4 days in Des Moines Itinerary

4 days in Des Moines Itinerary

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Des Moines — 3 nights

Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Iowa. Bring the kids along to Adventureland and Capitol Building. Explore Des Moines' surroundings by going to Ames (Reiman Gardens & Iowa State University) and John Wayne Birthplace & Museum (in Winterset). Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Blank Park Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Des Moines Art Center, stroll around Gray's Lake Park, and let the kids burn off some steam at Rotary Riverwalk Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Des Moines road trip planner.

In August in Des Moines, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 65°F at night.
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