2 days in Iowa Itinerary

2 days in Iowa Itinerary

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2 days in Iowa Itinerary

Start: Omaha
Bus:  2​h 15​min
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Des Moines
— 1 night
Bus:  2​h 15​min
End: Omaha

1
night
Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. On the 31st (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Blank Park Zoo and then stroll around Pappajohn Sculpture Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Adventureland and then get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Building.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Des Moines trip maker tool .

Omaha to Des Moines is an approximately 2.5-hour bus ride. You can also drive. In August, daytime highs in Des Moines are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can take a bus back home.

Things to do in Des Moines

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Adventureland
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Blank Park Zoo ©
Blank Park Zoo
Adventureland ©
Adventureland
Capitol Building ©
Capitol Building

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