City Center, 2.1 mi
1140 24th Street
Des Moines, IA 50311
City Center, 10.54 mi
240 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Des Moines, Iowa, is known as an active industrial and financial metropolitan city that blends seamlessly with its long history dating to the prehistoric era. It is the second largest city in Iowa.
There is no shortage of family fun things to do starting with the Blank Park Zoo where you'll see wildlife up-close. Enjoy the rides at Adventureland Park or experience science with interactive exhibits and shows at the IMAX Theater at the Science Center of Iowa. Peruse the goods at the Downtown Farmers Market, have a picnic at Grays Lake Park, and relax at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, Des Moines Art Center, and Pappajohn Sculpture Park.
Business and leisure travelers to Des Moines have a host of quality hotels and motels to suit every need. Choose traditional rooms, standard suites, or accommodations with fully-equipped kitchenettes. Hotels feature an array of features and amenities such as indoor or outdoor pools, spas, state-of-the-art fitness centers, bar/lounge, and on-site dining. And if you're traveling with a fur buddy, pet-friendly hotels are readily available. You'll find an assortment of convenient services at area hotels such as an on-site laundry, dry cleaning, business service center, safety deposit box, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Several options for getting to destinations within the city are available. If arriving at Des Moines International Airport, shuttle service is available from several hotels located near the airport. There's also the option of a rental car or using the city bus line as convenient ways to get around town for sightseeing while business travelers may prefer to use taxi or limo service.