17 days in Denver & Albert Lea Itinerary

17 days in Denver & Albert Lea Itinerary

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Denver
— 9 nights
Fly to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Drive to Albert Lea
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Albert Lea
— 7 nights
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Drive to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New York City

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Denver

— 9 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Estes Park (Horseback Riding Tours & Bear Necessities & Cubs), Rocky Mountain National Park (Many Parks Curve Overlook & Trail Ridge Road) and Idaho Springs (Summit Lake Park & River Rafting & Tubing). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, walk around Garden of the Gods, and meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver trip itinerary tool.

New York City to Denver is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Denver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Denver, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Albert Lea.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Albert Lea

— 7 nights
Albert Lea is a city located in Freeborn County, in the southeastern part of the State of Minnesota. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albert Lea: Owatonna (Kaplan's Woods Parkway, State School Orphanage Museum, &more), Austin (Hormel Historic Home, Sweet Reads, &more) and Mason City (Lime Creek Nature Center, Historic Park Inn Hotel, &more). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Myre-Big Island State Park, get advice or help at Freeborn County Historical Museum, Library & Village, make a trip to Plane Crash Site of Buddy Holly, and sample the tasty concoctions at Montgomery Brewing.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Albert Lea trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Denver to Albert Lea. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Denver in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Albert Lea: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Albert Lea

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips