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.