If you're a first time visitor to Des Moines, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in Des Moines.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions in Des Moines.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"We also have Merle Hay Mall, a building in it called the Merle Hay Tower, is apparently the site of an old nunnery where some of the nuns became pregnant and were forced to abort them." See More
"In Des Moines, if you can swing by on the weekend, be sure to check out the Downtown Des Moines Farmers Market." See More
"If you like downtown there are several hotels down there to stay at and places to shop, a lot of bars and night life, the Science Center, the Iowa State Capitol and Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, Wells Fargo Arena and Hoyt Sherman Place for concerts." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Des Moines locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Des Moines.
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