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What's Des Moines Like?

Visitors really like Des Moines, especially its live music, festivals, and restaurants. Plan a fun excursion to Wells Fargo Arena and Veterans Memorial Auditorium while here. While you're in town, don't miss a chance to see sights like Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater and Walnut Street Bridge.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Des Moines?

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Des Moines and the surrounding area:

  • • 11 4-star accommodations from USD 104 per night
  • • 84 3-star accommodations from USD 65 per night
  • • 31 2-star accommodations from USD 49 per night

How to Get to Des Moines

Flights to Des Moines

  • • Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), 4.1 mi (6.7 km) from central Des Moines

Things to See and Do in Des Moines

What to See In Des Moines

  • • Walnut Street Bridge
  • • World Food Prize Hall of Laureates
  • • Des Moines Civic Center
  • • Iowa Women of Achievement Bridge
  • • Iowa Hall of Pride

Things to Do in Des Moines

  • • Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater
  • • Science Center of Iowa
  • • State Historical Society of Iowa Museum
  • • The Temple for Performing Arts
  • • Hoyt Sherman Place

Other Popular Des Moines Attractions

  • • Wells Fargo Arena
  • • Veterans Memorial Auditorium
  • • Ruan Center
  • • Principal Park
  • • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

When Is the Best Time to Visit Des Moines?

  • • Hottest months: July, August, June, September (average 84°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, February, December, November (average 17°F)
  • • Rainiest months: June, May, July, and August (average 4.57 inches of rainfall)

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