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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Amusement Park
“New water park with wave pool, slides. Great family park with free parking and free entry.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Trains travel this track that goes in a "horseshoe" thereby getting its name”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“The beautiful, 958-acre Canoe Creek State Park features a 155-acre lake, wetlands, old fields and mature forests, which provide critical habitat for migrating birds and other wildlife. The lake is pop”
  • 4 locals recommend
State / Provincial Park
“Great location to hike, picnic and fish. Park has several hiking trails, picnic shelters.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Nature
“You will find hiking trails, biking trails, horse trails, hunting and fishing with licenses. The ski area is part of Blue Knob State Park.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Park
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“ 30 miles long, 110-mile coastline, boating, water skiing, jet skiing, swimming, hiking/biking trails, concerts”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Another great bakery and the tavern has the best wings around. They have a chocolate cake with cookie dough icing... enough said. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“World Famous Horseshoe Curve is an engineering feat. A must see for train enthusiasts and history buffs. Make sure you stop at the Railroaders Museum in Altoona as well.+”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
  • 4 locals recommend
Premise
“Altoona's claim to fame is its railroad history. This museum explains the city's connection to the Pennsylvania Railroad. The museum hosts a summer concert series, featuring one concert per week. Just across the street from where you're staying.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Looking for an excellent cup of java or a fabulous cuppa tea? Slide on in to the Clay Cup. Pastries and soups also available. The Clay Cup is also a pottery and painting studio, so check out its Facebook page to see if there's a class that you'd like to take while you're in town.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“This is the place to go for home cooked comfort food! Lots of local dishes prepared here. Decent prices for a sit-down restaurant. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. Bar is open until 2 am. This place is famous for being haunted!!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Bold is where you go when you're celebrating and you want something special.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
  • 1 local recommends
Diner
“Good food with a large meau, homemade pie and great service, clean and friendly staff. Great place for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Opens at 6:00 am, closes at 8:00 pm.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Diner
  • 1 local recommends

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