2 days in Iowa Itinerary

2 days in Iowa Itinerary

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2 days in Iowa Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  2​h 45​min
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Des Moines
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

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night
Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Blank Park Zoo and then get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Building. Keep things going the next day: stroll through High Trestle Trail and then get in on the family fun at Adventureland.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Des Moines travel route planner.

Minneapolis to Des Moines is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. August in Des Moines sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Des Moines

Theme Parks Parks Trails

Side Trips

Adventureland, High Trestle Trail
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Blank Park Zoo ©
Blank Park Zoo
Adventureland ©
Adventureland

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