Adventureland Park - is a theme amusement park that
re-creates turn-of-the-century Iowa. Features include Main Street, River City,
Last Frontier, and an Iowa farm. Also offered are a variety of rides, top-name
entertainment, animal shows, stage shows, and shops. The park is open from May to
September. I-80 at Hwy. 65.
Iowa State Fairgrounds - is the site of the Iowa
State Fair, the Heritage Village, the State Fair Museum, and the Aquarium Center.
The fairgrounds host a variety of events during the year.
For a schedule of events call 262-3111.
- is Iowa's only horse racing facility offering peri-mutual betting on thoroughbred and
harness horses. The track is open Wednesday through Sunday from mid-March through
mid-November. I-80 at U.S. Hwy. 65. Altoona Iowa.
State Capital Building - features a 23-karet gold
dome marked by four smaller domes. Completed in 1896, the building houses the
state legislature, the law library, the governor's office and the State Supreme Court.
Attractions include paintings, statues, a collection of war flags, and a display of
dolls dressed in the inaugural gowns of Iowa's First Ladies. E. 9th and Grand Ave.
Veteran's Auditorium - is one of Iowa's best know
entertainment complex's, hosting huge regional events such as Iowa Girls and Boy's State
Basketball and Boy's Wrestling tournaments. Other attractions include: Home shows,
Sports & Recreation shows, Car shows and many big concerts. Vets is also the home
arena for the Barnstormer's football and Dragon's Basketball teams.