2906 Pleasant Valley Blvd.
Altoona, PA 16601
Phone: (814) 944-3555
Fax: (814) 946-3258
Neighboring the iconic Mission Park Stadium is the Mansion Park, an impressive sports park boasting of two ball diamonds, basketball courts, tennis courts and more. The park serves as a venue for many local tournaments and has witnessed impressive performances over the years.
If you are a baseball fan then this is the place you must visit. Altoona Curve is a baseball ground where you can watch your favorite teams playing. It also houses a baseball kids fan club of the Altoona Curve team. Check their website for bookings and more information.
The Horseshoe Curve is a 2,375-foot curvature that officially opened for rail traffic on February 15, 1854. The
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.
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.
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.
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."
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 nine stories high and is coupled with a partial tenth floor penthouse.
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.
Alto Reste Park is one of the most beautifully maintained cemeteries of Altoona. If has over 10,000 graves and also has a chapel on-site in addition to mausoleum complexes.
Fairview Park is a local park perfect for an evening jog or even for walking your pets. The park is home to a wonderful basketball court that attracts many school kids and is a venue for friendly matches.
A perfect location for a family picnic, the Memorial Park has lots to offer. It has a lovely play area for children while a basketball court is also available for friendly matches.