Located just five miles from Des Moines, Altoona has quickly captured the hearts of many looking for a new home. Altoona is the perfect place to settle down and build a life by offering large city comforts with a small-town feel. You will always find something to do in every season of life, from great restaurants, a brand new aquatic center, and beautiful recreational bike trails!

Visit today and see why Altoona is the best little town in the metro!


Being only five miles from Des Moines, you are never far away from convenience stores. From large stores like Target and Walmart to fabulous mini-shops in and around Altoona, you will always find what you need living in Altoona, IA.

Check out some of the shops offered in and near Altoona HERE!

Things to do

It might be a small town, but Altoona sure does have its fair share of exciting things to do. Need a day with the family? How about a day at Adventureland and Adventureland Water Park! Need a night out on the town? Check out the local restaurants that provide top-notch service and great food! Feeling lucky? Try your hand at the Prairie Meadows Casino!

Whatever you’re feeling, Altoona has it all. Come and see for yourself!


2844 Pilgrim Drive SW, Altoona, IA 50009


  • 4 bds
  • 3 ba
  • 1,430 sqft
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