For anyone who has ever loved mermaids, now’s the time to visit the Sea Life Aquarium at the Mall of America!
From July 19th to August 5th (Thursdays to Sundays only), mermaids are performing underwater next to sharks, sea turtles, and even sturgeon.
And on dry land, kids of all ages can meet a mermaid face to “fin” in a magical meet & greet with a fun photo op.
We got to preview “Meet a Mermaid” on opening day. I brought my kids and my daughter’s best friend (they’re the biggest mermaid fans ever) and we were so excited to see the mermaids.
They’re not the first thing you see – though my daughter especially just wanted to skip everything to go straight to the mermaids. Instead we enjoyed everything along the way, starting with pools where you can touch or at least get close to undersea creatures!
Here is the 15,000 gallon stingray pool, with cownose stingrays, southern stingrays, and shovelnose guitarfish. There were so many of them! [Read more…]