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Historic East Village overview

Historic East Village is unique for its live music, and known for its theater and museums. You're sure to find the bar and dining options to your liking. Families will find plenty of fun at Iowa State Fairgrounds and Blank Park Zoo. Popular attractions like Iowa State Capitol Building and Des Moines Botanical Center are sure to leave an impression. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Historic East Village is for you.

Where to stay in Historic East Village

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, Historic East Village has accommodations to fit every need. There are 110 hotels in the Historic East Village area and you can shop as many as 28 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 42%.
  • • 35 2-star hotels with an average price of $51 per night
  • • 61 3-star hotels with an average price of $76 per night
  • • 11 4-star hotels with an average price of $103 per night

How to get to Historic East Village

Fly in to Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from downtown Historic East Village.

What to see around Historic East Village

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Wells Fargo Arena
  • • Veterans Memorial Auditorium
  • • Principal Park
  • • The Wallace Centers of Iowa: Wallace House
  • • Sky Glider West
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden
  • • Sky Glider East
  • • Iowa State Fairgrounds
  • • Sleepy Hollow Sports Park
  • • Blank Park Zoo
Live music, museums, and theaters are top draws, along with cultural places like:
  • • State Historical Society of Iowa Museum
  • • Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater
  • • World Food Prize Hall of Laureates
  • • Science Center of Iowa
  • • The Temple for Performing Arts
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Iowa State Capitol Building
  • • Des Moines Botanical Center
  • • Salisbury House
  • • Des Moines Art Center
  • • Adventureland

When to visit Historic East Village

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 56°F day, 14°F night
  • • April-June: 85°F day, 35°F night
  • • July-September: 86°F day, 49°F night
  • • October-December: 69°F day, 15°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 4.6 inches
  • • April-June: 13.5 inches
  • • July-September: 11.7 inches
  • • October-December: 6.3 inches