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Hotels in Des Moines, Iowa

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What's Des Moines Like?

Visitors really like Des Moines, especially its live music, festivals, and restaurants. Top attractions include Iowa State Fairgrounds. Popular sights like Wells Fargo Arena and Des Moines Civic Center won't disappoint.

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

  • • Wells Fargo Arena
  • • Des Moines Civic Center
  • • Iowa Events Center
  • • Drake University
  • • Walnut Street Bridge

Things to Do in Des Moines

  • • Iowa State Fairgrounds
  • • Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater
  • • World Food Prize Hall of Laureates
  • • Science Center of Iowa
  • • State Historical Society of Iowa Museum

Other Popular Des Moines Attractions

  • • Iowa Women of Achievement Bridge
  • • 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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