3 days in Des Moines Itinerary

3 days in Des Moines Itinerary

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Des Moines
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Des Moines

— 2 nights
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Iowa. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Capitol Building and Pappajohn Sculpture Park. Get out of town with these interesting Des Moines side-trips: Ames (Iowa State University & Reiman Gardens). There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Blank Park Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Salisbury House, take an in-depth tour of State Historical Museum, and engage your brain at Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Des Moines road trip planner.

In March in Des Moines, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 30°F at night.

Things to do in Des Moines

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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