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List of Father’s Day Ideas for 2015

Thursday, May 7th, 2015
Fun Father's Day Ideas for 2015

Fun Father’s Day Ideas for 2015

We are already coming up on the month of June, and that means that we Father’s Day is right around the corner. All of us here at Dave Syverson Auto Center want to make sure that you are fully prepared for your dad’s special day this year. Therefore, we have put together a list of fun Father’s Day ideas for 2015. (more…)

Fun Kids Activities for Halloween!

Friday, October 17th, 2014
Halloween Themed Childrens Activities

Halloween Themed Children’s Activities

Halloween is almost here and all of us here at Dave Syverson Auto Center Albert Lea MN thought that it would be fun to write a post about some fun Halloween themed children’s activities that can be done with families and friends. After reading about these games you may even decide to throw a childrens Halloween party so that your child and their friends can try them out. (more…)

Exploring new Mountain Bike Trails in Minnesota

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
Mountain Biking Trails Near Albert Lea MN

Mountain Biking Trails Near Albert Lea MN

Biking is a great form of exercise and a lot of fun. Especially if you have a great location with great scenery. Luckily, there are hundreds of miles of mountain biking trails near Albert Lea, MN. There are a lot of people, even locals, who are unaware that many of these trails even exist. We think that is a shame, so we are going to use this post to highlight some of the best biking trails in Minnesota. (more…)

Escape Reality: Boundary Waters Camping Trip

Thursday, August 14th, 2014
Boundary Waters Camping Trip Near Albert Lea MN

Boundary Waters Camping Trip Near Albert Lea MN

We understand just how busy and hectic life can get. There just never seems to be enough hours in the day. However, it’s also important to take a little time for yourself every once in awhile. There is no better way to take a break from the craziness that is everyday than camping. Luckily, Minnesota is home to one of the best camping destinations in the world, the Boundary Waters. (more…)

It’s cooler at the mall this summer

Friday, July 18th, 2014
things to do at the mall of America

America’s finest mall

Things to do at the Mall of America

Summer is a spectacular time to live in the beautiful city of Albert Lea, but if you need  few days to cool off, the Mall of America is the place for you. Only an hour and a half away from Dave Syverson Auto Center in Albert Lea, the Mall of America is full of things to do that don’t all involve shopping. We know that you have heard of all of the wonders of this enormous shopping center before and perhaps have even experienced this place of wonder recently, but there are always new exciting things to do at the Mall of America. (more…)

Take a hike in Minnesota

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
hiking trails near Albert Lea MN

Don’t miss out on sights like these

Hiking Trails Near Albert Lea MN

In today’s world it’s easy to get distracted by technology and forget about the world around you. The air conditioning feels nice and the couch is comfortable, but we think it’s time to leave the indoors behind and go explore beautiful nature.

hiking trails near Albert Lea MN

Spend a day like this outside

There are many hiking trails near Albert Lea MN, only miles away from Dave Syverson Auto Center. So, this weekend explore the world and enjoy the amazing outdoors.

One trail near Albert Lea that promises a beautiful hike is the Red Jacket Trail. This trail runs next to the scenic Minnesota River and into the village of Rapidan. As you take the 13 mile trek you will run across old railroads and the Red Jacket trestle high above you. As you hike toward Mankato you will continue down the river and then reach a beautifully wooded area that is perfect for some afternoon shade. (more…)

Get Together Minnesota. The State Fair is Calling Your Name

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014
Minnesota State Fair Events

Support farmers. Go to the State Fair.

Minnesota State Fair Events

Mark your calendars, the fair is just around the corner! You might be thinking summer has just begun but we know life gets hectic,and this is an annual outing you would be disappointed to miss. The Minnesota State Fair events range from the traditional animal showing to the live shows on the grandstand. With the amazing food, fun rides, and events for the whole family, the Minnesota State Fair has something for everyone.Don’t worry about the long drive from Albert Lea, we will fix you up and have your car ready for the drive.

The State Fair goes for 12 days and 12 nights, beginning on August 21st and finishing up on September 1st. Everyday has a new performance on the Grand Stand. This includes known performers such as Linkin Park, Tim McGraw. Kid Rock, Paramore,  and the one and only Aretha Franklin. If you are looking for a less crowded area to listen to awesome performers check out the nearly ten more stages around the park that provide free performances with your admission. Along with music, you will also have the chance to see comedians, dance showcases, and a ventriloquist.

Minnesota State Fair Events

The State Fair is fun for kids too

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Summer has Sprung in Albert Lea

Thursday, June 12th, 2014
Albert Lea in June

Go get some fresh air in Albert Lea

Albert Lea in June

Summer officially begins this month, so put down your work and go enjoy the sun. Albert Lea in June provides its citizens with a wide variety of events that are sure to appeal to all types of people. We think it is time for you to go enjoy the fresh air and sun. We’ll take care of the car while you got explore Albert Lea.

Did you know the famous Eddie Cochran grew up right here in Albert Lea? His known songs “C’mon Everybody” and “Summertime Blues” might have been in the works right in your back yard. Come over to Country Mill/

Country Inn and Suites June 13th and 14th for the 28th Eddie Cochran Weekend Car Show  and check out what we love most…cars! The weekend will be filled surrounded by old style cars and includes a cruise through

Albert Lea in June

Leave the car with us while you enjoy

downtown Albert Lea on Saturday afternoon. For those of you who don’t get as excited about cars as we do, stop by to enjoy 50s music, crafts, and local food vendors. Who can say no to amazing food? (more…)