Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your Altoona getaway

Experience the unique character of Altoona with a stay in a vacation home rental. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Ocala National Forest and Blue Springs State Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Altoona

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Altoona a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Country Club of Mount Dora (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Evans Park (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Uncle Donald's Farm (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Lakes Of Lady Lake Golf Club (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Altoona

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Altoona is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ocala National Forest (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Blue Springs State Park (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Bluffton Recreation Area (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Juniper Springs Recreation Area (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Lake George State Forest (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Carver Park (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)

Transportation options to and around Altoona

Fly into Leesburg, FL (LEE-Leesburg Intl.), the closest airport, located 18.9 mi (30.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Orlando, FL (SFB-Orlando Sanford Intl.), which is 28.9 mi (46.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Altoona?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 59 holiday lettings near Altoona. From 33 Houses to 10 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Altoona for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Altoona?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 33 Houses in Altoona. Our other popular types of Altoona holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 10 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Altoona?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 18 holiday homes with pool available in Altoona. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.