Once a trading and shipping junction, West Des Moines is one of the largest and most vibrant cities in Iowa. You’ll find plenty to do, see and explore both in this suburb itself or in nearby Des Moines -- a well-known business hub for the entire region.
If retail therapy is your favourite way to unwind, shop until you drop at one of West Des Moines’ renowned shopping areas such as the Historic Valley Junction or the 2 million sq.ft Jordan Creek Shopping Center.
Alternatively head outside to soak up the sights and sounds as you explore more than 48 miles of biking and walking paths that run through the city. Parks are also plentiful and include the 632 acre Raccoon River Park, where wildlife fans can spot all manner of local animals. Enjoy all that West Des Moines four seasons have to offer, from a good soak in the sun to a winterland adventure.
Whatever time of year you visit, you can always indulge yourself at the end of a busy day in one of over 200 West Des Moines restaurants and bars. Steak, seafood and ethnic cuisine are plentiful and you can even enjoy entertainment whilst you dine. The city is home to a comedy club, duelling piano bar, several sports bars, night clubs, and lounges and plenty of child friendly venues so there is something to suit IHG hotel guests of all ages in this bustling city.
You’ll be fully rested, relaxed and ready to explore all the city has to offer when you stay at a friendly and affordable IHG hotel.