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Hotel Details Local Guide

Location

  • This hotel is in a suburban location
  • Distance from the Hotel: 1.3 MILES
  • Local Time Zone : GMT-6

Airport

Des Moines International Airport (DSM)

What's New

5 miles from our accommodations, the MidAmerican RecPlex will open Fall 2021, hosting sporting events including hockey, skating, soccer, basketball, volleyball, baseball, softball, football, lacrosse, pickleball, rugby & bags. 8 miles away Raccoon river Park is a large sports & recreation venue with athletic fields, a swimming beach, fishing pier & nature trail.

Tips

Perhaps the best time to visit Des Moines, Iowa is in the summer when the city hosts a number of festivals and outdoor celebrations. In August, visitors can enjoy attending the Iowa State Fair, Iowa's largest and most exciting annual event.

Don't Go Home Without

While visiting our hotel near downtown Des Moines, IA guests should be sure to tour the State Capitol Building. With its stunning golden dome, the Capitol is one of the nation's finest 19th Century structures, as well as a remarkable Iowa landmark.

Must See

Less than 10 miles from our extended stay West Des Moines accommodations, the Science Center of Iowa features numerous interactive exhibits. Ironside Axe Club is Iowa's premier axe throwing venue! Located just 4 miles from the hotel, it's a great place for all ages.

Must Do

Less than 3 miles from our hotel, Living History Farms educates visitors through hands-on experience. Lauridsen Skatepark is the largest open park in the nation is 11 miles away & home to the 2021 Dew Tour - the only US event for Olympics qualifying. 6 miles away, The Jordan House, a stately Victorian home of Italianate Gothic design, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Theme Park

Adventureland Park

Distance from hotel: 20 MI/ 32.19 KM East

Race Tracks

Iowa Speedway

Distance from hotel: 47 MI/ 75.64 KM East

Sports Venue

Wells Fargo Arena

Distance from hotel: 10 MI/ 16.09 KM East

Movie Theaters

The Palms Theater & IMAX

Distance from hotel: 5 MI/ 8.05 KM South