Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Altoona is ready to explore

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Altoona. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the hiking, shopping and skiing. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Altoona

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Altoona has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Hallie Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Ojibwa Golf Course (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Lions Park (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Altoona

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Altoona is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Florian Gardens (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Carson Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Riverfront Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Irvine Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Lake Wissota State Park (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Lions Park (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Altoona

Fly into Eau Claire, WI (EAU-Chippewa Valley Regional), the closest airport, located 4.8 mi (7.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Altoona?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 18 holiday lettings around Altoona. From 11 Houses to 2 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Altoona?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Altoona. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Heyde Center for the Arts: 28 holiday lettings
  • Chippewa Falls Museum of Industry and Technology: 28 holiday lettings
  • Colfax Railroad Museum: 20 holiday lettings
  • Downtown Farmers Market: 28 holiday lettings
  • Carson Park: 27 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Altoona listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Altoona?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 11 Houses in Altoona. Our other popular types of Altoona holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Altoona?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 17 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Altoona. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.