Explore Altoona

has a rich railroad heritage and is now home to many railroad attractions as well as a variety of cultural experiences. Downtown features the historical Mishler Theatre, a summer farmers market, a heritage center and local treasures that include one  of the townís local candy makers, Boyer Candy.

Horseshoe Curve
The Horseshoe Curve

National Historic Landmark

Completed in 1854 and placed in the National Historic Register in 1966, this must-see railroad engineering
marvel is still one of the busiest mainlines in the world
Altoona Railroaders Museum
Altoona Railroaders
Memorial Museum

Dedicated to revealing, interpreting, commemorating and celebrating the significant contributions of Railroaders and their families to American life and industry
Altoona Curve
Altoona Curve Baseball

Double-A Affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates
Lakemont Park
Lakemont Park
Home of the world's oldest wooden roller coaster, Leap the Dips