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Des Moines is the capital city of Iowa. The gold-domed Iowa State Capitol building is among the 19th- and early-20th-century landmarks of the East Village area. The Des Moines Art Center is noted for its contemporary collections and Pappajohn Sculpture Park. Local produce and live music are draws at the Downtown Farmers' Market. The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden has outdoor plant displays and a geodesic dome.

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SUGGESTED Des Moines, IA VACATION PACKAGES:

  • Iowa`s Cultural Cities (Self Drive)
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  • Take Iowa State into your own hands, travelling between these charming cities with a Rental Car. Start this trip in Des Moines (well known for the State Capitol, the Science Center of Iowa, John and Mary Papp john Sculpture Park and other tourist attractions such as Museums and cultural activities). After that, drive to Iowa City (A city in eastern Iowa, with the Old Capitol Building, the state's first capitol, that now houses a museum of local history also known as a UNESCO Literary Heritage City). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight in and out of Des Moines
    • Rental Car for 6 days
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Des Moines
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Iowa City
    • Driving Time
      Des Moines - Iowa City: 1 hrs 44 mins. approx.



  • Minneapolis and Des Moines (Self Drive)
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  • Midwestern States of Minnesota and Iowa are combined in this unique Self-Drive Package. Start in The Land of 10,000 Lakes, visiting its most populous city; Minneapolis (and St Paul are known as the Twin Cities, a welcoming city with the `Minnesota Nice` characteristic, the city has historic routes, home to high rise buildings and an exciting nightlife). After that, drive to The Hawkeye State - Iowa, and spend a splendid stay in these two cities; Mason City (known for its musical heritage, consistently producing successful performers and educators) and Des Moines (the capital city in Iowa, well known for the State Capitol, the Science Center of Iowa, John and Mary Papp Sculpture Park and other tourist attractions), before heading back home. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel, and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Minneapolis and out of Des Moines
    • Rental Car for 8 days
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Minneapolis
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Mason City
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Des Moines
    • Driving Time
      Minneapolis - Mason City : 2 hrs. 10 mins. approx.
      Mason City - Des Moines: 1 hr. 55 mins. approx.



  • The Historic Mormon Trail via Casper (Self Drive)
    14 nights from $945*
  • Discover The Mormon Trail across five states. Visit in Illinois; Springfield; then, continue to Iowa with a visit to Des Moines (well known for the State Capitol, the Science Center of Iowa, John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park and other tourist attractions). Continue in Nebraska with a stays in Omaha, Grand Island (with diverse nature centres for trails, a butterfly garden and blinds for viewing migrating sand hill cranes) and Scottsbluff-Chimney Rock. In Wyoming, discover Casper and Point of Rocks (Stage Station Historic Site) . Finally visit,Salt Lake City (young and dynamic city, home to natural, historic, and religious attractions, along with nearby skii16ng and mountain-based adventures) in Utah. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Bloomington (BMI) and out of Salt Lake City, UT
    • Rental Car for 15 days
    • Pick Up: Blomington Gateway Airport/Drop Off: Salt Lake City Gateway Airport
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Springfield, IL
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Des Moines, IA
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Omaha, NE
    • Hotel for 1 nights in Grand Island, NE
    • Hotel for 1 nights in Scottsbluff-Chimney Rock, NE
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Casper, WY
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Point of Rocks, WY
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Salt Lake City, UT
    • Driving Time
      Springfield–Des Moines: 5 hr 6 min approx.
      Des Moines–Omaha: 2 hrs approx.
      Omaha– Grand Island: 2 hrs 15 mins approx.
      Grand Island– Scottsbluff-Chimney Rock: 4hrs 53 mins approx.
      Scottsbluff-Chimney Rock– Casper: 2 hr 47 mins approx.
      Casper- Point of Rocks: 3 hr. 2 mins. approx.
      Point of Rocks- Salt Lake City: 3 hrs 12 mins. approx.



  • The Historic Mormon Trail via Cheyenne (Self Drive)
    14 nights from $1,184*
  • Discover The Mormon Trail across five states to see the 1,300-mile route traveled by Mormons who fled Nauvoo, Illinois, to the Great Salt Lake Valley in 1846-1847. Visit in Illinois; Springfield; then, continue to Iowa with a visit to Des Moines (well known for the State Capitol, the Science Center of Iowa, John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park and other tourist attractions). Continue in Nebraska with a stays in Omaha, Grand Island (with diverse nature centres for trails, a butterfly garden and blinds for viewing migrating sandhill cranes) and North Platte (in the southwestern part of the state, its best known for the historic railways, museums and freight trains are interesting as well its famous resident: Bufallo Bill). In Wyoming, discover Cheyenne (Wyoming's capital city, It is considered the world's largest outdoor rodeo, and railroad capital) and Point of Rocks (Stage Station Historic Site) . Finally visit, Salt Lake City (young and dynamic city, home to natural, historic, and religious attractions, along with nearby skiing and mountain-based adventures). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Bloomington, IL and out of Salt Lake City, UT
    • Rental Car for 15 days
    • Pick Up: Bloomington Airport/Drop Off: Salt Lake City Airport
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Springfield, IL
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Des Moines, IA
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Omaha, NE
    • Hotel for 1 night in Grand Island, NE
    • Hotel for 1 night in North Platte, NE
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Cheyenne, WY
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Point of Rocks, WY
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Salt Lake City, UT
    • Driving Time
      Bloomington, IL Airport - Springfield, IL: 1 hr. 20 mins. approx.
      Springfield, IL - Des Moines, IA: 5 hrs. 10 mins. approx.
      Des Moines, IA - Omaha, NE: 2 hrs. approx.
      Omaha, NE - Grand Island, NE: 2 hrs. 20 mins. approx.
      Grand Island, NE - North Platte, NE: 2 hrs. 15 mins. approx.
      North Platte, NE - Cheyenne, WY: 3 hrs. 20 mins. approx.
      Cheyenne, WY - Point of Rocks, WY: 3 hrs. 25 mins. approx.
      Point of Rocks, WY - Salt Lake City, UT: 3 hrs. 15 mins. approx.



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