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Des Moines Sights and Landmarks Guide, Iowa

A holiday trip to one of the exotic cities in US will surely rejuvenate your life. If you are thinking to visit a place in US this Christmas, then Des Moines city will offer you all the excitements that you think of having this Christmas. Des Moines is the capital city of the US state Iowa and it is located in the central region of Iowa. Des Moines offers its visitors a new experience of life through its natural landscape and the major attraction both indoors and outdoors.

Greater Des Moines offers something special for everyone. You could spend your morning visiting Living History Farms and your afternoon at Blank Park Zoo. You can also spend your weekend exploring some of Des Moines' famous historic homes like the Salisbury House, Terrace Hill and the Hoyt Sherman Place. Des Moines offers you the State Capitol Building and the Historical Building together with the Des Moines Art Centre and Botanical Gardens Science Centre which are definitely the favorites of most visitors.

Des Moines Art Centre is a place where one can see some interesting architectural work together with a collection of modern art that include some of the American painters like Edward Hopper and Georgia O’ keeffe. Here you can also see the IM Pie’s sculpture garden that featured ‘Red Grooms’ and the Germanic ‘Butter cow’. However, you must keep in mind that these museums only open up to 21:00 of Thursday.

If you are in search of some artists in Des Moines you could find them in symphony theatre and world-class opera where eclectic arrays of community as well as alternative theatres are available. Des Moines also offers you to enjoy its grand shopping malls, flea markets, water parks, horse racing, and many other art fairs and craft shows. Thousands of tourists annually gather here throughout the year as it offers a favorable climate for every visitor.

Apart from art centers and museums, Des Moines offers a bright and stunning nightlife with its exotic shopping malls and luxurious hotels. Some of Des Moines luxurious hotels are Renaissance Savery Hotel and the Marriot Hotel.

With large and brilliant shopping malls like Park fair Mall, Southridge Mall and Haymarket Mall, Des Moines offers its visitors a new experience of shopping. Moreover, there are also affordable hotels and restaurants where tourist with tight budget could fully enjoy their holidays in Des Moines. The City’s climate is favorable for everyone and every tourist seems to be satisfied with the hospitality of Des Moines citizen.

       
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