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Address: 3200 Adventureland Drive, Altoona, IA 50009-2642
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+1 515-266-2121
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Adventureland Amusement Park and Adventure Bay Waterpark contain over 100...

Adventureland Amusement Park and Adventure Bay Waterpark contain over 100 rides, shows, and attractions including some of the country's most exciting roller coasters and thrill rides that can challenge the most avid amusement park enthusiasts. There are also plenty of rides for less adventurous guests including great water rides as well as a full compliment of children's rides spread throughout the park. But the entertainment doesn't stop with rides - Adventureland presents a full array of shows in the park - from thrilling circus acts and magic shows to live music and juggling - there's always something to suit everyone's taste. Simply the most fun you will have all year!

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Great day trip!

Have been coming here since I was a kid and I love it! They are slowing updating the surroundings BUT the rides are excellent and that beer garden. Super bonus.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
Erica C
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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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Iowa City, Iowa
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had not been to Adventureland since I was a kid. My husband and I decided to take a little family vacation with our children and Adventureland was our destination. It was a blast! We got in on the last summer of the infamous log ride, and we are so sad it is gone now. The water park was wonderful.... More 

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Thank Alecia35
Fairfield, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Every year we come here for our summer vacation & it gets better every summer !!!! Adults, Teenagers both spend the most time in the lazy river because it is Awesome !!!

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Thank Nicole M
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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236 reviews
140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

If you want to try out roller coasters before going to a big park, this is the place in Iowa. It is good for young kids or teens who want to hang out for a while. The water park is good in the summer.

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Thank cdhcch
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Christmas 🎄lights at adventure land benefiting Make a Wish Foundation. $10 per car load. Went on a Tuesday evening and they were busy. Nice lightings and plan on taking awhile to drive through. Busy. Wish they would have had Music as it would have added. Nice way to get in the Holiday Spirit.

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Thank Jan F
Iowa
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48 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Got discounted tickets. Was probably the only park in DSM area so we decided to check it out. Good experience so far but won't visit again.

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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great amusement park. It has kid rides, water rides, a water park, new attractions all the time. Games, bingo, shops, something for everyone! It's a wonderful day of enjoyment we go to every year. Many companies big & small have their annual company picnics at Adventureland and are catered by them. They also offer season this. As... More 

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Thank Tracey T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

It was a very fun place. My family and I go there every summer. It made for all ages, everyone can enjoy. The new ride they put in this year the Monster is a very fun roller coaster & as well as the Adventure Bay. Overall it was a very fun trip.

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Have been coming here since I was a kid and I love it! They are slowing updating the surroundings BUT the rides are excellent and that beer garden. Super bonus.

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Thank Erica C
Midwest
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

As an amusement park enthusiast, I'm always willing to scope out a new one in search of the highest peaks and fastest rails. So when I read that they were opening The Monster, we decided to hop in the car for a road trip! First impression of the park was that it was cute! Not very glamourous, but its main... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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149 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I go to ADVENTURELAND every year. Usually we go on Father's Day but this year we went in September. The rides are great especially for young children. Lines are usually a lot shorter than other amusement parks. Good is what you would expect. It's amusement park/fair style. However The cookie shop is great! While on our visit... More 

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