en.infoglobe.cz » Photogallery » Cities » USA, Altoona – Pennsylvania Railroad Town
Photogallery: USA, Altoona – Pennsylvania Railroad Town
USA, Altoona – Pennsylvania Railroad Town
heading (paragraph): Cities
No. of pictures: 14 pictures
In norheastern Pennsylvania, the town of Altoona. In the US, this town is mostly known for its railroad industry. Here you may see a huge landmark of Horseshoe Curve, the Railroaders Memorial Museum, the oldest wooden rollercoaster, or the Holy Communion. So let's join us and enjoy this town through our photogallery.
Text: Oskár Mažgút
Photos: Oľga Maňáková
USA, New York – The Harbor Town of Kingston
Kingston boasts an interesting history and cute shops. This is one of the most interesting places you can visit in the state of New York. It is approximately a two-hour drive from Manhattan. Picturesque Kingston is located in the north of the state at the foot of the vast Catskill Mountains.
USA, Montana – Little Bighorn and Bears
Last and before last Tuesday, we took you to the Big Sky state where tasted some of the oldest history and looked at the tooth of one of the oldest inhabitants of our planet - dinosaurs.
USA, Montana – Tracing Dinosaurs
Montana is a state that will win your heart. Beautiful nature, starry sky and nice people. You can visit the town of Ekalaka, which is named after the daughter of the famous Indian Chief Sitting Bull. However, we will tell you straight away that there is no plan to plan a larger tour in Ekalation. It is rather a village to our circumstances. It is home for about 400 people.
USA, Montana – Big Sky Country I
In today's travel guide, we will take you to the US state of Montana, a great place for all who want to relax from civilization and engage in nature. How to read in a moment, not for nothing, the state is called the Big Sky Country.
USA: Virginia – Arlington National Cemetery
Fall is coming so we are about to visit a place of revence on our tour across the US. This place is in the town of Arlington.
USA, Michigan: Grand Rapids – An Idyll of the American Midwest
From cold Alaska, we head to the midwestern state of Michigan, where the city of Grand Rapids, the second largest in the state, awaits us. Historically, it was one of the centers of the furniture industry, home to five of the largest furniture companies in the world. No wonder Grand Rapids is nicknamed the "City of Furniture."
USA, Arizona – Trips Around Phoenix
Today we will make a few trips from Phoenix to the surrounding area.
USA: Mysterious Places
Mysteries have always fascinated humanity. One wants to research, to research, to know the unknown, to reveal the undiscovered. We are afraid of fear, but at the same time we are looking for it. Who among you haven't seen at least one horror movie or heard at least one scary story?
USA, Florida – Brick Paradise
We left the Islands of Adventure for another theme park of many others surrounding Orlando, Florida. There is a lot to choose from. We, however, take a look at a place that is somewhat closer to us in some respects.
USA, Pennsylvania– Across Small Towns
Today, we will enrich our wanderings around the United States with trips to the most beautiful small towns in Pennsylvania.
USA, Pennsylvania – Trips Around Philadephia II
In today's episode, we will build on the previous one, when we began to introduce you to places you can visit within driving distance of Philadelphia.
USA, New York – Focused on Art and Shopping
What you think of when somebody says “America”? Perhaps it won’t be Yellowstone National Park nor Hollywood. Even though both places are great. You rather think of the Statue of Liberty or Central Park. The true symbol of the US is New York, the “capital of the world” as it is often referred to.
USA, Hawaiian Islands– In the Middle of the Pacific I.
The world famous Hawaiian islands evoke contentment, peace, just all pleasant feelings you experience while in a vacation.
USA, Colorado: Durango – Train Ride Across Canyon
In today's article on the United States of America, we visit Colorado, the 16,000-city city of Durango, which is the most populous city of La Plata. Established in 1880, Durango is now mainly the starting point for excursions in the area, such as the adventurous Narrow Gauge Narrow Gauge Railroad to Silverton.
USA, California – Six Flags Magic Mountain I.
Many Americans want to either live in California or start and build their career there. Was California an independent country, it would be one of the strongest economies in the world. Many innovative companies concentrate in the state (especially in the famous Silicon Valley). You can find here San Francisco – the city of which many songs were written. Americans love it not only for the Golden Gate Bridge but for its atmosphere and culture. There is also one of the most famous prison – Alcatraz.
USA, California: Disneyland – Magic Land I
Last week we introduced you the most famous theme park in the world. It radically change the city of Anaheim. Once a sleepy Californian town became one of the most important cities in the state and revolutionized the entertainment industry.
USA, New Orleans – Bourbon Street
Today we jump over the Atlantic to se eone of the most popular places in the world.
USA, New York – American Dream
We finish our several weeks long trip across the U.S. in the very heart of America. In New York City. It embodies freedom and fast life. We take a look at the most famous places and tell you several interesting facts.
USA, Washington D. C. – The Capital
Washington D.C. is undoubtedly one of the most visited of American cities. Today we invite you to take a tour with us and see its sights, monuments and nice places.
US: Chicago – Windy and Green City I
When we were about to decide what place we should visit in the northeast of the US - Chicago was our top choice.
USA: Boston I. - A Core City of the American History
Boston, the capital of Massachusetts and a center of New England, has played a crucial role in the US history. It was founded in 1630 and the key event leading to the American Revolution happened there – the Boston tea party. Being is the city like living the American history itself, this is also due to the fact that Boston boasts with many firsts.
USA: Maryland – The Harbor Town of Baltimore
After our last visit to Pennsylvania, today we travel to the neighboring state of Maryland. The state is known mostly for Camp David – the weekend residence of American presidents. Annapolis is teh state capital. The state is among ten smalles US states by area.
US: Grand Canyon National Park – The Goal of Every Tourist
Grand Canyon National Park is another American national park. And it is one of the oldest ones. It is sitauted in the state of Arizona and majority of its area conists of Grand Canyon created for millions of years by the Colorado River and tectonic plate activity. It is very deep and layers of old rocks are aparent on its shores. The landscape is influenced by erosions and other geological activities it is in the state of constant change.
USA: Philadelphia – Street Life I.
I decided to spent part of Christmas in the former capital of the State of Pennsylvania and the whole United States. During my introductory au-pair course I met a Czech with whom I still stay in touch, she invited me to her home in Philadelphia.
USA: San Francisco – A City in Bay I
I gave myself a four-day vacation in San Francisco in the middle of my two-year au-pair stay in the US. Everyone, who ever was there, never said anything except superlatives and mentioned the difference between east coast and west coast cities.
USA, Baltimore – The City of Sights
Join us for a visit of the largest city in the state of Maryland – Baltimore. This port city's ma...
USA, Arlington – The Home of Heroes
Autumn is a time of remembering those who are not with us any more. Therefore, we set off to a pl...
USA, New York – The Most American of American Cities
New York is a living personification of the United States. It features busy streets, shiny neons,...
USA, Washington D.C. – Center of Everything
Washington D.C. is home to amazing monuments – the Capitol, White House, Washington Monument or t...
USA, Colorado – Denver Zoo
In Denver, there is one of the most beautiful zoos in the entire U.S. It is known for its runs f...
USA, Colorad – Great Mountains and Cities
Colorado – is a state in the southwest of the United States of America. There are vast plains on ...
U.S., Florida: Kennedy Space Center
On the coast of the Atlantic ocean is a very well-known place known as Kennedy Space Center. Ther...
USA: Alaska - Fauna
One of place in the world where you will face many predators face to face in the wilderness. Your...
Information and warnings on travelling abroad is to be found HERE.
|Today:||monday 5. 6. 2023|