In a season when most of us are stuck inside, winter cycling is a great way to get out and explore the community. To help you get started, we sat down with Altoona resident Doug McCloskey—a member of the Altoona Road Riders bike club, who has been riding for 25 years—to learn his top tips for winter cycling.
Known for providing exciting entertainment for weekend getaways, a stay for business trips or a tasty dining experience at their restaurant, AJ’s Steakhouse, Prairie Meadows is also a big proponent of giving back to their surrounding communities.
On a snowy winter evening, the Visit Altoona team hopped in the car, grabbed some peppermint cocoa and drove through the famous Jolly Holiday Lights—open now through January 3rd at Adventureland.
Fabrics & Fun in Altoona has a little bit of everything for the sewist or crafter in your life. Visit the shop today, and you’ll find an extensive variety of fabrics, ranging from quilting cotton (in numerous colors and prints) to apparel and utility fabrics.
‘Twas the week before Christmas… and you still hadn’t done your holiday shopping? No judgment here. In fact, more than 50% of Americans report some form of holiday shopping procrastination, so you’re in good company.
As if you needed another reason to treat yourself to a staycation, Hyatt Place in Altoona just sweetened the offer with a trio of exclusive deals. Check them out!
Come out to Prairie Meadows and indulge with a sweet treat. We have plenty of options this holiday season to warm your taste buds. Take a peek!
In this week’s Off the Menu, Steve and CJ from Elder Corporation visit the famous Jethro’s ‘n Jakes Smokehouse Steaks in Altoona, Iowa, where they sample some of the restaurant’s award-winning dishes. The pair even gets to try Jethro’s cold-smoked NY Strip. Check it out!
Bells ringing, carnival-style music playing, gold virtual coins flying. Slot machines at Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack Hotel range from state-of-the-art graphics and touch screens to traditional classic reels with pull levers. No matter the game style, slots are hot at Prairie Meadows.
There’s no magic involved in curating the Gift Shop at Prairie Meadows—just good taste and an eye for fashion. But there’s something about stepping into the Shop that instantly puts you in the holiday spirit.