Guests will enjoy a stay in this Midwest city at one of the comfortable Des Moines hotels. They will find a variety of lodging options close to activities. Home to the Iowa State Fair every summer, visitors flock in during August from all over the state to stay at one of the many hotels. Des Moines also has a variety of other entertainment throughout the year to interest guests.
The Iowa Events Center provides convention facilities for job fairs, conferences, and concerts, with several Des Moines hotels nearby for easy access to this facility.
Guests at Des Moines hotels can find a variety of cuisine right outside their door. For barbeque lovers, guests have to stop by Jethro's, the award-winning restaurant. If seafood is more appealing, the Waterfront Seafood Market offers top choices.
Guests staying downtown will want to check out the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park where 27 interesting pieces of art reside for an afternoon break from their busy schedule.
Guests in Des Moines will enjoy quaint little shops to find interesting trinkets. They can also spend some time in the Merle Hay Mall with numerous national and local stores to choose from.
Des Moines is home to the Iowa Barnstormers of the American Football League. Guests to the area can also enjoy several league sports during their visit, from hockey with the Buccaneers to the Menace soccer team. The Iowa Cubs provide an exciting game of minor league baseball during the summer. They can also catch a Dragons basketball game during the season.