Family getaways are all about finding something fun for everyone and stumbling across those crazy, unexpected moments you and your kids will never forget.

Altoona has all the right stuff for an unforgettable family getaway: roller coasters, ice cream, concerts, bike trails, water slides, playgrounds, and a town rich with history that’s just begging to be explored. This weekend, take a turn off the beaten path and discover a delightfully different, charmingly quirky hidden gem.

Can’t miss experiences

Adventureland Resort

This world-famous amusement park is a thrill ride for all ages, with record-setting roller coasters, water rides, arcades, dining options, variety shows and lodging. With more than 100 rides, shows and attractions, Adventureland has jaw-dropping fun for everyone. 

Enabling Garden

The Enabling Garden is a free, family-friendly space that celebrates the abilities in all of us. This Polk County Master Gardener project provides an area that illustrates gardening for individuals with physical impairments by demonstrating the construction of barrier-free gardening. Through the use of design concepts such as raised beds and vertical wall gardens, visitors learn how gardens can be adapted to accommodate any gardener, regardless of age or ability. Read more.

Family Fun, This Summer in Altoona

Cabin fever? We have some ideas to get you & the kids out of the house. Read more.