Please be sure to call
and verify times and rates as they are subject to change
305 34th Ave, Altoona 800.532.1286
COST: Check website for cost
HOURS: Check website for hours
Amusement park with over 100 rides, plus shows. There is a
separate children's area with rides appropriate for the little ones.
Also, cool off on a hot summer day at Kokomo Kove water play area.
This area has 7 water slides for kids of various ages to enjoy
(there are some height requirements). You must have swimwear
to play in Kokomo Kove (there is a changing area available).
FAMILY FRIENDLY PROS- Good variety of rides to keep everyone
FAMILY FRIENDLY CONS- Food is very expensive.
If possible, pack a picnic lunch to eat at the car.
LIVING HISTORY FARMS
2600 111th St NW, Urbandale 515.278.5286
COST: $13 Adult / $7.50 Child (Age 3 - 12) / $12 Seniors (Age
HOURS: May 1 - Aug 18: Mon - Sat 9a - 4p, Sun 12 - 4p,
- Oct 213: Wed - Sun from 9a - 4p, Sun 12 - 4p
This 600 acre living history museum is divided into four
sections; a 1700s farm with indians, a 1850 farm with
pioneers, a 1875 town of Walnut Hill, and a 1900 horse powered farm.
In each area costumed interpreters go about the daily activities of
their time period. Great way to learn history!
FAMILY FRIENDLY PROS- The interpreters were very informative
and kept the interest of the children. There were some
hands-on activities throughout the facility.
FAMILY FRIENDLY CONS- A lot of walking!