BIG Winter Adventures!

Looking for winter fun the entire family will enjoy? Plan a getaway to Altoona, Blair County! From the highest skiable mountain in PA, an escape room, indoor mini-golf, huge arcades, arts & theatre, museums, and so much more...we look forward to welcoming you for Big Winter Adventures!

Ski PA's Highest Skiable Mountain

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Located in beautiful Central PA in the heart of the Allegheny mountains, Blue Knob All Seasons Resort is the highest skiable mountain with the most challenging slopes in Pennsylvania, with the longest and sweetest rides for skiers and snowboarders.

In addition to downhill skiing there's snow tubing and groomed Nordic skiing. 34 Trails with a Vertical Drop of 1072′ Beginner 20% • Intermediate 35% • Advanced 35% • Expert 10%
Imagine the excitement of skiing down the highest skiable mountain in the state while competing with other skiers on the NASTAR course, or dining at Alpine Village! What a great way to get some exercise and fresh air while spending time with friends and family!

Indoor Recreation

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A number of trendy indoor recreational sites are open throughout the year. From mini golf and more than 100 arcade games at Tilt Studio to laser tag, bumper cars, and soft play at Slinky Action Zone, there's fun-filled entertainment for the entire family.  Looking for a fun way to rack your brain? Enjoy an interactive puzzle adventure at Escape Altoona Co. Learn more

Events

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Experience even more with these special events! For a complete list of events, click here

William H Rau: Exteriors, Interiors thru May 9, 2020: 
Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art (SAMA)
1210 11th Avenue, Altoona
Best known for his photographs of the Pennsylvania Railroad at the turn of the century, Rau is recognized as one of Pennsylvania's most important and technically accomplished photographers of the 1880s through World War I. 

Celebrating 50 Years of Woodstock thru April 18, 2020:
Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art (SAMA)
1210 11th Avenue, Altoona
SAMA serves as a repository for several distinctive collections including the Mark del Costello Collection, which focuses on American graphic design of the modern era. It includes posters and ephemera related to a wide variety of topics such as music, theater, film, visual arts, product advertising, and political issues.

Baker Mansion - Off Season Hours January 12-May 1, 2020: Tuesday-Saturday 10:30am-3pm, Sunday 11am-3pm, Closed Monday
3419 Oak Lane, Altoona

Tyrone's Irish Heritage Celebration March 12-15, 2020
Tyrone, PA 
For details

From Nashville Songs & Stories 9 March 20, 2020:
The Mishler Theatre
1208 12th Avenue,  Altoona
Featuring different Nashville songwriters "in the round" style, performing and sharing the stories behind the hit songs they've written for country music's biggest stars.

Family Train Ride March 21, 2020
The Everett Railroad Company
244 Loop Road, Hollidaysburg
The kids will love this family-friendly one hour old fashioned train ride! For more information

Steam Into the Cove March 21, 2020
The Everett Railroad Company
244 Loop Road, Hollidaysburg 
A 26-mile round trip with our steam engine no. 11. Capacity is limited - tickets on sale now.

 


Experience More with an Overnight Stay

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Our destination is fortunate to have a number of NEW and Award Winning Hotels! Most are easily located off of Interstate 99. Our hotels have a variety of room choices, including suites. Many have indoor swimming pools for Winter Fun for Everyone!

Visit the STAY section of our website for a complete list of lodging options.