‘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.
For the past 25 years, driving through the stunning light displays of Jolly Holiday Lights has been a tradition for thousands of families. Now, the beloved event is back at Adventureland in Altoona, and it’s bigger and brighter than ever.
Executive Chef Carl Eskridge has been leading the culinary team at Prairie Meadows for nearly two years. He shares with us his personal inspiration, favorite meals, wine pairings, and even some cooking tips.
Claxon’s Smokehouse in Altoona is an old-school barbecue joint with a firetruck out front, an Oklahoma Joe’s® smoker out back, and an oakwood grill in the pit. And while the restaurant itself is a sight to behold, the meat is the true star of the show.
You know what’s really scary? Snow in October. Yeah. But hey, just because the weather’s being Midwestern doesn’t mean you have to stay cooped up inside. Here are some of the awesome things happening around Altoona over the next week or so.