Shop 'Til You Drop!

Visit the largest mall in the United States at the 55th annual Conference and Convention of the American Council of the Blind in Minneapolis, MN.

The Mall of America, located in Bloomington, MN, features an amusement park, aquarium, movie theater, and four levels of shops and restaurants.

Two tours are offered - one on Saturday, July 2 from 10:15 AM to 5:30 PM and another on Monday, July 4 from 1:00 to 6:30 PM. There will be very limited volunteer assistance at the mall, so consider bringing a shopping "buddy".

Cost: $15 pre-registration, $18 on site.

Convention dates: Friday, July 1 through Saturday, July 9.

Pre-registration: Thursday, May 19 through Wednesday, June 22.

Hotel:  Hyatt Regency Minneapolis; room rates, $89.00/night plus tax (single or double); $10.00 per night for each additional person (limit, four people per room).

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