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Altoona Travel Guide

Keen to find the best-value Altoona tickets? Save money by letting the specialists at Orbitz bundle up your flights and hotels. A perfect way to save cash is to bundle your bookings. You'll save up to $369^ by selecting your desired hotels, rental cars, airfares and experiences with us. With our vast database of 500,000 hotels globally and 500 airline partners, you'll have loads of options and flexibility. It doesn't matter what kind of experience you're looking for, there are limitless possible options to create the getaway you've been fantasizing about.

Where is Altoona?

It can be wonderful to travel without a plan, but even the most spontaneous travelers will want to have a basic understanding of where Altoona sits on the map. You'll find it approximately 85 miles west of Harrisburg, the state capital of Pennsylvania, and roughly 20 miles west of Huntingdon. A big part of traveling is meeting new people, so why not make friends with some of the 46,000 locals who live in this area of Central Pennsylvania?

Places to Visit in Altoona

Study the well-maintained rooms and visualize how the inhabitants of Baker Mansion used to live. This house gives its guests a rare historical insight. Like some more options? There's no chance of the children saying they want to go home at the interactive and fun exhibits of Quaint Corner Children's Discovery Center. But wait, that's not all! Railroaders Memorial Museum is a fantastic day out for kids and adults alike.

Car Rentals in Altoona

Hi there, globetrotter. We know you want to squeeze the most out of your escape, so why not take a look at car rentals in Altoona? Book with Orbitz and get your adventure on the road today! Unfortunately, there aren't any car rental firms around Blair County Airport. You'll have to hop in a cab or investigate public transport if you want to journey the 16 miles into town. If you enjoy ease and convenience, find out more about Hertz.

Where to stay in Altoona – Hotel Accommodation

Don't wait until the last minute! There are only 14 hotels in Altoona. Book through Orbitz right now so you don't miss out. The Days Inn & Suites Altoona and Hampton Inn Altoona are some excellent lodging options here.

Nearest Airports to Altoona

After you've waved goodbye to the airline attendants and picked up your luggage, all you'll have to do is to head in to town. The center of Altoona is 16 miles from Blair County Airport (AOO).

Popular Places to Visit Near Altoona

Carrolltown is a favorite of travelers. It can be found 17 miles from Altoona, and there's no shortage of things to do. The Seldom Seen Tourist Coal Mine should be high on your list. Rock Run Recreation Park and the Contres Greer Social Hall are worthwhile attractions too. After more options? Huntingdon is 20 miles from Altoona. Visit this area for attractions like Lincoln Caverns and Whisper Rocks, the Swigart Museum and the Isett Acres Museum. You've got a world of choice!

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