Discover a selection of 61 vacation rentals in Altoona, IA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $70 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Altoona. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Head to the adventurous city of Altoona

Learn about the unique charm of Altoona with a stay in a private vacation home. Renowned for its casino gaming, horseback riding and theme park, this city welcomes all visitors. Adventureland and Iowa State Fairgrounds are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Altoona

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Altoona a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Adventureland (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Iowa State Fairgrounds (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Blank Park Zoo (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Toad Valley Golf Course (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Copper Creek Golf Course (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Sleepy Hollow Sports Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Altoona

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

  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Pappajohn Sculpture Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Gray’s Lake Park (10.8 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Saylorville Lake (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Altoona

The nearest airport is in Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), located 12.3 mi (19.9 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Altoona, IA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 61 vacation rentals around Altoona. From 15 house rentals to 40 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Altoona?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Altoona. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Adventureland: 98 vacation rentals
  • Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino: 98 vacation rentals
  • Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park: 103 vacation rentals
  • Saylorville Lake: 112 vacation rentals
  • Des Moines Public Library: 103 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Altoona?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 15 Houses in Altoona. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Altoona include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 40 rentals available
  • Studios: 34 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Altoona?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation rentals with pool available in Altoona. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.