride, Backyardigans Swing-Along, Big Rigs, Blue’s Skidoo, Carousel, Crazy Cars, Diego’s Rescue Rider, El Circulo del Cielo, Ghost Blasters, Bubble Guppies Guppy Bubbler, La Aventura de Azul, Log Chute, Pineapple Poppers, Rugrats Reptarmobiles, Shredder’s Mutant Masher, Swiper’s Sweeper and Wonder Pet’s Flyboat. You can also experience unique seasonal events and activities throughout the year including Toddler Tuesdays®, Slime Break, Summer, Nickelodeon Booniverse, and Winter Break. Purchase your tickets today.

Mall of America: Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium Entry Ticket

2. Mall of America: Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium Entry Ticket

Explore the magical underwater world at SEA LIFE Minnesota. Travel through the world-famous 300-foot long ocean tunnel and come face to fin with thousands of creatures like never before.  Meet the largest sharks in Minnesota, the Sand Tiger shark. Growing up to 9 feet long, Sand Tiger sharks may look scary but actually are a docile species of shark. Also, meet their adorable endangered Guitarshark babies. SEA LIFE at Mall of America is the first SEA LIFE across the globe, and only the second aquarium in North America, to have had success in breeding these critically endangered creatures. Brave the Rainforest and get close to caiman crocodiles, poison dart frogs, piranha, and more. Have the chance to meet Seemore, a rescued Green Sea Turtle, and learn more about her life story. Seemore was found off of the coast of Florida after being hit by a boat propeller. As a result of her injury, a team of animal experts devised and created a 3D-printed shell to help her swim with greater ease. With help from engineers at the University of Minnesota, the plastic shell – or “backpack” - was built, fitted, and tested on her with great success. Go on an interactive and fun journey for all ages into the diversity of marine life while playing an active role in educational and conservation efforts and inspiring others to lend their support.

St. Paul: Mansions of Mystery Twin Cities Ghost Walking Tour

3. St. Paul: Mansions of Mystery Twin Cities Ghost Walking Tour

Take a tour with a dark twist as you embark on a ghost-hunting adventure on Summit Avenue, one of America’s greatest streets. Follow your guide and learn about the famous residents of Saint Paul – including F. Scott Fitzgerald and Sinclair Lewis - and their misfortunes. Start your adventure at Forepaugh's towering red mansion, where former resident Joseph and his mistress are trapped for all eternity. Learn about what happened in the house and look out for the ghosts in their favorite haunting spots.  Carry on down the Avenue and hear the sinister stories behind their elaborate turrets and gables of the other Victorian mansions and investigate the mystery of Sinclair Lewis’ lost manuscript at the William Butler House. Conclude your adventure at the former home of F. Scott Fitzgerald and search the roof for an eery green light.

Mall of America: Rock of Ages Blacklight Mini Golf Ticket

4. Mall of America: Rock of Ages Blacklight Mini Golf Ticket

Get entry tickets to the Rock of Ages Blacklight Mini Golf at the Mall of America in Bloomington to access 18 indoor golf holes, sure to challenge and delight guests of all ages. Enjoy different themes and eras of music, from the 1950s all the way to the present day. Upon arrival at the venue, pick up your glow-in-the-dark ball and putter. Golf through and around the many features designed to remind you of the different eras of music like a jukebox, a classic car, a yellow submarine, a giant boom box, a giant studded glove, and a Prince-style guitar and drum set.

Mall of America: Crayola Experience Flexible Date Ticket

5. Mall of America: Crayola Experience Flexible Date Ticket

Entertain the whole family with colorful creative play at the Crayola Experience at the Mall of America, The Crayola Experience offers a variety of interactive crayon-based arts activities for both child and parent to enjoy together. There are 26 hands-on attractions included in this self-guided experience, with families typically spending 3-4 hours exploring all the activities. Color crew staff are on hand to offer assistance, to ensure you enjoy this wonderful, whimsical adventure with lots of unique experiences for all different ages. Go on a wonderful, whimsical adventure with unique experiences featuring colorful Crayola creativity. Kids can turn themselves into the star of a coloring page in the photo-booth attraction. Check out the Activity Studio, where you can make a colorful craft. Enjoy a live manufacturing theatre show and let the resident Crayonologist show you how Crayola crayons are made and what makes them a cut above the rest. Take silly selfies which you can project onto a big screen and animate. Don’t forget to transform your old crayon into something new in the Melt & Mold attraction. Here at the Crayola Experience, you will be able to do everything from making personalized crayons to painting with melted crayons. New in 2021 is Scribble Scrubbies and the new Crayola Create & Play App. Color, wash, and play with your free Scribble Scrubbie – a washable, fuzzy pet, perfect for hours of creativity. The try the Create and Play App for free, with a variety of unique kid-friendly games – your little ones will have a blast caring for creatures, playing arcade-style games, and unleashing their creativity.

USA, Canada & Mexico: 30-Day Data eSim 0.5GB to 10GB Daily

6. USA, Canada & Mexico: 30-Day Data eSim 0.5GB to 10GB Daily

Eliminate the need for physical SIM cards on your travels in the USA, Canada, and Mexico with an eSIM and high-speed mobile data. Pick the data plan you want, and use unlimited data, with a reduced speed after you exceed the limit. Travel around and stay in touch with everyone back home. First, check to make sure your device supports eSIM. Then, purchase the product, connect to the internet, and scan the QR code to activate it and start the data plan validity. After installation, start using mobile data on your device straight away to keep in contact with friends and family. Choose a suitable prepaid data plan for use in the USA, Canada, and Mexico. Some plans come with unlimited Data (500MB, 1GB, or 2GB) with a daily reset every 24 hours, and the speed is reduced to 128kbps after exceeding the data plan. Or select another plan with greater data availability. These plans come with unlimited 3GB, 5GB, 8GB, or 10GB high-speed data, thereafter with unlimited data at a reduced speed of 128 kbps for messaging apps. The product expires 45 days after the purchase date.

Mall of America: Moose Mountain Adventure Golf Ticket

7. Mall of America: Moose Mountain Adventure Golf Ticket

Moose Mountain Adventure Golf is a fun adventure for the entire family, with 18-holes of indoor miniature golf. The custom crafted course features an original, whimsical design with an old-time north woods feel and is a magical experience for all who play. Enjoy discovering life size moose, horses and more as you navigate the course. Moose Mountain Adventure Golf also contains fun cartoon vehicles including a logging truck, steam train and bi-plane. This —it is also designed to be fully accessible so everyone can enjoy the adventure!

USA e-SIM

8. USA e-SIM

Keep in contact with your loved ones and avoid physical SIM cards with 10 GB or 20 GB of 5G mobile data valid for use in the USA only. Enjoy secure and reliable internet coverage on your travels, and activate it instantly when you arrive to begin using it straight away. Make sure your phone is unlocked from carrier restrictions before you buy this product. Then, buy the product to receive a QR code. Connect to Wi-Fi and scan the QR code or manually enter the details. Wait for the eSIM to connect, then turn on the eSIM profile and data roaming to use the internet.

Mall of America: 1-Hour Escape Room Adventure

9. Mall of America: 1-Hour Escape Room Adventure

Find yourself within a series of elaborately-designed rooms. Work together with your group to find clues and solve puzzles to complete your given mission. Escaping will require teamwork, communication, wits, and a sense of adventure. With 5 thrilling adventures to choose from, you may find yourself as a spy sent to recover a stolen painting or a falsely-accused prisoner determined to break out of jail. Once you arrive, a dedicated game guide will take you to your adventure and help you as needed. Complete the mission within 60 minutes in order to escape. A dedicated game guide will accompany you from start to finish, helping you as needed along the way. The Escape Game is great for families, friends, couples, team building, and anyone looking to try something new and different. No matter your choice of game, keep your wits about you and focus: you’ve only got 60 minutes to escape. After you and your group have emerged victorious, you’ll be conveniently located in Mall of America, so you can easily celebrate with a bite to eat.

Minneapolis River Walk: Self-Guided Audio Tour

10. Minneapolis River Walk: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Enjoy the beautiful city of Minneapolis on a self-guided audio tour. You will receive the instructions on your voucher after booking. Explore the area with an audio guide at your own pace and hear about its culture and history. Download the app to start your tour along the Mississippi River and cross it on the Stone Arch Bridge. Along the way, you will hear about the history of the milling industry in Minneapolis, the massive mill explosion of 1878, the collapse of the 35W Bridge in 2007, and more. Soak in the vibrant atmosphere while listening to the history of the town. During the tour, choose to pause the app at any time to take a break or spend some more time seeing the sights. Learn about the history of Funkytown, an ugly mansion with 86 TVs, and the famous cougar attacks. Discover how long it takes a single drop of water to travel down the Mississippi and how long it takes a person to make the same journey. Know about the hiring of a hitman in St. Paul and the death of Tiny Tim. Finally, you will end your walk on an island overlooking St. Anthony Falls.

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based on 149 reviews

We did it during Thanksgiving weekend and some skyways were closed but our guide, Dan, made it work. He did a part city and part skyway tour. He was very knowledgeable and the whole tour was interesting with a sprinkling of humor, and his good nature was very self evident. I have lived in the suburbs of the twin cities for 25 years but still, this was an education. Our guests loved it and and wondered why we hadn't done it before. Thanks, Milo.

I used an eSIM on my recent USA trip and it was perfect. Instant setup, consistent and fast connectivity across various states. Affordable and transparent pricing. Excellent customer service. Highly recommended for anyone traveling to the USA.

Such a fun tour! Collin was wonderful! We are from Minnesota, but we always do tours of other cities. This was an excellent way to get to know our own home, plus the skyways made it a warm outing for subzero temps. Highly recommend.

The history of Minneapolis. His Familiarity with the city. His knowledge of architecture.

Cheap prices and easy to get the tickets!! Saved a lot!