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Altoona overview

Altoona is a budget-friendly place distinct for its historical sites and natural features. You'll enjoy the abundant coffee and bar choices. Spend a relaxing day at Ocala National Forest and Blue Springs State Park when the weather is nice. While you're here, stop by Bluffton Recreation Area and Juniper Springs Recreation Area. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Altoona is for you.

Where to stay in Altoona

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Altoona can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 58 hotels in the Altoona area, some with discounts of up to 25%.
  • • 20 2-star hotels with an average price of $54 per night
  • • 33 3-star hotels with an average price of $72 per night
  • • 5 4-star hotels with an average price of $115 per night

How to get to Altoona

Fly in to Orlando, FL (SFB-Orlando Sanford Intl.), 28.9 mi (46.5 km) from downtown Altoona. Daytona Beach, FL (DAB-Daytona Beach Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 34.8 mi (56 km) away.

What to see around Altoona

It's recognized for its lakes, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Bluffton Recreation Area
  • • Juniper Springs Recreation Area
  • • Carver Park
  • • Silver Glen Springs Recreation
  • • Ocala National Forest
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Eustis Square
  • • Eustis Village Shopping Center
  • • ViaPort Florida
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Eustis Historical Museum and Preservation Society
  • • Country Club of Mount Dora
  • • Pioneer Settlement for the Creative Arts
  • • Hontoon Island State Park
  • • Chuck Lennon Park

When to visit Altoona

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 79°F day, 47°F night
  • • April-June: 91°F day, 58°F night
  • • July-September: 92°F day, 71°F night
  • • October-December: 87°F day, 48°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 10.0 inches
  • • April-June: 13.5 inches
  • • July-September: 20.2 inches
  • • October-December: 7.5 inches