Des Moines Guide

When you are planning a vacation to the Midwest, whether to see friends and family or visit the area, you can never go wrong with a trip to Des Moines, Iowa.

If you are looking for a place to eat while visiting, Des Moines has some of the finest dining in the United States. With four-star and five-star restaurants offering some of the most enticing cuisine from all over the globe, including Japanese food, seafood and classic American meat and potatoes, you can always find something delicious to eat in Des Moines.

Des Moines also has a diverse number of cultural options from Broadway touring companies to the famous Iowa State Fair every August, which was immortalized in the 1945 Rodgers & Hammerstein movie musical "State Fair."

Enjoy seasonal and year-round events:

  • Latino Heritage Festival
  • Wild Lights Film Festival
  • Rib America Festival
  • Winefest
  • World Food Festival
  • Des Moines Arts Festival

Educational attractions include:

  • Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center
  • Wallace House Museum
  • Des Moines Police Museum and Historical Society
  • Science Center of Iowa
  • Jordan House Museum

Des Moines is a city which can honestly boast that it has something for everyone. When you visit the area, we would like nothing more than for you to stay with us so we can help you take advantage of all the great sights, sounds, smells and tastes offered here.

We look forward to helping you experience Des Moines soon!