Discover the fun of a Greater Des Moines vacation! Our attractions and events will keep the whole family smiling. Greater Des Moines is centrally-located, where Interstates 80 and 35 intersect, making it a quick drive from many Midwest cities. Des Moines is easy to navigate with miles of downtown skywalks connecting you to affordable entertainment, diverse dining, unique shopping and luxurious hotels. You can easily access the entire Metro within a 20-minute drive allowing you to do more while you are here.
Greater Des Moines’ premier hotels, motels and bed and breakfasts cater to the needs of all visitors. Enjoy all the comforts of home at every price point. Greater Des Moines boasts over a hundred miles of trails and is perfect for walking, biking, jogging and cross-country skiing. While you are here check out our attractions, live theater, concerts, festivals, events and more. Experience our racetracks, casino, zoo, science center and amusement park. From live theater to concerts to opera, our cultural sensations will have you calling for an encore. End the night in one of our neighborhood hangouts or upscale wine bars. Dance clubs, sports bars and piano bars can all be found within the Metro.
This cosmopolitan city has small-town charm with a wonderful blend of city conveniences and Midwest hospitality. Whatever you do, do more of it in our safe and friendly city. For more information on area attractions, restaurants, entertainment, hotels, facilities and maps, call the Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau at (800) 451-2625 or visit our website at SeeDesMoines.com.