Albert Lea Tourism, Minnesota

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Albert Lea is a city in and the county seat of Freeborn County in the southeastern part of the State of Minnesota. The population was 18,016 at the 2010 census. The city is at the junction of Interstates 35 and 90, about 90 miles (140 km) south of the Twin Cities. It is on the shores of Fountain Lake, Pickerel Lake, Albert Lea Lake, Goose Lake, School Lake, and Lake Chapeau. Fountain Lake and Albert Lea Lake are part of the Shell Rock River flowage. The city's early growth was based upon agriculture, farming support services and manufacturing and was a significant rail center. At one time it was the site of Cargill's headquarters. Other manufacturing included Edwards Manufacturing (barn equipment), Scotsman Ice Machines, Streater Store fixtures, and Universal Milking Machines. Like many U.S. towns much of the manufacturing base has diminished. A long-time center of the city's job opportunity was the Wilson & Company meat packing plant, later known as Farmstead and Farmland. This facility was destroyed by fire in July 2001. The largest employer is currently Mayo Clinic Health System with over 1,500 employees.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Albert Lea in United States. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Albert Lea like a local. When planning a trip to Albert Lea, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Minneapolis. Take a short trip from Albert Lea and set some time aside to explore the Minneapolis. Dotted with places like Target Field, Minneapolis Institute Of Arts, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden; it will definitely be a good idea. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Albert Lea.

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Facts and Stats for Albert Lea*

  • Cost for Essentials in Albert Lea

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Albert Lea

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 37.14 USD

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