ALBERT LEA

A Community of Field Trips, Destinations & Great Events! • SE MN

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• Student/Youth & Active Adult/Senior Group Destination

• Educational & Recreational Tours & Attractions

• Group-Friendly Hotels

Sample Itineraries

Albert Lea, also known as “The Land Between the Lakes”, offers breathtaking beauty nestled between Fountain and Albert Lea Lakes!  Come and visit a community with Field Trips, we offer unique learning experiences, field trips, active senior trips, student tours and recreational activities.

No matter where you are coming from let us be your Community Concierge to help you prepare for visit, thoughtfully create your itinerary, and assist you in making reservations with our attractions, dining, and hotels for your trip to Albert Lea.

Whether they are educational active senior field trips, student travel groups or field trips coming into the area – for day trips or multi-day travel – we will make your visit memorable!

Albert Lea area field trips and group travel destinations:

History, Arts & Culture…
Freeborn County Historical Museum Library & Village
– Albert Lea Art Center
– Albert Lea Arts Initiative
– Historic Downtown Albert Lea
– Marion Ross Performing Arts Center

Cruise Boat on Albert Lea Lake…
– The Pelican Breeze II offers customized cruises for groups

Specialty Tours…
– Bent Tree Wind Farm
– Larson Manufacturing
– Lou Rich Factory Tour
– Alamco Factory Tour
– Albert Lea Tribune Tour
– Granicrete Minnesota Factory Tour
– Alpaca / Farm Tours/Organic Farm Tour
– Shell Rock River State Water Trail Educational Tour

Summer Fun…
– Bayside Ski Shows
– Farmers Market
– Boathouse Rentals – Canoes/Kayaks/Paddleboards
– Aquatic Park
– Splash Pad
– Dog Park
– Thursday night concerts at Fountain Lake Park

Marion Ross Performing Arts Center provides a variety of entertainment, ranging from ACT Theater productions performed live by the many talented local citizens that make Albert Lea their home. AND UNIQUE TO ALBERT LEA: live on HD – Met Opera and National Theater From London.  Albert Lea’s tradition of artistic excellence further enhances the vibrant quality of life that makes this town so unique.

Downtown Albert Lea, which has the largest intact historical district in the state of Minnesota, you will find unique treasures in the antique/boutique specialty shops and galleries.

With over 40 parks in Albert Lea and breathtaking wildlife and beauty along the Blazing Star Bike Trail that links to Myre Big Island State Park, Bay Side Ski shows held weekly, there is something for everyone!

The Freeborn County Historical Museum and Village is home to Happy Day’s star Mrs. C. – Marion Ross and Eddie Cochran memorabilia. Enjoy a scenic tour aboard the Pelican Breeze II Cruise boat on beautiful Albert Lea Lake.

Plan your outdoor adventures along the paved Blazing Star Bike Trail, winding through wet lowlands, oak savanna, and grasslands beside Albert Lea Lake and Big Island State Park marshes draw hundreds of waterfowl during migration.  Enjoy kayaking and canoeing on Minnesota’s newest state designated water trail.  Shell Rock River State Water trail a unique 25 miles of beautiful scenery that encompasses both Fountain Lake, Albert Lea and Shell Rock River.

We invite you to savor the culinary delights at our many fine restaurants and stay the night in one of our many friendly warm comfortable hotels.

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Contact Information

Albert Lea, CVB

102 W. Clark St.
Albert Lea, MN 56007
Contact: Susie Petersen
Email: susie@albertleatourism.org
Phone: 800-345-8414