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Straddling the V-shaped confluence of the Des Moines and Raccoon rivers, Iowa's politcal, governmental and economic capital city punctuates the surrounding farmlands. The city is one of the leading centers of the insurance industry, and its downtown Farmers Market (Saturday mornings from May to October) ranks among the best in the country. There's also an excellent fine art museum and several noteworthy historical homes. The Iowa State Fair, held here every year in August, epitomizes the rural Midwest: massive, friendly, wholesome, fattening and fun.
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600 E. Locust St. USA - Des Moines IA 50319
One block away from the State Capitol, the red granite and glass ziggurat contains eye-catching exhibits about various periods of Iowa history. On the west side of the building, three levels of exhibits-which don't shy away from thorny topics such as..
1007 E Grand Avenue USA - Des Moines IA 50319
Completed in 1886-the second capitol on this site-the Beaux-Arts Iowa State Capitol sparkles on its perch overlooking downtown. While its most recognizable feature is its glittering, 23-carat-gold-covered dome (modeled after Les Invalides in Paris), ..
2300 Grand Ave USA - Des Moines IA 50312
Dubbed "Palace of the Prairie" upon its completion in 1869, 21-room Terrace Hill is considered one of the best-preserved examples of the Second Empire style in the US. Its original owner, Iowa millionaire Benjamin F. Allen, commissioned Chi..
Hotels Des Moines
1140 24th Street USA - Des Moines IA IA 50311
Prix Prices from : 95 $
Drake University is a 3 minute walk from this Des Moines, Iowa hotel. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and guest rooms provide cable TV and coffee facilities. Each room at the Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University is air con..
2316 Southeast 14th Street USA - Des Moines IA IA 50320
Conveniently located within 12 minutes’ drive of the Des Moines International Airport, this motel features free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Each guest room includes a flat-screen TV. A microwave and fridge are provided in every room at Cozy Rest ..
1050 6th Avenue USA - Des Moines IA IA 50314
Steps from the Wells Fargo Arena and the Mercy Medical Center, this hotel in central Des Moines, Iowa offers free shuttle service to the airport and local area attractions. Holiday Inn Des Moines - Downtown - Mercy Campus features amenities such as ..