3 days in Huntington Beach & Des Moines Itinerary

3 days in Huntington Beach & Des Moines Itinerary

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Huntington Beach
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Des Moines
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Huntington Beach

— 1 night
Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California. On the 26th (Sun), stop by Buy Hand, walk around Heisler Park, and then take a leisurely stroll along Huntington Beach Pier. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pacific Marine Mammal Center and then take in the waterfront at San Clemente Pier.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Huntington Beach road trip planner.

Des Moines to Huntington Beach is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Des Moines to Huntington Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Des Moines in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Huntington Beach, with lows around 67°F. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Des Moines.

Things to do in Huntington Beach

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

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Des Moines

— 1 day
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Iowa. On the 28th (Tue), see the interesting displays at World Food Prize Hall of Laureates, then get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Building, and then stroll around Pappajohn Sculpture Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Des Moines trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Huntington Beach to Des Moines by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Huntington Beach to Des Moines. Traveling from Huntington Beach in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Des Moines, with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Des Moines

Parks · Museums