1 day in Des Moines Itinerary

1 day in Des Moines Itinerary

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Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pappajohn Sculpture Park, don't miss a visit to Polk County Courthouse, then ponder the world of politics at Capitol Building, and finally admire all the interesting features of Iowa State Fairgrounds.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Des Moines travel route planner .

Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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Pappajohn Sculpture Park
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Polk County Courthouse

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