140 Stroehman Drive, Altoona, PA, US, 16601

  • Phone: (814) 942-2600
  • Fax: (814) 942-2366
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  • Attractions

    »Penn Alto Hotel

    The downtown Altoona region of Pennsylvania is bequeathed with one of the finest landmarks in the form of the Penn Alto Building. The construction and establishment of the edifice dates back to 1921. It occupies immense monumental value and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The building is a fine example of the Renaissance style of architecture. The building towers a massive 9 stories high and is coupled with a partial tenth floor penthouse.

    1130 13th Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16601

    »Oak Spring Winery

    Founded in 1987, Oak Spring Winery in Central Pennsylvania produces 6,500 cases annually from four acres of producing vineyards or from grapes purchased from growers around Pennsylvania. Their award-winning wine selections include Vidal Blanc Reserve, Reisling, Chambourcin, Harvest Red, White Cin', Concord, Pink Catawba, Spiced Apple, and Niagara. Oak Spring Winery's Home Brew Shoppe carries all of the ingredients and accessories for you to make beer or wine at home. Oak Spring Winery is open seven days a week, except for major holidays, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

    Road 1 Box 612
    Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601

    »Allegheny Ridge Heritage Area

    Managed by the Allegheny Ridge Corporation (ARCorp), the Allegheny Ridge Heritage Area is part of the statewide Heritage Areas Program administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. "These areas contain a multitude of cultural, historic, recreational, natural, and scenic resources of state and national significance that collectively exemplify the industrial heritage of Pennsylvania."

    1421-27 12th Avenue
    Altoona, Pennsylvania 16603

    »Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark

    The Horseshoe Curve is a 2,375-foot curvature that officially opened for rail traffic on February 15, 1854. The

    Kittanning Point Road
    Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601

    »Altoona Area Public Library

    The Altoona Area Public Library serves as the District Center for libraries in Blair, Bedford, and Huntingdon Counties. This library is open Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    1600 5th Avenue
    Altoona, Pennsylvania 16602

    »Lakemont Park

    Over 30 rides and attractions, including the Island Waterpark, two roller coasters, a go-kart track, an 18-hole miniature golf course, Spins 'n Grins Kiddieland, Pirate's Cove and an arcade, can be enjoyed at Lakemont Park, the 8th oldest amusement park in the United States. A National Historic Landmark, Leap-the-Dips is the world's oldest roller coaster.

    700 Park Avenue
    Altoona, Pennsylvania 16602

    »Leap-the-Dips

    A figure eight wooden coaster, Leap-the-Dips is the world's oldest roller coaster and the only "side friction" roller coaster left in North America. It is a National Historic Landmark that was built in 1902.

    700 Park Avenue
    Altoona, Pennsylvania 16602

    »Etna Furnace

    Spread over 161 acres (65 hectares) of land, the Etna Furnace is a historic structure that is developed around the iron structure. The Mount Etna Iron Works was a numerous charcoal iron producer in this region. During the antebellum years this region was a leading producer of Iron. Comprising of several stone constructions of blast furnace the area also covered a number of companies and houses that were related to the iron plantation. 

    T 463
    Catharine Township, PA 16693

    »Canoe Creek State Park

    The 958-acre Canoe Creek State Park features a 155-acre lake that is a haven for waterfowl and is stocked with walleye, muskellunge, bass, trout, chain pickerel, catfish, crappies, and other panfish. Forests and old farm fields dominate the land and it boasts one the largest bat colonies in the Eastern U.S.

    Rural Route 2, Box 560
    Altoona, Pennsylvania 16648

    »Chimney Rocks Park

    Host to such community activities as concerts, Chimney Rocks Park contains picnic areas, trails, overlooks, and public restroom facilities.

    101 Canal Street
    Altoona, Pennsylvania 16648

    »Hollidaysburg National Historic District

    Hollidaysburg's National Historic District is composed of over 440 residential and commercial structures, which range from the late 18th century to the mid 1990's.

    Allegheny and Union Streets
    Altoona, Pennsylvania 16648

    »Blair County Genealogical Society Library

    The Blair County Genealogical Society Library includes atlases, censuses, church records, equipment records, obituaries, military records, periodicals, private collections, tax records, and more.

    431 Scotch Valley Road
    Altoona, Pennsylvania 16648
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