2 days in Iowa Itinerary

2 days in Iowa Itinerary

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2 days in Iowa Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h 30​min
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Des Moines
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Dallas

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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 26th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): work some fitness into your day at Clive Greenbelt Trail, then explore the landscape on two wheels at High Trestle Trail, and then walk around Pappajohn Sculpture Park.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Des Moines trip itinerary builder app .

Dallas to Des Moines is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in December, expect nights in Des Moines to be slightly colder, around 22°F, while days are much colder, around 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Des Moines

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

High Trestle Trail
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Capitol Building ©
Capitol Building
Pappajohn Sculpture Park ©
Pappajohn Sculpture Park

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