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Altoona Vacations

Altoona, Pennsylvania is a fascinating city steeped in railroad history. Whether your goal is to enjoy a scenic railroad ride or learn more about the city's intriguing past, you'll come away from Altoona all-inclusive vacations relaxed and well-rounded.

Major Attractions

An Altoona vacation is not complete without a visit to the Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum. The interactive museum provides a unique overview of railroad history in Pennsylvania. You'll learn exactly what it was like to toil day-in and day-out as a railroad worker, and you'll be grateful for the rest and relaxation afforded by vacation packages to Altoona. Further your understanding of local railroad history at the Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark, which highlights the railroad that made the city of Altoona possible.

For a break from trains, use the convenience of Altoona car rentals to access Canoe Creek State Park, where you can enjoy hours of lakeside fun. After a long day of boating and hiking, you'll be ready for a laid-back night at one of several peaceful Altoona hotels.

Recurring Festivals and Events

During the third weekend of May, Pennsylvania's most talented artists gather in Altoona for the Blair County Arts Festival. While attending this popular event, be sure to check out one of over two dozen live performances scattered throughout the Penn State Altoona campus. After the concert, take in the local talent at the vendor area. Thanks to the savings made possible by package deals to Altoona, you'll be more than willing to splurge on a piece of local artwork. What better way to commemorate your vacation than with a beautiful painting created by an Altoona-based artist?

From railroad museums to art festivals, there are plenty of affordable activities to keep you entertained in Altoona. Save even more by using the Travelocity app, which features a variety of excellent mobile exclusive deals.

Accommodation in Altoona

Altoona has 23 hotels to choose from, which you can investigate on Travelocity's Altoona lodging guide.

The Hampton Inn Altoona, at 180 Charlotte Dr, or the Clarion Inn & Suites, at 3306 Pleasant Valley Blvd, are brimming with opulence and charm. If you would like your dollar to go further, check out the Comfort Suites Altoona, at 140 Stroehman Rd, or the Courtyard by Marriott Altoona, located at 2 Convention Center Blvd.

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Days Inn & Suites Altoona

Days Inn & Suites Altoona

458 Sabbath Rest Rd, Altoona
2.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Situated in the mountains, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of DelGrosso's Amusement Park, Penn State Altoona, and Railroaders Memorial Museum. Quaint Corner ...

$59

$59
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Altoona

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Altoona

2915 Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona
2.5 out of 5.0
5.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Situated in the entertainment district, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Peoples Natural Gas Field, Galactic Ice, and Baker Mansion. Railroaders Memorial ...

$80

$80
Wingate by Wyndham Altoona

Wingate by Wyndham Altoona

909 Chestnut Ave, Altoona
2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Altoona, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Railroaders Memorial Museum and Quaint Corner Children's Discovery Center. Penn State Altoona and Baker ...

$84

$84
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Altoona

Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Altoona

1601 Valley View Blvd, Altoona
2.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (3 reviews)

Situated in Altoona, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Railroaders Memorial Museum, Quaint Corner Children's Discovery Center, and Baker Mansion. Peoples Natural ...

$63

$63
Wye Motor Lodge

Wye Motor Lodge

220 Plank Road, Duncansville
2.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Situated in Duncansville, this motel is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from 321 Gallery and within 6 mi (10 km) of Galactic Ice and Lakemont Park and the Island Waterpark. ...

$46

$46
Altoona Grand Hotel & Conference Center

Altoona Grand Hotel & Conference Center

1 Sheraton drive, Altoona
3.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (10 reviews)

Situated in Altoona, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Lakemont Park and the Island Waterpark, Galactic Ice, and Peoples Natural Gas Field. 321 Gallery is ...

$55

$55
Super 8 Altoona

Super 8 Altoona

3535 Fairway Dr, Altoona
2.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (20 reviews)

Situated in Altoona, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Peoples Natural Gas Field, Galactic Ice, and Lakemont Park and the Island Waterpark. Baker Mansion and ...

$52

$52
Motel 6 Altoona

Motel 6 Altoona

1500 Sterling St, Altoona
2.0 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (3 reviews)

Situated in Altoona, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lakemont Park and the Island Waterpark and Galactic Ice. Peoples Natural Gas Field and Baker Mansion ...

$56

$56
Comfort Suites Altoona

Comfort Suites Altoona

140 Stroehman Rd, Altoona
2.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (8 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lakemont Park and the Island Waterpark and Galactic Ice. Peoples Natural Gas Field and Baker Mansion ...

$59

$59
Comfort Inn Duncansville - Altoona

Comfort Inn Duncansville - Altoona

130 Patchway Road, Duncansville
2.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (9 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from 321 Gallery and within 6 mi (10 km) of Peoples Natural Gas Field and Galactic Ice. Lakemont Park ...

$71

$71

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