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Altoona Travel Guide

Altoona is located in Pennsylvania and it lies directly between Pittsburgh and Harrisburg, making it a great place to base yourself if you want to see these two big cities. It's a great vacation destination for family fun, a couples' getaway or even a long weekend with friends. It's home to museums showcasing local history, stores, and a fun waterpark.

Things to Do in Altoona

You are definitely going to want to check out the Boyer Candy Factory Outlet, where you can stock up on some of your favorite candies.

For a more cultural activity, you can ride a historic train at the Everett Railroad company, or explore local history at the Baker Mansion museum.

If museums or trains aren't your thing head to the popular Delgrosso's Splash Park, which is home to adrenaline-pumping slides and swimming pools that all the family can enjoy.

Best Time to Visit Altoona

The best time to visit Altoona is during the summer months, especially if you want to hit the water park.

Food in Altoona

Head to Bill Sell's Bold, which is known for having some of the best Southwestern food in the area. If you love traditional American fare, you're also going to want to check out Tom & Joe's restaurant, which serves up home classics.

Price and Availability in Altoona

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Altoona tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Altoona tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Wednesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Altoona is in September, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Altoona is in the high season in September. Altoona has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Altoona

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Altoona. The warmest months in Altoona are June and April, when temperatures reach 92 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -4 ˚F. The wettest month in Altoona is August with 7.28 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.47 inches of rain.

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