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Visitors can enjoy all that Loretto has to offer including its university setting. There are 35 hotels and other accommodations in the surrounding area. The closest major airport is in Johnstown, PA (JST-John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County), 17.5 mi (28.1 km) from the city center. The next closest is in Altoona, PA (AOO-Blair County), 22.5 mi (36.2 km) away.
Sightseeing and Staying in Loretto
The university setting is a highlight of the city and Saint Francis University is worth a campus tour. You'll also find Cresson Area Heritage Park and Gallitzin Tunnels Park and Museum in the area.
As you plan for your vacation to Loretto, you might not find accommodations in the city center, but you can choose from 35 lodging options within the bigger area. Listed here are places to stay in the region:
- Wingate by Wyndham Altoona Downtown/Medical Center is 12.3 mi (19.8 km) from central Loretto. This 2.5-star hotel in Altoona features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an indoor pool. Our customers like its central location and room size.
- Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Altoona is located 16.1 mi (25.9 km) from the heart of Loretto. Guests who stay at this 2.5-star hotel in Altoona can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. Our customers like its overall value and helpful staff.
- Altoona Grand Hotel & Conference Center is 13 mi (21 km) from the center of Loretto. Guests who stay at this 3.5-star hotel in Altoona can enjoy access to 2 restaurants and free breakfast, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its bar and overall value.
Dressing for Loretto
- Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 50°F during the day and 18°F at night
- From April to June, the average during the day is 77°F, while the average at night is 33°F
- July through September has daytime averages of 79°F with nighttime averages of 45°F
- In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 63°F and nighttime averages of 19°F
- Average annual rainfall for Loretto is 41.14 inches
- Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 77°F, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 20°F