When exploring Des Moines Iowa, be sure to take the pleasant drive northwest
to Altoona, a small, laid-back
town only five miles from the sprawling capital city. If you plan on staying
in the capital at one of the great Des
Moines hotels, you won't have to worry much about accommodation in Altoona.
If you prefer a quieter city to stay in while touring the surrounding area,
then accommodation in Altoona is ideal and offers a more peaceful substitute
to big city lodging.
Altoona hotels are conveniently
located near one of Iowa's major airports, Des Moines International, making
getting in and out of the city a breeze. There are a handful of great Altoona
motels and hotels to choose from. Victoria's Vineyard Bed and Breakfast is a
wonderful alternative to Altoona hotels, motels, or other lodging. Set in a
serene area of town, the bed and breakfast offers each guest accommodation inside
a beautiful country home situated on 80 sprawling acres of private, forested
land. Wireless internet, relaxing whirlpool baths, satellite TV, and a great
view are some of the highlights inside. Unlike all the other Altoona hotels,
Victoria's is adjacent to a beautiful vineyard and picturesque pond. Only nine
miles from the capital city of Des
Moines, the location is ideal for those who want a tranquil getaway near
the city, yet away from the fast pace and noise.
Cheap Altoona lodging is readily available at the Motel 6 where a wealth of terrific amenities makes each stay worry-free and convenient. Complimentary HBO means great entertainment in the evening while complimentary transportation to the nearby casino makes car rentals unnecessary. Wireless internet, a large indoor pool, many nearby dining options, and a host of nearby attractions make this one of the best Altoona motels to choose from. This cheap Altoona lodging option is close to many excellent attractions such as exciting Adventureland Park, Iowa State Fairgrounds, SEC Taylor Stadium, and the Des Moines Art Center.
Altoona motels and hotels also offer close proximity to Ames, Iowa, where there are many things to do like golfing, and visiting area attractions such as Reiman Gardens, the Octagon center for the Arts, and Brunnier Art Museum. If you're looking for Altoona hotels close to Adventureland Park, Heartland Inn is a great, affordable option. Offering free shuttles to Prairie Meadows Casino and close distance to the Iowa Speedway as well as many attractions throughout Des Moines, this hotel is all about convenience. Complimentary internet, plush Serta beds, and a hearty, complimentary breakfast paves the way to a successful and fun Iowa getaway.
Once you've found cheap Altoona lodging, you're set to take a look around and enjoy everything the city has to offer. Recreational hiking trails, cycling paths, and an aquatic park make the outdoors a high priority. Adventureland Park affords families a fun day out with rides, special shows, and special events for all ages. For adults, the Prairie Meadows Casino can be a great place to blow off some steam, play some slots, or savor some old-fashioned casino card games. A visit to Altoona can be the perfect way to get out of the busy city and enjoy small town delights, friendly faces, and great amenities.