American Dream – NJ

This is exciting news and should be a ‘slam dunk’ for the European market looking for a new weekend experience.

From the same company that brought the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota and the West Edmonton Mall, Canada is the long awaited American Dream. Due to open 25 October and located in the New Jersey Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Located across from the Meadowlands Sports Complex where the NY Giants and NY Jets play as well as the location of the Meadowlands racetrack.

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22 Miles from JFK, 10 Miles from EWR & 5 Miles from Manhattan

A glass enclosed mega entertainment and retail complex that is across 16 acres. There will be 15 entertainment and informational experiences available when fully open. There will be a 300 ft tall observation wheel, indoor skiing, CMX luxury cinema, Legoland Discovery Centre, Sea Life Aquarium, DreamWorks themed water park with over 40 slides and an ice-rink.

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Described as being 55% entertainment and 45% retail there will be shopping to feature 450 shops and amenities with hotels to follow. Fashion will range from high-end to budget and opens in the spring of 2020. The food court is going to be 38,000 ft sq.

There will be parking available for 33,000 cars. Screenshot 2019-09-29 at 10.57.28

A fantastic location across from Manhattan so a really fantastic new weekend shopping opportunity for anyone looking to do something different. Airports for New York are 22 Miles for JFK and 10 Miles for EWR and a regular bus service from Times Square.

A quick search on brings up over 30 hotel options within 5 miles of Meadowlands Sports Complex which is adjacent to American Dream.

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TIP: Check the NFL schedule because the season will influence hotel prices.

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