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Altoona, located in central Pennsylvania, USA, could be a good destination for you if you're interested in American railroad history, affordable travel, and outdoor activities. Train enthusiasts will enjoy the Railroaders Memorial Museum, showcasing locomotives and railroading artefacts. Altoona is also a budget-friendly option, with plenty of mid-range hotels and restaurants. For a break from the city, consider exploring nearby Canoe Creek State Park with opportunities for hiking, boating, and fishing.

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Airports near Altoona

Reach Altoona your way. You can easily travel to Altoona using any of these 4 airports.

Pittsburgh International Airport

Located approximately 100 miles southwest of Altoona, Pittsburgh International Airport is the closest major airport serving the region. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Harrisburg International Airport

Situated around 100 miles southeast of Altoona, Harrisburg International Airport is another viable option for travellers. It provides various domestic flights and is well-connected to major cities across the United States.


Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

Although a bit further away, BWI is a major airport located approximately 150 miles southeast of Altoona. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights, making it a convenient choice for travellers.


Philadelphia International Airport

Located around 200 miles southeast of Altoona, Philadelphia International Airport is another major airport serving the region. It provides numerous domestic and international flights, making it a popular choice for travellers.

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Things to do in Altoona

Altoona has an abundance of attractions to see - to make things easier, here's our top 3:

Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark

This iconic engineering marvel is a must-visit for history buffs and train enthusiasts. The Horseshoe Curve is a three-track railroad curve that offers stunning panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. Visitors can learn about the history of the American railroad system at the on-site visitor centre, and even watch trains navigate the curve from the observation deck.

DelGrosso's Amusement Park

Perfect for families, DelGrosso's Amusement Park offers a variety of thrilling rides, games, and attractions. From roller coasters and water slides to mini-golf and go-karts, there's something for everyone. The park also features a range of delicious food options, including their famous homemade spaghetti sauce.

Railroaders Memorial Museum

This museum is dedicated to revealing, interpreting, commemorating, and celebrating the significant contributions of Railroaders and their families to American life and industry. Visitors can explore exhibits that showcase the history of the Pennsylvania Railroad, view vintage locomotives and rail cars, and even participate in interactive displays.