Apple Valley, Minnesota
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• Home of the Minnesota Zoo with 1.2 -Million Visitors/yr.
• 5-Minutes to Mall of America
• Apple Valley- 24th BEST PLACE TO LIVE (CNN Money, July '08)
• Apple Valley's County- 17th HEALTHIEST PLACE TO LIVE (CNN Money, Sep.'08)
Apple Valley has one of the Top Attractions in the Minnesota Zoo with 1.2-million visitors per year, its highest surge in attendance since 1999 and the 5th Top Minnesota Attraction that is non-retail or sports venue. Why the Surge in visitors?
New GRIZZLY COAST which cost $24 million, puts you spectacularly within inches of huge Grizzly Bears, literally fishing for salmon released next to the glass that separates you. You won't believe it!
New, Africa Returns!
Back by popular demand, “Africa!” will open for the season on Saturday, May 23. Giraffes, zebras, antelope, wildebeest, and ostriches roaming a six-acre exhibit will transport guests to an African savanna. The exhibit will remain open through Monday, September 7.
New Minnesota Trail begins in a warm and welcoming lodge, the trailhead for an enclosed short hike, along a northern Minnesota glade to view mysterious wolves, a beaver pond and the wildlife that makes Minnesota "Wild."
Great Clips IMAX, the largest screen in Minnesota with sound as real as being there. "Larger than Life."
Minnesota Zoo Summer Concert Series, named the "best place to see a concert in Minnesota" with world renowned names.
Discovery Bay Dolphin Shows Daily with spectacular beauty of the deep. Over 1.1 million gallons of water provide a home for sharks, rays and other marine life. Guests can actually touch sharks, sea stars, and sea anemones in an interactive estuary and tide pool.
Venture into the world of this convention hall sized indoor jungle rain forest (open year 'round) where lush, green foliage and beautiful orchids envelop guests along a winding path with caves and waterfalls. Playful lemurs, inquisitive gibbons and agile tree kangaroos, bears, aquariums and nocturnal exhibits are just a few of the animals waiting to be discovered at each turn.
Bird Shows Daily (Flying within inches of your head). Experience macaws (Fruit-loop Bird) entertain, eat a variety of fruits, seeds, and nuts produced in the treetops, owls literally over your head and bald eagles staring eye-to-eye with you and more. Fun, child-interactive and packed!
APPLE VALLEY: YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME
• 50+ Restaurants
• Coffee Shops and nearly 200 shops across from ALL Hotels
• Top Tier WATERPARK (Added 2 More New Slides and a Lazy River for 2009)
• Championship Golf
• 15 Movie Screens
• Nightlife: Live Music, Dancing, Fine-Dining & Sports Bars
• Outdoors: Hiking, Canoeing, Camping (including RV)
• Elite Sports Facilities To Host Top Sports Tournaments
Apple Valley, the perfect place to stay to experience Mall of America or the Twin Cities but with the peacefulness, walking convenience and safety here in your "home away from home." Your family will sleep better and feel more comfortable in Apple Valley's "Core."