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Altoona Travel Guide

Kick back, unwind and let the knowledgeable team at Orbitz help you dream up a spectacular Altoona vacation. If you're eager to combine your flights and hotels to save time and money, you've come to the right place! How do savings of up to $369^ grab you? Just pick your desired hotels, rental cars, airfares and experiences and you'll have some extra spare cash bouncing around in your pockets! And there's more — if you have no clue where to stay or how to get there, our immense database has 500,000 international hotel options and 500 airline partners. It's completely up to you! When it comes to the getaway you've long dreamed about, you have limitless options with Orbitz.

Where is Altoona?

Traveling somewhere new is exciting — and a little intimidating too. Take some of the worries out of your journey by researching Altoona, beginning with its location. The neighborhood sits 9 miles northeast of downtown Des Moines, the state capital of Iowa. There are 200,000 people that live in Des Moines.

Places to Visit in Altoona

There's plenty of rides to conquer and snacks to nibble on at the popular local amusement park, Adventureland. There's still more to do! Raise the stakes and head to Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino. It's here you'll discover an exciting assortment of games, from good old roulette and blackjack to state-of-the-art slot machines.

Car Rentals in Altoona

Take your travel lust to new heights by checking out car rentals in Altoona. No matter where you want to go or what you want to do, Orbitz will help you find a ride that fits your adventurous spirit. Arrange to pick up a car straight after landing at Des Moines International Airport and do away with the stress of catching an expensive cab to your hotel. Why not let Payless and Alamo Rent A Car help out? Other similar options include National Car Rental and Enterprise. If you'd like to rent a ride in Altoona, you're going to have to head out of the city to get to an outlet. Visit Enterprise in Des Moines at 200 Se 6Th St.

Where to stay in Altoona – Hotel Accommodation

If you're eager to stay a few nights, you should know there are just 11 hotels in Altoona. Orbitz can help you book a comfortable room, but you'll have to act soon! We'll make planning your trip as easy as possible. Recommended hotels include the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines and Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel.

Nearest Airports to Altoona

Is there anything better than jumping on a plane, binging on TV and knowing that the beginning of your adventure is just hours away. Once you hit the tarmac at Des Moines International Airport (DSM), you'll be just 12 miles away from the center of Altoona.

Popular Places to Visit Near Altoona

Why not visit Pleasant Hill? It is situated around 5 miles away.

No Cancellation Fees

Feeling a little low because you have to cancel your vacation? Well, don't stress — we're certainly not going to add to your pain by charging a fee.^ If you contact them ASAP, your selected airline and hotel might not either.

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