- Our list of the best things to do in Altoona, Pennsylvania, features the top 37 nearby activities — including 16 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Altoona, PA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 24 things to do within the city of Altoona, PA , followed by 13 popular activities in nearby cities, including Huntingdon and Portage
The William Welch Community Pool features both a 280,000-galloon lap pool and a 140,000-galloon leisure pool for visitors to use. The location features a lazy river, slides, and dumping water buckets for young children to enjoy.
50% 2 votes
409 Carpenter Bldg, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, State College, PA MoreLess Info
The Matson Museum of Anthropology promotes the diversity of contemporary and ancient human cultures through an exhibit program that includes artifacts and human evolution replicas. Of particular note is the 100 year old pottery collection from around the world.
Located on the campus of Penn State University since 1972, Palmer Museum of Art, features eleven galleries and 150-seat auditorium. With more than 6,000 pieces in the permanent collection, the museum also offers special exhibits throughout the year.
100% 1 votes
146 S Allen, State College, PA 16801 MoreLess Info
Located on the campus of Penn State University, the Penn State Downtown Theater Centre is home to the Penn State Center for the Performing Arts. The center hosts a variety of events, including plays, art shows, concerts, and lectures.
State Theatre is a cinema and center for the performing arts that hosts live performances. The theatre airs foreign and independent films, hosts concerts, dramas, and musicals, and shows live broadcasts of the Met.
64% 85 votes
112 W Foster Ave, State College, PA 16801 MoreLess Info
Introduce your family to Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania for an afternoon of fun, hands-on science exhibits and programs. With interactive displays, such as the Dinosaur Dig and Weather Station, stimulate your child's imagination today.
83% 24 votes
108 Business Services Building, State College, PA 16802 MoreLess Info
Located among the Central Pennsylvania hills, the Stone Valley Recreation Area features impressive natural scenery and extensive hiking trails. The area features cabins for rent, camps, lodges, and a variety of special events.
97% 637 votes
336 Forest Resources Building, State College, PA 16802 MoreLess Info
Built in 2009 on 35-acres, The Arboretum at Penn State, includes over 17,000 plants and 700 different species. In addition to maintaining the beautiful gardens, the arboretum is focused on educational programs and research.