From Albany, the well-known city of Minneapolis - St. Paul is approximately 80 miles (129 kilometers) to the southeast.
For a genuine Central Minnesota vacation, be sure to look further than just Albany and discover the scenic and cultural riches that this region has to offer. St. Joseph, is 13 miles (21 kilometers) to the west. Head there to visit the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University.
St Cloud is approximately 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Albany. This regional center has a number of interesting things to see, including Paramount Theater, Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame and National Hockey Center. If you're still looking for things to do in the city centre, visit Stearns History Museum, Munsinger Clemens Gardens and Joe Faber Field before you head back to Albany.
Travelers in search of adrenaline and adventure shouldn't miss the chance to get their heart pumping by joining a ice fishing or snowmobiling adventure.
If you intend on arriving and departing by plane, it's good to remember that the closest major airport is St. Cloud Regional Airport, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the east of Albany.