- Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino
- Adventureland USA Amusement Park
- Bass Pro Shop
- Iowa Speedway-Newton
- Iowa State Fairgrounds
- Wells Fargo Arena/Iowa Events Center
- Blank Park Zoo
- Principal Park--Home of the Iowa Cubs
- Science Center of Iowa
- State Capital of Iowa
- Living History Farms, Clive
- Iowa State University, Ames
- Des Moines Area Community College
- Copper Creek Golf Club
Direction from City Center to Hotel: North East
Distance from Hotel: 10 MI/ 16.09 KM
Distance from Hotel: 10 MI/ 16.09 KM East
Convenience Store: 0.5 MI/ 0.8 KM East
Golf: 8 MI/ 12.87 KM South East
Outdoor Tennis: 2 MI/ 3.22 KM South
During your trip to the metro area, don't miss the Des Moines Art Center, Blank Park Zoo, the Science Center of Iowa or the Des Moines Botanical Center. Our Altoona hotel is only nine miles away.
For a full day of fun, visit Adventureland Park, with a variety of rides & shows. Then drive on over to the Outlets of Des Moines for a little retail therapy. Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino and Bass Pro Shop are just minutes from our hotel in Altoona.
Don't Go Home Without
Visit the Temple for Performing Arts in downtown Des Moines. Located along the 10th St. Corridor, this historic gem features shops, restaurants and a professional theatre, just 10 miles from our hotel.
Des Moines is generally cold in the winter and hot in summer. Temperatures peak in July, reaching the high 80s, and hit their low in January, settling in the mid-teens. If you decide to visit in the winter, make sure to pack warm clothes in case it snows.